8 Day Tuscany Fly & Drive

$459
Land Only
$1069*
Air & Land
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Vehicle Options

  • Economy Manual - Fiat Panda or similar

    • 1-2 passengers
    • 2 Small Suitcases
    • Manual Transmission
    • Air Conditioning

  • Compact Manual - Fiat 500X or similar

    • 1-3 passengers
    • 2 Small Suitcases
    • Manual Transmission
    • Air Conditioning

  • Intermediate Manual - Citroen C4 Picasso or similar

    • 1-4 passengers
    • 2 Large & 2 Small Suitcases
    • Manual Transmission
    • Air Conditioning

  • Standard Van Manual - Citroen Grand Picasso or similar

    • 1-5 passengers
    • 2 Small Suitcases
    • Manual Transmission
    • Air Conditioning

  • Intermediate Automatic – Volvo V60 or similar

    • 1-4 Passengers
    • 1 Large & 2 Small Suitcases
    • Automatic Transmission
    • Air Conditioning

  • Fullsize Automatic Van - Ford Galaxy or similar

    • 1-6 Passengers
    • 2 Large & 2 Small Suitcases
    • Automatic Transmission
    • Air Conditioning


Featured Hotels

Tuscany Inn
Tuscany Inn
Hotel Settentrionale Esplanade
Hotel Settentrionale Esplanade
Grand Hotel Plaza
Grand Hotel Plaza
Grand Hotel Croce di Malta Wellness & Golf
Grand Hotel Croce di Malta Wellness & Golf

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2019 Dates & Prices
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May 29  (Sold Out) $1569* $649
Jun 05  (Sold Out) $1599* $649
$1569* $649
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$2249* $599
$1869* $469
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$1119* $469
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$1259* $649
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$1269* $649
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$1249* $649
$1069* $459
$1059* $459
2019 Dates & Prices
Dates Air & Land Land Only
May 29  (Sold Out) $1529* $609
Jun 05  (Sold Out) $1479* $609
$1719* $609
$1529* $609
$1659* $579
$1929* $529
$1529* $529
$1539* $529
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$1129* $519
$1129* $519
2019 Dates & Prices
Dates Air & Land Land Only
May 29  (Sold Out) $1449* $529
Jun 05  (Sold Out) $1329* $529
$1449* $529
$1669* $529
$2179* $529
$1929* $529
$1659* $529
$1539* $529
$1559* $529
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$1529* $529
$1399* $529
$1179* $529
$1359* $529
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$1159* $529
$1149* $529
$1149* $529
$1129* $529
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$1139* $529
2019 Dates & Prices
Dates Air & Land Land Only
May 29  (Sold Out) $1669* $749
Jun 05  (Sold Out) $1409* $649
$1549* $649
$1559* $649
$2259* $609
$2039* $639
$1769* $639
$1649* $639
$1669* $639
$1629* $639
$1639* $639
$1509* $639
$1289* $639
$1599* $769
$1319* $709
$1319* $709
$1339* $709
$1409* $789
$1269* $649
$1249* $649
$1219* $609
$1219* $609

*Not Included:
Italian City Taxes (payable locally), car rental fees, optional car rental insurance and parking.


Additional Information:
Drivers must be at least 25 years old to rent a vehicle. A valid drivers license issued a minimum of 12 months prior to rental along with an international driving license is required for all renters. Drivers 75 years or older cannot be covered under the Personal Accident Insurance (PAI) or Personal Travel Insurance (PTI).

The lead passenger will be listed as the driver of the vehicle. Additional drivers may be added for an additional cost at the time of vehicle pickup.

Rental vehicle pickup is unavailable outside of pickup location office hours, make sure your flight arrives during this time and at least 1.5 hours prior to closing time. Click here for the list of hours per location.

Entry Requirements:
Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.



Is This Trip Right for You?

This independent program allows for flexibility to explore on your own. We offer a selection of hotels to accommodate a variety of tastes and budgets. Drive times between the cities can vary between 2 - 4 hours in length and are dependent upon local conditions. Keep in mind that this tour is not escorted and therefore you will not have the services of a tour manager to assist with hotel check-in formalities and luggage handling. Hotel locations, services and amenities differ according to the Plan. Read the descriptions in full and locate the hotels on our provided map to ensure the Hotel/Plan you select meets your desired criteria. This is an Independent program. For more information, click here.

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Itinerary

Please note that the following is a suggested itinerary. While the sites listed below may be visited independently, the package does not cover any applicable entrance or tour fees.

