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Tuscan Experiences ~ 7 Days

Highlights

  • Private Services
  • Perugia, Assisi, Cortona, Montepulciano, Bagno Vignoni, Crete Sinesi, Chianti, Siena and San Gimignano
  • Tour Code: VTSTT19

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Day 1: ROME TO VAL D’ORCIA. Depart Rome  with your driver guide for Cortona. Frist stop is Medieval Town Perugia, known for chocolates.  A visit to the Museum of Chocolate and factory is a must.  (Lunch in a typical Trattoria with a wine tasting. Continue to magnificent  Assisi, the birthplace of St. Francis. Guided tour of Assisi and free time to visit on your own.  Arrive Cortona overnight.  (L)

Day 2: COOKING CLASS IN CORTONA & VINEYARDS EXPERIENCE.  After breakfast you’ll head to a cooking class followed by lunch. In the afternoon, you’ll have a short visit of Cortona with your driver guide followed by a visit to the Avignonesi Winery for a wine tasting and visit Cortona.  Leaving Cortona  a short stop in Montepulciano for an independent visit . dntinue to Bagno Vignoni. Montepulciano is a medieval town of rare beauty, . Overnight in Bagno Vigno (BL)

Day 3:  CRETE SENESI. Free day to explore the Crete Senesi  (Sienese Clay) area or  take the time to enjoy the Bagno Vignoni Thermal Spa. Crete Senese is a peaceful areas, surrounded by untouched nature  This beautiful part of the region is filled with countless tinyl villages such as Asciano, Buonconvento, Monteroni d’Arbia, Rapolano Terme, San Giovanni d’Asso. Overnight in Bagno Vignoni  (B)

DAY 4 SIENA and MONTERIGGIONI.  Meet your driver guide and transfer to Florence. You’ll stop in Siena and Monteriggioni for an independent visit of these enchanting towns. Drive through Chianti hills covered by vineyards and olive trees, cypresses and castles. Siena is  Italy’s loveliest medieval city. Visit a Tuscan villa and Cellar, tasting and lunch. En route to Florence if time permits, we’ll take a short stop in at the charming and tiny castle town of Monteriggioni. Overnight in Florence (BL)

DAY 5 FLORENCE. Join a small group to explore Florence. A city  filled with historic sculptures, frescoes and paintings. Visit the Duomo, Santa Trinità and Orsanmichele. By day’s end, you’ll understand why Florence became one of the greatest art centres the world.  Walk  through the medieval center of the city.  When the morning tour ends, enjoy the city  on your own.  Take time for a relaxing lunch and in the afternoon head over to the Academia to visit Michelangelo’s the David. Overnight in Florence   (B)

Day 6 VOLTERRA & SAN GIMIGNANO.  With  your driver guide day tour to Volterra & San Gimignano the quintessential Tuscan hilltop town, a  walled village famous for its medieval architecture and towers. On to  Volterra, a wonderfully unspoiled hill town.  It’s history  imbedded in the Etruscan period. Walking  the medieval streets one  steps back in history.   Continue to Tuscan villa estate for lunch, cellar visit and wine tasting.   Today’s experience gives you  the best aspects of this wonderful region! Overnight in Florence (BL)

Day 7 After breakfast Departure

Included

  • Private 7 Day Program
  • Daily Breakfast
  • 1 night in Buonconvento, 2 nights in Crete Senesi area, 3 nights in Florence
  • Driver guided tour to Assisi & Perugia. Pick up in Rome, drop off in Cortona
  • Cooking Class at Villa di Piazzano
  • Wine tasting and visit of Vineyards at Avignonesi Wine Estate
  • Driver guided tour to Siena & Monteriggioni. Pick up in Bagno Vignoni, drop off in Florence
  • Small Group Walking Tour of Florence
  • Driver guided tour of San Gimignano and Volterra with lunch and wine tasting

Not Included:

  • Flights, Tips & Gratuities, City Tax (paid locally)
  • Arrival & Departure Transfers
  • Items & expenses of a personal nature, and any items not mentioned in the “ Includes”.

2019 Rates

DatesDouble
MAR$3250
APR$3625
MAY, JUN, SEP, OCT$3770
JUL, AUG$3680
  • Triple Occupancy Rates On Request

HOTELS 5* & 4* or Similar

  • Cortona: Villa Armena 5*
  • Crete Senesi: Orto Delle Terme
  • Florence: Palazzo Castri 4*

 

Rates are per person in CAD ($) and indicative of Euro price, subject to change. Minimum 2 passengers.
All rates and hotel availability subject to change. High season surcharges may apply.


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