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24 reviews
Tuscan Treats 2020 - Back-Roads Touring
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7 days

Tuscan Treats 2020

From Florence to Florence
Tour Operator:
Back-Roads Touring
Max group size:
18
Age range:
13 to 80
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
14050
From
US $2,081
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Highlights

  • See the pastel hues that cling to the cliffs of Cinque Terre
  • Gaze at the masterpieces of Michelangelo’s Florence
  • Unlock the secrets of Tuscan cuisine with wine tastings
  • Discover the timeless charm on Pienza's golden streets
  • Spend the night in a country house in the Tuscan Hills

Itinerary

Start and end in Florence! With the discovery tour Tuscan Treats 2020, you have a 7 day tour package taking you through Florence, Italy and 8 other destinations in Italy. Tuscan Treats 2020 includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Florence - Lucca
  2. Day 2: Lucca - Cinque Terre - Lucca
  3. Day 3: Lucca - Pisa - Voltera
  4. Day 4: Volterra - San Gimignano - Pienza
  5. Day 5: Pienza
  6. Day 6: Pienza - Chianti
  7. Day 7: Chianti - Florence
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
6 nights

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.9
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.4
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.6
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  • S
    · November 03, 2019
    2 years on we're still taking about our Tuscan Tour with Flavio as if it were yesterday. So many great memories it's hard to name a highlight. As a traveller with Coeliac Disease though, eating safely is a huge challenge and Flavio took care of my meals... Show more
    Back-Roads Touring commented on this review
    Hi Stephanie, Feedback is always welcome and we are so happy to hear that even two years on, you took the time to write this beautiful post. We are glad Flavio managed your dietary requirements so seamlessly and absolutely - our Tour Leaders really do... Show more
    Trip date: August 2017
  • A
    · November 03, 2019
    Tuscan Treats in April was amazing! I celebrated my 50th with an amazing group of travellers, enjoyed seeing and tasting the wonderful treats of Tuscany with my 18 year daughter and can highly recommend Flavio as the guide. He was fabulous, informative... Show more
    Back-Roads Touring commented on this review
    Hi Andrea, what an incredible way to spend your 50th celebrations! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your experience with us so thoroughly - and travelling with your daughter, how lovely for your birthday. We look forward to welcoming you back as our... Show more
    Trip date: March 2019
  • K
    · October 30, 2019
    So lucky to have Flavio as our guide on my first trip to Europe. As I was travelling on my own I was quite nervous but Flavio put us all at ease and I felt as if I was travelling with family. His knowledge and professionalism made the tour an experience... Show more
    Back-Roads Touring commented on this review
    Hi Karen, for your first trip to Europe, you were in very safe hands with Flavio. His knowledge of Tuscany and Italy in general is unparalleled! Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. ~ Jackie
    Trip date: May 2019
  • S
    · October 16, 2019
    We loved the tour...it was well organized to ensure we maximized our time. Our guide Flavio was wonderful, he was knowledgeable, engaging and really made the tour special. Our driver Renato was very professional and accommodating not easy with a large... Show more
    Back-Roads Touring commented on this review
    Hi Sarah, thank you so much for taking the time to leave your lovely feedback. We greatly appreciate your kind words. We look forward to welcoming you back again as our guest - hopefully with Flavio and Renato, as you've said! Thank you for your photos... Show more
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    Trip date: September 2019
  • Tuscan Treats 2020 reviewer 5
    · October 15, 2019
    Tuscan Treats was a great tour which provided a variety of experiences/locations, unique accommodations and excellent food. Flavio was an exceptional tour leader whose guidance, patience and humor made the trip very enjoyable and interesting!
    Back-Roads Touring commented on this review
    Hi Sybil, we are so glad to hear you enjoyed your Tuscan Treats tour with Flavio. What wonderful feedback you have for him. Thanks for sharing, Jackie.
    Trip date: October 2018
  • C
    · October 15, 2019
    The tour was exactly what we wanted. It took us to the places we wanted to see, provided the experiences we were after, in a small group with friendly and expert assistance. However with Flavio as our guide, we were provided with even more than we... Show more
    Trip date: May 2019
  • M
    · October 14, 2019
    Flavio was a wonderful guide. He was very inclusive of everyone, funny , knowledgeable and kind. His knowledge of the region was great. He also had a great sense of humour and Italian hand gestures lesson was hilarious. We wouldn’t hesitate on... Show more
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    Trip date: August 2019
  • J
    · October 14, 2019
    Flavio and our driver Pablo really made the tour. He was very inclusive and took care to ensure slower people were looked after. Always cheerful, ready with a joke or story and filled us in on 'local' practices and italian 'sign' language!! A real... Show more
    Trip date: August 2019
  • A
    · October 14, 2019
    We had a fantastic time on our recent Tuscan Treats tour. Flavio was our tour guide....however, he is so much more than simply a guide. Flavio is so in love with his country, Italy that you can't help but fall in love with Italy also. Flavio uses his... Show more
    Trip date: September 2019
  • D
    · October 13, 2019
    Loved every minute of our tour and couldn't be more appreciative of the care and attention to detail that Flavio went to, to ensure our trip was memorable.
    Trip date: April 2018

Dates & Availability

7 days
Tuscan Treats 2020
From Florence to Florence
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FAQs

    • Is there a single supplement?

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

    • 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.

    • Which is the tour operator?

      The operator is Back-Roads Touring.

    • I'm a solo traveller, is there a surcharge?

      For solo travellers, you need to pay for the single supplement.

    • My Mother is very interested in this tour. She is a reasonably fit 75 year old, can she join this tour?

      Back Roads Touring offer trips at a leisurely pace with plenty of time to walk and explore on your own plus you'd socialise with the other group members during many meals (4 dinners are included in the tour). This particular tour has an emphasis on food and wine so perfect choice to enjoy a different culture at a slower pace. The great news is that with the group size being small compared to the large coach tours your Mother will always have the option to relax at a cafe while the group explores.

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      • For any tour departing before 30 July 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 30 July 2020, a minimum payment of $200 is required to confirm your booking with Back-Roads Touring. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 60 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
      • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Back-Roads Touring will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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