• $4,995
  • $850
  • Orbridge
  • Moderate
  • Land Only

Enjoy seven nights in the luxurious hilltop Castello La Leccia in Castellina. Visit the childhood home of Lisa Gherardini—immortalized as the Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci—at villa Vignamaggio. Work alongside Italian chefs during a cooking class and wine tasting in Greve. Stroll through spectacular Siena—a UNESCO World Heritage Site, celebrated Duomo, and bustling Piazza del Campo. Admire the Etruscan ruins and Roman center at Volterra before visiting San Gimignano, a town completely encircled by medieval walls. At Podere Il Casale—an organic farm—learn about the slow food movement and see a cheese-making demonstration. And learn the history of Bagno Vignoni, a small village surrounded by thermal waters.

Day 1: En route from U.S.
Day 2: Arrive in Florence, Italy / Castellina (D)
Welcome dinner
Overnight: Castello La Leccia
Day 3: Cortona (B,D)
Guided city tour, Celle Monastery,
leisure time
Overnight: Castello La Leccia
Day 4: Greve (B,L)
Villa Vignamaggio visit, cooking class and
wine tasting, Greve city stroll
Overnight: Castello La Leccia
Day 5: Siena (B,D)
Guided sightseeing, Duomo, Sanctuary of
Santa Caterina, Piazza del Campo
Overnight: Castello La Leccia
Day 6: Volterra / San Gimignano (B,D)
Panoramic Volterra city tour, San Gimignano
tower exploration, visit award-winning
Gelateria Dondoli
Overnight: Castello La Leccia
Day 7: Monteriggioni / Via Francigena /
Gaiole (B,L,D)
Walled medieval village visit,
Abbadia a Isola, vineyard excursion
with cooking class and dinner
Overnight: Castello La Leccia
Day 8: Pienza / Bagno Vignoni (B,L,D)
UNESCO site tour, organic farm visit,
hot springs village visit, farewell dinner
Overnight: Castello La Leccia
Day 9: Florence / Depart for U.S. (B)
(B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)


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