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La Grandiosa Toscana Tour

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6 Nights / 7 Days

Discover all the hidden gems of Tuscany with our ultimate seven-day Tour. Say hello to your new home: a private apartment in an authentic Tuscan farmhouse, start your cultural journey in Tuscan history and step into the old soul of Tuscany with a visit to the Casentino Valley. Experience the folklore of an ancient Tuscan village and enjoy the magic of Maremma, the real countryside of Tuscany. Go hiking on the fascinating Pratomagno Mountain.

From: $3,470 per person based on twin share. Single supplement available.

2019: Small group tour – maximum 8 people. Commences on a Saturday to the following Saturday from April and September.


Saturday: Pick up at Figline Valdarno Station

Pick up —> accommodation







The tour will officially start when you are picked up from the Central Station of Figline Valdarno. You can find our driver at the main entrance of the station.  From there, we will take you to your Tuscan home away from home, a quaint apartment in a Tuscan farmhouse.

Sunday: The Casentino Valley

Casentino Valley —-> Poppi Castle —> Saint Francis’ Monastery


If you’re looking to discover a piece of Tuscany that you will forever carry in your heart, you will not be disappointed with the Casentino Valley. We’ll give you an insider view of this Tuscan gem as we follow the path of the ancient castles and villages that were developed by the Old Roman Empire. We will uncover the spiritual part of Tuscany that is all too often disregarded on contemporary tours of the region. A Tuscany that is rich in surprise and breathtaking moments awaits. We will have lunch in Poppi, an unforgettable medieval village that far too many visitors to Tuscany completely overlook. This city is home to spellbinding stories and fascinating mysteries that are waiting for you to uncover. We will end our journey with a trip to the ancient monastery of Saint Francis of Assisi before enjoying dinner in one of the best pizzeria in the area.

MONDAY: Wine, cheese and lots of beef (the world famous Chianina)

Montalcino —-> Montepulciano—> Val di Chiana


Today, we will visit Montalcino, which is renowned for Brunello di Montalcino, a red wine that is widely regarded as one of the top three red wines in the world. You’ll have an opportunity to learn more about this wine with a visit to one of the region’s most prestigious winery and cellars. Later, we will visit Montepulciano, a famous medieval village that is replete with Tuscan history and an area of the region that is renowned for its cultural summer festival and fairs. Our tour will continue with a visit to the city walls, where you’ll have an opportunity to watch skilled tradesmen and women at work using traditional manufacturing techniques to shape copper in their old artisan shops. We’ll also stop by some of the characteristic enoteche (wine shops). The day will end at one of the oldest farms of the Val di Chiana for a dinner of Chianina IGP beef, Cinta Senese pork and fabulous local wine.

Tuesday: Cooking class and local villages festivals “sagre”

Cooking class —-> Firenze —> Summer village festivals “sagre”


On the third day of our tour, you can choose between enjoying a cooking class with our local chef, with whom you will prepare dinner, or we will take you to the train station from where you can travel to Firenze by train. From June to September we will be joining the local villagers as they enjoy their vibrant summer festivals.

Wednesday: The Chianti Region

Chianti region —> Greve in Chianti

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This is a day that the wine aficionados among the group will enjoy because it is entirely dedicated to wine. We will visit a number of castles, wineries and cellars to learn the intimate story of Chianti’s famous wine. You will also get a chance to learn about and sample the region’s fine extra virgin olive oil. Once we have sampled the delicious offerings of Chianti, we will progress to Greve, home to the most famous butcher and deli shop in Tuscany and the ideal place for you to buy the best produce of the area. On our way back, we will stop at a family-run trattoria where you will enjoy an authentic Tuscan meal.

Thursday: La Maremma Toscana

La Maremma —> Cantina Antinori —> Castiglione della Pescaia 


Today, we will venture into the heart of the Tuscan countryside to enjoy some of its extraordinary landscapes. We will visit the Cantina Antinori, one of the most famous wine-producing families in the world, before visiting a local farm at which you can taste the typical produce of the area. We will then progress to one of the nicest beaches in Tuscany, which is located near Castiglione della Pescaia, a wonderful medieval castle that is famous for its delightful views, delicious restaurants and vibrant nightlife. From there, you can experience a day at the beach where you will be able to walk among the locals, enjoy an Italian aperitivo, and enjoy a fantastic dinner at one of the fanciest Italian “corso” (street).

Friday: The Pratomagno mountain

Pratomagno mountain —> Loro Ciuffenna—>Gropina


Today you will have a chance to experience the exclusive beauty and mystery of the Pratomagno, one of the most fascinating mountains in Tuscany. It was here that the Australian explorer and WWI hero Herbert John Louis Hinkler crashed in his attempt to fly from England to Australia. The tour commences with a visit to the quaint village of Loro Ciuffenna and an opportunity to witness the breathtaking beauty of Gropina’s Roman church. We will then visit several of the tiny medieval villages that are dotted across the mountainous landscape where we will have the opportunity to taste the local produce. The day will end with an aperitivo at the summit of Pratomagno, where you will enjoy a breathtaking sunset before dinner.

Saturday: Drop off  at Figline Val D’arno Station

Breakfast —> Drop off

The tour ends with a delicious breakfast before we part ways at Figline Valdarno’s station

Dates: 2018

Tours are from April to October



  1. Apartment farmhouse accommodation.
  2. All continental breakfasts, 5 lunches and 6 dinners in local traditional restaurants with  set menu composed with at least 3 courses with water and wine included.
  3. Transfer from the local station to the accommodation and back.
  4. Daily transfer with a luxury minivan from the accommodation to the different locations of the tour and back
  5. Bi-Lingual Hosts  for the duration of your tour
  6.   6 day tours to itinerary locations
  7. Train tickets for independent travel to Florence
  8.  On arrival at each location: remain as a group with tour leaders, alternatively explore independently and re-group at a pre-arranged time and location
  9. Wine tasting at selected  vineyards/ establishments
  10. Maps for all itinerary location
  11. One  cooking class at the farmhouse with the chef Manuela


All items not detailed in inclusions

Personal spending

All transfers other than to the local train station

  1. Airfares
  2. Airport taxes
  3. Travel insurance.
  4. Entry fees to museums/galleries and other places wherever entry fees apply
  5. All lunches and meals not specifically listed above.
  6. All personal expenditure.
  7. Refer to specific tour.

Departures are subject to availability and price change without notice. Terms and conditions apply.

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