Central Holidays Follows in Da Vinci’s Footsteps

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Art lovers unite! Central Holidays has introduced a new Da Vinci Tour, available for group travel beginning this fall.

On this 12-day journey, participants will follow in the footsteps of Leonardo da Vinci’s life throughout Italy and France—beginning in da Vinci’s hometown of Vinci in Tuscany, Italy and ending in Paris, France. Along the way, the group will visit legendary towns, historic museums and stately homes, recapping Leonardo’s life, accomplishments and inspirations.

Some tour highlights include seeing the original collection of machines and models invented by Da Vinci in Tuscany; a guided walking tour of Florence’s Uffizi Art Gallery which highlights Leonardo’s Annunciation; a visit to Milan, with a stop in Modena to visit a Balsamic vinegar cellar for a tasting; a sightseeing tour of Paris; a drive throughout the scenic route to the Loire Valley; and a tour of the Castle of Amboise (including the site where Leonardo is buried) in Amboise.

Rates run from $2,499 pp dbl for groups of up to 20 participants and include 10-night hotel accommodations, private motorcoach transfers, buffet breakfast daily, six dinners, entrance fees to museums and castles, lunch at a Tuscan winery, lunch at a Balsamic vinegar factory, an evening Seine River cruise and more.

For more information, call (800) 539-7098 or visit centralholidays.com.