Day 1 – Prato – Sun 23 Sept

Afternoon

  • Guests arrive in Prato

Evening

  • Welcome aperitivo with the Etruria Musica quartet in the Palazzo Vaj Garden, designed by Paul Bangay
  • Dinner at Trattoria La Fontana

Day 2 – Prato – Mon 24 Sept

Morning

  • 'Ways of seeing' - an introductory lecture at the Monash University Prato Centre
  • Guided tour of Filippo Lippi’s frescoes in the Cathedral
  • Visit the Cathedral Museum

Afternoon

Evening

  • 'The Italian Garden' - a talk by with Dr Luke Morgan, associate professor of art history at Monash University, at the Monash University Prato Centre
  • Dinner at Il Baghino Ristorante

Day 3 – Pienza and Val d’Orcia – Tues 25 Sept

Morning

  • Visit Pienza, UNESCO world heritage site, including Palazzo Piccolomini and the Cathedral

Afternoon

Day 4 – Florence – Wed 26 Sept

Morning

  • Private tour of San Marco Museum
  • Private tour of Casa Buonarroti, once owned by Michelangelo

Afternoon

Evening

  • Drinks and dinner in Fiesole

Day 5 – Carmignano – Thurs 27 Sept

Morning

Afternoon

Day 6 – Prato – Fri 28 Sept

Morning

Afternoon

Evening

Day 7 – Sat 29 Sept

  • Guests depart Prato

Please note that the above itinerary is provisional and subject to change.

For booking information, return to the main tour webpage.