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  • Unknown Tuscany – 4 Days / 3 Nights

    Rome/Siena/Volterra/Poggibonsi

    Highlights

    • Siena: View of Piazza del Campo and the Municipal Palace
    • Nobile di Montepulciano in the ancient cellar
    • Mystic climax in Sant’ Antimo Abbey
    • Visit to the marble quarrie carved deep into the mountain in Carrara – unique and impressive
    • Genuine Alabaster artisan workshop in Volterra
    • Real Butteri and genuine products of the territory
    • Small groups of max 30 people
    • Only English speaking tour guides
    • Scenic drives through Tuscany
    • You are offered a unique and rare opportunity to live and experience life as it really is in Tuscany.  The “genuine” side of Tuscany, where we have brought together so many quaint and rich elements from various small towns, the surrounding hills and countryside.  To visit Tuscany like you have never done before, it is necessary to become immersed in the culture, its local traditions and to see its typical arts and crafts.
  • Unknown Tuscany Itinerary

    Rome – Montepulciano – Pienza – Poggibonsi – Siena – Carrara – Volterra – Alberese – Populonia – Rome

    Day 1 – Rome – Montepulciano – Pienza – Sant’Antimo – Poggibonsi. 

    Meeting with your Tour Leader in Rome.  Departure by coach to Montepulciano visiting the town and wine tasting at the famous 2Nobile” di Montepulciano.  Free time for lunch on your own.  In the afternoon, we will proceed to Pienza, the Renaissance “ideal town”, built by Pope Pius II.  Visit to the Palazzo Piccolomini, the Cathedral and the Palazzo Civico.  A coach trip and then a visit to the ancient Sant’ Antimo Abbey in perfect Romanesque style.  Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Poggibonsi.

    Day 2 – Poggibonsi – Siena – Poggibonsi. 

    After your breakfast at the hotel, departure to Siena for the visit of this beautiful medieval city with its monuments and surrounding landscape: the Cathedral, Piazza Del Campo with the Palazzo Comunale and the famous Tower of “Mangia”.  You will then have free time for lunch on your own.  Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Poggibonsi.

    Day 3 – Poggibonsi – Carrara – Volterra – Poggibonsi. 

    Departure by coach to Carrara, with a visit to the impressive Marble Quarries carved deep into the mountain, where Michelangelo took the raw materials to create his superb masterpieces.  Lunch in a typical restaurant in the quarries.  You will then proceed to Volterra to visit this old town famous for its mining of Alabaster, the medieval Cathedral and Palazzo Dei Priori.  The visit will finish at a typical artisanal Alabaster workshop.  Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Poggibonsi.

    Day 4 – Poggibonsi – Alberese – Populonia – Rome. 

    After breakfast, a morning departure by coach to Alberese for a visit of a Farmhouse in the Maremma.  Here you will have a showcase of the Maremman traditions, meeting the Butteri, the famous Maremman “cowboys”, with their horses and cattle.  Later, you will taste typical Maremman foods and wine.  Then an afternoon transfer to Populonia.  You will visit the monumental Etruscan Site Of Populonia, located on the cape of the lush Baratti’s bay.  Arrival in the evening in Rome and end of the services.

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  • Unknown Tuscany Features

    • Return Flights
    • Accommodation as shown in the hotel section (or of a similar standard).
    • Half board treatment. 
    • One lunch in a local restaurant including a bottle of water and glass of wine.
    • English speaking tour guide.
    • Local English speaking guides for the visits.
    • Coach at your disposal from day 1 to day 4.
    • One wine tasting in Montepulciano.
    • Demonstration and foods tasting with Butteri in Maremma.
    • Entrance fees.

    April to October 2012

    May: 1, 5, 28
    June: 22, 26
    July: 9
    September: 3, 7, 24

    Guaranteed departures with no minimum number of passengers required.

    About Our Unknown Tuscany Tour Holiday Packages

    Prices are per person based on full occupancy of rooms departing from London

    Prices may vary subject to availability, flight/room supplements and/or changes

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