9 Days to Tuscany, Umbria and Assisi
THE TOUR INCLUDES:
3 nights at Hotel Nun 5***** in Assisi
3 nights at Hotelito De Charme La Lupaia in Torrita di Siena
1 nights at Hotel Strozzi Palace 4**** in Florence
1 night at hotel Fourtyseven 4****L in Rome
Breakfast at hotels every morning
Guided tours as per program in Assisi, Deruta, Siena and Florence
Transfers with private car and English speaking driver as per program
2nd class train tickets from Florence to Rome
Welcome lunch at Borgo dei Conti resort near Perugia ( 3 courses without beverages)
Lunch in Assisi at restaurant 'La Locanda del cardinale '( 4 courses, water , coffee, wine not included)
Eco tour and wine tasting with exceptional wines and local Umbrian products at Montevibiano castle
Light lunch at restaurant Molino il Moro in Colla val D'elsa (3 courses including ½ water, ½ housewine, coffee)
Lunch in Montalcino, at a local restaurant( 3 courses without beverages)
Wine tastings and visits of 2 historic properties in the Chianti area: Poliziano Winery and Biondi Santi Winery
Farewell dinner in Rome ( 3 courses without beverages)
Entrance fees at monuments in Assisi
Entrance fees at Uffizi Gallery in Florence
THE TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE:
All meals not mentioned in the program
All transfers not mentioned in the program
All that is not expressly listed in "THE TOUR INCLUDES"
Day n. 1 Rome/Assisi
Arrival at the airport with your flight. Transfer with private car and English speaking driver towards Assisi. Stop at Borgo dei Conti resort, near Perugia for a gourmet lunch. Proceed to Assisi, after lunch, arrival and check in at the
hotel Nun 5*****. Afternoon and dinner at your disposal and overnight at Hotel Nun 5*****.
Day n. 2 Assisi
Breakfast in Hotel and then meet your English speaking guide for a walking tour of the city of Assisi. Lunch will be served at restaurant 'La Locanda del cardinale' where you can taste the best ingredients of the local gastronomy together with the kindness of the staff of this beautiful historic restaurant. Back to Assisi and rest of the day at your disposal. Overnight at Hotel Nun 5*****.
Day n. 3 Deruta
Breakfast in Hotel and then meet your English speaking private driver for a transfer to Deruta: here meet your private English speaking guide for a pleasant walking tour of this very nice and interesting town. After the tour transfer to nearby Castello di Montevibiano for a tour of the properties ,visiting the winery and enjoying the exclusive eco-tour among the green hills surrounding the vineyard, a truly unique experience. The tour will be followed by a special tasting with very good Umbrian wines, Umbrian oil and local products (cheeses, cold cuts). After this transfer back to Assisi and Overnight at Hotel Nun 5*****.
Day n. 4 Assisi/Torrita di Siena
AM Breakfast and Check out at the hotel Nun in Assisi. Transfer with private car and English speaking driver to Torrita di Siena, in Tuscany. Arrival at your hotel : Hotelito De Charme La Lupaia 4**** . Check in and time at your disposal.
In the late afternoon cooking class followed by a dinner in the hotel La Lupaia with its splendid natural surroundings.
Day n. 5 Siena and Colle Val D'Elsa
Breakfast in Hotel. Meet your personal English speaking driver and transfer to Siena, for a guided walking tour in the city center with your private English speaking guide.After the tour transfer to Colle Val D'Elsa for a pleasant walking in the city center,ending at your restaurant for lunch. After lunch transfer back to your hotel and rest of the day at your disposal. Overnight in Torrita di Siena : Hotelito De Charme La Lupaia
Day n. 6 Montalcino and Montepulciano
Breakfast in Hotel. Meet your personal English speaking driver at the hotel for a transfer to magnificent medieval village of Montepulciano . You will arrive at one of the most famous wineries in the region, home to the Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. Here, enjoy a wine tasting guided by an expert wine steward and accompanied by a variety of delicious local delicacies including local organic cheeses and coldcuts. Later, you will journey to
another nearby village: Montalcino. Here, you will eat in an authentic restaurant chosen by us, with a menu prepared exclusively for you. Soon after lunch depart with your driver to the second wine tasting, and discover where the legendary Brunello di Montalcino was born at the Biondi-Santi Winery: here enjoy the Brunello Riserva and a guided tour of the winery. Transfer back to your hotel and rest of the day at your disposal. Overnight in Torrita di Siena : Hotelito De Charme La Lupaia.
Day n. 7 Florence
AM Breakfast and Check out at the Hotelito la Lupaia. Transfer with your private driver to Florence. Arrival at your hotel and check in: Hotel Strozzi Palace 4****. Time to refresh and have lunch on your own. In the early afternoon meet your private English speaking guide in the city centre for a guided walking tour in the city center including the Uffizi gallery Museum. Rest of the afternoon and dinner at your care. Overnight in Florence: Hotel Strozzi Palace 4****.
Day n. 8 Florence/Rome
Breakfast in Hotel and morning at your disposal in Florence. Check in at Hotel Strozzi palace within 11,30 am. Transfer from hotel to Florence Santa Maria Novella train station at your care. Departure to Rome with train : 2nd class seats. Train ride takes 1 hours and 30 minutes. Arrival in Rome Termini train station . Transfer to hotel at your care and rest of the afternoon at leisure . Farewell dinner at restaurant Forum on a terrace with a wonderful view on the Roman Forum. The restaurant is in a walking distance from the hotel. Overnight in Rome Hotel Fourtyseven 4****L.
Day n. 9 Rome
Breakfast and Check out at Hotel Fourtyseven. Transfer to Fiumicino airport with private car and English speaking driver for your flight back home.