• 9 Days Tuscany – A Gourmet Journey

    Take an epicurean journey into Tuscany and soak into the country lifestyle, wine and dine culture, and rich traditions through the rolling hills. Have a taste of the classic gourmet getaway in Tuscany.  Visit Chianti, the tower of Pisa and end in Florence.
  • 9 Days Tuscany – A Gourmet Journey

    Take an epicurean journey into Tuscany and soak into the country lifestyle, wine and dine culture, and rich traditions through the rolling hills. Have a taste of the classic gourmet getaway in Tuscany.  Visit Chianti, the tower of Pisa and end in Florence.
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9 days
From S$ 5,990/Adult

Itinerary

  • Day 00/01 - Singapore / Rome / Montepulciano & Montalcino / Siena
    Fly Singapore/Doha QR 947 2120/2355 - Daily (7h 35m)
      Doha/Rome QR 115 0115+1/0625+1- Wed, Fri, Sun (6h 10m)

    Upon arrival, be met and transfer to Chianti. Enroute, we stop to Montepulciano, a former Roman settlement. Next, admire Montalcino, known for its "Brunello", one of the most vintage wine of Italy. Enjoy some wine tasting of this famed wine.

    Continue 1 hour to Chianti and check into one of the chosen charming estates in the region with a stunning setting. 

    CASTEL MONASTERO
    http://www.castelmonastero.com/en/home

    Back in the 11th century, it was a monastery surrounded by the peace and quiet of the hills near Siena. It then became a castle and the country residene of the noble Chigi family and later a romantic hamlet in the Tuscan countryside. The glorious past of Castel Monastero, today a luxury resort just a few kilometres from Siena. 

    BORGO SAN FELICE
    http://www.borgosanfelice.it/

    Borgo San Felice is located on a small hill surrounded by 140 hectares of vineyards with striking views, narrow streets, picturesque squares, a Romanesque chapel and shrines. Enjoy a fine gourmet experience in their Poggio Rosso restaurant, prepared by the renowned Chef, Francesco Bracali, 2 Michelin star holder. 

     

    Overnight: Chianti
    Meals: Nil

  • Day 02 - Chianti

    Early morning, you may go on a Hot Air Balloon flight over Chianti. Fly over the legendary Chianti landscape with its hilltop towns, valleys, vineyards, castles and mixed woodlands, certainly one of the most striking landscapes in the world! 

    Enjoy a free leisure at your villa - you might want to join their activities like cooking class, wine tour, trekking or cycling in the area.

    Overnight: Chianti
    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 03 - Chianti - Excursion To Siena & San Gimignano

    This morning, tour the historical center of Siena: Piazza del Campo with Palazzo Vecchio, as well as the Dom.

    In the afternoon, drive through the rolling hills of Chianti and arrive San Gimignano, known as the City of Beautiful Towers, a classic medieval walled hill town in Tuscany. Enjoy winetasting before ending the day with the visit of the landmark Great Tower - Torre Grossa, the French road, Guelph and Guibellines.

    Overnight: Chianti
    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 04 - Chainti Region / Pisa / Lucca

    Head towards Lucca. On the way, make a stop at Pisa and visit the world famous leaning tower. Other notable sights include Piazza dei Miracoli, the Dom and the Baptistery.

    Continue to Lucca - the only old town in Italy entirely surrounded by walls which are still very well preserved. Visit the San Frediano church, Piazza del Anfiteatro and end in the Duomo.

    Overnight: Lucca
    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 05 - Lucca -Cinque Terre Excursion

    Today explore the charming Tuscan countryside outside Florence. Go truffle-hunting with the truffle hunter and his dog at the woods. Enjoy a wonderful lunch of local food based in ingredients of truffle.
    Next, we proceed to Leonardo Da Vinci’s house and museum. On the way back stop at Montalbano oil mill for the extra virgin olive oil tasting

    Overnight: Lucca
    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 06 - Lucca - Garfagnana Half Day Hiking

    Embedded between two mountain chains - Apuan Alps and the tosco-emiglian Apennine, the Garfagnana is one of the most enticing regions for hiking in Tuscany. Start in Barga, a small, medieval town. Enjoy stunning views on the two mountain chains, olive groves and vineyards.

    • Difference in altitude: ca. 600 meters (1968 feet)
    • Difficulty: medium
    • Duration: 3.5 hr
    Overnight: Lucca

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 07 - Lucca / Florence

    Leave Lucca today and drive to Florence. Your walking tour starts from the 14-Century Ponte Vecchio. Next, visit Piazza della Signoria and the seat of the Florentine city and county government. Take in the immense Palazzo Vecchio as well as the Duomo, famous for Brunelleschi's dome, Giotto's colorful bell tower and the carved bronze Baptistry doors. Finally, visit Santa Croce (Basilica of the Holy Cross), home to many important tombs.

    Afterwards, visit the Accademia Gallery, with the famous Michelangelo's masterpiece: The David.

    Overnight: Florence
    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 08 - Florence

    Have an early start to your day! Lose yourself in the overwhelming sights and smells of the bustling, brimming Florence market. Visit a refined gourmet food shop and end your tour outside a local trattoria, where you can dine on the traditional Tuscan dishes.

    In the afternoon, we visit Uffizi Gallery, one of the most beautiful museums in the world boasting a hall of fame of the most important artists of all times.

    Overnight: Florence
    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 09 - Florence /Rome/ Singapore

    Be transferred to Florence airport and catch your flight back home.

    Fly Florence / Rome AZ 1678 1210/1300 – Daily (50m)
      Rome / Doha QR 132 1730/2359 - Daily (5h 29m) 
      Doha/Singapore QR 946 0225+1/1515+1 – Daily (7h 50m)


    Note: Direct Singapore Airline flight option does not work for a 9 day trip in and out of Rome. To fly on SQ, you can extend your trip in Milan or Rome.

 

 

 

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