Local Living Italy - Southern Tuscany

Local Living Italy - Southern Tuscany information and booking

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  • Duration
    7
    Days
  • Service
    Standard
  • Difficulty
    Easy
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Highlights

Learn traditional recipes and eat delicious Tuscan cuisine, tour the agriturismo's organic orchards and wine cellar and learn more about the Slow Food movement, visit medieval Montalcino and sample delicious local wines, explore the Tuscan countryside and stone-walled hill towns.

Tour description provided by G Adventures

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 1 Rome
Arrive any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Rome/Chianciano Terme (1B, 1D)
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. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Train (2.00 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (0.25 hour(s))
Day 3 Chianciano Terme (1B, 1D)
Visit Chianciano Terme, with free time in the afternoon to enjoy lunch followed by a local wine tasting. Included Activities: Chianciano Terme Orientation Walk Local Wine Tasting
Day 4 Chianciano Terme (1B, 1D)
Visit the medieval hilltop town of Montepulciano. Enjoy an included half-day cooking class in the afternoon. Included Activities: Montepulciano Visit Half-day Cooking Class Transport: Local bus (1.00 hour(s)) Local bus (1.00 hour(s))
Day 5 Chianciano Terme (1B, 1D)
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. Included Activities: Agriturismo Tour
Day 6 Chianciano Terme (1B, 1D)
Visit the quintessential Tuscan hill town of Montalcino and stop along the way for Gregorian chanting at the famous Abbey of Sant'Antimo. Included Activities: Montalcino & San Quirico visit Transport: Minibus (2.00 hour(s))
Day 7 Chianciano Terme/Rome (1B)
Morning transfer to Rome. Depart from the Rome train station in the afternoon. Additional Notes: 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. Included Activities: Departure Day (Activities) Transport: Private Vehicle (0.25 hour(s)) Train