New Years’s Eve 2017/18 What to do on New Year’s Eve? The night of December 31, 2017 is still far away, but it is not a bad idea to book in advance, so you can get the best out of all the New Year’s offers promoted by many Italian cities. New Year’s Eve Gala dinners, New Year’s day concerts and opera, surrounded by cultural and enogastronomic itineraries, here is an overview of an idea on how to start out the upcoming New Year. - Please ask for other New Year’s Eve tours in Italy - New Year’s Eve in Florence Celebrating the New Year’s Eve in the charming city of Florence, the cradle of the Renaissance, one of the cities that everyone wants to visit at least once in their lifetime, a city beloved and sung by the greatest poets in the world and long the mecca of intellectuals, artists, travellers, and adventurers - makes it even more interesting. DAY 1 – 28.12. Arrival and discovery tour in Florence and Baroque Opera Arrival at Pisa Airport, meet your local guide, private transfer to 4* hotel in the historical centre and check – in. Time at leisure for lunch. Start with a short walking tour in the old town and visit the most important sights of Florence: Ponte Vecchio, Palazzo Vecchio, Cathedrale Santa Maria del Fiore, Brunelleschi Dome, Giotto Bell Tower, Piazzale Michelangelo and the Basilica. In the evening join an exciting journey through the most famous arias of the baroque operas. Return to the hotel and overnight. DAY 2 – 29.12. Sightseeing tour in Florence After breakfast, meet the local guide and start the tour in the places of Florentine justice. Then visit the “Via de Cerratani” with a look at “La Berta”. See the petrified head of a woman in a niche on the wall of a church. After the visit, enjoy an original “Bistecca alla Fiorentina” in a famous restaurant– it’s a most for every visitor”! After lunch, transfer to San Gimignano, known as the medieval Manhattan. Enjoy a stroll along the Piazza del Duomo and Piazza delle Cistema, visit the interior of the Duomo. Return to Florence. Dinner and overnight. DAY 3 – 30.12. Full day in Siena with wine tasting After breakfast, meet the local guide and transfer to Siena. Walk through the old town, admire the magnificent fountain “ Fonte Gaia” and visit the cathedral, the historic market square known for the Palio Horse Race and the “Torre del Mangia” with its 87 meter high city tower. Continue to a famous vineyard outside of Siena. Visit the wine cellar, stroll through the local vineyards and learn about the wine production. Afterwards enjoy a wine tasting followed by lunch. Return to the old town of Siena and walk to the Piazza del Duomo to visit a famous Cathedral with its wonderful works of art by Michelangelo and Donatello and discover the crypt below the cathedral. Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight. DAY 4 - 31.12. Walk through the Boboli gardens with the visit of the museums and Gala dinner After breakfast, meet the local guide and begin a stroll to the Palazzo Pitti, which houses the beautiful Baroque park with its caves, nymphs, small temples, obelisks, fountains and ponds of the Giardino di Boboli. At the end there is the opportunity to visit the Porcelain Museum, the Silver Museum and the Costume Gallery. Time at leisure for the preparation of the special evening. Enjoy an unforgettable and delicious dinner in one of the upscale restaurants just a few steps away from the Piazza Signoria and the Duomo. In the late evening you will listen at a New Year’s Eve concert in a famous church which ends with a midnight firework and a glass of sparkling wine. DAY 5 - 01.01.2018 Relax and visit of the Picasso exhibition Breakfast in the hotel. Time at leisure. Meet the local guide in the afternoon and visit one of the most beautiful Italian museum with an exhibition of Picasso in the halls of a palace. Before continuing for dinner, enjoy a delicious Italian aperitif in the palace’s piano bar. Return to the hotel and overnight. DAY 6 - 02.01.2018 Short discovery tour Pisa and departure After breakfast, check-out and meet the local guide. Transfer to Pisa for a short walking tour. Visit Piazza Miracoli, the Cathedral, the Baptistery and the famous leaning tower. Continue to the Airport of Pisa. Departure.