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7 Night Tuscany Private Villa - Second Week - SOLD OUT
- 7 Nights accommodations at a private villa in Tuscany. * We'll stock it with plenty of food, wine, and snacks! - Tours and admissions for all attractions listed on the itinerary. - Roundtrip private transportation from the Florence airport to our private villa. - Private transportation for all tours. - Visit the cities of Florence, Sienna, San Gimignano, and Greve in Chianti. - 7 continental breakfasts at villa. - 6 dinners. * 3 private chef dinners. * 1 winery dinner. * 1 cooking class. * 1 light dinner at villa. - 2 lunches. - 3 winery visits with tastings. - All taxes, surcharges, and currency fluctuations. - Tips for all tour guides and bus drivers. - The prices below do not include airfare to and/or from Italy. - The price for this trip is $2,999 per person double occupancy, $5,998 single occupancy if paying by check. If paying by credit card, there is a fee of $90 for double occupancy, $180 for single occupancy. If you would like to use our roommate matching service, we will match you up with a roommate as long as you're a complete non-smoker/tobacco user. You must book at least 120 days prior to the trip to take advantage of this. Don't let not having a roommate keep you from going on this amazing trip! - Deposit is a non-refundable $1,000 double occupancy, $2,000 single occupancy. To book, please contact Paul at [masked] or (571)[masked]. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- 09/08/18 (Saturday) - Arrival Day & Welcome Private Chef Dinner Please ensure your flight arrives no later than 1:00 PM. At 2:30 PM we'll pick everyone up at the Florence airport for our private transfer to our private villa in Tuscany. Upon arrival we'll enjoy some light snacks and wine while we explore our home for the week. That night our private chef will prepare us with a delicious Tuscan dinner. NOTE Should you miss our 2:30 PM departure from the Florence airport you will need to make your way to our Tuscan villa at your own cost. 09/09/18 (Sunday) - Chianti Classico Expo Wine Festival Today we'll visit a long running wine festival, the Chianti Classico Expo. Located in the town square of quaint Greve in Chianti and in its 48th year, we'll have a chance to taste from over 60+ wineries that will be exhibiting. Afterward, we'll head back to the villa to enjoy everything it has to offer before we enjoy a light dinner that will be provided. 09/10/18 (Monday) - Florence Guided Tour & Lunch With our local guide we'll spend the morning exploring Florence and visiting sites such as Il Duomo, Ponte Vecchio, and Piazza della Signoria after a stop to view the Statue of "David" in the Accademia Gallery. After our tour, we'll feast on an included lunch before we set you loose to enjoy some free time exploring the city. Dinner is on your own before we meet back up to head home to our villa. 09/11/18 (Tuesday) - Winery School, San Gimignano, & Private Chef Dinner With our first stop today at a wine tasting school, we'll get an education on Tuscan wines and enjoy a wine tasting and samples of some local food. In the afternoon we'll visit the beautiful medieval town of San Gimignano. Enjoy your time wandering the narrow streets and you even have a chance to visit a world-champion gelateria where you'll be treated to a complimentary gelato of your choice. Another amazing meal from our private chef will be offered tonight. 09/12/18 (Wednesday) - Castle Winery Tours & Winery Dinner Today we'll visit two amazing Tuscan castle wineries where we'll have guided tours of their properties. We'll taste 3 wines at our first stop and at our second winery we'll enjoy a 4 course Tuscan dinner paired with wine. 09/13/18 (Thursday) - Cooking Class This morning we'll have some time at our villa to relax. Later that day we'll head to a cooking class where we'll learn how to prepare some great Tuscan dishes and enjoy what is cooked. 09/14/18 (Friday) - Siena Guided Tour & Lunch / Farewell Private Chef Dinner We'll head to Siena where we'll have a tour of the city with our local guide. Be amazed at the Piazza del Campo and hear about the famous Palio Horse Race that takes place twice a year. Take in other wonderful sites of this picturesque city before we dine on an included lunch at a restaurant near the city center. Afterward, we'll head back to the villa to enjoy everything it has to offer before we enjoy a light dinner that will be provided. Tonight we end our trip with a Farewell Dinner from our private chef. 09/15/18 (Saturday) - Departure Day Today is our departure day and private transportation will leave the villa at 8:00 AM to head to the Florence airport for a 9:30 AM arrival. NOTE Should you decide to leave at another time during the day you will have to pay for your own transportation. We are required to check out of the villa no later than 10:00 AM. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NOTES Depending on the size of our group, some of our activities will be part of a larger tour group. The hotel, activities, and/or their order may change and/or be cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control. In the event this happens, we will try our best to make similar accommodations or changes. Some parts of this trip requires extensive walking (4 - 5 miles over the course of the day and uphill/downhill climbing).

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