October 25 - November 03, 2019
Tour Status - Available
Select Holidays has reserved this amazing 5* villa for an unforgettable EIGHT amazing days…Fly to Rome, enjoy a few days in this great city then transfer to the villa for this unforgettable "Inclusive" Tuscan Villa experience.
INCLUDED ~ Airfare from major departure cities
INCLUDED ~ 8 - Days Tuscan Villa Stay With Tours as outlined
INCLUDED ~ All meals at villa with wines and non alcoholic beverages
INCLUDED~ 1 - Night in Rome
INCLUDED ~ Wines & non
alcoholic beverages at villa
INCLUDED ~ Pasta Making Class
INCLUDED ~ Tours of historic villages and towns as outlined
INCLUDED ~ Winery visits as outlined
Inclusive “Villa Experience” features
Your own chef to prepare gourmet meals
Wines served with lunch & dinner
Happy Hour each evening with canapés
Tours into the Italian countryside daily
Winery Tours & Olive Mills
Leisure time to enjoy the villa and pasta making
HOSTED ~ By Select Holidays
Day 1: October 25, 2019: DEPART NORTH AMERICA for ROME, ITALY [IFM]
Your journey begins with an overnight flight from North America that will take you to Rome, Italy.
Day 2: October 26, 2019: TUSCAN VILLA, ITALY [IFM/D]
Arrive into the Rome airport in the morning where you are met and transferred to your Tuscan Villa for a 7-night stay with a “Welcome Dinner” this evening.
Day 3: October 27, 2019: VILLA / MONTISI [B/L/D]
This morning you depart the villa and go to a local village to learn about the process of making Olive Oil and have lunch. This is the time of the olive harvest. There will be time to explore in the local village before returning to the villa for happy hour and dinner.
Day 4: October 28, 2018: VILLA / BRUNELO WINES [B/L/D]
As you are visiting this area during the last of the wine harvest, a morning visit to ‘Brunelo Wines’ has been arranged for a tour and tasting, including lunch. Here you will also get to visit an historic monetary before returning to the villa for happy hour later in the afternoon and dinner.
Day 5: October 29, 2019: VILLA /PIENZA [B/L/D]
Today you travel to the historical hilltop town of Pienza. In 1996, UNESCO declared the town a World Heritage Site, and in 2004 the entire valley of Val d'Orcia, was included on the list of UNESCO's World Cultural Landscapes. There is time to explore on your own before making a short drive to a local farm for lunch and great views out over the valley. Return to the villa later in the afternoon for happy hour and dinner.
Day 6: October 30, 2019: VILLA / POGGIO GRANDE WINES [B/L/D]
Breakfast at villa. Depart the villa at 10:00 am with a guide to visit village of San Quirico d’Orcia followed by visit to the winery “Poggio Grande”. For more than a century the Zamperini family have dedicated themselves to the farm, retaining the old farming traditions in the breeding and cultivation and care of the vineyards, olive trees and woods surrounding the farm. Wine tasting including prosciutto and pecorino. On the way back, stop in the village of Bagno Vignoni for a visit and a chance to swim in the Natural Hot Pools. Return to the villa later in the afternoon for happy hour and dinner.
Day 7: October 31, 2019: VILLA [B/L/D]
This is a day spent at the villa. In the morning there is a pasta cooking class with the chef. In the afternoon, relax at the villa. May we suggest booking an optional massage at the villa, which has been a highlight in times past. Happy hour, dinner and overnight at villa.
Day 8: November 01, 2019: VILLA /MONTEPULCIANO [B/L/D]
Following breakfast at the villa, depart for Montepulciano with time on our own then a visit to an historic winery cellar with lunch and tasting included. Time to explore this hilltop village before returning to the villa later in the afternoon. Enjoy the last happy hour and Farewell Dinner at the villa this evening.
Day 9: November 02, 2019: VILLA - ROME [B]
Unfortunately your time at the villa has come to an end. You depart the villa in the morning and transfer to the a hotel in Rome for a 1-night stay.
Day 10: November 03, 2019: VILLA / END OF TOUR [IFM]
Transfer to the airport for your flight back to North America.
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