2020 Tuscany and Umbria Italy
SMALL GROUP Tour – October – 4 – 15, 2020
Italy | Starts: Florence Ends: Rome
Limited to 14 Travelers
Join your expert Lakani Tour Manager and an exclusive group of like-minded travelers on this spectacular tour of Italy.
Join your Lakani Tour Manager on a fascinating journey through the Italian hill towns of Tuscany and Umbria. Uncover Etruscan history and Romanesque architecture; sample regional cheese and wine; indulge in gourmet cuisine; marvel at stunning panoramas of the countryside; and visit off the beaten path villages with their own unique culture and history. Luxuriate in idyllic hotels with fabulous views and ideal locations. Travel in seamless comfort without a care in the world and just enjoy these unforgettable gems of Italy!
Highlights & Inclusions
- Visit Pienza in the beautiful Val d’Orcia and taste its world-renowned Pecorino di Pienza
- Marvel at the sublime beauty of the hamlet of Bolgheri and taste its famous wine, Sassicaia
- Soak in the therapeutic thermal springs of Saturnia, where the Etruscans came to relax and rejuvenate
- Dine at Da Caino, one of the best restaurants in Italy in the medieval village of Montemerano
- Visit the Etruscan Necropolis of Sovana and walk the unique Via Cava, dating back 3rd-2nd centuries B.C
- Witness the horsemanship of the Butteri (Italian cowboys) at a farm in Tuscany’s Maremma country
- View the most precious treasure of Spello, the frescoes of Pinturicchio, in the Baglioni Chapel
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October 4 - 6, 2020 • Florence & Casole d'Elsa -- The St. Regis / Belmond Castello Di CasoleArrive Florence where you will be met by your VIP greeter and transferred to your splendid hotel. Gather together for a welcome dinner party to meet fellow travelers and your Lakani Tour Manager.
Drive into the picturesque Tuscan countryside to the charming hill town of Siena. Explore the historic center, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue to Casole d’Elsa and your enchanting hotel. Take a morning excursion into the Val d’Orsia, inscribed into the UNESCO World Heritage Site list for its scenic beauty. Walk through Pienza, and stop at a local farm to taste “Cacio di Pienza,” one of the best Pecorino cheeses in Italy.
October 7 - 8 • Porto Ercole -- Hotel Il PelicanoTravel to the village of Bolgheri, known for its red Bordeaux-style wines. Tour the historic center on foot, then indulge in a tasting of the famous Sassicaia wine with lunch. Witness the horsemanship of the Butteri (Tuscan cowboys) known for their unsurpassed riding ability.
October 9 - 10 • Saturnia -- Hotel Terme Di SaturniaDrive inland to Pitigliano and see its ancient Etruscan remains. Discover Romanesque churches and buildings in the small town of Sovana. Arrive in Saturnia in time to enjoy the natural hot springs, for which the area is known. Dine in a celebrated medieval village stone house restaurant. Take an excursion to historic Tuscania.
October 11 - 13 • Perugia -- Sina BrufaniVisit the Umbrian town of Orvieto, sitting majestically high above the valley on a volcanic stone cliff. Embark on a morning tour of UNESCO World Heritage Site of Assisi. Marvel at the striking Renaissance fresco by Pinturicchio in Spello and discover the luxury fashion brand of Brunello Cucinelli.
October 14 - 15 • Rome -- The St. Regis RomeAdmire the Umbrian vistas en route to Rome, arriving in time for lunch at Pincio Terrace. Capture views of the city from Gianicolo Hill, Aventine Hill, and from the top of Vittoria Emanuel monument. Reminisce with fellow travelers at a festive farewell party.
The St. Regis • FlorenceThe St Regis Florence delivers old world grandeur, five-star service, and an exceptional location that’s literally a stone’s throw from the Arno River.
Belmond Castello Di Casole • Casole d'ElsaSpread across 4,200 acres, this 10th-century estate is the perfect place to experience the wonders of rural Italy.
Hotel Il Pelicano • Porto ErcoleLuxury boutique hotel in Porto Ercole is a familiar romantic getaway for discerning guests all over the world on the Tuscan Coast.
Hotel Terme Di Saturnia • SaturniaThe age-old geological formations of the southernmost part of the Tuscan Maremma ensure the spring water is completely pure.
Sina Brufani • PerugiaLocated in the center of Perugia, Sina Brufani with an ancient tradition in the luxury hospitality is home of royalty and celebrities since 1884.
The St. Regis • RomeThe Grande Dame of Rome. Rome’s first deluxe hotel, conveniently located in the heart of the city.