Villas and Castles
VISIT UNIQUE CASTLES, VILLAS AND GARDENS IN THE TUSCAN COUNTRYSIDE.
Spend a full day touring the Medici’s Villas and Castles built between the 13th century up to late 17th century. All Villas are surrounded by breathtaking gardens immersed in a unique landscape between vineyards and olive trees.
FULL DAY VILLAS AND GARDENS TOUR | 7 HOURS
Visit with your tour guide and driver the castles and Villas of powerful families and feuds that controlled the territory of Tuscany in past centuries. Learn about the architecture behind each construction and its function. Visit the interior spaces and learn about daily life in old times.
Pick up by sedan car of small luxury van at your hotel or an established location. Visit to two of the Medicis’ Villas surrounding Florence and detailed explanation. Lunch break at a historical location near a Villa. Spend the afternoon exploring old medieval castles in the Tuscan region and visit the surrounding properties. You also get to meet the owners of some Villas and castles and hear about the family’s history and legacy.
List of Medici Villas, visit up to two of them from the following list:
Villa medicea di Poggio a Caiano (1470 – 1738).
Villa medicea La Petraia (mid 16th century secolo – 1738).
Villa medicea di Cerreto Guidi (1555 – 1738).
Villa medicea di Pratolino.
Villa medicea di Artimino (1596 – 1738).
List of Tuscan Castles, visit up to two of them from the following list:
Forte di Monteriggioni (13th century) in Chianti.
Castello di Brolio (13th century) in Gaiole in Chianti.
Castello dell’Imperatore (11th century) in Prato.
Castello di Nipozzano (13th century) near Florence.
Castello del Trebbio (12th century) near Florence.
This is a highly personalized tour, please inquire to discuss details and a customized itinerary.
PARTICIPANTS | Up to 4 people by car. Up to 7 people by small luxury van.
DURATION | 7 hours approx. plus 1 hour lunch break.
SCHEDULES | Daily, starts at 9,30 am or 10,00 am.
FEES | Please inquire to discuss details and fees.
Wine tasting with small snack or Tuscan lunch can be arranged at location.