GOURMET FOOD, WINE & COOKING TOUR of TUSCANY & UMBRIA GROUP TOUR FEATURES
Discover Tuscany and Umbria, the very heart of Italy: Ancient Etruscan hilltop towns, timeless landscapes with rolling hills and valleys swathed in grapevines, medieval gems, historical sites, awe-inspiring Art and warm hearted people who work on and with the land and cuisine. Autumn in Italy is the most beautiful time of the year to experience Italy. Da Vinci Custom Travel & Tours in cooperation with our partner Essence of Italy and renowned chef MARCO ROSSI of Nashville’s premier TARTUFO restaurant, invites you to join us on a unique private designed unforgettable one of a kind luxurious gourmet food and wine tour blending private visits and wine tasting to some of finest and most prestigious acclaimed wineries in the regions of Tuscany and Umbria and private cooking classes in charming venues. All towns and villages have been carefully selected for the savvy traveller looking for cultural food and wine with a difference. You’ll experience visits and wine tastings to Private Vineyards and Cellars, private cooking classes with renowned Chefs, olive oil and cheese producing farms and luxurious five star accommodations. An unforgettable and sensory experience, a treat for the taste buds, a feast for your eyes and soul in the heart of Tuscany and Umbria awaits you!
This tour is capacity controlled. Reservations will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.
LOOK AT ALL OF THE FOLLOWING FEATURES INCLUDED GROUP FEATURES:
- Eight Nights’ in luxurious accommodations at Deluxe 5 star hotels.
- Welcome dinner cocktail reception at the 5 star luxury Bagni Di Pisa Hotel.
- Touring throughout by private deluxe air –conditioned motor coach.
- 21 total meals (7 buffet breakfasts, 6 lunches with wine tasting & 8 dinners with wine & desserts, including welcome and farewell dinners.) Note: 4 Special Dinners to be prepared by Marco Rossi & local renowned chefs.
- Olive Oil Tasting & Pecorino Di Fossa Cheese Farm Tasting.
- English speaking assistant for entire tour.
- Sightseeing & entrance fees to major sites as per program itinerary.
- Cinqueterre day pass card for transportation on local ferries/train tickets.
- Professional local licensed guides according to itinerary.
- All transfers & luggage handling. (NOTE: Complimentary Airport transfers is provided only to those passengers booking the group air/land package).
- DaVinci personalized luggage tags, and personalized tour informational booklet.
- DaVinci personal escort services throughout the entire tour.
- Tips for hotel & restaurant personnel for all included meals.
- Hotel service charges & Italian govt. Hotel VAT tax.
*Land only rate per person based on double occupancy. Special group airfare in Business, Premium or Economy class is available on request from any major gateway throughout the USA. Tour can be purchased with or without our group airfare. Additional costs may apply for air deviations. Please call us for your special airfare quotation. Single & triple rates are available on request. The above rate is based on a minimum of 20 or more passengers. Price is subject to change based on the fluctuation of the US dollar against the Euro, additional airlines, government imposed taxes or fees and failure to reach the minimum of 20 or more passengers.
THE TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- Gratuities payable directly to Tour Director, local guides & drivers.
- Local hotel municipality tax
- Other personal expenses
- Items not specifically listed in the included features