• 4 night accommodation in Florence  at Hotel Il Tornabuoni 5*
• 7 meals: 4 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 welcome dinner and some tastings, as per itinerary
• Cooking class – Italian Beef Experience including entrée with sparkling wine, steak cooking lesson, dinner with steak cooked by you and grilled vegetables and tiramisu, apron and bandana as a gift.
• Half-day private guided tour of Florence Historical Centre
• 1 small group guided tour: Sensory Experience Perfume Master class in the Florence Historical Centre
• Gourmet lunch at Badia Passignano restaurant together with tasting of the: Chianti Classico Riserva Marchese Antinori, Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Badia a Passignano, Tignanello, Brunello di Montalcino, Barolo Bussia, Extra-Virgin olive oil.
• Private transfers with driver from Florence airport to hotel and  hotel to train station

Not included: Flights · Car rental · city tax · beverages · gratuities · monuments and museum entrances· travel insurance

To modify or book this program – Please contact your travel agent !

FLORENCE PLATINUM BREAK

5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS – Deluxe Package to Tuscany

DAY 1 FLORENCE

Arrival at Florence airport or train station and  your private assistant awaits you at the baggage carousel, to accompany you to your luxury vehicle and transfer you to the hotel, en route providing you with some useful information about the city. Check-in to your room and take time to relax of admire the beautiful surroundings from the rooftop of the the Tornabuoni terraces, enjoy a welcome tasting dinner dinner alongside wines paired by our sommelier.

A great way to start your Tuscan journey.

Overnight at 5* hotel in Florence. (D)

Accommodation: Florence for 4 nights

 

DAY 2 FLORENCE

After our perfect Tornabuoni breakfast depart for a short walk to participate in a true sensory experience with a parfumery Masterclass.  Located in the the historical centre to learn the techniques and the secrets of the Florentine alchemical traditions in the ancient, atmospheric workshop.

Throughout the centuries the laboratory has always mixed scientific knowledge with medical caring primarily the creation of the healing benefits of herbs, flowers and fruits. Relive this magical atmosphere of alchemists and apothecaries residing in Florence during the Renaissance period.  You will be surrounded by unique glassware, ampules and rare essences. Following the historical footprints of Catherine de Medici and René le Florentine, your Master Perfumer will guide you through the process which will ultimately lead to the creation of your unique custom made individual perfume. Take home your own 50ml bottle of perfume and participation certificate as a memory of the day.

Lunch is at leisure.

Afternoon, meet our Official Tour Guide in the hotel lobby, and enjoy a private walking tour of the Arts and marvels of Florence stopping and important and main attractions.  (B)

DAY 3 FLORENCE  

Breakfast at the hotel, where the Tornabuoni’s hospitality is guaranteed to tend to your every need.

Today is dedicated to a private cooking lesson in style of a renowned chef. The True Tuscan Beef Italian Cooking Class. When it comes to food, Italy is the place to visit.  No matter if you are a beginner or if you are an experienced cook, Tuscany is particularly renowned for its Enogastronomic delights.  Today learn or the scents and secrets in the original cooking class that will help you able to prepare a full Italian meal. From the basics, about provenance of the quality ingredients and the magic of maintain their sweetness and health benefits. The famous Chiani beef meat tartare,  or a Florentine t-bone steak, fresh vegetables, and the worldly-appreciated tiramisù dessert.

At the end of the cooking you will finally, be invited to sit down relax and have lunch that you have prepared, alongside along with a delicious Chianti red wine.

Remainder of the day at leisure. (B/L)

DAY 4 FLORENCE

After the breakfast our professional driver Guide will pick you up in a luxury car to head into the Tuscany countryside.  A whole special day tour dedicated to local wines and a must for food lovers. You will be able to taste some exquisite and typical Tuscan dishes combined with excellent local wines. The tour will visit the vineyards and one Italy’s most famous Cellars, the ancient Antinori Winery, in the heart of the countryside in the little village of Badia a Passignano. The visit will continue to Restaurant L’Osteria di Passignano where a delicious lunch awaits you in the well-known Osteria di Passignano. – founded by Antinori family who also own most of the land surrounding the Abbey, and stunning vineyards for producing the Chianti Classico Riserva. In the afternoon visit the village of Radda in Chianti, countryside town to the famous Consortium of Chianti since ancient times. – The Consorzio of Chianti Classico was created to protect and promote the territory of the Chianti vines and its symbol is the “Gallo Nero”. Visit another characteristic winery which produces the Chianti Classico Gallo Nero.  Return to the hotel with your knowledgeable driver.

Evening at leisure. (B/T/ L/ T)

DAY 5 FLORENCE

Last breakfast at the hotel. Checkout and take private car with driver waiting you in the lobby to transfer you to Florence airport or train station for onward travel. (B)

Legend:   B= Breakfast  /   L= Lunch  /  D= Dinner  / T= Tasting

 INCLUSIONS 

  • 4 night accommodation at 5 * hotel Il Tornabuoni Florence
  • 7 meals: 4 breakfasts, 1 lunch ,1 cooking lesson with lunch ,  1 Welcome dinner and some tastings as per itinerary
  • Cooking class – Italian Beef Experience including entrée with sparkling wine, steak cooking lesson, dinner with steak cooked by you and grilled vegetables and Tiramisu, Apron and Bandana as a gift.
  • 1 private guided tour: Half-day private guided tour of Florence Historic Centre
  • 1 small group guided tour: Sensory Experience Perfume Master class in the Florence Historical Centre
  • Gourmet Lunch at Badia Passignano restaurant together with tasting of the: Chianti Classico Riserva Marchese Antinori, Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Badia a Passignano, Tignanello, Brunello di Montalcino, Barolo Bussia, Extra-Virgin olive oil.
  • Private transfers with driver : From Florence airport to Hotel and back to train station

Not included

Flights · city tax · beverages · gratuities · entrance fees to monuments and museums · travel insurance

Possible to book the following options (on request – $)

  • Additional lunches/dinners
  • Car rental
  • Private car with driver
  • Pre/post tour

To book – Please contact your travel agent ! 

Price in 2021  in CAD$, per person starting from, double occupancy Land only  
April 6th to April 30th

Sept 1st to Sept 9th

$3399
April 1st to April 4th

May 1st to July 31t

Sept 10th to Oct 31st

$3749
August 1st to August 31st $ 3049
Single room supplement or Triple occupation reduction Price on request

Hotel 5* Il Tornabuoni

A portrayal of Florence at its best IL Tornabuoni: every single detail of this beautiful property, beginning from its location in one of the oldest buildings in the historical centre, its design with only the finest of furnishings, its luxury trimmings, its food & beverage and amenities … the city itself. Majestically located on the corner between the Tornabuoni, Purgatorio and Parione streets, three gems in Florentine urbanism, and the hub of the most prestigious fashion shops, the true heartbeat of modern Renaissance. The building that houses the Tornabuoni dates back to the end of the 13th century. It was built by the Bombeni family and was bought in the second half of the fifteenth century by the Minerbetti’s, archaic family of English origin and of secondary descendant of the Beckets.

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