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Suggested Self-Drive - Enchanting Tuscany

8 days car hire from $480 per vehicle*
Flights & accommodation are additional

Sale Period

Until 31 Mar 19

 

8 days car hire from
$480
per vehicle*Flights & accommodation are additional

Enchanting Tuscany

In Italy the freewheeling experience becomes more challenging with driving on the right hand side of the road. Don’t be put off, roads and autobahns are well surfaced and clearly signposted. Most major roads do have tolls so it is often cheaper and more scenic to stay on the secondary roads.A meandering drive through Tuscany is the way to experience Italy at its best: shop at the local markets, wander through the villages, and dine on the rustic foods that the area is famous for. Base yourself at a villa for 7 nights and head out and about on day trips.

Choosing your Rental Car

Take into consideration the size of the vehicle you require. We strongly recommend a compact size car for two adults. If the vehicle is to be used for day touring from a central base and not for transporting your luggage, a smaller vehicle may be adequate. We suggest you book your car before leaving home as this will save money and ensure you get the car of your choice.

8 day car hire
From $480 per vehicle*
Travel: 01 Apr-01 Jul, 10 Sep-13 Dec 18 & 07 Jan-31 Mar 19
From $605 per vehicle*
Travel: 02 Jul-09 Sep & 14 Dec 18-06 Jan 19
*Based on Hertz Group B car hire
Flights are additional 


Itinerary

Day 1: Florence – Greve, Chianti (76km)
Explore the Duomo, the cathedral in the heart of Florence, get your art fix in the Uffizi Gallery and cross the medieval Ponte Vecchio with its shops.
Day 2: Chianti area
Chianti is a delightful region famous for its wines and panoramic landscape lined with vineyards, olive groves and fortresses. Take an afternoon drive down to Monteriggioni, a perfect walled town.
Day 3: San Gimignano – Volterra – Colle di Val d’Elsa (142km)
Spend the morning in the hilltop town of San Gimignano. Admire the 14 imposing stone towers along its skyline and wander the cobblestone streets of this medieval town. In the afternoon visit the magnificent walled city of Volterra, driving via the castle town of Colle di Val d’Elsa back to your villa.
Day 4: Lucca – Pisa (206km)
Discover Lucca’s intact Renaissance-era walls, Torre Die Guinigi; a medieval tower with mature oak trees growing from its top, the cathedral San Martino with its asymmetrical 11th century façade and the Piazza del Mercato. Return to your villa via Pisa to see the world-famous Leaning Tower.
Day 5: Chianti area
Relax at your villa, visit the local markets and have a picnic by the pool.
Day 6: Montalcino – Pienza – Montepulciano (225km)
Continue down to Montalcino located in the Area Naturale Val d’Orcia. Close to Renaissance perfection with the Duomo and Palazzo Piccolomini being fine examples of this era.
Day 7: Chianti area
Pop down to Siena and pick up some local delicacies for an alfresco dinner.
Day 8: Greve, Chianti – Florence (76km)
Enjoy the beauty of the Tuscany countryside before departing to your villa.


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Terms and Conditions

Valid for sales until 31 Mar 19 or sold out whatever comes first • Prices are land only per person share twin, in NZ dollars for cash or cheque purchase only • Advertised prices are correct as at 17 Apr 18 but may vary due to exchange rates and include VAT. All prices and products are subject to availability at time of reservation. Specific booking conditions apply to each of the services offered • Price is based on the 6-13 day rate. For full details please contact House of Travel. • Surcharges may apply over trade show and special event periods. • Closeouts and Seasonal & Week/Weekend surcharges may also apply. All deals shown exclude airfares which are at an additional cost. • We strongly recommend comprehensive travel insurance be taken at the time of booking, amendment & cancellation fees may apply • Min/Max stays apply − please ask your House of Travel consultant.
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Sale Period

Until 31 Mar 19

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