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Long Weekend in Florence with Alexa & City Girls Travel

Jul 12, 2024 - Jul 14, 2024

Cultural Cultural

495 Euro

Book with 25% deposit!

Long Weekend in Florence with Alexa & City Girls Travel

Jul 12, 2024 - Jul 14, 2024

495  Euro

Book with 25% deposit!

Join host Alexa McDonald and experience the magic of Florence Italy on a 3-day long weekend getaway from Friday July 12th to Sunday July 14th 2024 in partnership with City Girls Travel. Immerse yourself in Florence’s rich history and artistic treasures as we explore this beautiful city filled with world-renowned art galleries, including the iconic Gallerie Degli Uffizi, Galleria dell’Accademia, and the splendid Palazzo Pitti.

Indulge your senses at the vibrant Florence Central Market, where you’ll discover the city’s culinary delights and local flavours, before diving into a hands-on experience with a Traditional Pizza & Gelato Cooking Class led by expert chefs, where you will craft (and enjoy) your very authentic Italian delicacies. As the sun sets we’ll marvel at breathtaking views of the city’s skyline adorned with its iconic landmarks, from the panoramic Piazzale Michelangelo viewpoint. We’ll finish the weekend with a leisurely stroll through the enchanting Boboli Gardens, an oasis of tranquility and beauty.

Florence is an enchanting blend of art, culture, and culinary experiences – and this weekend promises to provide an amazing weekend snapshot of the city with a great group of people!

We have 3 amazing long weekend escapades in 2024 hosted by Alexa and City Girls Travel in partnership with Best In Travel – Marrakech June 28-30, Taormina July 5-7, and Florence July 12-14. You can book all 3 trips together in a discounted package for €1295 via: 
 

3 Days, 2 Nights

Up to 14 People (1 Host + 13 Guests)

Twin Share - Hotel Spagna Firenze (or similar)

Included - Breakfast Daily, Pizza & Gelato Cooking Class (Day 2)

Friday 12th July 2024 - meet at the hotel at 2pm

Sunday 14th July 2024

Inclusions

Accommodation - Twin Share

Breakfast Daily

All Local Public Transport (Firenze Pass)

Best of Florence Guided Walking Tour

Galleries Visit - Gallerie Degli Uffizi, Galleria dell'Accademia, Palazzo Pitti (Tickets Included)

Florence Central Market Visit

Boboli Gardens Visit (Ticket Included)

Traditional Pizza & Gelato Cooking Class (Dinner)

Sunset at Piazzale Michelangelo

Exclusions

Travel Insurance (Required)

Dinner at La Menagere

Lunch

Flights

Visa

Your Hosts

Alexa McDonald

Hey new friends! I’m Alexa, a full time traveler who has completely fallen in love with travel and what it brings to my life. Some of my best memories are with people, new strangers turned best friends or locals and that is why I am so excited to connect with you this summer on my trips. We have planned some amazing itineraries for you and I hope that you are just as excited as I am! Here’s to creating beautiful memories and stories to last a lifetime. See you soon!

City Girls Travel

City Girls Travel is a vibrant community of adventurous souls seeking to embark on a transformative journey, and exploration while forging everlasting bonds with like-minded friends. From the bustling streets of cosmopolitan cities to the tranquil embrace of natural landscapes, our mission is to curate experiences that ignite passion and curiosity. Join us as we traverse the globe, discovering hidden gems and indulging in enriching cultural encounters. Together, let’s craft memories that transcend time and space, weaving a tapestry of shared laughter, exploration, and growth. Come, join our tribe, and let’s create a legacy of unforgettable adventures.

Itinerary

Day 1 - Friday July 12th 2024 Explore the "Cradle of the Renaissance"

Welcome to beautiful Florence in Tuscany, Italy. We’ll meet at 2pm at our hotel (exact details to be advised prior). The weekend kicks off with a guide Best of Florence walking tour.

Dive into the two-thousand-year-old history of the city known as the “Cradle of the Renaissance” with a local guide who will lead you through Florence’s most beautiful squares and monuments.

We’ll be having dinner at La Menagere, a restaurant boasting a delicious menu that is “curated to allow for the feeling of richness and full-bodied flavors coming from the Tuscan territory”.

*Note – dinner at guest’s expense.

Day 2 - Saturday July 13th 2024 Galleries, Traditional Cooking Class & Sunset Views

Today is a day filled with the cultural and culinary delights of Florence. Explore renowned galleries such as Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Galleria dell’Accademia, along with the grandeur of Palazzo Pitti, all with included tickets for seamless access.

Dive into the vibrant Florence Central Market for a taste of local flavors before engaging in a hands-on Traditional Pizza & Gelato Cooking Class, where expert chefs guide you through crafting authentic Italian delicacies. And of course, you’ll get to enjoy your creations for dinner!

Capped off with sunset viewing from the famed Piazzale Michelangelo, this day promises a perfect fusion of art, culture, and delicious food.

Day 3 - Sunday July 14th 2024 Boboli Gardens

After breakfast at the hotel, we will explore the timeless beauty of the iconic Boboli Gardens, with your ticket included. Wander through the meticulously landscaped greenery, adorned with sculptures and fountains, showcasing the Renaissance influence.

Whilst the gardens is the last planned activity of the tour, it’s likely that plenty of our group members will still have time to explore more of what this stunning city has to offer together before the day is over – and of course, to plan our next adventure together!

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Important Notes

TRAVEL INSURANCE:

Travel insurance is required.

ARRIVAL:

You’ll need to make your own way to the accommodation, which will be the group meeting point at 2pm on Friday 12th July. Prior to the trip, you will be provided with more details on how to get from the airport to the city via the excellent tramline service (which is free with your included Firenze Pass).

VISA/ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

Be sure to check visa and entry requirements based on the passport that you will be travelling with.

PAYMENTS:

All bookings and payments are processed through WeTravel. You can lock your spot in with a 25% initial deposit, with the final balance automatically deducted 60 days before the trip starts. You are able to make part payments via WeTravel at any time up until the date that the final balance is due.

BOOKING FLIGHTS:

We do not recommend booking flights until your trip is CONFIRMED.

TRIP CONFIRMATION:

A trip is listed as PENDING until the minimum guest numbers are reached, at which point the trip becomes CONFIRMED. Guests will be notified when a trip becomes CONFIRMED.

CANCELLATIONS:

If you cancel a PENDING trip, your deposit will be fully refundable. If you cancel your booking for a CONFIRMED trip, some fees may apply.

If you cancel a CONFIRMED trip 61+ days before the commencement of your trip, your deposit will be transferrable to another trip. If you cancel a CONFIRMED trip 60 days or less before its commencement then payments may not be refundable.

Please view our Terms & Conditions for more about our Cancellation Policy.

QUESTIONS:

If you have any questions about the trip, please contact your trip host or email hello@bestintravelgroup.com

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