Florence has a rich history, so there are plenty of things to indulge in. For the cultural connoisseurs, there are brilliant art and architectures tours and for those looking for gastronomic indulgences there is everything from wine tastings to cooking lessons.
Here are some experiences to get you inspired:
1. Galleria dell’ Accademia and Uffizi Gallery Tour
You don’t need to be an art history buff to appreciate the spectacular Renaissance works on display at these two galleries. Michelangelo’s iconic Statue of David is one of the many brilliant works at the Galleria della Accademia.
The Italians are known for their cooking for a reason and on this tour you’ll find out why. At the Florence cooking school you’ll learn how to prepare classic Tuscan delicacies. You’ll then be able to taste your handiwork accompanied by fine wines.
Go on a sightseeing tour of Pisa and see the gravity-defying Leaning Tower of Pisa. Besides the famous leaning tower, there are plenty of other marvellous landmarks to explore in the Piazza dei Miracoli, including the Baptistery and the Cathedral.
Keep your credit card handy because if you love shopping, this tour is not to be missed. You’ll take a trip to the high fashion outlets that house some of Italy’s most luxurious labels including Gucci, Prada, Giorgio Armani and Fendi, all at discounted prices!
What could be more relaxing than taking a leisurely drive through the rolling hills of Tuscany on a scooter? En route you’ll bypass breathtaking sights including medieval villages, castles and wineries.