Tuscany: Village Stay - 6 days

Our Tuscan Villa Package allows you to loose yourself in the 14th century villa perched among the rolling hills of Tuscany. Your stay will include a unique gastronomic experience with traditional cooking classes, wine tasting, excursions to Siena and San Gimignano and plenty of time to relax and enjoy the sights and tastes of Tuscany.

“THAT ANCIENT HOME, THE RELICS OF TIMES GONE BY, THE SILENCE WHICH TRANSPORTS YOU FAR FROM THE CHAOS OF DAILY LIFE, STIRRING A VAGUE DESIRE TO REST AMONGST THE WALLS WHERE YOU SEEM TO HAVE FINALLY FOUND PEACE”.
This is how Paolo Bourget, the illustrious French novelist, described Villa Casagrande.

Highlights and Inclusions

  • 5 nights in the historic Hotel Villa Casagrande.
  • 5 breakfasts (B), 3 dinners (D).
  • Cooking class to learn Tuscan seasonal dishes with an included dinner.
  • Full day excursion to Siena and San Gimignano with wine tasting at a San Gimignano winery.
  • Cooking class to learn the art of Pizza making including dinner.
  • Full day excursion to Arezzo with a half day guide.
  • Airport VIP transfers on arrival and departure.
  • Note: hotel city taxes, if applicable, are not included.

Upcoming Departures

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Day: 1 Tuscany

D

Welcome to Florence, the capital of Italy’s Tuscan region! After your transfer, unwind at your Tuscan Villa with a short tour and wine tasting. Settle in for the evening and enjoy a welcome dinner with a glass of wine.

Overnight: Italy, Tuscany-Villa Casagrande Rating 
 4   or similar

Day: 2 Tuscany

B, D

Enjoy the day at leisure to discover the lovely village of Figline Valdarno or relax by the hotel’s pool and spa. In the afternoon, enjoy your first cooking class learning to prepare three traditional and seasonal Tuscan dishes, and afterwards indulge in your creation.

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 4   or similar

Day: 3 Tuscany – Siena – San Gimignano – Tuscany

B

Full day excursion to Siena and San Gimignano to discover the beauty of these preserved medieval towns.. The day includes wine tasting on a local farm before returning to the Villa for an evening at leisure.

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 4   or similar

Day: 4 Tuscany

B, D

Enjoy the day at leisure. You may decide to visit the health centre of the Villa, rent bikes, go horseback riding, take a walk in the town (right outside the Villa gate) or visit the cellar and museum of the Villa which has hosted Popes and royalty. In the afternoon, enjoy a piazza making class to learn the basics of traditional Italian Pizza. Dinner follows with the dishes prepared.

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 4   or similar

Day: 5 Tuscany – Arezzo – Tuscany

B

Visit Arezzo by train for a half day guided walking tour of this ancient Etruscan town together with leisure time.

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 4   or similar

Day: 6 Tuscany - Florence

B

Transfer to Florence airport or Florence train station for your onward journey.

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