Organic Tour Tuscany
Time of year
Cities and Landmarks
San Gimignano, Volterra, Montepulciano, Wine Tasting, Oil Tasting, Cooking class
Tuscany is a land rich of ancient traditions, made of simple, but pure things. While in cities like Florence, Pisa or Siena, history and art are the real queens and developed their empires with museums, cathedrals, elegant palaces, and richness, in the countryside of the region, dotted by small medieval villages. The only thing that always count have been the nature and all the products that could come from it. The Tuscan farmers worked hard to maintain a loyal and truth tradition to our earth, and to learn how to take most advantages of each product coming from our land. This is the reason why nowadays Tuscan organiz food is a real amazing experience for our taste buds and its very famous all around the world With this package you will have the incredible chance to mix unmissable cultural tours through some of the most beautiful villages and cities of Tuscany such as Monteriggioni, Volterra, San Gimignano and Montepulciano with amazing and unique tasting experiences. Every destination will offer you its personal typical food and together with our local experts you will learn the secret receipes that made these products so famous on a world scale.
WELCOME TO TUSCANY!
Meeting Point in Florence. Our English speaking Assistant will wait for you with at the train station, or at the airport with a nominal sign. With a private transfer, you will reach your exclusive Villa in the beautiful Chianti Area. Located a few km far from Florence, and right in the heart of the breathtaking Chianti Area, enjoy the atmosphere of this amazing historical Villa, and relax in its amazing gardens.
The rest of the day will be at your disposal to relax in the garden, take a swim in the outside swimming pool, and enjoy the panorama. The Villa offers a restaurant for dinner with a la carte menu.
FULL DAY TOUR TO VOLTERRA E SAN GIMIGNANO WITH OIL TASTING
Let the adventure begin! Discover these two famous Medieval pearls: Volterra and San Gimignano.
Pick-up in Villa in the morning and private transfer to Volterra. Guided tour of the city with our private guide, the tour ends with a tasting of local olive oil in a bottega, a typical traditional shop. You will learn how oil is produced and how to recognize the different characteristics of each product. Oil Tasting will be accompained by a selection of tuscan cheeses. You will then enjoy some free time for lunch and to keep strolling around. We will then reach San Gimignano, and together with the guide, you will tour this wonderful medieval city. Enjoy then some free time in town for an ice cream and some shopping.
Transfer back to the Villa.
FULL DAY TOUR TO SIENA AND MONTERIGGIONI WITH TYPICAL DESSERT TASTING
A full day tour dedicated to the visit of the enchanting city of Siena, with its beautiful streets, squares and the hundreds legends about the Palio race, followed by another amazing city to discover: Monteriggioni. With its castle on top of hill, and the small village inside the Medieval walls, is definitely a MUST SEE once you are in Tuscany.
Pick-up in Villa and transfer to Siena, guided walking tour of the city with professional guide. Enjoy some free time for lunch but save some space for the dessert! We will visit together the oldest bar in town and enjoy a tasting of the tipycal Siena’s sweets: Panforte, Ricciarelli, Cavallucci, Panpepato and Cantuccini. We will then reach Monteriggioni. You will enjoy here the small city by yourself, strolling around following your flow and discovering every single corner of this medieval treasure! Don’t miss a walk on the walls and a glass of wine at the enoteca!
Transfer back to the Villa.
COOKING CLASS AT THE VILLA AND AFTERNOON FREE
It’s time to get your hands dirty! Wear the apron and the Chef’s hat and following the suggestions of a real Italian Chef, learn the secrets of tuscan’ ancient culinary tradition, testing your cooking skills!
Cooking class will be held at the Villa, and include lunch.
After lunch, you have the day at disposal to enjoy the Villa and relax, or doing some outdoor activities.
FULL DAY TOUR TO MONTALCINO AND MONTEPULCIANO WITH WINE TASTING
The amazing areas of Montalcino and Montepulciano are well-known around the world for their beautiful hills, wineyards, and their incredible high standard quality wine. We’ll go discover together some of the most famous panoramas of the area, driving through an enchanting countryside and visiting famous wine cellars.
Pick up in the Villa in the morning, guided walking tour of Montalcino with wine tasting in the beautiful Fortezza and free time for lunch. We will then continue to Montepulciano, with a guided tour of the city, ending with a wine tasting in a typical cellar.
Transfer back to the Villa. Wine tastings are always accompanied by cold cuts & cheeses.
Farewell dinner at the Villa.
Transfer from Florence to the Villa
Accomodation in double room with daily buffet breakfast included
Full day tour to Volterra and San Gimignano with oil tasting
Full day tour to Siena and Monteriggioni with dessert tasting
Full day tour to Montalcino and Montepulciano with wine tasting
Cooking class in Villa with a local Chef and lunch
Private English speaking guide
Private transfers for the daily activities
A beautiful renaissance Villa completely immersed in the countryside.
Buffet breakfast included, double room basis.
Pre and Post tour options are available! Contact us to extend your Italian holidays!
TOUR is operating with a minimum of 2 persons, until a maximum of 40 persons.
AIRFARE: Airfare to and from this destination is not included in the journey cost. It is very important to provide us with your confirmed arriving and departing flights information no later than 3 weeks before your arrival date, in order to arrange your transfers on arrival & departure. You can send your flights details to email@example.com
ACCOMODATION: Double room basis with daily buffet breakfast included. City tax to be paid on spot. Extra charge for single/triple room available on request. Due to space limitations during your journey, we ask that you please limit your luggage to one average-size suitcase per person.
ACCESSIBILITY: We regret that this itinerary cannot accommodate wheelchairs or motorized scooters. Likewise, we regret that we're unable to provide individual assistance to guests with walking difficulties or other personal needs. We create tailor made itineraries for disabled travellers and wheelchair users, including dedicated assistance and ad-hoc itineraries. Contact us for more informations at: firstname.lastname@example.org
SPECIAL DIETARY REQUESTS: The restaurants, hotels, caterers and numerous other partners we work with all do their best to accommodate special dietary requests however we cannot guarantee that all dietary requests can be accommodated at every meal. Please specify your requests in time of booking.
ITINERARY CHANGES and FLEXIBILITY: Rome and Italy pledges to make every effort to operate all tours as advertised, but reserves the right to alter or curtail the itinerary and substitute hotels, sightseeing and/or conveyances if necessary.
GUIDED TOURS: Guided tours will be held in English. All our guides are professional certified tour guides.
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A first payment equal to 50% on total amount has to be processed 90 days before departure.
Final Payment is due 30 days before departure.
Bookings without full payment at this time may be subject to cancellation without notice.
From 90 to 30 days before departure, cancellations are admitted and a 50% of the amount of the first payment (not including the not refundable deposit) will be refunded.
After this term (from 30 days before departure) for late cancellations or in case of no shows, payments will not be refunded.