Daily Itinerary for Signature Tours--

Day 1:

  • Arrive in Florence and meet at the hotel
  • Evening Meet & Greet in the hotel with wine and hors d’oeuvres
  • Welcome and Intro Class: Italian Culture and Food Rules by Lisa
  • Dinner together at a favorite pizzaria

Day 2:

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Walking tour of Florence with Alexandra Lawrence
  • Half-day free time
  • Dinner together 

Day 3:

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Full-day tour: Day Trip into Tuscany by private vans/guide
  • Cities visited: Siena and San Gimignano
  • Dinner together

Day 4:

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Free morning in Florence to shop, visit museums, galleries and relax
  • Late afternoon class on Michelangelo's David/Visit L'Accademia Gallery
  • Dinner is on your own tonight

Day 5:

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Full-day tour of the Cinque Terre by private van
  • Dinner together

Day 6:

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • We leave for Montepulciano and Cortona
  • Walking Tour of Montepulciano/Lunch together at a favorite restaurant
  • Visit local winery for tour and tasting
  • Check into our hotel in Cortona
  • Aperitivo/Dinner is on your own tonight

Day 7:

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Private shopping experience with Ivan Botanici at Il Pozzo.
  • Free time in Cortona.
  • Private tour of DelBrenna's.
  • Class on Women’s Courage, Passion and Joy by Lisa.
  • Dinner at our favorite local restaurant, La Grotta.

Day 8:

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Van picks us up at 10:00am.
  • Visit Le Celle, Church of Santa Margherita and Bramasole.
  • Return to Florence with stops at FLR airport, train station and hotel.
  • Flights and trains should be no earlier than 2:00pm if traveling today.*

*If you would like to stay in Florence on Sunday night, we can book your room at Hotel Pierre. You can get a taxi from the hotel directly to the airport.

What’s Included?

Basically, everything but your airfare and a few meals.

  • Seven nights of accommodations – 5 nights in the heart of Florence and 2 nights in Cortona.
  • All transportation and gratuities on our day excursions, the winery tour and tasting, and the van to and from Cortona. 
  • Walking Tours
  • Breakfast is included every day as well as the majority of lunches and dinners. A few times we will leave you on your own to discover a new favorite restaurant or trattoria.

We’re also including:

  • Classes: One of the things that sets our tours apart is, throughout our days together, we have scheduled times for inspirational discussion and practical fun on the following topics:
    • Italian Culture and Food Rules
    • Michelangelo's David
    • Finding Your Passion, Joy and Courage

Register with us, book your airfare on your favorite airline, and pack your bags! We’ve got every detail covered, and we can’t wait to welcome you to Tuscany!

What’s Not Included?

What’s not included is the following:

  • Your Airfare. We want you to truly enjoy your hop across the Atlantic Ocean and we know that means you may want to come before our trip starts, or you may want to stay later. 
  • Ground transportation to the hotel in Florence. Once you arrive in Florence, you are responsible for getting to Hotel Pierre. We’ll make sure you have the address and the best information on how to get to the hotel, whether you are arriving at the airport, train station or by car.
  • Two dinners and 3 lunches

Where Will We Stay in Florence?

In Florence, we’ll be staying at a beautiful hotel, nestled on a quiet street just around the corner from the heart of shops, food and hustle of the city. We love this hotel and the people who run it! This is not a hotel you’d find on just any tour. This one has been hand-picked, just for you, where you will be treated like a princess!

 

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