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Flavors of Chianti

Sept. 24–Oct. 2, 2020

Tour Operator: Orbridge


Activity Level: Moderate

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Embrace the bewitching enchantment, bucolic ambiance, and charismatic culture of Chianti. Meander through Tuscany’s colorful cities, cypress-studded hilltop towns, classic cucinas, and idyllic vineyards during this small-group journey. Explore this Italian countryside that provides overwhelming inspiration for artists, chefs, and vintners alike while staying in luxurious accommodations featuring exceptional views of the lush, rolling Tuscan landscape.

Highlights

  • Admire the Etruscan ruins and Roman center at Volterra
  • Stop at the Renaissance town of Pienza, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which sits atop a hill overlooking the Tuscan countryside
  • Learn the history of Bagno Vignoni, a small village surrounded by thermal waters
  • Visit Villa Vignamaggio — the childhood home of Lisa Gherardini, immortalized as the Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci
  • Stroll Siena, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its well-preserved cityscape, celebrated Duomo and bustling Piazza del Campo

Itinerary

Day 1: En Route from U.S.

Day 2: Arrive in Florence, Italy / Castellina

Day 3: Volterra / San Gimignano

Day 4: Pienza / Bagno Vignoni

Day 5: Greve

Day 6: Cortona

Day 7: Monteriggioni / Via Francigena / Gaiole

Day 8: Siena

Day 9: Florence / Depart for U.S.

Program Itinerary is subject to change. See final brochure for complete details.

Cost Details

Land Only: TBA

Single Rate: TBA

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