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LOCAL LIVING ITALY – SOUTHERN TUSCANY

7 days
Rome to Rome

Experience life the local way and you’ll experience a Tuscany that most tourists miss. This trip offers plenty of opportunity to get your hands dirty during a cooking class, as you’ll learn to prepare and enjoy this picturesque region’s culinary and viticultural delights. Peruse the local markets and delis in search of the finest organic fare, sample wines in the very vineyards that produced them, and work off all that deliciousness with walks through some of the world’s most beautiful scenery. Just start forwarding your mail here now.

 

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Experience life the local way and you’ll experience a Tuscany that most tourists miss. This trip offers plenty of opportunity to get your hands dirty during a cooking class, as you’ll learn to prepare and enjoy this picturesque region’s culinary and viticultural delights. Peruse the local markets and delis in search of the finest organic fare, sample wines in the very vineyards that produced them, and work off all that deliciousness with walks through some of the world’s most beautiful scenery. Just start forwarding your mail here now.

Itinerary

Day 1Rome

Arrive any time.

 

Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
1h18:00

The adventure begins tonight. Feel free to explore, but make sure you’re back in time to meet the group. After introductions, your CEO will review the details of your tour.

Day 2 Rome/Chianciano Terme

Orientation walk of Rome. Transfer to an agriturismo located outside the charming hill town of Chianciano Terme and get settled in. Enjoy the first of many delicious multi-course home cooked Italian dinners.

After settling into the agriturismo, our host, Stefano, will welcome us with the first of our many wonderful meals comprised of local and often organic produce. He is a very keen producer of everything local and organic and loves showing visitors around the region of his ancestors.

 

Orientation Walk
3h-1h

Enjoy a brief walk with your CEO. He/she will give you some tips on finding things like supermarkets, main squares, and ATMs. For more specific or in-depth information, an official guided tour is recommended.

 

Train
Rome – Chiusi2hAfternoon

Climb aboard, take your seat, and enjoy the ride.

 

Private Vehicle
Chiusi – Chianciano Terme15m

Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private vehicle.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Day 3Chianciano Terme

Visit Chianciano Terme, with free time in the afternoon to enjoy lunch followed by a local wine tasting.

 

Chianciano Terme Orientation Walk
Chianciano Terme

Take a relaxed walk into Chianciano Terme. Along the way, stop to see the Cinta Senese breed of domestic pig, from which some of the best prosciutto in the world is made. Your CEO will point out some points of interest in the town, including great places for lunch.

 

Free Time
Chianciano TermeAfternoon

Sink into the slow pace of life in southern Tuscany and enjoy some leisurely free time.

 

Local Wine Tasting
Chianciano Terme

Meet up with the group for a very local wine tasting, which takes place in one of the village family’s cellars. Their produce is very well regarded in the local region and it’s a great chance to learn about the local grape varieties. It is a 10-15 minute stumble back to the agriturismo after the tasting.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Day 4Chianciano Terme

Enjoy a visit to the medieval hilltop town of Montepulciano.

 

Local bus
Chianciano Terme – Montepulciano1h

Climb aboard, grab a seat, and enjoy the ride.

 

Montepulciano Visit
Montepulciano

Enjoy a half-day visit to the medieval hilltop town of Montepulciano, famous for producing delectable local pork, cheese, “Pici” pasta, and honey — it’s a major wine producing area. Take in the stunning vistas, wander cobbled lanes, or opt to sample the local delicacies in small, family-run establishments.

 

Local bus
Montepulciano – Chianciano Terme1h

Climb aboard, grab a seat, and enjoy the ride.

Optional Activities

 

Local Spa Treatment
Chianciano Terme

Visit a day spa and choose from a number of treatments available, like a full body massage or water treatment circuit with local mineral water that’s said to have healing properties.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Day 5Chianciano Terme

We are in for a treat as our host, Stefano, takes us through his orchards, fields, and cellar showing us local produce from the ground up.

 

Agriturismo Tour
Chianciano Terme1h

The property owner and head chef, Stefano, gives us a tour of his orchards, fields, and cellar, showing us local produce from the ground up. He will explain why he only uses traditional organic methods of cultivation on his property. Depending on the season ,you may see olive oil and wine in production, the vegetable patch, meat curing, and various fruit trees in the orchard.

 

Free Time
Chianciano TermeAfternoon

Enjoy free time to do as much or as little as you’d like.

Optional Activities

 

Local Spa Treatment
Chianciano Terme

Visit a day spa and choose from a number of treatments available, like a full body massage or water treatment circuit with local mineral water that’s said to have healing properties.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Day 6Chianciano Terme

Visit the quintessential Tuscan hill town of Montalcino and stop along the way for Gregorian chanting at the famous Abbey of Sant’Antimo.

 

Montalcino & Abbey of Sant’Antimo Excursion
Chianciano Terme – Montalcino

Take a trip to the quintessential Tuscan hill town of Montalcino. En route, stop at the Abbey of Sant’Antimo to listen to the local monks chanting the traditional Gregorian chants as they have been doing for centuries—this is a rare privilege as this is a dying rite in Italy.

Montalcino is a quiet hilltop village in Tuscany that is known for its wine, Brunello di Monalcino. If wine’s your thing, be sure to stop for a sample or two. Salute!

 

Minibus
Chianciano Terme2h

It’s bigger than a van, smaller than a bus, and just the right size for adventure.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Day 7Chianciano Terme/Rome

Morning transfer to Rome. Depart any time after 1pm from the Rome train station.

Please be sure to allow for enough time to travel to the airport if you are flying out on this day. There are frequent trains to the Termini airport that take approximately 30 minutes to arrive to the train stop at the airport.

 

Private Vehicle
Chianciano Terme – Chiusi15m

Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private vehicle.

 

Train
Chiusi – Rome

Climb aboard, take your seat, and enjoy the ride.

 

Departure Day (Activities)

Depart on arrival to your final destination. Your CEO can help with any onward travel arrangements you require.

Meals included: Breakfast

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