Day 1: Meeting and transfer from Florence Airport or Rail station to Il Borgo, 40 minutes from Florence. Evening meal at a local restaurant.
Day 2: Sightseeing in the medieval towns of San Gimignano and Certaldo. Optional lessons of Conversational Italian, Photography, Tuscan Cooking. Tuscan Buffet at Il Borgo.
Day 3: Visit the Chianti Wine Region from Greve to Volpaia, Castellina and Montefioralle with wine tastings. Optional lessons of Italian, Tuscany Art and History. Evening meal at a local restaurant.
Day 4: Visit ancient towns of Lucca and Pisa. Optional lessons in Italian and Tuscan Cooking. Evening meal in a Tuscan Trattoria.
Day 5: Explore the artistic and architectural heritage of Florence. Optional lessons in Ceramic Painting, Chianti Wines and Watercolors. Candlelit dinner at Il Poggio restaurant.
Day 6: Visit Tuscany's medieval jewel, Siena. Optional lessons in Ceramic Painting, Chianti Wines and Photography. Dinner at the private castle, Castello di Santa Maria Novella.
Day 7: Visit the Etruscan town of Volterra. Optional lessons in Italian and Tuscan Cooking. Dinner at local restaurant.
Day 8: Check out - transfers provided to Florence. 4 days programs available upon request. 7 nights accommodation at Il Borgo, a village formed by farm buildings renovated using local materials. There are 25 units accommodating from 1 to 5 persons, each with bedroom, bath, living room with fireplace, balcony or terrace and kitchens. Daily breakfast delivered to your door, Tuscan lunches and dinners, Chianti Wine tasting, and special dinner in a private medieval castle. Transportation for sightseeing as per itinerary and transfers.
Notes: Accommodations and Tuscany sightseeing included. Your driver will take you to the places within the selected itinerary. If you are 5 or more persons, sightseeing guides and entrance fees included. If 4 or less these are additional. Optional courses available in the afternoons at nominal cost.
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