Local Living Italy - Southern Tuscany - Italy
Experience life the local way and you’ll experience a Tuscany that most tourists miss. This trip offers plenty of opportunity to get your hands dirty during a cooking class, as you’ll learn to prepare and enjoy this picturesque region’s culinary and viticultural delights. Peruse the local markets and delis in search of the finest organic fare, sample wines in the very vineyards that produced them, and work off all that deliciousness with walks through some of the world’s most beautiful scenery. Just start forwarding your mail here now.
Day 1 Rome
Arrive any time.
Day 2 Rome/Chianciano Terme
Orientation walk of Rome. Transfer to an agriturismo located outside the charming hill town of Chianciano Terme and get settled in. Enjoy the first of many delicious multi-course home cooked Italian dinners.
Day 3 Chianciano Terme
Visit Chianciano Terme, with free time in the afternoon to enjoy lunch followed by a local wine tasting.
Day 4 Chianciano Terme
Visit the medieval hilltop town of Montepulciano. Enjoy an included half-day cooking class in the afternoon.
Day 5 Chianciano Terme
We are in for a treat as our host, Stefano, takes us through his orchards, fields, and cellar showing us local produce from the ground up.
Day 6 Chianciano Terme
Visit the quintessential Tuscan hill town of Montalcino and stop along the way for Gregorian chanting at the famous Abbey of Sant'Antimo.
Day 7 Chianciano Terme/Rome
Morning transfer to Rome. Depart from the Rome train station in the afternoon.
Reference : GAH