Tuscany

San Gimignano, Monteriggioni and wine tasting

Lunch in cosy family atmosphere

We will travel through marvellous olive gardens, cypruses and fields full of grapes. In between hills of Tuscany you already spot medieval Manhattan – San Gimignano. This town is charming due to its high towers that were built by rich and powerful families, we even will visit one. While visiting you will have an option to buy local products – what is worth to buy is local saffron or wine Vernaccia di San Gimignano. School with wine tasting, home-made pasta or freshly baked “crostata” – you can try while having lunch with typical Tuscan family. Locals will show you with pride their wine cellars and „library of wines“. We will have a coffee break at Monteriggioni – untraditional small town well hidden in castle walls.

Itinerary: option to adjust as per your wish

Duration: 8 hours

Price: 300€

Transportation: 200 €

Group: max. 6 people

Extra: Lunch

Siena, Monteriggioni and wine tasting

Special feature- horserace “Paglio”

Florence always competes in beauty and power since the very beginning with Siena. City in brownreddish shades of terracotta is daughter of majestic Rome and therefore you can look forward to visit great monuments. Local competition called “Paglio” is rarity when you can experience twice a year at a main square original atmosphere connected with traditions. You will get to know many interesting facts about still not finished, but incredible cathedral Duomo. Delicacies of Siena as spaghetti “Pici”, wildboar prosciutto, Chianti wine or ricciarelli are really worth to be mentioned (and tried). We will taste them where they are done fresh and tasty. From guide you will get to know also the origin of local cuisine. After the lunch we will enjoy fortress Monteriggioni and beauties of area that already have inspired many writers and movie producers.

Itinerary: option to adjust as per your wish

Duration: 8 hours

Price: 300€

Transportation: 200 €

Group: max. 6 people

Extra: Lunch

Lucca, Pisa and olive farm

Leaning tower and its symbology

Our tour in Luccha starts by walking on defense walls of town. First stop is Basilica San Frediano. Only couple of steps further and we are on famous square Piazza Amfiteatro. Walking through medieval streets we get to Duomo Cathedral where we find famous holy face and beautiful marble sarcofagus of Saint Ilaria from Jacopo della Quercia. Local delicacy is here farro “spelt”, pasta from chestnut flour, tordelli or special pastry from potatoe dough. Excellent olive oil is pride of Tuscany. Are you fancied to try it? Together we come to family owned farm where we show you secret and less known facts about the best olive oil. Last stop is square of miracles in Pisa, where we see famous “leaning tower” and other monuments.

Itinerary: option to adjust as per your wish

Duration: 8 hours

Price: 300€

Transportation: 200 €

Group: max. 6 people

Extra: Lunch

Montepulciano, Pienza and tasting

Cheese factory visit and tasting

Val d´Orcia reminds postcard scenery – it holds the title of the most beautiful nature scenery of Tuscany. In the middle on the hill there is majestic medieval stone town of Montepulciano – paradise for gourmets. Not only it is king of meat delicacies but also wine, that was as a first one in Italy awarded by quality mark DOCG. This city satisfies lovers of art and also architecture. Square is fringed with well preserved medieval and renaissance buildings. Also Pienza has a lot to offer. Cathedral dedicated to pope Pius II is the main and the most important dominant of the town. Pienza is famous for its production of cheese “pecorino”. Together we visit cheese factory – their products won various international awards of quality and taste. We reveal many how to – produce, ingredients and tasting is also part of our trip.

Itinerary: option to adjust as per your wish

Duration: 10 hours

Price: 350€

Transportation: 330 €

Group: max. 6 people

Extra: Lunch, tasting

Afternoon in Chianti

Wine and great food in Tuscany

About Chianti – area that owns as its symbol black rooster – you have for sure heard a lot about. This territory has been created by seven areas where they cultivated sort of grape called Sangiovese. Beauty of vineyards and small hills, tractors working while sunset, skills and experience of winemakers are one between many reasons why is this area the most visited part of Italy. We visit together one of the winery as per your choice: castle, family owned, modern one ... even wine haciendas that belong to famous names as singer Bocelli or fashion designer Ferragamo. And what would you say to winetasting as per antique recipe of ancient Etrusks? Or do you prefer interesting winetasting in former palaces of Medici family? Options are limitless and we would be very happy to design the right itinerary for you.

Itinerary: option to adjust as per your wish

Duration: 4 hours

Price: 150€

Transportation: 150 €

Group: max. 6 persons

Extra: Lunch or tasting

Carrara, marble quarries and seafood

Trace of Michelangelo

Within this excursion we discover marble from Carrara and its use in art. We visit quarries where Michelangelo himself chose blocks for his famous masterpieces, where masters and sculptors from all over the world create their art and architectonical sculptures. Where does the whitest and Michelangelo’s famous marble come from? How is the stone mined? The stone that was so valuable in last centuries and we admire it also now in famous museums and cities of art? Which techniques have been used by artists and sculptors who works for big companies? This excursion reveals all the secrets of sculpture, its historical context and current status. Adventurous jeep ride leads us to the top of Apuan Alps, into huge quarries that are considered majestic and breathtaking!
After lunch, we are also able to offer tasting of famous maturated bacon IGP Lardo di Colonnata that is produced directly in these mountains, we continue our visit by short itinerary in historical centre of Carrara.. Along the road we see famous house where Michelangelo was living during his stay in Carrara. It is located directly opposite the precious jewel – Dome Sant’ Andrea. This is unique architectonical masterpiece made of marble and decorated by special sculptures and medieval architectonical decorations.

Itinerary: option to adjust as per your wish

Duration:4 hours

Price: 150€

Transportation: 150 €

Group: max.6 persons

Extra: Lunch, tasting

Relax tour

Enjoy healthy lifestyle of Tuscany

Many local farms and wineries have decided to follow the roots and produce again products with BIO label. Tuscany has wonderful and the most suitable climate, soil and conditions! Visit of this farm and BIO wine tasting will be for all of us perfect beginning of new day. We also stop in nearby Montepulciano - well guarded by magnificent cathedral of San Biaggio that is located in front the gates. We visit square Piazza Grande that is famous as background for many historical movies. In the end expect the real pleasure for your body and soul – spa treatments for your total relax and awakening of all your senses (mineral springs are suitable for treatment of gastritis, overweight or other gastric problems).

Itinerary: option to adjust as per your wish

Duration: 8 hours

Price: 300€

Transportation: 200 €

Group: max.6 persons

Extra: Spa entrance fee - 17€, tasting