Soggiorno in Tuscany

Soggiorno in Tuscany

14 Days

If the idea of a prolonged stay in Tuscany for no less than 2 weeks appeals to you, then this is the tour that you’ve been looking for. Referred to as a Soggiorno in Italian, our 14 day tour is as exciting as it is authentic. You’ll have the option to visit local landmarks, explore stunning surroundings, immerse yourself in the Tuscan lifestyle – and that’s just after a few days of being here. Our guests often comment on just how incredibly diverse this tour is – and for good reason. It can be ideal for couples looking for a romantic retreat, as well as small families and groups of friends that want nothing more than to experience the local cuisine, engage with artisans and interact with locals first-hand.

You’ll get to explore iconic scenery, traverse vineyards, partake in wine tasting, learn how to prepare and cook an authentic 4 course meal and much, much more in between. With a variety of towns, including Cortona, just a short journey from your accommodation; you’ll have plenty to see and do. Every day, you’ll have the opportunity to eat freshly produced food, drink locally made wine, listen to traditional music, learn about the unique way of life and even meet with local crafts-people that have been plying their trade for decades. Tours are available between the 28th of March through to October the 24th and you’ll be pleased to hear that they commence every other Saturday, allowing you 2 weeks of our traditional villa apartments, options to explore the medieval villages, and capture memorable moments on camera and in person.

Departure Days
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2021
TOUR DATES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST
14TH MAY 2022
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4TH JUNE 2022
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18TH JUNE 2022
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2ND JULY 2022
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16TH JULY 2022
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3RD SEPTEMBER 2022
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10TH SEPTEMBER 2022
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24TH SEPTEMBER 2022
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1ST OCTOBER 2022
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Tour Itinerary

14 Days - Soggiorno in Tuscany

What is Included

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INCLUSIONS

  • Enjoy your very own Soggiorno (14 night) stay in our luxury Tuscan villa
  • Our bilingual hosts & tour leaders will be on hand throughout the tour to assist you
  • We’ve scheduled a variety of day tours for your enjoyment
  • Your apartment will be supplied with provisions and breakfast ingredients
  • This tour includes no less than 7 lunches for your enjoyment
  • Wine is included with each of the 10 dinners at local eateries
  • You’ll get to enjoy exciting, leisurely tours of the stunning regions of Cortona, Siena & Arezzo
  • Walk away with a new set of Italian culinary skills with your very own cooking lesson with a world-class chef
  • A choice between cheese-making and a wellness day; ideal for couples, friends and small groups
  • You’ll get to explore on the back of your own Vespa, complete with guidance and safety equipment
  • We’ll cover the cost of your train tickers into Florence, where you can explore to your hearts content
  • You’ll receive a complementary bottle of wine and beer for your trip
  • All wine tasting events are held at local establishments to truly submerse you in the Tuscan way of life
  • We’ll assist with all travel as detailed on your itinerary, including special requirements
  • If you’d like to spend your tour-free day/s exploring the local regions, we’ll transport you to the station without fuss
  • We’ll also collect you from the station when you arrive for your trip, and then drop you back when it’s time for you to go home with your memories
  • If you’d like to visit Cortona on a day without a tour, we’ll be happy to assist with this as well

EXCLUSIONS

  • Your airfares will be your responsibility to manage and you may want to get in touch with your local carrier to assist with bookings
  • We recommend taking out travel insurance, as it’s better to be safe than sorry
  • If you wish to visit any public galleries, landmarks, or museums; you may need to book or pay for tickets on the day
  • We cover all costs of meals that are included in your itinerary – anything outside of this will be your obligation to pay for
  • You’ll have plenty of opportunities to buy from local stores or enjoy leisure activities and you’ll need to cover your personal expenditures in these instances.

Il Mandorlo, Fratticciola

Il Mandorlo is a rural house dating back to the 17th Century which has been restored in keeping with its original shape and materials. It is located in the valley ‘Val di Chiana’ nearby the historical centre of Cortona.

The house is divided into five apartments with all modern facilities including air conditioning and WI-FI. The grounds are beautifully maintained and the infinity swimming pool provides a panoramic view of the historical centre of Cortona and surrounding valley.

Set in a quiet location but close enough to the main roads which connect to all the well-known historical cities and villages.

It is an image of rolling hills, vineyards, age-old trees, golden wheat in Spring, Sunflowers in Summer and the constantly changing shades of the earth.

Accommodation is subject to availability at time of booking.

Getting there

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The tour begins near the historical centre of Cortona. Upon arrival we will meet you at our local train station Camucia-Cortona and will transfer you, via vehicle to the villa, which is a short drive into the countryside.

Cortona is located 2.5 hours by regional train from the main train station in Rome (Roma Termini) and 1.5 hours by regional train from the main train station in Florence (Santa Maria Novella).

Train Travel to the Villa

If you are already in Italy connection to either Roma Termini or Firenze Santa Maria Novella train stations is easily accessible via other train stations.

Either of these two major cities are a good option for your arrival into Italy and then travel to our location. We will meet you at our local train station Camucia-Cortona and will transfer you, via vehicle to the villa, which is a short drive into the countryside.

Arrival from Rome Airport:

  1. Take the Leonardo Express Train from Rome Airport to Roma Termini Train Station (This is a 30min journey and will cost approximately 15 Euro)
  2. From there take a regional train to Camucia-Cortona (This is a 2.5hr journey and will cost approximately 15 Euro)

Arrival from Florence Airport:

  1. Take the bus that goes to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Train Station (This takes approximately 30mins and will cost approximately 15 Euro)
  2. From there take a regional train to Camucia-Cortona (This is a 1.5hr journey and will cost approximately 13 Euro)

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14 Days – Soggiorno in Tuscany