Discover the foods, wines and hill towns of Tuscany’s Chianti wine region and Umbria on this engaging full-day tour from Rome! Accompanied by an expert local guide, travel through Tuscany’s rolling countryside and visit the lovely medieval town of Cortona, with time to explore its cobbled lanes and absorb its old-world atmosphere. Enjoy a tasty regional lunch at a rural farmhouse restaurant, and wind through the vineyards of Chianti to the hill town of Montepulciano. Here, sample some delicious local wines at a traditional cellar before heading back to Rome.
• 13 hours
Discover the enchanting hilltop towns of Assisi and Cortona on a day trip from Florence, led by a local tour leader! Walk around Assisi, and learn about the life of St Francis of Assisi on visits to the Basilica of San Francesco and the Convent of Santa Chiara. Stop to admire the 9th-century church in Santa Maria degli Angeli before continuing to the Tuscan town of Cortona for some free time to explore.
• 11 hours
Join our tour through the rolling green hills of Tuscany and Umbria and discover the artistic jewels of Assisi and Perugia from a religious pilgrimage site to the famous chocolate city.
• 12 hours
Visit Cortona and Assisi, two stunning hilltop towns, on a full-day trip from Siena! Explore the town of Cortona in the morning, sightseeing independently or discovering its delights on a guided walking tour (own expense). Then, spend your afternoon in the town of Assisi, following in the footsteps St Francis of Assisi (Italy’s patron saint) on a walking tour, learning about his life in the town.
• 9 hours
Relax on this private, full-day tour of Assisi and Cortona. Enjoy the personalized attention of your private driver and discover the place where St. Francis and St. Clare were born and visit the wonderful hilltop town of Cortona. A relaxing day trip between Umbria and Tuscany at your own pace! Hotel pickup and drop-off from Florence is included with a driver.
• 9 hours
Discover Cortona and Arezzo, two wonderful etruscan cities situated in the fabulous landscapes of Tuscany. Admire the marvelous squares, the churches and the medieval and renaissance palaces on a one-day tour.
• 1 day
A guided itinerary by bike to admire the beauty of Lake Trasimeno: a journey through ancient fishing villages, small beaches, scenic spots of great beauty and interesting villages. It includes a lunch box and roundtrip ferry tickets for Maggiore Island, a beautiful spot for relaxation and walking.
• 6 hours
We explore the streets and sites of this ancient city: Roman and Etruscan ruins, medieval churches and dwellings, and the house, Bramasole, where author Frances Mayes (Under the Tuscan Sun) still resides throughout the year. We complete each walking tour with a glass of prosecco with silver flakes at the DelBrenna Jewelry Showroom & Studio where you will enjoy a guided tour of the ancient olive mill & wine cellar of the noble Alfieri-Venuti palace.Enhance your tour for an extra charge with an exclusive DelBrenna “Under the Tuscan Sun” Gift Bag. Each bag includes a copy of a Frances Mayes book, bottle of local wine, sunflower brass pendent and a custom map of Cortona. Enchanting Journeys Under the Tuscan Sun Gift Bag• Specialized Map of Cortona• Bottle of local Cortona wine• Copy of a Frances Mayes Book• DelBrenna Brass Sunflower PendentPlease note that, depending on the season, some sites may be closed. We will still pass by, but will not be able to enter.
• 3 hours
Live an authentic culinary experience in Cortona. Learn about authentic Tuscan cuisine as you taste a refined menu of Italian specialties cooked by a special chef.
• 5 hours
Live an authentic culinary experience in Cortona. Visit a crusher with a local and enjoy delicious olive oil tasting. Make a toast with your friends with fine wine.
• 138 minutes