Pearls of TUSCANY
SIENA - SAN GIMIGNANO - FLORENCE - PISA
Itinerary (subject to change)
Departure from Wiesbaden, Washington Str. Str., corner JF Kennedy Str. bus waiting area (off post) at 05:30 am; Departure from Ramstein Shell Autohof, bus parking lot at 05:00 am (parking fee 5€ /day); Departure from Kaiserslautern, Park & Ride parking lot Daennerplatz (opposite Kleber Kaserne) at 05:30 am; Departure from Böblingen, Panzerkaserne PX parking lot at 08:00 am. Daytime travel via Lucerne - St. Gotthard - Lugano - Milano - to Florence. Meal stops en route. In the evening we'll check into our 4-star family owned hotel in the heart of Tuscany. Pizza dinner near the hotel (not included).
After buffet breakfast, we will depart for a walking tour of Florence featuring the Ponte Vecchio, Palazzo Vecchio, Accademia, Piazza Signora, the Duomo and the Basilica Di Santa Croce – where we will find the tombs of Michelangelo, of Galileo and many other great personalities of the past. After free time for shopping, we can meet for a late lunch (not included). Your tour guide will make suggestions. No visit of Florence without a stop at the Michelangelo Square. From this romantic place you can enjoy an amazing view of the city of Florence. A perfect location for great pictures. Afterwards we drive to a Tuscan wine growing estate for a wine and olive oil-tasting and some little snacks (included). Get yourself some typical Chianti wine and olive oil. Very comfortable - our hotel is just in walking distance of the winery.
After buffet breakfast (included) in our hotel, we are heading to Siena, the ancient rival of Florence and home of the famous Pallio, the traditional horserace in medieval costumes. Our walking tour features the Basilica Di S. Francesco, the Palazzo Publico and the unfinished Dome, Santa Maria Dei Servi. After enjoying a typical cappucino at one of the most beautiful squares of Europe, the Campo of Siena, we depart for San Gimignano. Owing to the great number of clan towers this gem of Tuscany is often called the Manhattan of Italy. Time to stroll along the paved streets, go for some souvenirs or try the “best Italian ice cream” (included). Afterwards we drive back to the hotel to freshen up for our booked Tuscan gala dinner, another chance to taste the renown Cuisine and the wine of the Chianti region and to enjoy the entertainment of opera singers and great musicians (included).
After breakfast (included) in the hotel and check out we depart for Pisa. With your guide you will tour the Campo Dei Miracoli (Square of Miracles) with the Leaning Tower, the Duomo and the Baptistry. Late night arrival at points of origins.
TOUR PRICE INCLUDES: Transportation by deluxe motor-coach with WC, AC,reclining seats, refrigerator, VCR, WiFi (if available), 3 overnights with breakfast (buffet style) in 4 star hotel (with swimming pool), sharing a double or twin bed room, all rooms with private facilities, Italian Gala Dinner (4 courses and drinks, like wine, sodas and more) with musical entertainment, wine and olive oil tasting with snacks at a Tuscan winery, ice cream sample in San Gimignano, sightseeing as described, tourist tax, service of an Interra Reisen guide.
SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT: € 180.- for 3 nights. Persons booked on sharebasis must pay single room supplement if no share is available (the single roomsupplement will be charged after the tour). Share basis means double or tripleoccupancy.
SUPPLEMENTARY COSTS: personal expenses, tips.
CHILDREN PRICE: Children 3-12 pay € 50,– less than adults. Children under 3 pay € 300,–.
CANCELLATION CHARGES 2022: Up to 28 days prior todeparture, € 100 per person; 28-14 days prior to departure, 50% of the tour price will be charged; 13- 2 days prior to departure, 75%of the tour price will be charged. From 1 day prior to departure until the day ofdeparture, 100% of the tour price will be charged. NO REFUND FOR NOSHOWS!
TRAVEL INSURANCES: please book travel insurance with our partner USAA on our website!
DOCUMENTS: valid US Tourist Passport for military and civilian personnel. NonUS-citizens must meet proper Visa requirements.
HELPFUL HINTS: A small pillow makes the journey more comfortable, the Italian currency is the Euro
INTERRA REISEN is not responsible for lost and stolen articles. Liability: We are only acting as agents for various contractors (hotels, bus companies, airlines etc.) and are therefore in no way responsible for the fulfillment of their obligations, nor are we to be held liable for accidents, delays, losses etc. The liability of all these contractors, remains unprejudiced. Right is also reserved to program changes and alterations as well as substitution of services listed above, when and where necessary, without prior notice. INTERRA REISEN reserves the right to cancel the tour if minimum participation is not reached. Conditions accepted upon booking.