|5 days and 4 nights|
Bocelli New Year's Eve in Tuscany
4-nights, from €2239pps
Direct flights from Ireland
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Indulge in your love of Bocelli on this four-night New Year’s Eve Tour. Our exclusive 4-night Bocelli New Year Tour is an unforgetable way to ring in the New Year. Celebrate the New Yar in Tuscany and enjoy wonderful music, delectable cuisine and stunning scenery.
Ring in the New Year in style at Officine Bocelli, the Bocelli Family restaurant. Enjoy a delicious Tuscan four-course dinner accompanies by delicious Azienda Bocelli wines with an exclusive one-hour concert in the Bocelli Museum, with a midnight toast with Bocelli Sparkling Wine! Explore Florence, Pisa and Siena with Wine Tasting, Oil Tasting and a visit to a Boutique Museum Villoresi Perfume Shop. This really is a once-in-a-lifetime New Year’s Eve event.
Your tour will start with flight to Pisa or similar. On arrival, meet your local guide for
transfer to the 4* Villa San Lucchese in Poggibonsi where you are booked for four-nights on a
bed & breakfast basis.
Your hotel: Villa San Lucchese, Poggibonsi
Set in the hills of the Chianti wine district, this 4-star hotel offers with swimming pool (seasonal), tennis court and Tuscan restaurant with terrace offering panoramic views.
Evening dinner in hotel restaurant.
Start your New Year’s Eve trip with a day tour to Florence. One of Italy’s most historic cities, you will explore the famous Duomo, Piazzale Michaelangelo, Pissa dell Signoria and more. With your guide, you will visit some of Florence’s historical shops and learen about the world or perfume at the Boutique Museum Villoresi. The boutique, set inside a Renaissance palazzo in the heart of Florence, is the entrance to the world of Villoresi. The ancient, elegant building and carefully restored frescoes are a frame for this bright, evocative space that hosts the maison’s complete collections and welcomes visitors. It is a must-see for anyone who is passionate about perfumes, and Lorenzo Villoresi offers a unique experience into the world of his creations, accompanied by skilled staff who will guide you on a fragrant journey of discovery. You will have free time for lunch and to explore independently.
Tour is a full day tour with free time for independent lunch.
Evening dinner in hotel restaurant.
Today is New Years Eve and you will start the day with an excursion to Pisa. See the city’s sights including the famous Leaning Tower (exterior), stunning Cathedral and learn all about the history of the city on a 2-hour guided walking tour. You will have free time for lunch and to explore independently. Today, you will also take a voyage into the world of olive oil as you visit an historical oil mill in the area. The chance for you to learn why the Tuscans nicknamed olive oil as “green gold”.
Return to your hotel in the later afternoon to prepare for the highlight of the day, the New Year’s Eve at the Cocelli Restaurant in Lajatico when you will enjoy the company of your fellow travellers as you savour a feast of Tuscan specialities. Ring in the New Year at midnight with a glass of Bocelli sparkling wine.
Tour is a full day tour with free time for independent lunch. Return to hotel at approximately 4pm.
The last full day of the tour will be spent in historic Siena. Discover the medieval streets of Siena with a local guide and admire the city’s ancient building and out-of-this-world architecture. As part of today’s tour, you will indugle in a wine tasting at a local winery in the Chianti area.
Evening dinner in hotel restaurant.
Today meet your local guide for coach transfer to airport for return flight.
Flight times are subject to change at the airlines discretion.
• Return flight from Dublin, taxes
• Four nights in the 4* Villa San Lucchese in Poggibonsi with breakfast
• 3 evening meals in your hotel
• Bocelli New Years‘ Eve Four-course dinner event with muscial accomoaniment
• A full day excursion to Florence with a walking tour and visit to Boutique Musum Villoresi Perfume Shop
• A full day excursion to Pisa with guided city walk and including local oil-tasting
• A full day excursion to medieval city of Siena with guided city walk and wine-tasting
• Local guide and coaching as outline in the itinerary
Price does not include
Note on departure date: please note that the flight dates and times for October 2023 have not yet been released by the airlines. We reserved the right to change the departure date to a day either side in accordance with airline schedule and rates. Any change to departure date will be communicated to you in due course.
Booking deposit is €500 pp. Remaining balance due 8 weeks prior to departure date. No credit card charge on deposit payments.
• Hotel Rating
Please note that our hotel rating is a reflection of how the property compares to the industry standard in the country of destination in relation to when it comes to price, facilities and services offered by the hotel.
• Flight information
One small bag (size of a ladies handbag) and one standard piece of luggage is included in your tour price. (10 kilos carry-on). Checked in luggage is available to purchase prior to travel, prices varies according to baggage weight. Please note that checked-in luggage should be booked at the time of booking and must be booked with a minimum of 14 days prior to travel. The flight times advised above are with Ryanair. Please note that we reserve the right to change both airline and airline times as airline schedules are subject to change. In addition, we reserve the right to change the departure date by a day or two in accordance with airline schedule and rates
• Passport / Covid Digital Certificate
It is your responsibility to ensure your passport will be valid for your holiday and that your Covid Digital Certificate and/or necessary entry requirements are in order for your selected destination. Please contact IFC should you have any queries regarding your passport and country entry requirements. EU passport holders do not require a visa to travel within the EU. As a rule of thumb for European travel your passport should be valid until your intended date of return to Ireland. For travel outside the EU a validity of a minimum of 6 months beyond your return date is required. A visa may be needed for your holiday and information regarding this will be sent closer to travel.
• Tour Activities
Please note that there is a fair amount of walking on this tour. Ours are active holidays. Walking, stair-climbing and standing around for periods are unavoidable aspects of this tour. This tour is suitable for those of a normal fitness but may not be suitable for those who need support. Walking and getting on and off a coach several times a day is part of the tour.
• Tour Itinerary and timing of excursions
Please note that we reserve the right to amend the timings of the tour itinerary in line with supplier requests and included excursions may take place on different days.
• Travel Insurance
IFC strongly recommends travel insurance be purchased at the time of booking and can offer a competitive quotation if not already purchased. The EHIC is a European Healthcard available to all EU citizens and is recommended to carry for travel within Europe. Please check www.ehic.ie for more information. IMPORTANT: If you have purchased travel insurance with IFC. If you or any person travelling has a pre-existing medical condition then you must declare that condition to Health Check
• COVID-19 Special information – may change between now tour departure date
Please note that the visitor attractions state that customer touchpoints are frequently cleaned and that in a attempt to reduce crowds, the number of visitors is limited. Masks are required in visitor attractions and indoors and we would ask all travellers to bring their own. Temperature checks are mandatory in certain attractions.
• Please note that dates are provisional and that the itinerary is subject to change until airline flights are released by the airline.