Flavours of Tuscany – 2023

Travel in the comfort of a high-speed train through the most awe-inspiring cities in Italy!
Explore the beauty of central Italy from Rome to Florence through the Tuscan Maremma. Enjoy both typical food and wine tastings and history and culture in the best art cities in the world. Discover wonderful landscapes surrounded by nature and visit authentic places such as Buonconvento and Siena
7 Days from $3169/person CAD
Food & Wine
Guided
Premium
Rail & Train
Romantic
UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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Departures

2023 dates: March 18, April 1, 15, May 6, 13, June 3, 24, July 1, 15, August 5, 26, September 2, 9, 23, October 7, November 4

Included:

  • 6-night accommodation in 4-star hotels
  • High-speed train travel in First class
  • Professional multilingual guide for the entire trip
  • 6 breakfasts, 1 Lunch 1 Dinner, and 1 food & wine tasting
  • Baroque Rome guided walking tour
  • Ancient Rome & Colosseum tour with Skip-the-Line
  • Hop-on-hop-off in Rome (24 hours)
  • Maremma Parco dell’Uccellina discovery tour with Tuscan lunch
  • Val D’Orcia full day discovery with food & wine tasting
  • Guided walking tour of Siena
  • Highlights of Florence guided walking tour
  • Luggage bus porterage service (your luggage will be delivered from hotel to hotel, making train travel stress-free)

Not Included:

  • International or domestic airfare
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers
  • Travel insurance
  • 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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  • Escorted Rail & Train Tour with a maximum of 26 travellers
  • 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
  • Museums in Florence are closed on Mondays

Optional Extras:

  • Pre and Post Accommodation
  • Private Airport Transfers
  • Upon arrival in Italy, the Tour Leader will offer optional excursions you can book locally to enhance your tour
  • All optional excursions are subject to change and are based on availability

Travel Privately

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

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Itinerary

DAY 1: WELCOME TO ROME

Upon arrival make your way to your hotel in Rome city center. Take your time to settle and relax, then in the afternoon meet your Tour Leader and group and go for a guided stroll throughout the alleys of Baroque Rome. You will admire the most representative sites such as the magical Piazza Navona and the famous Pantheon. You will even have the possibility to make a wish, throwing a coin into the legendary Fontana di Trevi. Take pleasure in a typical welcome dinner and take your time to get to know the group and your tour leader. Meals: D

Accommodation at the Starhotels Metropole, Rome, or similar

DAY 2: ROME

This morning take advantage of the Hop-on-Hop-off bus to get a panoramic tour of the Eternal city. Afterward, enjoy a tour that will take you back to the Roman Empire. Walk through the Roman Forum and visit the Colosseum with skip-the-line entrance to marvel at the ancient Roman icon. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Starhotels Metropole, Rome, or similar

DAY 3: ROME TO MAREMMA AND VAL D'ORCIA

In the morning, depart with your group and board a train to Grosseto, gate for the Maremma area: experience the wild side of Tuscany at the Parco dell’Uccellina and have a typical lunch made with locally sourced produce.

After lunch, get deep into the heart of the classical Tuscany reaching by local train Buonconvento, a small fortified medieval village considered one of the most beautiful villages in Italy, where you will relax by sipping an excellent glass of wine. Then, private transfer to your hotel where your luggage will be waiting for you. Meals: B, L

Accommodation at the Hotel Palazzo del Capitano, San Quirico D'orcia (Tuscany), or similar

DAY 4: VAL D'ORCIA

Enjoy a full day discovering the iconic landscape in southern Tuscany and its sinuous hills covered with expanses of wheat and vineyards. Medieval castles, ancient villages, charming rural houses, rows, and rows of endless vineyards or cypresses, and golden fields whose grain seems to sway are just some of the characteristics of this fantastic area in Tuscany. Explore the medieval villages of San Quirico d’Orcia and Montalcino, famous for their Brunello wine, and the abbey of Sant’Antimo. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Hotel Palazzo del Capitano, San Quirico D'orcia (Tuscany), or similar

DAY 5: SIENA & FLORENCE

After breakfast, private transfer to Siena, famous for the Palio horse race, an annual tradition dating centuries. Follow your history expert local guide across the medieval town, and see Piazza del Campo, with its magnificent Palazzo Pubblico and Torre del Mangia, then Piazza del Duomo and its imposing Cathedral, a masterpiece of Italian Gothic architecture.

Time at leisure to explore the city center and buy locally made souvenirs. In the afternoon, take a local train to Florence without worrying about your luggage, it will be already delivered to your hotel. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Hotel Pitti Palace al Ponte Vecchio, Florence, or similar

DAY 6: FLORENCE

After breakfast, meet your local history expert guide and start a guided tour on foot throughout the Florentine streets, admiring the beauty of the Uffizi building with the Vasari Corridor, and the monumental group of the Duomo, including the stunning Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the baptistry and the Giotto’s belltower famous for its bronze Gate of Paradise. Time at leisure in the afternoon, you can delve into the renaissance atmosphere and purchase some hand-made leather souvenirs. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Hotel Pitti Palace al Ponte Vecchio, Florence, or similar

DAY 7: FLORENCE DEPARTURE

After breakfast, our trip to the discovery of the Italian beauties comes to an end, hoping you always keep this unique experience in your heart. Booking extra nights in Florence or a private transfer to the railway station or airport is available. Arrivederci! Meals: B


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