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Tuscan Treats  - Back-Roads Touring
Tuscan Treats - Back-Roads Touring
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5 reviews
Starts
Florence
+8 Destinations
Central Italy
Ends
Florence
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Highlights

  • Spend your nights in historical town centres
  • Visit the Cinque Terre, Siena and San Gimignano
  • Live the high life at a country house in the Chianti hills
  • Learn 'how it's done' at an exclusive cookery class
  • Unlock the secrets of Tuscan food and wine
  • Photograph iconic Tuscan landscapes
Age range
40 to 90 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
18
Transportation
Mini-coach
Start and end in Florence! With the in-depth cultural tour Tuscan Treats , you have a 7 day tour package taking you through Florence, Italy and 6 other destinations in Italy. Tuscan Treats is a small group tour that includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • SY
    Written on May 22, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    The leader and driver were fantastic... couldn't have been better! The itinerary was also excellent but was a little crowded several days and might have been spread a little differently. All of the accommodations were wonderful, except the last at the Frattoria. it had an inconvenient bathroom and was not as friendly. However the food everywhere was delicious. The cooking class was wonderful!! We all worked together to make a delicious Tuscan meal that we now know how to make at home.
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  • MM
    Written on March 22, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Cooking class Walking tour of Florence with local guide
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  • B
    Written on June 11, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    I did the Tuscan Treats tour last month and it was fantastic. The tour guide was very knowledgeable. The driver was excellent. Most of the accommodation was great. The whole group got on so well. I'd like to use Back Roads again to see Ireland.
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  • EH
    Written on June 8, 2017
    2.5 - Average

    The places the tour went to were very good but the accommodation on night 3 and 4 was a disgrace. Informed them about our blocked toiled and they did nothing. Truly disgusting having your toilet full of waste. The tour leader was unhelpful and had his favourites which was very annoying.
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  • J
    Written on September 26, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    Tuscan Treats & the Cinque Terre - awesome tour - great Company. Tour guide and Bus driver 100%, Back Road Tours know how to do it right, small groups, little time on the bus and lots of time to enjoy the places you are visiting! We will be back for more trips with this Company!
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: Florence – Lucca
  2. Day 2: Lucca – Cinque Terre – Lucca
  3. Day 3: Lucca – Pisa – Volterra
  4. Day 4: Volterra – San Gimignano – Siena – Pienza
  5. Day 5: Pienza – Tuscany
  6. Day 6: Tuscany
  7. Day 7: Tuscany – Florence

What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

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  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • January 1, 2017

      Is there a single supplement?

      Yes, there is and its cost varies depending on the tour.

    • January 1, 2017

      What hotels are used by the tour operator?

      The hotels used are usually boutique hotels. They usually use 3 to 4 star hotels ranging from country inns to town centre hotels and the occasional castle. All rooms do have en-suite bathrooms.

    • January 1, 2017

      Which is the tour operator?

      The operator is Back-Roads Touring.

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    • Lynette12th April 2018
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    Location
    Start and end in Florence.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Back-Roads Touring to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm this Back-Roads Touring booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 26 July 2018 the full payment of $2,284 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2284 for Tuscan Treats , but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 414 km.
    • Florence (Italy)
    • 62 km
    • Lucca (Italy)
    • 70 km
    • Cinque Terra (Italy)
    • 70 km
    • Lucca (Italy)
    • 15 km
    • Pisa (Italy)
    • 52 km
    • Volterra (Italy)
    • 39 km
    • Siena (Italy)
    • 39 km
    • Volterra (Italy)
    • 35 km
    • Chianti Region (Italy)
    • 34 km
    • Florence (Italy)

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