Experience the UNESCO-listed Cinque Terre in one day with a guided hike through the five idyllic fishing villages of old-world Italy. Following the walking trails along the cliffs of the national park, you will see glorious views of this unspoiled stretch of the Italian Riviera. Check out the highlights and learn about the area as you complete a 3.4-mile (5.5-km) route with your guide.
Get a true taste of Italy's famous Chianti region on this full-day wine and food tour departing from Florence. Led by a guide, travel through the Tuscan hills by a 4x4 off-road vehicle, stopping to visit a wine estate and historic villa, and a cellar specializing in bottles of Chianti Classico. Sample the finest specialties at each stop, and save room for a 3-course meal in the Chianti countryside before making the return trip to Florence.
Ride a vintage Vespa through Tuscany on this tour from Florence. A local guide leads the way up through the scenic hills, where you pass the famous Piazzale Michelangelo and the Church of San Miniato al Monte. Afterward, head back to Florence for a traditional Italian meal to top off your journey. To ensure an intimate experience, this tour is limited to 10 travelers.
Travel to the top of Brunelleschi’s Dome, Florence’s most iconic attraction, with this skip-the-line entrance ticket and tour. Follow your guide through the cathedral and up to the terraces for an exclusive close-up view of the dome. Explore passages closed to the public and get a magnificent look at the city skyline.
Explore Florence art and architecture on a tour that gets you skip-the-line access to the Accademia Gallery and the Duomo. See Michelangelo’s ‘David’ in the uncrowded, morning hours, then get an in-depth tour of the Duomo, including the Duomo Museum, the Baptistry, and the Duomo Terraces, without waiting in line. This tour includes all entrance fees, and is limited to 15 people for a personalized experience.
Explore the Tuscan countryside in true Italian style — on a Vespa! After a short van ride from Florence and a riding lesson, spend a full day zipping along scenic country roads from the seat of your own personal Vespa. Pass by historic vineyards, villas and olive groves while your guide shares insight into local history and culture. Tour an organic farm and winery in the famed Chianti Rufina region, where you’ll enjoy a traditional Tuscan lunch and wine tastings.
Set out on a hunt for the elusive truffle on this 6-hour private tour from Florence. Traverse the forest with an official truffle hunter and his dog to learn everything there is to know about this delicacy. After you work up an appetite, sit down to a delicious 3-course truffle lunch accompanied with four wines from a local farm to complete your truffle experience.
Treat yourself to a winemaking tour and horseback riding in Tuscany on this 6-hour experience from Florence. Led by an expert guide, ride through Tuscany’s Chianti wine region by horseback, admiring the scenic landscape of vineyards and olive trees as you go. Stop to visit 2 local wine cellar and hear about the region’s winemaking tradition. Afterward, sit down to a flavorful meal of Tuscan dishes, complemented by smooth Chianti wines. Numbers are limited to eight people to keep the experience as intimate as possible.
Explore Florence in a fun and eco-friendly way on board an electric cart chauffeured by a personal guide. See more of the Renaissance city than you would walking, while still accessing narrow medieval squares and streets that are off limits to buses and larger tour vehicles. The open-air car seats up to five in your party and and emits no noisy fumes, so you can feel good about preserving Florence’s air and historic atmosphere while sightseeing.
A full-day excursion to discover one of the most charming places in Italy, an authentic earthly paradise suspended between land and sea, the Cinque Terre National Park. You will leave Florence very early in the morning, in a comfortable bus and pampered by the attention of your expert tour leader, which will be dedicated to you all day. Visit Manarola, Vernazza, Riomaggiore and Corniglia and follow your tour leader on a 3 hour hiking tour above the 5 Terre National Park: the trekking route will allow you to fully enjoy the beauty of nature that characterizes this fascinating region. You will have the sea on one side and on the other vineyards cultivated by locals.Once the hiking part is over, you will reach the other villages by train, and you will have free time to admire the pastel colored houses leaning one against the other on the tiny ports facing the crystal clear waters of the Ligurian Sea.A day full of beauty and nature that cannot be missed. Return to Florence in the evening
TOUR HIGHLIGHTS• Enjoy the freedom of the road on an original Vespa in Florence• Visit with us to the most famous and breathtaking spot of Florence• Explore the San Miniato convent's beautiful historic cemetery and learn about Michelangelo and the Roman historical town known as Fiesole-There is nothing more exciting than discovering Florence on board on an Italian vehicle: the Vespa. Let us fascinate and surprise you from the small Florentine streets that once welcomed only the wheels of the carriages. Explore what is around the center by immersing you in the landscapes with spectacular sightseeing spots.
