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Activities and Schedule

How you'll spend your time

Tour dates to be announced

Group Size: maximum 14 persons

The cost of the week-long program is $3,950 per person, based on double occupancy. Single supplement is an additional $350. A deposit of $500 is required.

Included

The elements of your trip which are included in the package price.

  • All accommodation (per person, double occupancy)
  • All breakfasts and dinners listed
  • All transportation within itinerary
  • All planned excursions including wineries and entrance fees
  • All hands-on courses and wine tastings
  • Local English-speaking guide and services of local Tour Coordinator

Not included

These items are not included with the package price.

  • Airfare, ticket fees and taxes
  • Travel / Medical / Cancellation / Interruption insurance
  • Optional excursions beyond itinerary

Note

This itinerary is subject to agreements with local providers we know and value. However, on rare occasions, substitutions of an activity or event of similar value / fun / enjoyment might be made, due to last minute availability and other issues beyond our control.

The days of your Tuscan week

One

Time to get acquainted and enjoy the magnificent splendour that Tuscany offers. San Quirico is nearby. Our host, Lidia will welcome you with an introductory Wine lesson on Tuscan Wines. From Chianti, Vino nobile, brunello and beyond.

Two

Today we visit Bagno Vignoni – a out of the way hot springs not far from our village of San Quirico. Bagno Vignoni’s is one of the oldest and most famous thermal baths location in Italy. Lunch at the Terme Restaurant offering the best Tuscan cuisine.

Three

A visit to one’s of Tuscany’s iconic Winery. Castello di Banfi. Its about the journey to Banfi along with a tour and tasting of the best single vineyard brunello di Montalcino. From there we stop to visit the town of Montalcino and then off to see Amedeo at Capanna. Dinner (cooking demonstration) back at the farmhouse.

Four

A Morning of relaxation and then off to Pienza– the “ideal city” – a rare example of Renaissance town design where you’ll find the best cheese shops in all of Tuscany. Be sure to taste the local pecorino. Here we will all meet at the favourite local restaurant. Price of Dinner included in package.

Five

Enjoy the Val d’orcia from your villa and brace yourself for the trip to Montepulcaino where we also visit the famous Avignosesi Estate. Not only will you love the vino nobile, you will love this medieval and Renaissance hill town that sits at 600 m. above sea level. We will dine at the local’s best restaurant.

Six

This time we head out to visit the famous DOCG of Chianti Classico where we will sample Sangiovese at it’s best! Our winery here is Rocca delle Macìe in the foothills of Chianti. Learn how their methods of organic farming make some of the best wines in the region. We will visit shops where we can buy olive oil, honey, balsamic vinegar and of course cheese. Then off to the medieval town of Siena where the famous Polo matches take place. Pick your choice of endless restaurants.

Seven

Sleep in this morning. Enjoy another delicious breakfast and enjoy the area. Depart at your leisure later in the day.