Discovering the True Essence of Tuscany
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Golf & Wine Paradise

GOLF & WINE PARADISE tour of Tuscany brings together the passions of three worlds: those of the wine enthusiast, the devout golfer and dreamers of la dolce vita. This concoction of some of life's finest makes for a week of absolute indulgence and pleasure.
Tuscany is truly a golf lover's paradise. With its striking natural beauty and inspirational landscapes, Tuscany also boasts innate style and elegance, tradition, some of the world's finest wines, gourmet dining, and a fascinating history and culture.
Practice your swing on some of the region's most spectacular courses featuring pristine greens and glorious views. Following the natural contours of the rugged and hilly terrain, the area boasts technical and challenging courses that offer a variety of thrills for both expert players and practicing amateurs. Enhance your golf holiday with savory foods, exquisite wines and leisurely strolls through ancient hilltop hamlets - a perfect blend for a perfectly unforgettable and exhilirating experience.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DEAL - 7 days / 7 nights

- Private luxury vehicle service for all ground transportation with English-speaking driver.
- 3 rounds of golf at stunning Tuscan venues: Golf Club Castelfalfi, Royal Golf La Bagnaia and Poggio dei Medici Golf Club.
- Unique and engaging Wine & Culture Private Tour of Florence with certified and licensed guide.
- Wine-tasting & gourmet lunch at a historical winery estate.
- Guided visits to 2 other local wineries to taste Chianti, Super Tuscans, Brunello di Montalcino and others.
- Amazing Florentine steak dinner at Italy's "mad butcher's" shop.
- Italian designer outlet shopping.
- Gourmet meals with local, season produce: farm-to-table at its best!
- Explorations of Florence, Siena, Chianti wine country and the spectacular Val d'Orcia region.
- Visits to ancient villages and hamlets such as San Gimignano, Greve in Chianti, Radda in Chianti, Pienza, Montalcino and others.

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PRICE PER PERSON (including taxes and fees)

Prices are per person, based on a booking of:
2 people: 2685 / 3 people: 2110 / 4 people: 1845 / 5 people: 1695 / 6 people: 1535 / 7 people: 1420

Please note that accomodations are NOT INCLUDED in the above prices. We work together with you to choose the best kind of accomodations according to your tastes, needs and budget. Please contact us for ideas proposals!

For larger groups, please contact us for a price quote.
Please note that any request to customize the itinerary may incur additional costs.


INCLUDED IN PRICE

All ground transportation in luxury Mercedes (or equivalent) full-optional vehicle with helpful English-speaking driver.
Daily Italian-style continental breakfasts
Green fees (18 holes) for 3 golf venues (not included rental of clubs, golf cart, pull cart, or caddies)
Private Wine & Culture Tour of Florence with certified and licensed guide (3 hours)
1 guided tour with lunch and tastings at a prestigious winery
2 guided tours and wine-tastings at prestigious wineries
Florentine steak meal (booking only, meal not included)
Visits to various picturesque medieval villages and towns
All lunch & dinner reservations (meals not included except lunch at winery Day 3)
Booking services for city and countryside accomodations (accomodation costs not included)*
Local taxes & fees


NOT INCLUDED IN PRICE

Flights
Travel insurance
Entrance fees to museums, exhibitions, monuments and historic sites not mentioned in itinerary
Rental of clubs, golf cart, pull cart, or caddies at golf venues
Personal expenses
Gratuities
Anything not expressly mentioned above

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Full itinerary for our Golf & Wine Paradise 7 days / 7 nights

This is designed as a private tour and not a generic group tour so that you may customize it as you wish to suit your interests, needs and budget. Please see our ideas for other activities.
  • DAY 1

    - Afternoon arrival in Florence airport or train station. Private transfer to countryside accomodations.
    - Relax on the estate, enjoy a cocktail by the poolside or go for a nature walk in the hills.
    - Savor a lovely gourmet dinner in-house prepared with seasonal produce.
  • DAY 2

    - Start the day off with an early round of golf at the exclusive Golf Club Castelfalfi. (Non golfers may choose to relax at the Castelfalfi resort or to spend the morning visiting the picturesque medieval town of Volterra.)
    - Dine in one of the estate's gourmet restaurants. Castelfalfi is also a wine and olive oil producer and offers tastings of its own products.
    - Afterward lunch, take a stroll through the stunning medieval town of San Gimignano with its ancient towers and picturesque alleys, famous for its white Vernaccia wine. Explore the town on your own, wander through its lively streets and squares.
    - Return to your country accomodations for a savory dinner prepared with seasonal produce.
  • DAY 3

    - Spend the day exploring the enchanting Chianti wine country. You private driver will guide you through the region at your own pace.
    - Visit the many wonderful ancient hamlets, historical estates or castles that dot the landscape of this prestigious wine region, perched on hilltops with compelling panoramic views.
    - For lunch stop off at the historical villa where Leonardo Da Vinci once painted one of his greatest masterpieces, now a prestigious winery estate. Indulge in a tasting of its wines accompanied by traditional Tuscan dishes prepared with local fresh produce.
    - In the afternoon, enjoy a tour of the modern, state-of-the-art Antinori wine cellars completed in 2013 -- an impressive architectural masterpiece perfectly blended into the Tuscan landscape.
    - Experience a unique and sumptuous Florentine steak dinner at the restaurant of Italy's quirky "mad butcher".
  • DAY 4

    - After breakfast, embark on an exploration of the city of Florence.
    - Meet with your private guide for a Wine & Culture tour of the city. Your guide will lead you through the historical center of Florence with an excellent glass of wine in your hands. Discover the sites while sipping and snacking, filling your glass a second time as you cross over the river.
    - Spend the afternoon on your own leisurely visiting sites and museums or shopping in the city's many fashionable boutiques.
    - Enjoy dinner in one of Florence's fine gourmet establishments or return to your accomodations for a cozy dinner in-house.
  • DAY 5

    - Your driver will accompany you to Siena, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with an outstanding medieval cityscape.
    - Visit the amazing Piazza del Campo where the annual Palio horse race has been held since 1656. Spend the morning freely wandering the picturesque streets at your own pace.
    - Enjoy lunch in one of Siena's lovely trattorias.
    - After lunch enjoy a round of golf at the elegant Royal Golf La Bagnaia, just 20 minutes south of Siena. (Non golfers may choose to stay on in Siena or to relax at the golf resort.)
    - Return to your country accomodations for a savory dinner prepared with seasonal produce.
  • DAY 6

    -Today will be dedicated to wandering in the stunning Val d'Orcia area, the part of Tuscany with the most inspiring landscapes and spectacular views.
    - Make stops along the way at charming little towns such as Pienza, famous for its cheeses (a delightful place for a light lunch!) and Bagno Vignoni, an ancient Roman bath town. The area also boasts fascinating historical abbeys and gardens.
    - In the afternoon enjoy a quick wine-tasting at a winery just outside the town of Montalcino, reknown for its prestigious Brunello di Montalcino red.
    - Return to your country accomodations for a savory dinner prepared with seasonal produce.
  • DAY 7

    - Enjoy an early round of golf at the stunning Poggio dei Medici Golf Resort. (Non golfers may choose to relax at the golf club or to head out early to the nearby factory outlet village.)
    - Stay for lunch at the resort or dine at the factory outlets.
    - Spend the rest of the day at Barberino Designer Outlet village shopping for popular Italian brands at bargain prices.
    - Enjoy one last delicious meal back at your accomodations, bringing to a close an amazing week!
  • DAY 7

    - After breakfast, bid farewell to Tuscany. Private transfer to Florence airport.
    - Departure.
    - Arrivederci!
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