ROMANTIC TUSCANY

The perfect Romantic Getaway in Tuscany.  This ideal landscape is the in the Val D'Orcia situated south of Siena where you can experience the quaint towns of Pienza, Montepulciano and Montalcino.

 

Enjoy tours to experience boutique wineries and ancient cellars where you will taste Brunello wines along with Nobile di Montepulciano. Your day trips will include tasting menus at superb restaurants in hill top towns. Visit an organic farm that produces unpasteurized local pecorino cheese, ancient grains and extra virgin olive oil in Pienza where you can enjoy lunch overlooking the picture perfect valley. 

 

Visit the ancient abbey of Sant Antimo and enjoy a wine pairing with Rosso and Brunello di Montalcino in the hill town of Montalcino. Enjoy a walking tour of the medieval town of Siena where you may be visiting during the ancient horse race 'Il palio'

 

Stay at  an exclusive boutique Hotel that overlooks the pretty hill town of Pienza.  Relax with your favorite book by the pool and enjoy drinks out on the terrace while soaking up the Tuscan Sunshine.

Day 1: Florence to Siena 

Transfer to your accommodations in the Val D'orcia stopping at the the Medieval Town of Siena.  Meet expert guide the centre of town to visit the famous square Piazza del Campo where a medieval horse race known as the Palio is held twice a year. Visit the Gothic style Cathedral where you will view works by Michelangelo, Donatello and Bernini.  You tour will end at an authentic restaurant in the town centre. 

Arrive at your accommodations early afternoon for welcome drinks and a relax at this beautiful Estate.

 

Day 2: Pienza & Ancient Wineries in Montepulciano 

After breakfast you will have a late morning pick up to visit the hill town of Pienza where you will have free time to shop and sight see. Continue to a charming hamlet for lunch where you can enjoy breathtaking views of the valley. 

Arrive at the highest hill town in Tuscany Montepulciano.  Visit one of the many ancient wine cellars in the historical centre of Montepulciano. The wine name Nobile di Montepulciano comes from the origins of this type of wine that was produced by Nobile families who lived in palaces with in the town centre.  Many of these ancient cellars are still functioning today. Enjoy free time to shop and sight see before heading back to your accommodations. 

 

Day 3: Organice Cheese and Extra Virgin Olive Oil Farm in Pienza

Enjoy lunch at a local cheese farm in Pienza. You will meet the passionate owners and taste their freshly made cheese all unpastaurized. You can see the local goats and sheep at the farm and enjoy lunch with breathtaking views of the valley.  

 

Day 4: Montalcino - Winery - Sant Antimo 

You will have the morning free to relax by the pool after lunch at the estate meet your driver for a transfer to boutique winery in the foothills of Montalcino. Enjoy a tour and tasting at the estate. Continue to the ancient abbey of St Antimo one of the most important structures in Tuscany of Romanesque Architecture. 

Continue to the medieval town of Montalcino where you can enjoy time to shop and sight see before enjoy an early dinner at a local wine bar for a degustation menu with selected rosso and brunello di montalcino. 

Visit the ancient fortress that has one of the best selection of Brunello di Montalcino. Be sure to enjoy a coffee at the local bar Fiaschetteria Italiana founded in in 1888.  This date was the birth of the Brunello di Montalcino Wine. 

 

Day 5: Transfer to Rome Airport

Meet your chauffeur driver for a direct transfer to Fiumicino Airport

 

Hotel 

L'Olmo di Pienza 

 

Price per person 4.300 Euro (based on two travelers/double occupancy)

Includes 

  • 4 Nights double occupancy in five star luxury Hotel with contintental breakfast 
  • 1 Guide Historical Tours - Reservations and tickets to museams and galleries
  • 1 Wine Tasting Tour
  • Full day excursion with all transportation with Chauffeur Driver in Mercedes Sedan or Minivan
  • Transfers with English speaking driver in Mercedes Chauffeur 
  • Lunch, Dinners to be paid for separately 

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