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Tours of Tuscany
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Throughout the course of your tour your local host will introduce you to artisans, winemakers and locals who will further enrich your Tuscan experience.
Tell us the places you would like to have on your itinerary and we will tailor our Tuscan small group tours specifically to you.
Our tours are designed with ‘structured flexibility’ considering each individual in the group creating a memorable experience for all.
Small Group Focus
Small groups of no more than 12 make up the weekly tours. The traveller has the ability to explore independently or remain as a group during the course of daily travels.
We can accommodate travellers who are interested in visiting many of the locations on our varied itineraries, however wish to create a customised itinerary of their own
For individuals, couples, or group travel, tell us a little more about the places and experiences you would like to incorporate in your itinerary and we will tailor a tour specifically for you.
As an example, in a 7 day itinerary we can incorporate Siena, San Gimignano, a cooking class experience with a local chef, a day in the wine growing area of Chianti meeting the winemakers and visiting their cellar including a Tuscan lunch and wine tasting, a cheese making class which includes lunch at the property where the cheese is made, a day in the historical centre of Cortona and a wellness package at a local spa.
The options are many and we encourage your advice as to your preferred itinerary locations to further enhance your Tuscan experience.
Il Mandorlo, Fratticciola
Il Mandorlo is a rural house dating back to the 17th Century which has been restored in keeping with its original shape and materials. It is located in the valley ‘Val di Chiana’ nearby the historical centre of Cortona. The house is divided into five apartments with all modern facilities including air conditioning and WI-FI. The grounds are beautifully maintained and the infinity swimming pool provides a panoramic view of the historical centre of Cortona and surrounding valley. Set in a quiet location but close enough to the main roads which connect to all the well-known historical cities and villages. It is an image of rolling hills, vineyards, age-old trees, golden wheat in Spring, Sunflowers in Summer and the constantly changing shades of the earth.
Rosa Dei Venti, Creti
Rosa dei Venti dates back to the 18th Century and is located in the hamlet of Creti in the valley ‘Val di Chiana’ nearby the historical centre of Cortona. The 25 hectare estate comprises a vineyard, olive groves and two farm houses which are beautifully maintained and include a swimming pool offering spectacular views of the valley. The various buildings on these grounds have been restored in keeping with old traditions and the six apartments comprise all modern facilities including air conditioning and WI-FI. Set in a quiet location but close enough to the main roads which connect to all the well-known historical cities .
Fattoria Giare, Fratticciola
Set in the Tuscan hills Fattoria Le Giare is located in the hamlet of Fratticciola in the valley ‘Val di Chiana’ nearby the historical centre of Cortona and offers eight beautifully restored apartments all with modern facilities including air conditioning and WI-FI. The grounds are beautifully maintained with a swimming pool offering panoramic views of the valley and Cortona. A peaceful and enchanting oasis to retreat to after a touring day. Set in a quiet location but close enough to the main roads which connect to all the well-known historical cities and villages this property is a perfect ‘home away from home’ in the Tuscan countryside.
Prices shown are per person, double occupancy. A single supplement of $450 will apply to single occupancy. The deposit is 25% of the overall tour price, or as listed on the tour registration form is required at time a booking is confirmed. No booking will be reserved until the prescribed deposit is received. Balance of the payment will be due within 30 days of booking confirmation.
Deposits and balance payments are accepted by bank wire electronic transfer. Wiring banking instructions will be sent to you after we have received your Booking Confirmation form. After your deposit has been accredited we will send you an invoice with the due date for the balance of payment. Should your final payment fail to reach us by the date specified on your invoice, we reserve the right to cancel your booking without refund.