Tuscany is not just a must-see place in Italy. It is a magic word dipping you into the fairytale of cute cypresses, olive groves, wine, beef steaks, emerald heels and ancient villas. Surely, you can visit Florence and Pisa with us, but this time we want you to enjoy the real Tuscany and Italy everyone is talking about. Your life will never be the same after 3 days in this magic world!
We’ll meet in Florence.
Real truffle hunting in the Empoli forest with a dog and professional “tartufaio”, the head of the Tuscan truffle association. A unique chance to know everything about white and black truffle haunting. Be sure that your shoes are comfortable enough - you will be walking the whole time!
Then you will learn to cook truffle dishes at “tartufaio”s house. You will impress your friends and relatives with the truffle dishes after your return home!
Lunch. No need to tell more about this lunch that it will be the real truffle lunch accompanied by the best Italian wines.
Then, San Gimignano, claimed one of the most spectacular places in Tuscany, is waiting for you. This tiny medieval hill town will attract you by its history and fascinating views. A professional guide will tell you all the secrets and stories of this town.
The accommodations will be in the cosy and nice traditional agriturismo near Siena. Ancient villa surrounded by views you’ve seen on postcards, what can be better?
Famous Fiorentina steak for dinner - this is what can steal our souls!
Small walk with a guide around Siena, the hidden pearl of Tuscany. Siena is the main rival of Florence for the title of the prettiest place in Italy. Definitely, you want to see the place, where Palio di Siena horse race is held!
Moving to Montalcino.
Choose the best lunch for you:
Gourmet lunch in the famous castle restaurant.
Classic Tuscany osteria in the rural area.
Then we are moving to Montepulciano. Of course, we cannot skip the Val d’Orcia - the world-known landscape pictured in the Renaissance paintings and modern photos. Keep your cameras charged - you should remember these sights.
In Montepulciano, you will enjoy a walk around the old city, visit cosy local shops and enotecas. Your program here will be about to you!
Accommodations in a villa surrounded by vineyards. Each room is perfectly designed in its own style - you will fall in love with this place as we did!
Dinner on your choice:
Moving to the Chianti area, where wine flows instead of blood.
We will visit the Castello di Brolio gardens. You will enjoy the view of a historic castle and fascinating sights from the observation deck. Moreover, there is a winery near the castle, where you can taste and buy the best-smelling wines ever.
Famous Wine Roads of Chianti will bring us to the ancient Greve in Chianti town. Here lives and works the most known butcher in Tuscany - Dario. After the small talk (with wine and meat, of course) in his shop, we are moving to his restaurant, where the meat show begins.
Then, visit the famous villa, where legendary movies were made. Moreover, the myth says that this villa is Mona Lisa place of birth. Here you will have an excursion, full of interesting facts and fascinating legends. Also, you could buy here incredible locally manufactured olive oil and have a glass of wine from the local winery!
Watching the sunset over our fairytale, we are moving back to Florence.
* For extra charge you may book:
Any program can be changed at your wish: we can add activities, cancel something that is not interesting exactly for you, make more days, combine several regions together. Don’t hesitate to contact us.
Pick up and drop off from your location in a confortabile air-conditioned Minivan (NO BUS) or a passenger car (for less then 4 people).
We can organize a tour on distance, if you use your own transport and/or prefer to travel without accompanying. In this case you will get totally organized trip without a guide or a driver, but with all the sightseeings, restaurants, wineries and hotels booked for you.
Totallyitaly was est in 2015 in Pavia, Italy and we can proudly call ourself more then experienced in tourism. We organize enogastronomical tours all over Italy. Each member of our team is a specialist in their field. We work with local guides and attendants in all 20 regions of this beautiful country.
TOTALLY-ITALY DI SMIRNOVA KATERYNA
via Garibaldi, 26, Torre D’Isola, Pavia, Italy
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