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8 days Luxury Retreat in Florence and Tuscany

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  • Florence
  • Uffizi Gallery
  • Perfume Workshop
  • Typical dinner
  • Dragonfly tours Spa Amenities

THE TOUR INCLUDES:

  • 4 nights at Relais Santa Croce 5***** in Florence – 1 double deluxe room
  • 3 nights at Fonteverde Resort and SPA 5***** in San Casciano dei Bagni – 1 double privilege room (half board treatment)
  • Breakfast at the hotels
  • 3 dinners at Fonteverde Resort and SPA
  • Private transfers with luxury car and English speaking driver for all mentioned transfers
  • Private English speaking guide in Florence for a full day tour including Uffizi Gallery
  • 2 skip the line entrance tickets to Uffizi Gallery
  • Workshop on how to create a personal perfume
  • 100ml bottle of eau de perfume created by you
  • 1 dinner in Florence (4 courses with wine pairing) 
  • FONTEVERDE RESORT & SPA - Daily half board rate includes: 
  • • Daily buffet breakfast 
    • Dinner at our 'Ferdinando I' Restaurant with Traditional Tuscan menu (tastings menu and beverages not included) 
    • Access to Etruscan Circuit with sauna, hot plate and steam bath 
    • Access to the fitness center 
    • Access to thermal pool with waterfall and hydromassages 
    • Morning hike with trainer daily (excluding sundays) 
    • Access to the Bioaquam circuit with Light Therapy in thermal water per person per day 
    • Kneipp circuit 
    • Medical consultation 
    • Exclusive use of Fonteverde Spa Kit (bathrobe, towel and slippers) 
    • Internet point , Wi-Fi and cable 
    • Taxes and Services

THE TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Municipality tax at hotels: they have to be paid directly at hotels
  • All meals not mentioned in the program
  • All transfers not mentioned in the program
  • Tips
  • All that is not expressly listed in "THE TOUR INCLUDES"

Day 1 – Florence arrival

At your arrival at Florence airport, you will be greeted by your private driver who will accompany you to your luxury hotel: Relais Santa Croce 5*****.
In the heart of Florence, an 18th-century palazzo is home to the exclusive and elegant hotel Relais Santa Croce. You will be enchanted by this truly extraordinary setting with sumptuous furnishings and frescoed ceilings while being assisted by the highly professional staff. The 24 rooms are all thoughtfully furnished: period furniture combined with design elements, elegant upholstery and luxury finishings like the wood-paneled walls. The bigger suites, with a view of the namesake cathedral, are on the main floor of the Ciofi-Jacometti Palace. The “Guelfi e Ghibellini” restaurant stands out for its Mediterranean character and strong inclination for Tuscan specialties, a perfect combination of traditional flavors and the rebirth of the local cuisine. Drinks and snacks are served at the bar and in the impressive Music Room.
Check in and rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight in Florence.

Day 2 – Florence, walking tour including Uffizi Gallery

After breakfast you will meet your personal guide at your hotel, who will bring you leisurely on a walking tour of the city including the visit at the Uffizi Gallery. The Gallery houses a superb collection of priceless art, originating in great part from the Medici family collection, enriched over the centuries by endowments, exchanges and donations, among which an important group of religious works stands out, resulting from the suppression of the monasteries and convents between the XVIII and XIX centuries. Here, you will find the richest collection in the world of works of the Tuscan school, Florentine in particular, among which: Cimabue, Michelangelo, Giotto, Leonardo da Vinci and Raffaello. Without parallel is the collection of works by Sandro Botticelli. After the tour, you will have free time at your leisure. Overnight in Florence.

