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Tuscany – Tasty highlights of Southern Tuscany - 7 Days

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From 299 € per person

  • Extensive range of tasting opportunities
  • Medieval lunch included
  • Includes trip into neighbouring province of Umbria

1 Arrival 

2 Siena with medieval lunch
Visit stunning Siena with its narrow medieval streets surrounding the famous sea shell shaped Piazza del Campo
Enjoy a medieval lunch in a characteristic local restaurant

Gusto Experience of the day: Medieval lunch experience

3 Cortona and Arezzo with a wine tasting and hearty snacks
Today’s trip is to the medieval town of Cortona, before continuing on to a country estate for a wine tasting with a selection of snacks. We then proceed to the important Etruscan and Roman centre of Arezzo.

Gusto Experience of the day: Wine tasting with accompaniment

4 Pienza and Montepulciano – sample Pecorino cheese
Tour the Renaissance town of Pienza and the Montepulciano wine area.
The area is particularly known for its Pecorino sheep’s milk cheese as well and we will have
the chance to sample both on our visit today.

Gusto Experience of the day: Montepulciano wine and Pecorino cheese tastings

5 Lake Trasimeno, Perugia and chocolate tasting
Visit to the delightful Lake Trasimeno with gorgeous views before continuing on to Perugia
with its many impressive sights where we will enjoy a visit to a chocolatier for a tasting.

Gusto Experience of the day: Chocolate tasting

6 Departure

• 5 x overnights with buffet breakfast
• Welcome drink
• 3 course set evening meal on arrival day
• 3 x 3 course evening meals with menu choice
• 1 x typical Tuscan evening meal
• Antipasti salad and vegetable buffet accompaniment to all evening meals
• 2 hour guided tour of Siena
• Medieval lunch in Siena
• Full day tour manager for Cortona and Arezzo
• Wine tasting and snacks
• Full day tour manager for Pienza and Montepulciano
• Pecorino cheese tasting with Montepulciano red wine sample
• Full day tour manager for Lake Trasimeno and Perugia
• 2 hour guided tour of Perugia

Grand Hotel Excelsior 4*

  • per person based on twin/double room
    299 €

Additional services

  • Single room supplement from
    69 €

Grand Hotel Excelsior 4*

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Dating back to 1927, this elegant hotel offers a rooftop pool, a sauna and a restaurant in the centre of Chianciano, 10 minutes' walk from the Parco Acquasanta baths and wellness centre.

Managed for over 80 years by the same family, the Gran Excelsior is 300 m from the Terme Sensoriali thermal baths.

Rooms: 72 spacious rooms with air conditioning and central heating, satellite TV, telephone,
safe, minibar, hairdryer, and free WiFi

Facilities: Restaurant, hotel bar, lift, conference and banqueting rooms, rooftop swimming
pool ( open in Summer), terrace. sauna (extra fee applies). A continental breakfast is served in the glass conservatory each morning. You can try Tuscan specialities and a mix of international dishes at the restaurant.

Coach parking: At the hotel




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