Itinerary Tuscany, Italy

Begin your journey by steeping in the romantic beauty and history of Florence. You will then travel deep into the Tuscany countryside to the forested area of Chianti where life is tranquil and the views are endless.

Day 1

Welcome to Tuscany

Arrive in beautiful Florence then transfer to the forested hills of the Chianti region in time to enjoy wine tasting at your vineyard farmhouse. Enjoy a relaxing dinner in a nearby village while you get acquainted with your fellow travelers. D

Day 2

Chianti Charm & Cooking

Florence, ItalyMeet your Tuscan guide during breakfast to learn about the week’s activities, then learn about olive oil from a local producer.  Visit the convent in Osservanza and well-known pottery manufacturer before returning to your vineyard home to create your first regional dinner in a country kitchen! B, D

Day 3

Meleto Castle

Tuscany, ItalyJourney through the beautiful Chianti countryside to visit Meleto Castle and enjoy wine tasting and lunch. Expand your Italian cooking skills as you prepare another dinner with your travel partners. B, L, D

Day 4

Adler SpaEnjoy a scenic drive to Siena for a guided tour of this magnificent medieval city, then lose yourself in Pienza’s charm with its beautiful duomo, breathtaking views and famous pecorino cheese. From here, walk through the meandering countryside to the luxurious Adler Thermal Spa Resort – complete with indoor and outdoor thermal pools, herbal, salt or Finnish steam sauna, Turkish bath, fitness center, and underground salt bath! B, D

Day 5

Brunello Wines

Stroll through beautiful olive orchards and vineyards, the setting for our lunch272 and wine tasting in Casteldelpiano. Continue to the 9th century Romanesque Sant’Antimo Abbey in time to hear their  Gregorian chants.  Take time to relax and enjoy your beautiful spa resort – complete with indoor and outdoor thermal pools, herbal, salt or Finnish steam sauna, Turkish bath, fitness center, and underground salt bath!.  B,L

Day 6

Taste of Florence

DSC01317Transfer to Florence and settle in your room located in the historic area of the city.  Indulge in a culinary tour of this enchanting city to learn about the many delicacies found here.  Enjoy the afternoon and evening to explore on your own.  B, L

Day 7

Florence, Close-up and Personal

154Stroll through Florence with your professional guide to explore its glorious architecture and history. Visit the famed Uffizi Gallery, home to some of the most famous works of art in the world. Reminisce during a farewell dinner at a local trattoria. B, D

Day 8


After breakfast, transfer to Florence Airport for your journey home. B

B = Breakfast | L = Lunch | D = Dinner

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