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Farm-to-Table: Tuscany and Umbria Tour (8 days)
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Farm-to-Table: Tuscany and Umbria Tour (8 days)

Private tour
8 days
4 cities
1day

Rome, Italy

Often referred to as "the Eternal City", Rome is like a living museum which every person should see at least once in their life. The capital of Italy has historic sites from different eras just about around any corner and attracts over 4 million tourists a year. Among the top sights of Rome are without a doubt the Colosseum and the ancient Roman Forum, the iconic Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps, the Pantheon and Piazza Navona to name a few. Moreover, a whole country, Vatican, is set right in the beating heart of Rome!...
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    Day 1: Arrival
    Welcome to Rome - one of the most charming and heritage rich cities of Italy. Upon arrival, you are met by your private driver, who transfers you to the  Umbria countryside hotel.


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Connection | Rome - Perugia
Private Transfer Sedan
Rome hotel / airport
Rome, Italy
3 h
Perugia hotel / Umbria region hotel
Perugia, Italy
3nights

Perugia, Italy

Umbria's beautiful capital, Perugia once was one of the central Etruscan locations, and until now it has kept the legacy. Apart from its historical value, Perugia has a lot to its cultural and artistic side. Namely, it hosts multiple festivals every year, including Jazz, Chocolate, and Journalism festivals....
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    Day 1: Arrival
    Welcome to Perugia, the capital of Umbria!

    You are met by your private driver, who transfers you to the hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free for your to explore the city. 

    Day 2: Exploration of Assisi and Gubbio
    Following breakfast in your hotel, meet your private guide and driver to embark on a full day tour and explore Assisi and Gubbio. 

    You start with a tour of Assisi which is described as the cradle of Romanesque art and design. UNESCO-listed Basilica of San Francesco with traces of the most famous artists of the period and the other Franciscan Sites in Assisi definitely make you immerse into the atmosphere of the Middle Ages. 

    On the way from Assisi to Gubbio your guide takes you to organic winery for a comprehensive lunch and tasting. 

    After lunch you continue to Gubbio which is set on the slope of Mt. Ingino. Beautiful Piazza Grande with the public palaces on it, Palazzo dei Consoli, a magnificent Gothic building completed around 1340, Palazzo del Podestà which holds the Town Hall and Ruins of Roman amphitheater are among the sights you see here. 

    Once the tour is finished you are taken back to the hotel in Umbria countryside.

    *Note: guided tours inside the Basilica of St. Francesco on Sunday is not available.

    Lunch included


    Day 3: Montefalco Farm Tour
    Following breakfast in the hotel, meet your private guide and driver and embark on a full day to the farm in Montefalco. 

    Today you meet animals, notably various breeds of Italian cattle, sample cheeses and yogurt made from milk of cows, sheep, and goats. 

    During the day you also visit the beautiful hilltop village of Montefalco to see local producers and finally have a stop in a small farm just under the walls of the town. Here you learn about the biodiversity of the region and enjoy a light lunch at the farm. 

    After the tour you return to your countryside hotel.

    Lunch included

    Day 4: Departure to Castiglione D'Orcia
    Following breakfast you have a check-out and meet the driver to continue  the journey to Tuscany.

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    Castello di Petroia, Umbria Countryside
    4-star hotel
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    4 days / 3 nights
    Why we chose this hotel
    We choose hotels based on combination of factors, most importantly based on quality of rooms, service and location. We recommend hotels that offer great value for your money....
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    • Full Day Private Gubbio and Assisi Tour
    • Full Day Private Tour to Farms of Montefalco
    • Lunch in an Organic Winery
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Connection | Perugia - Castiglione d'Orcia
Private Transfer Sedan
Perugia / Perigua region hotel
Perugia, Italy
2 h
Castiglione d'Orcia hotel
Castiglione d'Orcia, Italy
2nights

Castiglione d'Orcia, Italy

If fancy medieval Italian towns and villages are on your bucket list, Castiglione d'Orcia in Valdorcia (a region in glorious Tuscany) is a "must-visit". This extremely beautiful village will surprise you with its serenity, stone-paved streets, wonderful churches full of history, and, of course, the Rocca Aldobrandesca ruins. Apart from immense historic legacy and vast stretches of gorgeous vineyards, Castiglione d'Orcia is also noted worldwide for its top-notch wines, thus, while there, make sure to treat yourself to a memorable tasting!...
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    Day 4: Tour to a Cheese Farm and Montepulciano Winery
    Before you arrive at the hotel for check-in you have an amazing experience as today you visit a Pecorino cheese farm.

    Your driver takes you to Pienza, the area known for the wonderful Pecorino di Pienza cheese, which gets its name from the word pecora, Italian for "sheep". Here you dive into the everyday life on the farm, learn how a traditional cheese is made from the stable to the fermentation process. Your visit is also highlighted with a 4-course lunch paired with local wine. 

