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Gardens of Tuscany: The Most Beautiful Gardens in Florence

11 April 2021

5 days from £2,350pp

This tour has been carefully designed to include some of the most beautiful gardens in Florence. It was here that
the Renaissance took root as you will see with some of the villas dating back to the 15th century.
  • Visit the magnificent Villa La Pietra and enjoy a picnic lunch in the gardens
  • View one of the most perfect examples of garden architecture at Villa Gamberaia
  • Enjoy a rare visit to the gardens of Villa La Foce
  • Lunch & Chianti wine tasting with Count Bianchi Bandinelli of Villa di Geggiano
  • Walking tour of Florence with Jeremy Boudreau 
  • A private visit to the gardens of Villa Torre di Sopra
This tour incorporates some important gardens of the early 20th century when English speaking expatriates comprised one sixth of the population of Florence. We also appreciate how these masterpieces of garden architecture are being managed in Italy today. This is a season of great florific abundance with Wisterias, Banksia Roses, Iris and Peonies as well as the beautiful wildflowers in the olive groves. You will also visit the famous Vannucci nursery, a specialist nursery exporting plants to nurserymen and landscapers all over the world. You are accommodated at the 3-star Hotel Silla. This hotel is situated in a quiet street overlooking the River Arno just a few minutes’ walk from Ponte Vecchio and the Palazzo della Signoria.

Your Accommodation

Hotel Silla, Florence

★★★
Overview
Set on the banks of the river Arno, the Hotel Silla is in the heart of Florence, only a few minutes’ walk from the historic centre. With comfortable rooms for a relaxing a pleasant stay. With comfort and service a top priority, for this family run hotel, you are sure of a relaxing break.
 
 
Room Facilities & Amenities
  • En suite bathroom 
  • Air conditioning
  • Private balcony
  • Safe
  • Minibar
  • Flatscreen TV