9 Days Ultimate Wine and Food Tours in Tuscany, Italy

Gourmet Food and Wine Holidays Italy

Travel with Italia Dolce Vita from Bolgheri to Val D’Orcia and Chianti through medieval and Renaissance towns of Tuscany. Whether you have already been to Tuscany or it is your first time, come with Italia Dolce Vita to experience more intimately this region. You’ll find splendid and incredible wines that have evolved over time. The wines on this tour will surprise the wine novice and delight even the most discerning wine connoisseur. Join and discover the hidden gems of Tuscany!

Highlights

  • Hands-on cooking lessons
  • Private cellar tours and wines tastings
  • Private guided tour of Siena and Castello di Brolio
  • Visit Montalcino, the charming hamlet of Bolgheri, and town of Castagneto Carducci
  • Private tastings at local gourmet producers
  • Daily authentic meals with local wines
  • 8 nights accommodation

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9 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
The maximum participants in the group is 8

Airport transfer included: Peretola Airport

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Accommodation

During the tour in Tuscany, you will be staying at charming hotels in Bolgheri for two nights, in Montalcino for three nights, and in Chianti for another three nights.

Italia Dolce Vita Italy Wine Vacation and Food Tours Program

You will start down the Tuscan Coast in the Maremma regions, considered as Tuscany’s wild west. Most tourists have never seen this part of Tuscany. Swamp land for centuries, once drained, it opened to farmland and vineyards giving life to the super Tuscan wines, and Bolgheri is where these wines truly excel. You will visit pioneers like Ornellaia and newcomer Petra.

You will be staying at charming hotels near Bolgheri area and to better appreciate most famous medieval towns such as of Montalcino and Montepulciano, Pienza Gothic Siena, and surroundings.

The tour concludes with Chianti Classico and the black rooster. There are also private tours of iconic wine producers like Castello di Brolio while enjoying a hands-on cooking lesson at the castle where you will stay for three nights.

Included excursions

  • Private guided tour of Siena
  • Private guided VIP tour of the birthplace of Chianti, Castello di Brolio
  • Spend leisure time in fortress town of Montalcino and enjoy strolling the streets
  • Tour several architecturally stunning wineries
  • Travel the cypress lined street leading to the charming castle hamlet of Bolgheri
  • Visit the quaint dominating town of Castagneto Carducci
  • Visit the Renaissance gem of Pienza and tour the Piccolomini Palace

Location

This tour will take place in Tuscany, Italy. When people dream of Italy, it is Tuscany that comes to mind with its rolling hills, slender cypresses, and quaint farmhouses surrounded by sunflowers and neatly aligned vineyards, medieval and Renaissance hilltop towns dotted across the land.

Food

The package includes daily breakfast, seven lunches, and seven dinners featuring authentic dishes and local wines.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Drinks

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

What's included

  • 8 nights in charming boutique accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • 7 lunches and 7 dinners featuring authentic dishes and local wines
  • Hands-on cooking lessons
  • Private transfer from Florence Airport (FLR) at arrival
  • Excursions and private transfers as per itinerary
  • Private cellar tours and wines tastings
  • Private tastings at local gourmet producers
  • Licensed English speaking art/city private guides and tour coordinator
  • Entrance fees
  • Service charges and local taxes and fees
  • Italia Dolce Vita tips for traveling 2017 edition

What's not included

  • Flights
  • Meals and drinks not specified
  • Personal expenses
  • Additional tips and gratuities
  • Travel insurance
  • Cancellation insurance

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Florence Airport (FLR). Transfer from the airport is included. Italia Dolce Vita will pick you up from the airport.

Airport: Peretola Airport Airport transfer included: Peretola Airport No additional charges. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 100% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
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