Day 3 - Florence

Today you will be free to discover Florence at your leisure.
Overnight in Florence

Day 4 – Private lessons on how to create a personal perfume

After breakfast, meet your private driver at your hotel, who will escort you to a wonderful
Maison de Perfume, where you will be greeted by your private master perfumer and will
be ready to learn the secrets and the techniques of artistic perfumery. The participants
will have the opportunity to spend a half-day with the Perfumer, in an intimate and
exclusive setting, and interactively explore the techniques to create an Eau de Parfum.
Each participant will receive a 100ml bottle of their personalized perfume made during the
lesson with its unique formula, notes on the lesson details, and perfumery references for
further exploration. You will have an introduction to the history of traditional Florentine
perfumery, from the alchemists to the traditional pharmacists; demonstration of source
materials, their origins, and the specific techniques of production. The master perfumer
will guide the participants through each step of creating their perfume, from selecting the
essences, to the analysis of the olfactory pyramid, to the dilution of the concentrate in
alcohol, all the way to the final process of bottling. At the end of the tour, you will be
free to enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.
In the evening reach on your own a wonderful restaurant in a walking distance
from your hotel. We will reserve for you a table in a really nice restaurant near
Piazza della Signoria, here you will be able to try a really tasty menu carefully
selected for you by the chef, with wine pairing.
Overnight in Florence.

Day 5 – Florence /

Siena guided tour wine tasting and lunch / San Casciano dei Bagni
After breakfast meet your personal English speaking driver at the lobby of the hotel and reach Siena where you will meet your private English speaking guide and begin to discover the city on a pleasant and interesting  walking tour, Siena is a city that dates back to the Etruscan period. Later became a Roman colony at the time of Emporer Augustus and during this period went by the name Saena Iulia. While walking along the streets you will reach the Duomo (or Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta), a classic example of Romanesque-Gothic architecture, the Battistero di San Giovanni, and the historic Piazza del Campo with its unusual seashell form: it is here that the famous Palio di Siena takes place, every year from 2 July to 16 August. After the tour you will meet agai your driver for a direct transfer to one of the most important winery of the area.
First step of the visit will be the vineyard and the particular spiral vineyard garden that is
capable of combining production with the aesthetics and tradition, has become an
attraction for the "maniacs of the discovery". It is a harmonious succession of rows of
vines arranged in a spiral circle, in an intermittent motion from an island in the central
stone, as a vantage point to enjoy this spectacle of nature. After that you will have a visit
to the cellar, where you will be able to admire and smell the typically wood barrels in
which are preserved the tasty wines. At the end of this interesting tour you will have a
wonderful lunch including the tasting of 10 wines and some products from this amazing
farm. After lunch your driver will accompany you to your countryside resort Fonteverde
Resort & SPA 5*****.
Fonteverde is truly one of the most outstanding destinations in Italy. Originally built as a renaissance palace for the Grand Duke Ferdinando I de’ Medici, the resort overlooks the majestic rolling hills of Val d’Orcia, and is set atop the natural hot springs to fully utilise the healing power of the thermal waters. With its collection of panoramic pools, hot tubs and treatment facilities, Fonteverde is destination where mind, body and soul meet in harmony, and restore the natural balance of life. Discover a resort and spa in Tuscany where Italian hospitality meets absolute wellness.
Check in and rest of the day at your leisure. Dinner at the hotel and overnight in San Casciano dei Bagni.

Day 6 and 7 – San Casciano dei Bagni


Today you will be free to enjoy the beautiful landscapes of Val d’Orcia, tuscan
cuisine and San Casciano dei Bagni hot thermal water. All inclusive stay in one of
the most exclusive thermal tuscan resort.
Services already included in the package:
• Access to Etruscan Circuit with sauna, hot plate and steam bath 
• Access to the fitness center 
• Access to thermal pool with waterfall and hydromassages 
• Morning hike with trainer daily (excluding sundays) 
• Access to the Bioaquam circuit with Light Therapy in thermal water per
    person per day 
• Kneipp circuit 
• Medical consultation 
Dinner at the hotel and overnight in San Casciano dei Bagni.

Day 8 – Florence departure

After breakfast and check out, according to your departure flight, meet your
English speaking driver at the lobby of your hotel, for a direct transfer to Florence
International Airport to get your flight back home

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