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$300 off the cost of the tour
The Art and Soul of Italy
This 8-day tour is built around carefully selected experiences that highlight the culture and cuisine of Tuscany and Emilia-Romagna.
A fully guided small-group tour for women
October 23rd-October 30th, 2022
2 spots available!
We call this tour the Art and Soul of Italy tour because it is filled with experiences designed to not only expose you to the traditions and tastes of Italy, but to enrich your understanding through immersive experiences.
A visit to the Chianti Classico region of Tuscany will make you feel like you've stepped into history as we spend the day exploring medieval hilltop towns. We will visit visit a local family-owned vineyard to learn about the traditional production of Chianti Classico and sample olive oils. We will also visit the Tuscany of Italians, spending a day in Mugello, home of the famous Mugello Milk. We will visit an agriturismo where we will participate in a cheese-making workshop, tour the farm, and enjoy a homemade lunch. A tour of Val d'Orcia will provide you with the stunning vistas you see in the famous photographs of Tuscany. We will visit Montalcino, stopping to visit a 17th century vineyard that specializes in producing world famous Brunello wines.
While on the tour, you will take a class at the world-renowned LAO jewelry school in the heart of Florence, where you will create your own trilogy ring to celebrate the past, present, and future. You will work with marble conservators to craft your own masterpiece made of marble with a colorful resin inlay, a centuries-old tradition. At an Italian cooking class in Florence, you will learn the art of making traditional Tuscan dishes and celebrate by feasting on a multi-course meal you helped to prepare as we dine on a terrace overlooking the Duomo. You will stroll the streets of Bologna and taste the traditional foods of the region on a walking food tour. You will have the opportunity to experience and explore this vibrant city, whose history dates back centuries.
Our goal is to provide our guests with unique experiences in some of the most beautiful regions of Italy. Our tours are designed to offer a mixture of experiences, tastings, and locations that give you a more complete, authentic picture of Italy. All of our guided tours include individual accommodations in 4-star hotels located in the heart of the historic city center~ no roommates! Our tours are largely inclusionary, with no surprise "add-ons." Visit the detailed itinerary for more information.
The cost is $3650 per traveler with the discount
New for 2023:
Custom tours for small groups!
Contact us for more information about custom, fully guided tours for groups of up to 6 people. We will work with you to create the trip of your dreams!