Home to some of the greatest artistic masterpieces, Florence's cultural buildings are not to be missed. Visit the Uffizi Gallery, one of the most famous museums in the world, and admire artworks by Botticelli, Caravaggio, Raphael and Titian. Wander imposing architectural sights like Florence Cathedral and walk the Galleria dell'Accademia, where you'll find Michelangelo's David.
Siena Cathedral, or the Duomo, is an imposing Italian Gothic church. The towering architecture is sublime and, inside, you'll be greeted with even more sights. Witness the massive mosaic that covers the entire floor of the church, and see important artworks by Renaissance greats such as Donatello and Michelangelo.
One of the most iconic and recognisable buildings in the world, the Leaning Tower of Pisa is a magnificent sight. Over 180 feet tall with 8 storeys, it's also a miracle of medieval engineering. The tower makes a perfect backdrop to any photo and, if you climb the 290-odd steps, you'll be met with breathtaking panoramic views of Pisa.
Tuscany is renowned for its vineyards and the region boasts some of Italy's most famous wines, such as Chianti Classico, Brunello di Montalcino and Nobile di Montepulciano. Take a walk amongst the grapevines and learn about the varieties grown and used locally. Discover the harvesting process from grape to bottle before sampling the finished delights with a wine tasting session.
Florence was the birthplace of the opera and, unsurprisingly, you'll find a wealth of world-class theatres, like Teatro Niccolini and Opera di Firenze. Pack your best outfit and then prepare to take the cobbled streets to a night of thrilling opera. Award-winning shows performed by some of the leading stars in Italy will make for a truly unforgettable night.