Local Living Italy—Tuscany San Gimignano

Local Living, Rome to Rome

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If you’ve ever wanted to forge a deeper bond with a destination, this is your chance. Centred in San Gimignano, this Local Living adventure places you in the heart of central Tuscany. You’re free to explore the town, visit vineyards, discover medieval highlights, or embrace your inner artist wandering the Tuscan countryside. If you’re looking for a deeper dive into Italian cities, there’ll be day trips to visit Siena and Florence. You’ll share the main accommodation with like-minded travellers and a CEO (Chief Experience Officer) there to point you in the right direction. Prepare to fall in love with Italy.

What’s included

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Foodie Moment: Half-day Cooking Class, San Gimignano Your Local Living Moment: Home Cooked Dinner with Ugo, San Gimignano Your Local Living Moment: Local Wine Tasting, San Gimignano
  • Orientation walks in Rome, San Gimignano, and Siena
  • Walk along San Gimignano's medieval wall
  • Quarter-day walk through the Tuscan countryside to Montauto
  • Day trips to Siena and Florence
  • Transport between destinations and included activities

Highlights

  • Share an apartment in our local friend ugo's home
  • Eat delicious tuscan cuisine and sample regional wines
  • Stroll the lanes of medieval san gimignano
  • Walk along the beautiful tuscan countryside
  • Make new friends at your home away from home.

Itinerary

Rome Arrive at any time.
Rome/San Gimignano Enjoy a morning orientation walk in Rome, then travel in the afternoon via train and bus to your home for the week. Take an orientation stroll with the CEO for a first glance at San Gimignano.
San Gimignano Walk on top of the medieval city walls of San Gimignano for a new perspective on the town and sweeping views of the area. Enjoy an included half-day cooking class in the afternoon.
San Gimignano Enjoy a day trip to Siena including an orientation walk with the CEO. In the evening, sit down to a home cooked dinner with your Local Living host, Ugo.
San Gimignano Enjoy free time to visit the San Gimignano market in the morning before a leisurely walk through the Tuscan countryside along the historical Via Francigena path to Montauto, where great views of San Gimignano from afar await. In the evening, enjoy a tasting of some local wines.
Florence Enjoy a day trip to Florence with plenty of free time to check out local museums and plazas. Opt to go out for a final group dinner back in San Gimignano or cook together at the apartments.
San Gimignano/Rome Transfer by bus and train to Rome. Depart in the early afternoon from the Rome train station (Termini).
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