Alternative Florence & Tuscany 6 Day Tour Package

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Immerse yourself in an invigorating fusion of trekking, cycling, culinary art, and artistic exploration with our 6-Day Florence & Tuscany Alternative Tour Package – a paradise for adventurous souls. Uncover the heart of Florence and its environs, delving deep into the rich cultural tapestry that characterizes this region. From captivating night strolls to immersive artistic explorations, you’ll traverse the vibrant history of Italy, relish local wines, master the art of Tuscan cuisine, and live like a local, guided by our seasoned experts who ensure your Florence adventure is nothing short of extraordinary.

Our 6-Day Florence & Tuscany Alternative Package offers a thrilling escape, blending cycling, hiking, delectable dining, and breathtaking panoramas. While you craft culinary delights and admire awe-inspiring art, our carefully selected guides will be your companions, ensuring a remarkable journey. In addition to Florence, venture into the enchanting hamlets of Cinque Terre as we escort you through all five villages. You’ll also have leisurely moments to savor the charm of Florence at your own pace. Customize your stay by selecting the ideal hotel during booking to seamlessly match your preferences. For an authentic experience that goes above and beyond conventional sightseeing, this is your ultimate adventure.

Alternative Florence & Tuscany 6 Day Tour Package Highlights

  1. Experience a remarkable 6-days, exploring Florence and the idyllic Tuscan countryside
  2. Traverse all five enchanting Cinque Terre villages on a rewarding hiking expedition
  3. Enjoy the guidance of diverse expert insiders, each leading a unique daily adventure
  4. Marvel at Michelangelo's renowned sculpture "David" during a tour of the Accademia and Uffizi Galleries
  5. Acquire the art of Tuscan cuisine under the adept tutelage of a local chef
  6. Tailor your stay by selecting your ideal hotel from our thoughtfully curated collection
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Alternative Florence & Tuscany 6 Day Tour Package Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival in Florence
  • Day one is reserved for your independent arrival in Florence. Check into your handpicked hotel then spend the evening resting up or spending time discovering Florence for yourself.
Day 2 - Florence E-Bike Tour & Florence Night Walking Tour
  • Spend the morning getting the blood pumping with our Florence E-Bike tour.
  • Meet your local guide and a small group, ready to speed your way through the City of Lilies.
  • Cruise along historical pathways whilst learning all about the history of Florence.
  • Pass by Florence's key sights including Piazza Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio, the Uffizi Gallery and the famous Ponte Vecchio.
  • The e-bike will make cycling along to Santo Spirito Square easy! Here you'll find tourists and locals alike, soaking up the city's atmosphere.
  • Finish your tour with a panoramic view of Florence's skyline.
  • The afternoon is yours; why not indulge in a spot of lunch or a nap, ready for your evening activity of a Florence night walking tour.
  • The city comes alive at night, with streets filled with people drinking coffee, wine, beer, and heading out to dinner.
  • You'll meet an enthusiastic local guide who will take you through Florence's ancient streets, spinning tales of past and present.
  • Return to your hotel to relax or head out into the Florentine night.
Day 3 - Tuscan Market Tour and Cooking Class
  • Our Tuscan market tour and cooking class will be a special morning for the foodies amongst you.
  • Learn to cook like a local under the watchful eye of a local chef.
  • Visit a local market where you'll pick up ingredients to make your culinary masterpieces. (Please note that on Sundays and public holidays there is no visit to the San Lorenzo Mercato Centrale, instead there you will visit a vegetable garden where you can pick fresh ingredients).
  • Head to a charming farmhouse where you'll turn your ingredients into a delicious lunch, from appetizer to dessert.
  • Master traditional recipes that you can recreate at home.
  • Finish the afternoon on the farmhouse terrace where you'll get to eat the food you have prepared, along with a glass of wine, whilst overlooking a breathtaking view of the Tuscan hills.
  • Return to your hotel for an afternoon and evening of independent exploration.
Day 4 - Florence Historical Center, Accademia Gallery & Uffizi Gallery Tour
  • You will be picked up from a centralized location in Florence; please be there 15 minutes early
  • The tour begins on Florence's streets with a captivating walking tour of the historical center
  • Dive into Florentine history from over 2 millennia of wild characters and historic upheavals, starting with the ancient Romans to the medieval scientists and artists that strolled the city streets
  • Admire the famous Ponte Vecchio bridge, where colorful art stores line the cobbled pathways
  • Walk around Piazza Signoria to hear fascinating stories and witness the spot where Michaelangelo's 'David' once stood
  • Head over to the city's crown jewel, the Duomo and enjoy a guided explanation from outside
  • Next, it's on to the Accademia Galleria to visit the iconic David statue, learning more about how this symbolizes the city and what it used to represent
  • Discover how Michelangelo's genius extracted this man from marble, marvel at the Prisoners and the Pietà as your guide answers all your questions about the timeless works of art, spins tales of the artist's life and times, and the stories behind the works themselves
  • Enjoy free time for a lunch break (not included)
  • Head to the famous Uffizi Gallery with skip-the-line access
  • Learn about the best artists from the Middle Ages, uncovering secrets about techniques and tools created to craft these masterpieces
  • See why Florence was often referred to as the birthplace of the Renaissance as you see the most famous artworks of this period
  • Overnight in Florence
Day 5 - Cinque Terre Hiking Tour
  • Spend the day hiking the beautiful Cinque Terre villages.
  • You will be collected from Florence and, along with a small group, visit these famous five villages, perched on the top of cliffs.
  • Hike along the coastal path and take some short train rides between the villages.
  • There will be some time to stop and take a drink at one of the local bars.
  • The tour finishes with a boat ride to the final village Riomaggiore.
  • Return to Florence full of incredible memories and a camera full of photos!
Day 6 - Departure
  • Day 6 is reserved for your independent departure from Florence. Whether you're continuing your Italian adventure or heading home, you'll be sure to have plenty of memories of this gorgeous city and surrounding countryside.
NB - all timings on Alternative Florence & Tuscany 6 Day Tour Package are approximate
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All touring and accomodation
Food when indicated in the itinerary
Boat ride along the Riviera in Cinque Terre (weather permitting)
Florence E-Bike Tour: Electric bike or Fat e-bike with the pedal-assist electric drive system, ponchos available in case of rain, visit to Piazzale Michelangelo
Cooking class & cooking diploma
Entrance and skip the line ticket to the Accademia Gallery & the Uffizi Gallery Museum, Visit of Florence Duomo (outside only)
Anything not mentioned above
Personal travel insurance
Essential Information
Each day will be led by an expert guide to provide an enhanced experience along Tourist Journey's values.
You can choose your hotel from our hand-picked selection during the booking process.
The order of the days might change because we optimize the itinerary to provide the best experience.
Cinque Terre: A large amount of walking is involved for those doing the hiking - travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Tuscan Cooking Class: Vegetarian or other alternative dietary requirements cannot be accommodated
The minimum age for the package tour is 15 years old due to the Florence E Bike Tour