Essential Inferno

Florence Wine Tour and Ultimate Inferno Experience

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At a glance

Region: Tuscany
Type of Tour:
Duration: 3 Days
Guide Price: From £520 to £555 per person
Number of Meals: 2 breakfasts and 1 dinner
Number of Winery Visits: 1 city tour and 1 tasting session
Number of Wines Tasted: Approximately 7
Tour Transport: All locations are accessible on foot within Florence city centre.
Dates / Availability: Available mid-week and weekends throughout the year.

Trip Summary

Based in the beautiful and historic city of Florence, Florence Wine Tour _INFERNO_Florence_Tourthis tour allows you to stay in the birthplace of the Italian rennaissance as well as discovering the celebrated wines that makes Tuscany such a sought-after holiday destination amongst wine lovers, walk in the footsteps of Dan Brown’s Inferno protagonist, Robert Langdon on a fully immersive and fascinating tour of the city. After settling into your chosen hotel on day one, we would be pleased to recommend a restaurant and reserve you a table for dinner if required

 

On day two, meet your English-speaking specialist guide for the ultimate Inferno experience! Florence Wine Tour - Tuscany Wine- Credits Florence TownAs part of a small group, your charismatic guide will entertain you along the length of an intruiging path of mind-blowing details, anecdotes and clue-filled history that will reveal all of the most important sights and locations that professor Robert Langdon visited in Dan Brown’s dark masterpiece. The three hour walking tour will introduce you to Dante and his Divine Comedy; focusing in particular on Botticelli’s painting entitled Inferno and the tour will also include an in-depth description of the connection between the painting, Dante and the history of the Divine Comedy. Also included will be a visit to the Baptistery, the Paradise Gates and the Duomo, where you will be enlightened by the symbols and codes described in the book.

The highlight of the tour will be at Palazzo Vecchio, Florence’s Town Hall, where faith and science entwine with breathtaking revelations. Your guide will lead the way through the beautiful Salone dei 500 and the secret passages of the Duke of Athens. Tuscany wine holiday - Credit Firenze TurismoThis unique building was described by Dan Brown as, “a giant chess piece that has become an inimitable symbol of Florence.” At Palazzo Vecchio, admire the Hall of Geographical Maps, the Capriate, the balconies and Dante’s famous death Mask. The tour will conclude with a traditional Italian Espresso or Gelato, as preferred.
In the afternoon, we will arrange a tutored tasting session of four wines with local with olive oil and Bruschette with tomatoes in the city centre and in the evening, an unforgettable six course dinner with wines, water and coffee will be served in intimate gastronomic restaurant in a unique dining location- the city’s oldest tower.

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Outline Itinerary

Florence Wine Tour - inferno-florence-tour-dantes-death-maskDay One

  • Upon arrival in Florence, check into your chosen hotel.
  • We would be pleased to recommend a restaurant and reserve you a table for dinner if required.

Day Two

  • After breakfast, meet your English-speaking specialist guide at a central departure point for a three hour tour of the city, focusing on the main sights featured in Dan Brown’s film.
  • In the afternoon, enjoy a tutored tasting session of four wines with local with olive oil and Bruschette with tomatoes in the city centre.
  • Tuscany Vineyards 2- Credits Florence TownIn the evening, a six course dinner with drinks will be served in an intimate gastronomic restaurant, located in the city’s oldest tower.

Final Day

  • After a leisurely breakfast, check out of the hotel.

 

(ii) The outline itinerary is indicative and is subject to minor changes depending on supplier availability. Availability cannot be guaranteed until we have received a confirmed booking, together with the deposit payment (or payment in full where the dates of travel are in less than 60 days). If the named accommodation / visits are not available, we will endeavour to find suitable alternatives of a similar grade; this may be subject to a supplement or a rebate depending on the price available.

 

Accommodation

A beautiful city and a fantastic tour. Thank you so much!

Anna- London, UK

Package Prices

These prices are per person excluding any discounts and include all of the package elements detailed.

Due to market volatility following the UK’s decision to exit the EU, these guide prices are subject to confirmation at the time of booking.

  • These prices are per person and based on two people travelling together and sharing a twin or double room.
  • These are realistic guide prices, based on travel in standard season (usually April to the end of October). Considerable discounts often apply for travel out of season (usually November to the end of March) or if there are more than two of you travelling together. Please let us know your preferred travel dates for a definitive price.
  • Although we propose specific hotels as part of our standard packages, we enjoy excellent relationships and preferential rates at the majority of the hotels in each of our featured destinations. Therefore if you would prefer to stay in a different hotel, this can be arranged. Please contact us for the relevant supplements/discounts.
  • Other room grades are available at most of the hotels that we work with. Just let us know which hotel you prefer and we will send you the relevant supplements for the various room grades.
  • Single supplements and extra night prices are available upon request.
Hotel Name Room Grade Star Rating Duration Price Per Person
Hotel Monna Lisa - Florence Classic 4* 3 Days £555 Book Now

Enhance your Experience/Tour Upgrades

Please contact us to request further details and a full list of tour upgrades.

Brunelleschi- From their web siteIf you would like to make your Grape Escapes holiday even more special, there are a number of additional activities that we can arrange for you.

To complement the experience, these could be arranged to fit in/around your current itinerary or we can arrange additional nights and room upgrades at your hotel, as well as your travel arrangements, a stop-over en route and even a visit to another part of Italy! See below for some of the most popular upgrades.

  • Stay longer! Just let us know your preferred room grade and we will provide you with the supplement for an extra night.
  • fiat-500-florence-tuscany-tours-in-chianti-3Upgrade your room. Supplements to upgrade your room start at just £30 per person per night.
  • Enjoy extra activities and tours in Florence. We are able to propose a whole host of cultural tours and activities in and around Florence, with prices starting at just £20 per person.
  • Fiat 500 Experience. The Fiat 500 is iconic, and is instantly recognisable as a symbol of Italian style and 1950’s/60’s European social liberation. Please contact us for prices.
  • Spend a night in Siena. It takes just over an hour to get to Siena from Florence by train and many of our guests like to spend a night or two experiencing the delights of this beautiful town.

 

Further Information

Travel to your Florence wine tour

Given the wide range of travel options, the package price does not include travel. Please contact us for further information.

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Further Information / To Book

To secure your booking, a deposit of £100 per person is required (or 20% if the price of your trip exceeds £500 per person). Your remaining balance will then be due 60 days before you travel. Please call us on +44 (0) 1920 46 86 66 or e-mail info@grapeescapes.net to request a booking form.