Tuscan Food and Wine Tours
(Italian for “Let’s go!”)
7 days & 6 nights
(based on double occupancy)
Pick up and Drop Off Florence Italy
Tuscan Food and Wine Tour Dates:
September 16 - September 22nd, 2024
September 23 - September 29th, 2024
September 30th - October 6th, 2024
Join us during Tuscan Harvest as you taste what Italy has to offer while enjoying the most beautiful region in the world with this Italian vacation package! An authentic Italian Villa in the hills of Tuscany awaits your arrival and is your home while you tour amazing Italy.
Discover many delights on this small-group Tuscan wine and food tasting tour starting in Florence as you experience Italy's many villages, castle towns and piazzas.
Travel along beautiful hillside roads through vineyards, olive groves and cypress trees.
Here you will visit Exclusive top rated wineries overlooking the vineyards while tasting the current vintages of the wines of the Estate. Our Group size is limited to 12 travelers per tour date for a more personalized and intimate experience.
Day 1: Hotel in Florence Italy, Check in 2pm begins. Meet and greet in the lobby at 5pm. Our Welcome to Tuscany dinner in the hills of Florence at 7pm.
Day 2: Breakfast at the hotel. Our tour officially begins with a full day Chianti wine tour. Discussion of food and wine over lunch at a traditional Tuscan winery restaurant with breathtaking panoramic views. We tour two historic villa wineries and taste the amazing wines while strolling the enchanting gardens. All while driving through the incredible countryside. Pickup back in Florence, then off to your awaiting Villa! Dinner at the Villa from our amazing Chef!
Day 3: Breakfast 8:30-10:30 Today we visit the hilltop town of Montepulciano to explore this city of Renaissance palaces, ancient churches, charming squares and hidden corners and vast panoramas all over the wonderful Val d’ Orcia and Val di Chiana valleys that surround it. Time for a small bite and or gelato before we head to another beautiful winery. 3-6pm Salvaceti Winery to have some amazing tastings – if time permits we will visit the local farm next door to taste some of the just pressed olive oils. Next, off to a beautiful working Agriturismo in Arezzo where we hope weather will allow us to have dinner and wine al fresco under the Tuscan stars tonight!
Day 4: Breakfast 8:30-9:30 Today our first stop is San Gimignano, the epitome of a Tuscan hill town. A stroll through the historic city center for its architecture with its hilltop setting and encircling walls form an unforgettable skyline. Then we are off to the scenic walled Tuscan town, Volterra. Its Medieval town centre, gorgeous views, superb museums and friendly welcome are all part of the charm. Then to Bolgheri, to visit an amazing estate known to be the Superior Super Tuscan wine of Italy. Our day ends with an amazing dinner in the beautiful castle walled town of Bolgheri.
Day 5: Breakfast 8:30-9:30 ITALIAN BEACH DAY!!! Isla de Elba is an Italian island in the Tyrrhenian Sea. No trip would be complete without a trip to such a beautiful Mediterranean island. Our trip begins with a relaxing ferry ride from the Piombino port to Portoferraio. We will take our time today enjoying the white beaches, local beers, wines, seafoods and sun! Tonight we enjoy another amazing dinner at the Villa by our chef.
Day 6: Breakfast 8:30-10:30 This morning as we get ready for our last full day in Tuscany we have some free time to enjoy the pool, drink our wines, shop and visit the village farmers market for fresh items to prepare with our chef who will be teaching us to make authentic wood fired pizza for lunch. So roll up your sleeve and get ready to roll, knead and decorate your creation with this Tuscan cooking class. This afternoon we will visit another top rated Super Tuscan winery. What an ending we will have, a tour of this breathtaking winery ends with a tasting amidst the vineyard at sunset. Your magical evening has just begun as you come back to the villa to enjoy a traditional Tuscan dinner al fresco with your new friends, amazing wines and photos!
Day 7: Breakfast & drop off Florence Airport available
Andiamo! – Mb & Glenn