Spend a day cycling through the rolling hills and historic vineyards of the famed Chianti wine region on a 7-hour bike tour from Florence. Peddle past medieval castle, villas and olive groves in the beautiful Tuscan countryside while your guide shares insight into local history and culture. Stop at a private winery for an estate tour, olive oil tasting and delicious multicourse lunch accompanied by Chianti wine. Travel in a minivan from Florence to the start point for the scenic 9-mile (15-km) route.
Climb the dome of Florence Duomo, and enjoy access to its museum, baptistery, and bell tower, too. Also known as Brunelleschi's Dome, the orange-brick cupola of the cathedral is an iconic Florence sight, high above the rooftops of the city. Gaze out at the panoramas when you reach the dome, and listen to fun facts about the cathedral and the city from a local guide.
Saddle up for a scenic ride through the Tuscan countryside on this half-day bike tour departing from Florence. Led by a local guide, leave the city streets behind and pedal out toward the country hills, as the landscape changes to scenic vineyards and olive groves. Hop off at a winery located in a Renaissance villa for a delicious tasting of wine, olive oil and other Tuscan specialties. After satiating your palette, travel back on your bike to Florence.
The iconic dome of Florence Cathedral draws crowds from far and wide. Skip the long lines, escape the crowds and find the time and space to appreciate the magnificent dome – both from the terraces and from the inside. Your ticket also covers entry to the nearby Duomo Museum, Giotto’s Bell Tower and the Baptistry.
Even with just one day to spare in Florence, you can still experience the colorful seaside villages of Cinque Terre with a private driver to show you the way. Avoid a long train ride and relax on the drive from your Florence hotel to the Ligurian coast, where you’ll have free time to explore three of the five fishing villages that spill right into the sea. You can even opt for a boat tour to hop from one village to another the way locals do, soaking up postcard-worthy gulf and shoreline views along the way.
Immerse yourself in the Tuscan countryside on a two-hour ATV excursion. Select a start time that works for you and get a briefing from your private guide. Test out the ATV until you feel comfortable. Then, enjoy the adrenaline rush as you discover the UNESCO listed Crete Senesi area from Chianti to Val d’Orcia by ATV. Your guide is on hand at all times to offer assistance or answer questions.
Florence has one of the highest concentrations of important works of art and architecture in the world, and can be overwhelming on a first visit. This private tour is an easy way to get an overview of the city’s highlights on foot with the insight of an art historian guide and the convenience of hotel pick up and skip-the-line tickets to Brunelleschi’s iconic dome.
Follow the guide in the tour that will take you to Fiesole, on a scenic height above Florence which is generally considered to be the wealthiest and most affluent suburb of Florence.While you enjoy the scenery you can have your free time to taste cheese, ham and local wine right next to the most beautiful panoramic square, Piazzale Michelangelo. After a few stops to take pictures we will return to Florence, passing by the most spectacular route back to the city. We will also pass by the Arno river riding the Vespa, to become you an attraction in Florence!
Jump on the iconinc Vespa scooter and take in all the sights, sounds and perfumes of the Chianti region. Experience Chianti like a real Italian and zip around the off-the-beaten track locations far away from the crowds on your own Vespa or as a passenger.The stop then at our favorite winery to enjoy a wine & olive oil tasting will be the cherry on top. Adventure, relax & terrific views are guaranteed.
Our tour is made with passion by expert english speaking drivers who know everything about the area. We will start with Siena, a Medieval & Reinassance gem, famous for its stunning sights and impressive buildings. We will stop by the best places to take pictures, dropping you off in front of the amazing cathedral (the highest point of the city). From there you'll take a delightful stroll down to the Piazza del Campo, the main square with its beautiful bell tower, than walk up to the Salimbeni square, headquarter of the oldest still operating bank in the world. From there we will meet again and drive to a beautiful farm in the hills, to have the best lunch with local wines. After that we will take a scenic drive to San Gimignano, the Manhattan of Tuscany, famous for the house towers, the white Vernaccia wine, the golden saffron and the best Gelato in the world. From there we will take a relaxing drive back to your place, making extra stops if we finished early!
Save valuable vacation time with this tour of the Cathedral of Florence and the Cupola that include skip-the-line entry. Follow your guide on a carefully-curated itinerary that includes visits of the Opera del Duomo Museum, the Baptistery, and the Cathedral; all UNESCO World Heritage Sites. You'll learn everything you want to know about the Duomo Square area through guided commentary, easily heard on included audio headsets.
See Tuscany in classic Italian style by exploring the rustic region via a vintage Fiat 500, the classic, beloved and diminutive Italian automobile. Get picked up at your hotel in Siena and then ride to the stunning hilltop town of Monteriggioni, cruising through the rolling hills of Chianti along the way. Stop at a local vineyard and sample some delicious Italian wines with a hearty lunch of local fare. Follow the guide in a caravan. The number of participants on this small-group tour is limited to just ten, so you’re sure to get plenty of personalized attention from the guide.