Slow-Cooking in Tuscany

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Tour Introduction

6 NIGHT TRIP
Enjoy slow-cooking classes in the Italian countryside without missing Rome and Florence! This tour package includes Rome, Cortona, Florence, Orvieto.

Highlights:

  • Cooking classes in the Tuscan countryside
  • Relax in an elegant Relais in the Chianti Hills
  • The open-air museum of Florence
  • Orvieto, the impressive Duomo and underground city

DAY 1: ARRIVE ROME
Upon arrival at Rome airport, meet your private driver for transfer to your hotel accommodation. Following check in. Meet your  private guide and visit one of the top rated museum in Rome: The Vatican museum and visiting the world’s greatest art collections. Your guide will lead you inside the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica, where you will admire Michelagelo’s Pieta’. Evening at leisure. Overnight.

DAY 2: COOK THE TUSCAN WAY
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure private transfer to your accommodation in the countryside. Enjoy a 3 course lunch menu. In the afternoon experience your first 3 hour cooking lesson followed by dinner. Overnight.

DAY 3: REJUVENATE IN THE TUSCAN HILLS
Breakfast at the hotel. Today experience your second cooking lesson followed by lunch. In the afternoon time to explore the beautiful walking trails surrounding the farmhouse or have some quiet time by the Jacuzzi. Spa treatments are also available. Enjoy a massage out in the open, overlooking the beautiful scenery; there are many treatments to choose from. Dinner on your own.

DAY 4: VINO NOBILE WINE TASTING AND MONTEPULCIANO DISCOVERY
Breakfast at Hotel. Departure transfer to Cortona. Cortona is a small charming town, surrounded by Etruscan walls, 3000 years old. After the guided tour, visit of a winery in the area of Vino Nobile. Enjoy a typical lunch with typical delicatessen. After lunch visit Montepulciano, the medieval hilltop village full of elegant Renaissance palaces, ancient churches, charming squares and hidden corners, that offers vast panoramas over the wonderful Val d'Orcia and Val di Chiana. Return to your accommodation and enjoy your third and last cooking class followed by dinner. Overnight.

DAY 5: THE CRADLE OF RENAISSANCE
Breakfast at hotel. Departure transfer to Florence. Upon arrival private walking tour of Florence with including a visit of the Accademia Museum, that hosts Michelangelo’s masterpiece, the David. You will also be able to admire The Prisoners and St Matthew, other impressive Michelangelo’s work of arts. Lunch and check in at a villa in the Chianti hills. Enjoy another cooking class followed by dinner. Overnight.

DAY 6: ORVIETO THE STRIKING HILLTOWN
Breakfast at hotel. Morning departure transfer to Orvieto, in the nearby region of  Umbria. Discover the spectacular Cathedral with the most beautiful Gothic facade, the  underground city, the Etruscan ruins, and much more. Following a 3-course lunch in a local restaurant, departure transfer to Fiumicino. Check in at  Hotel Euro House Inn. Evening at leisure. Overnight.

DAY 7:
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure transfer to the airport. Good-bye!

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