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Day One – Arrivals

  • Welcome refreshments and greeting by hotel manager and Su Misura team
  • Receive welcome packet and Su Misura Daily Passport*
  • Private visit to Officina Profumo- Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella; discover curative, restorative properties of scent
  • Alinari Museum of Photography; contrast old vs. new art forms
  • Free time to explore the contemporary art scene in the Santa Maria Novella neighborhood with your Su Misura Daily Passport
  • Progressive dinner party at your hotel. Learn to entertain Florentine style. Local artisans will join for cordials and conversation.

*Your Su Misura Daily Passport helps you navigate like a native during your free time. We sort through our finds to give you curated insider options by neighborhood for culture, dining, and shopping.

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Day Two

    • Group Breakfast and Program Overview with Su Misura fashion consultant
    • Discover emerging Italian designers and your personal style ‘a la italiana’ at a trend-setting boutique.
    • Personal style consultations with renowned Florentine stylists and tailors
    • View iconic shoes, briefcases and handbags at the Gucci Museum
    • Group Lunch at Gucci Museum
    • Visit the Uffizi galleries. See the Medici’s secret art collection on your private tour of the Vasarian Corridor.
    • Free time to explore the cultural attractions and elegant artisan boutiques of the Duomo area
    • Dinner on own with curated recommendations from your Su Misura Daily Passport
    • Optional evening of music, theater or film; Odeon, Teatro della Pergola or Gruppo CineHall
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Day Three

    • Breakfast at leisure
    • Guided walking tour of Oltrarno artisan district 
    • See the Masaccio, Lippi and Masolino frescoes in the Brancacci Chapel
    • Learn about the craft of luxury silk-weaving at Florence’s oldest silk mill.
    • Group lunch with Su Misura art historian and fashion consultant
    • With your Su Misura fashion and art guides visit off-the-beaten-track artisan studios and fashion boutiques along Via Santo SpiritoVia Maggio and Borgo San Jacopo. Select artisans will demonstrate their craft.
    • Free time to explore the evolving art and artisan scene in San Frediano, and more established, but still hip, parts of Oltrarno
    • Meet in the lobby for a scenic drive and dinner in a magnificent restored palazzo in the hills above Florence.
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Day Four

    • Breakfast at leisure
    • Guided walking tour to the Santa Croce neighborhood
    • Touch hand-crafted leathers and see artisans at work inside Florence’s oldest and most revered leather school
    • See masterpieces by Cimabue, Vasari, Giotto and della Robbia inside the Basilica di Santa Croce.
    • Observe master mosaicists create pictures with lustrous stones.
    • After a group lunch visit the Basilica of Santa Croce to see masterpieces by Cimabue, Vasari, Giotto and della Robbia. 
    • Visit the one-of-a-kind, cutting edge shops of  Santa Croce and walk to one of Florence’s most fashion forward factory outlets close by.
    • Dinner on own with curated recommendations from your Su Misura Daily Passport.
    • Optional evening of music, theater or film; Odeon, Teatro della Pergola, or Gruppo CineHall…
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Day Five

    • Breakfast at leisure
    • Travel through the Tuscan countryside. Take in the breathtaking landscapes, castles, scents of cypress, iris, lavender, and the ever-changing chiaroscuro light that has enchanted painters from all over the world.
    • Visit the Tenuta di San Filippo in Montalcino for a private winery tour, wine-tasting, and seasonal olive oil tasting. 
    • Group lunch at a charming osteria overlooking the Val di Chiana
    • Free time to explore Montalcino’s castle fortress, picturesque town center, charming local streets, and bustling enotecas
    • Return early evening to your hotel.
    • Join us for a late but lively dinner at a hip, fun spot in San Frediano

Optional or Additional Excursion: Learn to cook like a true Tuscan alongside an internationally acclaimed woman chef, in a 15th century villa overlooking the Arno Valley.

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Day Six

    • Breakfast at leisure
    • Walking tour to San Niccolo side of Oltrarno. Pass the tower of San Niccolo and the home of Galileo
    • A workshop on fragrance composition at the atelier of an internationally acclaimed master perfumer.
    • Tour Villa Bardini’s gardens and the costume archive of Roberto Capucci.
    • Group lunch at Villa Bardini
    • After a group lunch, tour the Boboli Gardens and Palazzo Pitti on your own
    • Alternatively – With Su Misura fashion experts, visit select artisan workshops and fashion, leather and home design boutiques.
    • In the evening join us for champagne cocktails with a master creator of exquisite contemporary environmental scents.
    • Dinner on your own, followed by an optional concert/opera at Florence’s new MODERN opera house.
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Day Seven

  • Breakfast at leisure
  • Travel with Su Misura fashion consultant to designer outlets outside Florence, or see the historic sculptures inside the Bargello National Museum with your Su Misura art historian.
  • Lunch on own
  • In the afternoon
    • Visit the Galleria dell’Accademia with Su Misuraart historian,
    • Book appointments with Su Misura personal shopper and select artisans for bespoke items and last minute shopping,
    • Or, Take some unstructured time to explore as you wish.
  • In the evening attend an exclusive private viewing at the Ferragamo Museum.
  • Gala closing dinner in one of Florence’s hottest new restaurants

Day Eight – Departures

    • Breakfast at leisure
    • Luxury transport to airport.
    • Until we meet again, Arrivederci!
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Days Eight – Ten

‘la dolce vita’ 

CASTIGLION DEL BOSCO

For those of you wanting yet another few days of la dolce vita, Su Misura style, we offer a three-day post trip to Castiglion del Bosco, one of the largest private estates in Tuscany, situated within the UNESCO protected Park of the Val d’Orcia, in the heart of the Brunello di Montalcino wine-making region. 

After our farewell breakfast at, you will leave for Castiglion del Bosco via luxury transport.

Nature and relaxation take precedence so your itinerary is flexible and includes the following:

    • Luxury accommodations
    • Welcome refreshments on arrival
    • Two full breakfasts, two lunches, three dinners on the gorgeous premises, or as part of a dine-around in one of the surrounding Tuscan hill towns
    • Two treatments inside Daniela Steiner’s world-renowned Care Suite Spa, using organic ingredients from the Tuscan countryside
    • A cooking class at La Canonica with Castiglion del Bosco’s Executive Chef, that begins in the orto, where you will pick herbs and vegetables for the meal you will prepare 
    • A tour of the sprawling San Giovese vineyards and a tasting of CdB’s exceptional Brunello di Montalcino.
    • All taxes, including VAT
    • Luxury transport to and from the resort. Transfer to airport.
    • Access to sports facilities and outdoor activities; state of the art fitness center, soccer, tennis, boce, hiking and biking trails, outdoor pool, and the stunning terraced gardens. Golf and horsebackriding are extra costs and not included in this itinerary.

This beautiful property blends the rustic natural beauty of Tuscany with the tasteful and understated luxury of everything Ferragamo. Feast on flower-decked terraces, sprawling vineyards, an orto that is home to over one hundred varieties of fruits and vegetables, comfortable, stylish rooms, many with terraces overlooking the Tuscan fields, true Tuscan cuisine on a wide open terrace, the soothing floral and herbal scents, and the sense that you are truly connecting to this very authentic way of life.

Relax, reflect, and begin your life ‘a la italiana’ before you board a plane for home.