Super Tuscany

Siena, Tuscany, Italy  Montecatini Alto  Lucca, Italy  Cinque Terre, La Spezia
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from $2,299*

Departure Sept. 15, 2018   

Escorted Tour: 8 Days/ 7 Nights           *Minimum of 10 participants needed to operate tour

Spend a week in beautiful Tuscany.  Taste ice cream in Montecatini and wine in Chianti.  Wonder at the architecture of the walled city of Lucca and the magnificent art works in Florence.

Montecatini, Chianti, San Gimignano, Siena, Lucca, Florence, Cinque Terre, Portovenere

ITINERARY:

DAY 1: Pisa or Florence Airport / Montecatini
After arrival at the airport, meet your assistant for your deluxe motor coach transfer to your hotel.
Then, take a walking tour with an ice cream tasting.  Later meet for a welcome aperitif and briefing at your hotel.
Overnight in Montecatini
(Breakfast, Dinner)
DAY 2: Montecatini / Chianti / San Gimignano / Montecatini
Today take a full day excursion to Chianti with a wine tasting followed by a light lunch at the Castle of Verrazzano.  Visit Greve in Chianti and continue to San Gimignano.
Overnight in Montecatini
(Breakfast, Dinner)
DAY 3: Montecatini / Siena / Montecatini

After breakfast depart for a tour of Siena.  Entrance fee to the Duomo is included.
Overnight in Monteatini
(Breakfast, Dinner)
DAY 4: Montecatini / Lucca / Montecatini

Meet your driver and guide for a half day excursion to Lucca.  Enjoy lunch and an opera performance at a typical restaurant before heading back to Montecatini.
Overnight in Montecatini
(Breakfast, Dinner)
DAY 5: Montecatini / Florence / Montecatini

Today take an excursion to Florence including the Accademia (entrance fees included).
Overnight in Montecatini
(Breakfast, Dinner)
DAY 6: Montecatini / Cinque Terre & Portovenere / Montecatini
After breakfast, enjoy a full day excursion to the Cinque Terre. (Weather Permitting)
Overnight in Montecatini
(Breakfast, Dinner)
DAY 7: Montecatini/ Montecatini Alto
Start this half day excursion with a cable car ride to Montecatini Alto.  Enjoy a light lunch at a local restaurant.  Rest of the day is free at leisure.
Overnight in Montecatini
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
DAY 8: Departure

Arriverderci to Tuscany! After breakfast transfer via motor coach from the hotel to Pisa or Florence Airport.
(Breakfast)

Includes:

  • Hotel accommodations in a 4* hotel in Montecatini for seven nights based on 2 persons sharing a room.
  • Breakfast daily.
  • 1 Welcome cocktail.
  • 6 Dinners at the hotel including beverages.
  • 1 Dinner on tour including beverages.
  • 1 Lunch at the hotel including beverages.
  • Round-trip Airport/Hotel/Airport transfers in deluxe motor coach.
  • Tours of Montecatini, Chianti, Siena, Lucca, Florence, Cinque Terre, Portovenere, Montecatini Alto.
  • Ice Cream tasting.
  • Wine tasting in Chianti.
  • Entrance fees to Duomo of Siena, Accademia in Florence.
  • Professional tour manager and tour guides.
  • Hotel taxes and service charges.

Does not include:

  • Round-trip air transportation from USA or Canada to Italy.
  • Porterage at airports.
  • Beverages and meals not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Tips and optional excursions.
  • Transit tax to be paid locally.
  • Travel Insurance.

 

Note — We urge you to purchase travel insurance to cover the cost of your entire vacation including any services you purchased from another agency.

Hotels:
Montecatini:
Grand Hotel Vittoria (4 *) or similar
Via della Liberta n.  2/A,
51016 Montecatini Terme
https://www.ghvittoria.com/
 

*Air Fare is not included but discounted rates are available upon request.

Click here to view information on travel insurance.
For information on air fare, transfers or optional tours, please contact us: info@EuropeByChoice.com 212-400-7347

Please note that for operational reasons it may be necessary to substitute hotels and adjust itineraries due to local conditions.

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DEPOSITS/PAYMENTS:

We accept American Express, Visa, Master Card and Discover credit cards as well as checks as forms of payment. A deposit of 25% of the total price of the land services, inclusive of taxes and fees or full payment (depending on departure date) is required to confirm a reservation. Final payment is due no later than 90 days prior to departure. Airline tickets must be paid in full prior to issuance regardless of departure date. Ticket prices cannot be guaranteed until paid in full and ticketed. For full Terms and Conditions please click here.

Cancellation Policy
61 days or more prior to departure: 5% of package price
60-46 days prior to departure: 10% of package price
45-31 days prior to departure: 20% of package price
30-15 days prior to departure: 40% of package price
14-8 days prior to departure: 50% of package price
7-0 days and no-shows: 100% of package price

TRAVEL TIPS:

Gratuities:
Tips to waiters, chambermaids, and to the Tour Directors, local guides, and drivers are not included. The following is a suggested guideline on tipping:
(a.) Euro 1.00 per person/per day for waiters and chambermaids
(b.) Euro 2.00 per person/per day for drivers and local guides
(c.) Euro 3.00 per person/per day for your Tour Director
Transfers:
Add transfers to your tour so you don’t have to worry about how to get to your hotel and back. Prices available upon request.
Transit Tax:
As of July 1, 2011 all visitors to Italy are required to pay an additional tourist tax for their hotel stay. The new tax has been created mainly to help re-build the ancient cities and is based on how many stars a hotel has. This tax may vary by city and can range from 1 to 6 Euro per person, per night, for a maximum of 10 consecutive nights. This must be paid by the visitor, in Euro, directly to the hotel at time of check-out. It will be presented as a separate charge from any other charges accrued at the hotel. (Children under the age of 10 are exempt from this tax.
Baggage:
Different airlines may have different policies. For information on specific airline policies, please check your carriers web site.
Air Transportation:
Air fares change often and vary by gateway city, season, day of week and seat availability. Our air fares will be quoted to you within two business days of your tour reservation and will include the air fare, fuel surcharges and government taxes as quoted by the airlines. You are under no obligation to accept our airfare quote and may elect to use your reward miles or your preferred airline. Typical airfares from New York to Rome varies from $1200 in March – May and September – October to $1500 in June – August but can change without prior notice. We highly recommend to reserve your seats early in order to obtain the best air fare.

 

 

 

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