Rating in Italy
$ 6995

Florence and Tuscany Family Adventure

Trekking  +  walking
Trekking + walking
min $ 6995
Per person
Tour details
Destinations: Montepulciano, 5, Florence
Guide language: English
Price: min $ 6995
Duration: 6 days
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La dolce vita

There is something eminently peaceful in riding through hilltop towns that have stood watch here since the Middle Ages. On this exciting family adventure, keep being a family that plays together with fun rides through the Val di Chiana, private lunches with amazing local famiglias, and bowing cypresses everywhere. You’ll also be treated to gelato tastings, medieval flag throwing, and Italian market wandering. The kids will crash early, which is fine by you… you still have a prize-winning Brunello to polish off. From idyllic Florence to lordly Montepulciano, Tuscany truly is La Dolce Vita.

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Day by Day

Accompany your local guide through Florence's historic centre. She'll share tales of the Medici family, then bring you for a visit to Florence’s most famous resident, David.

Meet your guide and let her teach you about the delicious traditions of Florentine cuisine as you stroll past the markets and pastry shops. Stop at a first-rate gelateria for a glimpse at (and taste of) their perfected production techniques.

Set off on a ride through the Val di Chiana toward Tre Rose Estate, producers of vino nobile, Chianti and Brunello (all of which we’ll taste). Tonight, enjoy a feast of delicacies prepared by Amorosa’s chef.

Pedal sunflower-lined country roads to a homemade lunch at the Lungarella family’s country house (save room for Mamma Sara's tiramisú!). Tonight, explore the boutiques, art galleries, and restaurants in the hilltop town of Cortona.

Arrive in Montepulciano and sample its fine vino nobile. Your guide will introduce you to the local artisans and point you toward our favourite specialty food shops as you meander through town.

Visit the magnificent 13thC cathedral in Siena, as well as the Piazza del Campo (the location of the famed Palio horse race). Tonight, a troupe of medieval flag-throwers join us to demonstrate their ancient art form (and give the kids a hands-on lesson!).

After breakfast at the hotel, we’ll drive you to Florence train station or airport for your onward travels.

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What’s included? Everything you need. Plus everything you’d
want. Plus a few things you never knew you wanted ‘til you got them.

In a word: everything. In ninety words? Signature B&R guides; local experts; unique, unforgettable biking and walking routes; private tours; authentic local cuisine; lessons and demonstrations; local artisanal wines; wine tastings; all victuals and libations; all the endorphins you can handle; new insight; interesting, fun and like-minded travel companions; a feeling of total freedom. In short: an extraordinary, hassle-free journey of discovery.

  • All hotel accommodation
  • All breakfasts, four lunches, two dinners including wine
  • All transportation from rendezvous to drop-off
  • Detailed maps, route suggestions and water bottle
  • All special events, private tours, guest experts and entrance fees
  • Kids’ afternoon and evening supervised activities
  • Services of B&R guides and support vans
  • Use of a customized hybrid or a racing bike with drop bars, equipped with handlebar bag and helmet
  • All baggage transportation
  • Children’s equipment, including tandems, helmets and bikes (Please note: parents wishing to pull a tandem must use a hybrid bike)
  • All gratuities for baggage, porters and hotel service
All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of Butterfield & Robinson
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