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Small Group Tour of Tuscany
Spring in Tuscany​
 May 25 - June 1, 2025



Spring in Tuscany - the poppies and grapes are in full bloom! This tour will feature the classic Sprezzatura itinerary.  Your home away from home is a stylish 4 Star hotel, nestled along the banks of the Arno River just far enough to get away from the city, but still walking distance to all the action.  The remodeled boutique hotel features elegantly styled rooms with daily breakfast.  Relax at the beautiful rooftop lounge with a birds eye view of the city! 

$3995 Per Person, Double Occupancy

$500 Deposit Per Person to Reserve

$995 Single Room Supplement

Receive 5% Discount if full payment is made to reserve.

Join others or reserve as a private tour with your group of 4 - 10 travelers, based on availability.

Maximum capacity of 10 Travelers.  

Deluxe Accommodations include:

  • Luxury Airport Transfers on Arrival in a Mercedes Sedan E Class

    7 Nights at a 4-Star Hotel, featuring a deluxe room with an in room balcony and a rooftop pool with a beautiful City view of Florence, Italy!

  • Daily Continental Breakfast Buffet 
  • Four Group Lunches 

  • Two Group Dinners

  • Luxury Transportation for all excursions in an air conditioned Mercedes Minivan with reusable water bottles included.

Moderate Activity Level:  Florence and Tuscany are situated on hilly terrain. While this is a relaxed Itinerary, participants should have the ability to stand or walk for at least 60 minutes.  While most tours will take us downhill, the ability to walk up steep hills is recommended.  Since much of the area was built in the Renaissance period, some multi-level buildings do not have elevators.  Disabled accessibility may be limited in this region.

Arrive Florence, Italy Sunday, May 25, 2025

  • Short Orientation - Rooftop Bar at the hotel.  Dinner Buffet and Welcome Cocktail included.



  • Piazzale Michelangelo.                                                                                                                            We start our day at the most beautiful viewpoint of Florence!

  • American World War II Cemetery

       A beautiful, yet somber reminder of the soldiers that helped Florence fight against Nazi         Germany.​

  • Next, a scenic drive through the Chianti Region, with a scenic stop in the small town of Panzano.

  • Lunch at at Dario Cecchini's

  • After our wonderful lunch, we will venture off to yet another winery for a small group or private tour and tasting.  Location to be announced. 

  • Dinner is Open


  • Dine with David

We embark on a unique journey , a half day walking tour starting with a morning visit to the Accademia to see just a few of the works of Michelangelo, including  David.  Then it's off to discover the many food attractions of Florence including Mercato Centrale.  

         Museum tickets and all tastings, including wine, are included.  Bring your appetite!


  • The rest of the afternoon is yours to explore.  An optional casual afternoon stroll and Aperitivo in the Oltrarno district (where the Florentine locals live) is also available. Dinner is Open


  •  Siena and San Gimignano:  Enjoy these two picturesque villages at your leisure during our stops.

  •   Lunch and wine tasting at a beautiful bio-organic winery with an amazing view of San  Gimignano.  Lunch and wine tasting Included.

  • Dinner is open.



  • Val D'Orcia

We can't visit the Chianti region without visiting its famous rival region, home of the famous Brunello di Montalcino wines!  This tour will take us through the curved Cypress tree-lined roads that make Tuscany famous.  We will start the day in Montepulciano with a visit to the regulatory headquarters for Brunello di Montalcino, followed by shopping in this picturesque town. Then we will head off to Pienza for an unforgettable lunch with a view, followed by a scenic drive with picturesque stops through the Tuscan countryside. 

 Lunch and wine tasting included.


  • Dinner is open.


  • Friday is open to explore, perfect for shopping or museums! This is also a perfect day for a side trip or to enjoy the hotel's spa services.  Please contact the hotel Concierge for assistance with museum reservations.



  • Optional half day trip in the morning.  

  • Private guided pre-dinner cruise in a Florentine style gondola down the beautiful Arno River with Prosecco.  

  • Farewell dinner with wine pairings.

Depart Sunday, June 1, 2025 at 11:00 am Local Time

Pricing and Payment

  • Tour Price is $3995 Per Person Double Occupancy, Not Including Airfare. Receive a 5% discount if full payment is made at time of reservation. There is a Single Room supplement of $995.  Group size is limited to a maximum of 10 travelers.  Minimum traveler age is 18, the legal drinking age in Italy.   There are a limited number of family suites for groups of 4 people.

  • Join others or reserve as a private tour with your group of 4 - 10 travelers.  Please have your group formed to reserve together. 

  • Payment:

      Reservations require a $500 Non-Refundable Deposit per person.  

      5% Discount for Full Payment to Reserve before May 1, 2025


      Remaining Balance Due by May 1, 2025



     *If applicable, Single Room supplement payment of $995 is due May 1, 2025

  • Reservations requested AFTER May 1, 2025 will require a full payment to reserve.

  • To make a reservation, fill out the form on the Andiamo! page to receive a reservation form and electronic payment invoice.  All payments will be processed through Square Payment Systems. Signing the reservation form is agreeing to the Terms and Conditions of the Tour.   Not adhering to the payment schedule may result in forfeiture of reservation.  ALL PAYMENTS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. Reservations are not confirmed until cleared deposit has been received. 

  • What's Included:  7 Nights Deluxe Accommodations at a 4 Star Hotel along the banks of the Arno River.  Welcome Cocktail and Dinner Buffet, Daily Breakfast, 4 Lunches, Farewell Dinner (with Wine and Cocktails), 1 Lifetime of Memories, are included. Airport Transfers on arrival, Museum Entry and transportation for all scheduled tours is included unless otherwise stated.   VAT (Value Added Tax) for all included items are paid by Vivace Gourmet's Sprezzatura Lifestyle Blog.  All other meals are the responsibility of the traveler.  Taxi fare, museum fees, VAT and Gratuity for all items not included on the Itinerary are the responsibility of the traveler.   Tour pricing was calculated in Euro and converted to US Dollars.

  • What's NOT Included:  Airfare is not included. Two Lunches and 5 Dinners. I encourage you to explore Florence to make your own culinary discoveries!  Room service or any other incidental fees at hotel are not covered. Airport transfers upon departure. Driver and tour guide gratuities. While tipping is optional, it is considered polite to tip tour drivers and guides at the conclusion of a tour.

  • Order of events may change.  In the event of inclimate weather, other activities will be substituted for boat ride. 

  • Effective 2025, ALL visitors to ANY European Union member state will be required to obtain a ETIAS authorization prior to entry.  There is a fee of approximately $7 and approval is immediate in most cases.  Please click here for more details and to apply.  

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