|Day 4 Tuesday, October 8Buses will take you on a special tour either to the Medici Villas on the outskirts of Florence, or drop you off in Florence for a walking tour by our special guide.
Dinner that evening is at the Villa followed by a performance by the students of the Accademia dell’Arte to end this action packed day!Day 5 Wednesday, October 9
Shopping day – take your pick.
Transportation will be provided to Outlet Village (www.themall.it). You may also choose to sit by the pool at the Villa and take in the beautiful surroundings or even hike into town for a relaxing lunch.
This evening guests will enjoy an elegant 4-course meal in downtown Arezzo at “Le Chiavi d’Oro”, an elegant restaurant in the center of old town.
Day 6, Thursday, October 10
Our last full day will be devoted to touring picturesque Tuscan towns off the beaten path.
Tour options will include the following:
Casentino Valley – North of Arezzo
Socana – An Etruscan/Roman/Christian holy site
Poppi – A medieval town with a beautiful castle
Lora Ciuffenna – A picturesque town near Arezzo
La Verna – Francescian monastery founded by St. Francis
Montepulciano – With a side trip to the Foce gardens
Our last dinner will be held in the Villa that evening.
Day 7 Friday, October 11
This morning a special breakfast will be served as guests take their time in preparing for their departure. Transportation to the Arezzo train station will be available throughout the day.