Local Living Italy - Coastal Tuscany

Local Living, Rome to Rome

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See a side of Italy that tourists seldom witness on this intimate seven-day tour. Explore the streets of Capalbio, a remarkably well-preserved medieval town on the coast. Then immerse yourself into Tuscany's local culture, staying overnight in a quaint villa, sampling homemade olive oil pressed from olives grown in nearby groves, and exploring the nearby island of Monte Argentario in the Tyrrhenian Sea. Hitting destinations off the tourist trail, you'll truly explore Tuscany like a local.

What’s included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Migrantour Rome, Rome Your Foodie Moment: Olive Oil Tasting, Capalbio Your Foodie Moment: Tuscan Cooking Class, Capalbio
  • Property orientation walk including snack and olive oil tasting
  • Orientation walk of old Capalbio town
  • Monte Argentario day trip
  • Cooking class and liquor tasting
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Stay in a villa overlooking olive groves
  • Explore the medieval village of capalbio and its historic fortresses
  • Savour home-cooked meals and local wine
  • Wander through the seaside port villages of monte argentario
  • Snorkel in azure waters along the tuscan coast

Itinerary

Day 1 Rome We recommend arriving a day earlier to experience all that this iconic city has to offer. Additional Notes: If you wish to spend time in Rome before your tour begins, consider booking pre-tour accommodation with us. Please speak to a G Adventures representative about booking accommodations in Rome before Day 1 of this itinerary. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Rome/Capalbio (1B, 1D) Settle in to the Tuscan hillside villa located in the heart of Etruria, a quaint historic region rich in archaeological sites. Take in the 360° views of the surrounding sea, countryside, and olive groves. Sample some home made olive oil and take a visit to the neighbouring winery before sitting down to your first home-cooked dinner. Included Activities: Migrantour Rome Olive Oil Tasting Transport: Local train (3.50 hour(s), 140km)
Day 3 Capalbio (1B) This morning explore the medieval village of Capalbio, a picturesque town surrounded by untouched 15th Century walls. Enjoy an orientation walk with a visit to the historic Aldobrandeschi Fortress. Take some free time to sit down to lunch and explore on your own. Included Activities: Orientation Walk
Day 4 Capalbio (1B, 1D) This sunny peninsula is connected to the Tuscan mainland by three narrow sandbars, making this spot ideal for exploring the olive-grove spotted hillside, or floating in the azure sea. For those looking for a glimpse into local life, grab a scoop of gelato and wander around the fishing village of Porto Ercole or the lively Porto Santo Stefano. Take in this region's uniquely rugged, natural beauty. Transport: Private Vehicle (0.75-1.00 hours) Private Vehicle (0.75-1.00 hours)
Day 5 Capalbio (1B) Take a free day to explore the southernmost region of Tuscany. Opt to enjoy the villa and surrounding area, or explore futher afield on a bike ride to Feniglia beach, visit the archeological site of Cosa, soak in the local hot springs. Tonight, enjoy a free night to explore Capalbio and opt to enjoy a dinner of traditional Tuscan fare at a local restaurant.
Day 6 Capalbio (1B, 1D) Another free day to explore this region or relax at the villa. Opt to take a trip to the quaint Etruscan town of Pitigliano. In the evening, try your hand at Tuscan cuisine during a cooking class, and indulge in tastings of olive oil and local liquors. Included Activities: Tuscan Cooking Class
Day 7 Capalbio/Rome (1B) Transfer by bus and train to Rome. Depart in the early afternoon from the Rome train station (Termini). Additional Notes: This tour will end upon arrival in Rome at approximately 12pm. We suggest booking any onward travel after 3pm. If you wish to extend your stay in Rome, consider booking post-tour accommodation with us. Please speak to a G Adventures representative about booking accommodations in Rome after your tour ends. Included Activities: Departure Day Transport: Local train (2.00 hour(s), 145km)
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