    Later you carry on to Montepulciano, a small village of Etruscan origin and one of the most beautiful hill towns in Tuscany. After some free time in the Montepulciano historical center, you visit a traditional vineyard and enjoy tasting one of the most famous Italian wines: Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. The Nobile wines of Montepulciano were the first to be given the ultimate quality level of DOCG certification.

    In the late afternoon, you are transferred to your hotel in Tuscany.

    Lunch included


    Day 5: Cooking Class in a Local Farmhouse
    Following breakfast in the hotel, you are picked up by your private driver to have a small group cooking class in a local farm restaurant. Here you learn how to cook a traditional Italian meal and about Italian dining traditions.

    Your experience starts with picking up spices and vegetables and collecting eggs. After about 3 hours of the workshop, you enjoy a full Italian lunch which includes starters, home-made fresh pasta with sauce, the main course and a dessert. Later you have a private visit to an amazing winery located inside a historical castle.

    At the winery you have a tour of the cellars, the vineyards, take in the gorgeous views and taste Brunello "Riserva" and also Rosso di Montalcino.

    After the tour, you are transferred back to your hotel and have the evening on your own.

    Lunch included


    Day 6: Departure
    Following breakfast in your hotel, you check out and meet your driver for  a transfer to a Tuscan estate in Siena region.

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    Hotel Osteria Dell'Orcia
    4-star hotel
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    3 days / 2 nights
    Why we chose this hotel
    Hotel Osteria Dell'Orcia is set in a former post office from the 15th-century in the UNESCO-protected Val d'Orcia Nature Reserve. The air-conditioned rooms are decorated in a traditional Tuscan style and feature satellite TVs, hairdryers, and free Wi-Fi. Guests can relax in the outdoor pool and dine in the on-site à la carte restaurant....
    Included Experiences
    • Cooking Class and Wine Tasting in Montalcino
    • Half Day Tour at Pienza Cheese Farm with Lunch
    • Wine Tasting Montepulciano Winery
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Connection | Castiglione d'Orcia - Siena region
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Castiglione d'Orcia hotel
Castiglione d'Orcia, Italy
2 h
Siena region hotel
Siena, Italy
2nights

Siena, Italy

Resting in the heart of Tuscany, Siena is probably the most famous town in the area after Florence. In contrast to the latter though, Siena represents the Medieval part of Italy's history and brings to its visitors serenity and the comforting feel of a smaller traditional place. Being a convenient hub for exploring Tuscany, Siena offers excellent opportunities for wine-lovers too. For example, you can take a trip to Pienza and try traditional Italian cheese before you carry on to Montepulciano, the birthplace of Tuscany's best wines. ...
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    Day 6: Day at Leisure
    Upon arrival, you have a check-in at the hotel and the rest of the day at leisure.

    Devote your day to a leisurely walk and activities offered at the estate.


    Day 7: Pasta Factory and Oil Mill Tour  
    Following breakfast in the hotel, meet your guide and driver to start an exploration of two very symbolic specialties of Italy: extra virgin olive oil and pasta! Today you get to visit probably one of the most enchanting villages of Tuscany where you step in the original pasta factory. 

    Following a tour of the factory, you visit the medieval castle and start a tour of the traditional oil mill. Here you can taste the best extra virgin olive oil. During the day you also enjoy a light lunch and visit a butcher shop to sample cold meats. 

    *Note: the tour is not available on Wednesday and Sunday.

    Lunch included 


    Day 8: Departure
    This is the last day of your amazing tour to Umbria and Tuscany! After breakfast you are met at your hotel by your driver and taken to Pisa or Florence.

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    Hotel Athena
    4-star hotel
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    3 days / 2 nights
    Why we chose this hotel
    Only 10 minutes' away from the Piazza del Campo, Athena hotel offers classic, refined rooms to its guests. The stylish rooms feature free WiFi, satellite TV, minibar, and work desks. Some rooms add balconies and sofas. Guests are welcome to relax on a terrace or sample local specialties in the in-house restaurant....
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    • Full Day Private Tour to Pasta Factory and Oil Mill
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    • Departure Private Transfer Sedan to Florence or Pisa Airport
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What’s included:
  • Accommodation at remarkable heritage house hotels in Umbria and Tusany;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Lunches and dinners according to the itinerary;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Farm tour in Montefalco;
  • Cooking class in a farm restaurant;
  • Cheese farm tour;
  • Wine tastings in Umbria and Tuscany;
  • Pasta factory and Oil Mill Tour;
  • Support line during the trip.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

Note:

1. Hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.

2. We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

Stress-free Booking Book your journey without stress and at convenient pace. You can pay a deposit of 20% to book any tour in any major currency; the final balance will be due 90 days before start date. In event if you decide to change or postpone your trip, you can transfer your deposit to any other packages we offer. Cruise bookings and special offers may be subject to different booking terms.

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