DAY 1, Wednesday - Depart for Italy
Depart for Italy

DAY 2, Thursday - Arrive in Florence and Drive to Montecatini
Arrive in Florence and pick up your vehicle at the airport's car rental facility. Drive to Montecatini and enjoy the balance of the day at leisure
Drive Time: 1 hour
Distance: 40 miles*
Overnight: Montecatini

DAY 3, Friday - Drive to Lucca and Pisa
Spend a full day at leisure in Montecatini or drive to Lucca and Pisa. Set off for the ancient medieval town of Lucca, one of the most fascinating towns in Tuscany. Walk the narrow streets of the original Roman grid to San Michele and its beautiful piazza, which occupies the site of the ancient Roman Forum. While in Pisa make sure to walk the quaint streets of this Old Maritime Republic and enjoy the medieval arcades of the Borgo Pio, along with views of the city's famous university that has fostered many of Italy's Nobel Prize winners. Also not to be missed is the famous Piazza dei Miracoli, site of the Leaning Tower, Baptistery, and Duomo. Return to Montecatini
Drive Time: 2 hours
Distance: 70 miles*
Overnight: Montecatini
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Saturday - Visit Florence
Spend a full day at leisure in Montecatini or travel to Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance. Visit the Duomo and Baptistery to view Ghiberti's "Gates of Paradise." See the historic open-air art museum of Signoria Square, with its beautiful statues, Palazzo Vecchio, and continue to Ponte Vecchio the "Old Bridge." Return to Montecatini in the evening
We suggest taking a train from Montecatini to Florence, unless you plan to stay late into the evening. Train service stops around 9:30/10:00 pm.
Drive Time: 2 hours
Distance: 65 miles*
Overnight: Montecatini
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Sunday - Drive to Collodi and Vinci
Spend a full day at leisure in Montecatini or drive to the villages of Collodi and Vinci. The medieval village of Collodi is most famous associated with the writer Carlo Lorenzini, the creator of Pinocchio. Here, you can find the "Pinocchio" amusement park and the historic Garzoni Gardens, a beautiful example of a typical Italian garden of the 1700s. Proceed to Vinci, hometown of the great Leonardo da Vinci, the model Renaissance Man who was a renowned scientist, inventor and artist. Visit the Leonardo Museum, located in the medieval Castello Guidi, which is dedicated to his engineering works. Return to Montecatini
Drive Time: 2 hours
Distance: 50 miles*
Overnight: Montecatini
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Monday - Drive to Siena and San Gimignano
Spend a full day at leisure in Montecatini or drive to visit two of Tuscany's true gems, Siena and the medieval walled town of San Gimignano. Set in the beautiful Tuscan countryside with lush vine escarpments and gray-green olive trees, Siena offers much to see, from fine palaces to the Duomo and Piazza del Campo, where the famous Palio Horse race is run. Then, travel to San Gimignano, a town of Etruscan origin. Built by early noble families, fourteen remaining stone towers line the ramparts of this medieval town, dominating the streets below and creating a beautiful skyline easily seen miles outside of town. Enjoy a leisurely walk through the town's narrow lanes and squares before returning to Montecatini
Drive Time: 4 hours
Distance: 160 miles*
Overnight: Montecatini
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Tuesday - Drive to La Spezia en route to Cinque Terre
Spend a full day at leisure in Montecatini or explore Cinque Terre on your own. Drive to La Spezia, a coastal town in Liguria, northwest of Montecatini. Then, take a train to Cinque Terre, one of the most beautiful areas of the Liguria region. Here, discover five small villages suspended between sea and earth, nestled in the cliffs overlooking the sea. View the picturesque hills where the region's finest grapes are grown. Return to La Spezia, then back to Montecatini
Once in La Spezia, we strongly recommend visiting the Cinque Terre region by train, boat or hiking. The roads are steep and winding, and all of Cinque Terre's historical centers are closed to car traffic
Drive Time: 3 hours
Distance: 165 miles*
Overnight: Montecatini
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Wednesday - Depart Italy
Drive to Florence airport and return your vehicle prior to your departure flight
Drive Time: 1 hour
Distance: 40 miles*
Meals: Breakfast

*Please note that this is a suggested itinerary. Driving times and distances are estimated and can vary due to many circumstances. Such as: a specific route taken, hotel location, traffic, weather, road conditions, etc. GPS devices are recommended and can be rented locally.

Virgin Vacations itineraries may contain suggestions for activities for your leisure time; these suggestions do not constitute a recommendation nor an endorsement of any specific service provider and the decision to participate in any such activities should be made independently.

Featured Hotels

Tuscany Inn Image
Hotel Settentrionale Esplanade Image
Grand Hotel Plaza Image
Grand Hotel Croce di Malta Wellness & Golf Image