Your Holiday Itinerary

Day 1 - UK to Pisa

Today you fly to Pisa and on arrival we will transfer you to your hotel. This evening, you will meet your fellow travellers over a drink and dinner. D

Day 2 - Chianti Walk and Vicchiomaggio Castle

Walk 6km/4mi - 2.5hrs

Our walk today takes us to the famous region of Chianti. Beginning at the Badia a Passignano Monastery, we'll stroll along quiet country roads, past vineyards and olive groves, and through a landscape dotted with quaint little villages and farmhouses. The walk ends at the magnificent Vicchiomaggio Castle, a well-preserved castles in Tuscany, that's now a winery. We'll see its cellars and then enjoy a tasting of Chianti along with a light lunch on a terrace, overlooking the Tuscan countryside. ​B,L,D

Day 3 - Florence Walk

Walk 10km/6.2mi - 3 hrs

We’re going to explore Florence on foot, starting at Piazzale Michelangelo, which sits on a hill and offers stunning views of the city. We’ll then make our way to the city centre, past hidden treasures including one of the finest Romanesque churches in Tuscany and the Porcellino covered market. Enjoy some free time for lunch and perhaps a spot of shopping this afternoon. B,D

Day 4 - Pistoia - at leisure

Walk 12km/7.5mi - 4hrs 

You can enjoy time to yourself today, or change the pace on a more advanced optional trek in the mountains north of Pistoia. We’ll admire breathtaking views as we ride a cable car to Doganaccia, about 1,500 metres above sea level. From here, we’ll walk through meadows and mountain pastures to the glistening mountain lake of Scaffaiolo. We’ll enjoy a lunch of traditional dishes, such as polenta with sausages or mushrooms and cheese. On the way back to the hotel, we’ll stop at a suspension bridge that’s said to be the second-longest in the world. If you’re feeling brave, you can walk across it! B,D

Day 5 - Pistoia - at leisure

Walk 9km/5.6mi - 2.5hrs​

You’ve a free day to relax at the hotel or explore at your own pace with your travelling companions. Alternatively, join our optional walk from Fornello to Vinci, the birthplace of Leonardo da Vinci. In the company of a Local Guide, we’ll explore this hilltop town and visit the museum dedicated to the artist’s work. Models bring to life the ideas captured in his drawings and provide a fascinating glimpse of his work. B,D

Day 6 - Medici Walk and Poggio A Caiano Villa

Walk 8km/5mi - 3 hrs

You'll step back in time today and learn about the fascinating history of the Medici family, who rose to political power in Florence during the Renaissance period. Thanks to their success, the family amassed significant wealth and were passionate supporters of the arts. It was due to their influence and generosity that Renaissance culture flourished in the city of Florence.
On our walk today, we'll learn how the Medicis ruled Florence for around three centuries and then we'll head to the magnificent Medici Villa of Poggio a Caiano, before heading to the stunning medieval town of Carmignano, nestled in the Montalbano hills. There will be free time to enjoy lunch here if you wish. B,D

Day 7 - Pistoia - at leisure

Enjoy a day at leisure or join an optional excursion to Lucca, a medieval fortified town. Here, we'll walk along the impressive walls and admire fabulous views of the town's surroundings. ​B,D

Day 8 - Pisa to UK

Today transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK. B

Departure dates and prices 2024

To book call Just You on 01858 415 332. To book online click here. Request a brochure click here.

Dates Airport Price from Dates Airport Price from

16 April


£1758 4 June Heathrow £1899

16 April


£1649 10 Sept  Manchester £1908

21 May


£2008 10 Sept Heathrow £1799

21 May


£1899 1 Oct Manchester £1908

4 June


£2008 1 Oct Heathrow £1799

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Just You Singles Holidays
Walking in Tuscany

Holidays by Air 8 Days

Prices from £1649 - no single supplement

Rolling countryside and terraced vineyards, mountain scenery and incredible architecture – you'll discover it all on idyllic walks through the landscapes of Tuscany, and learn about the famous Medici dynasty.

Discover our great range of Just You Singles Holidays from Travel 55

Book online or call Just You singles holidays direct on 01858 415332

Included holiday highlights

  • Medici walk and visit to Poggio a Caiano Villa ​
  • Typical lunch in a mountain hut​
  • Walking tour of Florence 
  • Chianti walk 
  • Verrazzano castle wine-tasting and lunch

What's Included

  • Just You Holiday Director as your host and Specialist Local Guide
  • Return flights from London 
  • 7 nights half-board in a 4-star hotel
  • A guaranteed twin or double room of your own
  • 15 included meals: 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 7 dinners including a welcome drink
  • Overseas transfers, other transportation and porterage
  • Complimentary wi-fi on board your coach

Accommodation as specified or similar

Hotel Villa Cappugi

HHotel Villa Cappugi has a pretty setting in the Tuscan countryside, a couple of miles from the historical town of Pistoia. Facilities include a garden, swimming pool, tennis court, outdoor bar and restaurant. All hotel rooms have a balcony with views over the hills or the swimming pool. Room amenities also include air-conditioning, TV, min-bar and hairdryer.

Additional information

Please note: 

Most walks take place on paths and tracks. Some will be more strenuous and involve  moderate climbing, plus slopes, tracks, hills, stiles and foot bridges, which may be rough underfoot at times. Sturdy walking shoes and walking poles are essential.

Optional excursions

  • The charming fortified town of Lucca - from £65
  • Walk from Fornello to Vinci - from £87
  • Mountain walk in the Apennines - from £126


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