From Florence to Piceno
This amazing tour starts from Florence: real beauty, between art, gastronomy, and nature, there will be tastings of typical dishes and local wines! This tour will lead you among places rich in history and beauty from the Middle Age to Renaissance. Moreover, the historic center was declared a World Heritage Site in 1982.
Special visit to the Uffizi Gallery.
This trip From Florence to Piceno will show you little-known Italy, made of wonderful villages, perched on the hills, you will discover a new civilization “the Picenes”, taste local dishes and excellent wines.
Where is the Piceno? Let’s discover it together!
Piceno is the term used to define the south of Marche region, because, since prehistoric times, the Piceno has been chosen as a place of settlement. Our territory is rich in history, arts but also it is possible to visit small villages, taste our typical dishes and taste good wines!
Between the Foglia river to the north, the Pescara river to the south, the Adriatic sea to the east, and the Apennines to west. The “Piceni” of Umbrian-Sabellian origin, reached the coast by crossing the Apennines and gave life to a civilization that lasted from IX to III century BC. and which reached its greatest development between VI and V century BC. “Piceni’s” decline coincided with the Roman expansionism during the III-II century BC. Between 269-268 BC Rome subdued and incorporated them.
Arrive at Florence International Airport. Check-in and overnight at the Hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel.
Meeting with our local guide.
Guided tour of Santa Maria Novella Church, you will discover the amazing Palazzo Pitti with Boboli Garden.
Lunch at your leisure. (our guide will suggest you the best local restaurants)
Dinner and overnight.
Breakfast at the hotel.
Guided tour of the Piazza della Signoria. Meeting with the local guide in the Uffizi Gallery. (half-day)
Lunch at your leisure. (inside the Uffizi Gallery there is a restaurant)
In the afternoon transfer towards San Benedetto del Tronto. Check-in, dinner, and overnight.
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Offida and meeting with the local guide.
Visit of the Serpente Aureo Theatre, Santa Maria della Rocca Church, Bobbin lace Museum. Lunch at the restaurant. Transfer to Ripatransone for the visit of the Luigi Mercantini Theatre. Dinner and overnight.
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Ascoli Piceno. Visit the historic center of Ascoli Piceno. The tour starts from Piazza del Popolo, the heart of the city, then visit Piazza Arringo. Visit at the Archaeological Museum, where the archaeologist will tell you her experience during the excavation. Free time. Dinner and overnight.
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Campli, a small village in the countryside.
Visit the Archaeologic Museum, the Santa Maria in Platea Church, and the Holy Stairs. Lunch at the restaurant, where you can taste typical local dishes. In the afternoon visit of the Fortress of Civitella del Tronto, and its Museum.
Free time to discover the villages with its suggestive narrow little streets. Trasfer at the Hotel. Dinner and overnight.
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Rome airport (about 2h30min)