2015 Tour Itineraries

Just leave it to us to organise what (seriously) you could never do on your own, what is not listed in any guidebook, and we are sure that you will not be disappointed…

Our Insider Tours are dedicated and customized for small groups. In addition we can also offer a variety of holiday options to cater for different needs.

26-30th May Tour “Flowers, flowers and more flowers”

For our May tour we have chosen to stay in the B&B Podere Orto in a beautiful rural location, for a group of minimum 7, maximum 8 with a minibus and driver.

  • Day 1: Transfer from Orvieto station to your B&B Podere Orto outside Trevinano. Meet your guide, and a 3 course dinner is arranged for you at the B&B;
  • Day 2: Visit Pienza, cheese making workshop at a local organic farm Azienda Agricola Podere il Casale, and lunch (with wine) on their splendid terrace with breath-taking views over the UNESCO heritage site Val d’Orcia. Afternoon visit to the Ferragamo bio-dynamic winery with wine-tasting in Castiglion del Bosco, Montalcino. Dinner (4 courses) at the superb Michelin star Ristorante La Parolina;
  • Day 3: In Umbria, visit a revolutionary eco-winery Castello Monte Vibiano, wine-tasting and after a light lunch, visit Orvieto. This evening is free for you to explore … or organise a trip to the local Fonteverde spa
  • Day 4: Cetona, visit the Franciscan monastery & their original olive oil press, followed by a cookery class & lunch (with wine) al fresco at Azienda Agricola Suzie’s Yard. We will round off your stay with an unforgettable dinner at Castello Fighine, the Michelin star restaurant on the slopes of Monte Cetona.
  • Day 5: Transfer to Orvieto station.

2-7th June Tour “Perfumes, Colours & Light”

For our June tour we have chosen to stay in La Locanda B&B in the hill-town of Cetona, the tour will be run for a minimum 8, maximum 16 with a minibus and driver.

  • Day 1: Transfer from Chiusi-Chianciano station to your B&B La Locanda in Cetona. Meet your guide & have a thoroughly traditional 3 course dinner at local restaurant “Da Nilo” in Cetona;
  • Day 2: Visit Pienza, cheese making workshop at a local organic farm Azienda Agricola Podere il Casale and lunch (with wine) on their splendid terrace with breath-taking views over the UNESCO heritage site Val d’Orcia. Afternoon visit to the Ferragamo bio-dynamic winery with wine tasting in Castiglion del Bosco, in Montalcino, and 3 course dinner at Osteria il Merlo in Cetona;
  • Day 3: In Umbria, visit the revolutionary eco-winery Castello Monte Vibiano, and after wine tasting and a light lunch, visit Orvieto. This evening is free for you to explore … or organise a trip to the local Fonteverde spa ..
  • Day 4: Visit Cetona, the Franciscan monastery & their original olive oil press, followed by a cookery class & lunch (with wine) al fresco at Azienda Agricola Suzie’s Yard. And we round off your stay with an unforgettable 4 course dinner at Castello Fighine, the Michelin star restaurant on the slopes of Monte Cetona.
  • Day 5: Transfer to Chiusi-Chianciano station.

What’s included

  • 4 nights in a classic DBL room in B&B.
  • All transfer as mentioned in the itineraries above , plus English-Italian speaker guide, providing assistance throughout your stay.
  • All meals, wine, wine tasting and activities as detailed in  the itineraries above.

What you should consider as extras.

  • Wine is not included with any meals unless specified in the tour description.
  • Single room on request, a supplement will be charged.
  • Luxury rooms or suites are available  upon request at La Locanda B&B in Cetona (June tour only), a supplement charge will apply.
  • Transfer available from or to airport upon request (additional).

Custom  Insider Tours

  • Alternatively, if you are a group of 6 or more tell us your dates, how long you want to stay,  what kind of accommodation you are looking for, and we can develop a bespoke package especially designed for you.
  • More, we have villa rentals for groups of friendsromantic solutions for couples, and comfortable retreats with excellent facilities for families, just ask.

Coming Soon more Insider Tours

  • September – Wine harvest
  • October –  Olive harvest

The tours are organised by the registered tour operator Impaekt srl.

Why not ask Suzie for more information and book your date before tours get sold out?

Contact Suzie immediately clicking here.

 

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