Countryside to Canals: Tuscany & Venice Unveiled

Take off on a captivating 5-day tour from Rome, meandering through the timeless landscapes of Tuscany and Venice
Begin your adventure with the charming trio of Montepulciano, Pienza, and Siena, where rolling hills, historic towns, and delectable cuisine await. Traverse the renowned Chianti region, where vineyards stretch as far as the eye can see, inviting you to taste exquisite wines. Finally, discover the timeless city of Venice, where canals, palaces, and centuries of history create a mesmerizing backdrop for an unforgettable Italian experience. This journey seamlessly blends culture, culinary delights, and scenic beauty, ensuring every moment is a postcard-worthy memory
5 Days from $1299/person CAD
Food & Wine
UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Primary Location

Italy, Europe


2024 departures: May 3, June 14, July 26, August 9, September 6 & October 18


  • 1 night in Rome
  • 1 night in Siena
  • 2 nights in Mestre or Padua area
  • 4-star hotel accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • 1 traditional Tuscan lunch
  • Motorcoach bus for the duration of the tour (except first and last day, vehicle may vary based on participants)
  • Multilingual tour guide from arrival afternoon to the end of the excursion before departure
  • Audio-receiver devices throughout the trip
  • Montepulciano Wine Tasting Excursion
  • Boat transfers to and from Venice
  • Guided tours with local guides in Siena and Venice
  • Entrance tickets to the Siena Cathedral and St. Mark's Basilica in Venice

Not Included:

  • International or domestic airfare
  • Airport transfers
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers
  • Travel insurance
  • Porterage service
  • Additional meals when not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to monuments or museums when not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Local city tax for overnight stays
  • Visas required for entry into the country as necessary
  • Anything of a personal nature or that is not mentioned in included

Pricing Details

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  • From price is CAD per person, based on double occupancy, and for travel in low season
  • The final price will vary and is also based on the month of travel
  • Prices are subject to change

Optional Extras:

  • Elevate your tour experience with the inclusion of seamless airport transfers and the option for pre and post-tour accommodation
  • Enhance your tour experience by choosing from the following optional extensions (rates are on request). It is recommended to pre-book all optional excursions listed in the itinerary, as they are subject to change based on availability
  • On Day 4, opt for a guided excursion to the Islands of Murano and Burano, or enjoy a gondola ride

Travel Privately

You can request to book this tour privatly, travelling only with people you know.

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Upon arrival in Rome, check-in at the hotel is scheduled to begin at 4:00 pm. Following check-in, you will have the opportunity to meet with your guide for a presentation of the tour. Optional airport or train station transfers can be arranged upon request. The remainder of the day is yours to explore at your leisure.

Accommodation at the Bettoja Hotels, Rome, or similar


Begin your day with a hotel breakfast before heading to Tuscany. Our first stop is Montepulciano, a beautifully preserved medieval village famed for its "Nobile" wine. Enjoy a wine tasting with delectable local food samples. Next, explore Pienza, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and quintessential Renaissance town known for its sheep cheese. Immerse yourself in the history of the historic center and savor the breathtaking views of Val d'Orcia. End the day by checking into a hotel in charming Siena. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Hotel Executive, Siena, or similar


Start your day with a hotel breakfast, then explore Siena, a charming jewel of Italy. Visit the iconic Piazza del Campo, known for hosting the famous Palio event each year. Enjoy a city tour with a local guide, marveling at the Gothic masterpiece, the Duomo of Siena, featuring works by Italian Renaissance masters. Lunch is included. In the afternoon, venture into the scenic Chianti region with its vineyards and Tuscan villages. The day concludes as we head to the Veneto region, staying at a Mestre or Padua hotel. Meals: B, L

Accommodation at the Hotel Alexander, Mestre, or Best Western Plus Hotel Galileo, Padua, or similar


After breakfast, embark on a guided tour of Venice, exploring St. Mark's Square, the Bridge of Sighs, and other iconic landmarks. Wander through the charming streets, squares, and canals of "La Serenissima," taking in the city's unique beauty. Marvel at over 400 bridges, ancient palaces, and artisan workshops. The afternoon offers free time for shopping and personal exploration. Optionally, join an excursion to the Islands of Murano and Burano or indulge in a gondola ride. Return to the Mestre or Padua hotel for the night. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Hotel Alexander, Mestre, or Best Western Plus Hotel Galileo, Padua, or similar


Indulge in a morning breakfast at the hotel before checking out. For added convenience, consider the optional private transfer to the airport or train station. Arrivederci! Meals: B

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