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CHIANTI COUNTRYSIDE | DAY TOUR

Chianti Countryside-day tour starting in Florence

Our Chianti wine tour can be organized year round upon request. The are arranged on an tailor made basis by our concierge service.

Trip Length 5-8 hours
Where Florence/Chianti/Florence
Walk Rating Moderate
Included Full time tour guide, licensed
Meeting spot To be arranged.
Price upon request

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Cooking in Florence

Year round

Trip Length 4-6 hours
Where Florence
Walk Rating Moderate
Included Cooking class, wine, prosecco, full course meal
Minimum of 2 people required for this tour.
Price upon request

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We also offer a 5-day trip to Florence focusing on culture and cooking. Click here for more information on our 5-day trip. Continuing reading for our half day cooking experience.

Cusco Machu Picchu Luxury

Highlights of Cusco Machu Picchu

  • Discover the magnificent beauty, mysterious ancient cultures of the Inca civilization, and extraordinary ruins of Cusco, Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley.
  • Walk cobbled streets and discover Spanish colonial history.
  • Experience vibrant Andean culture and colourful markets.
  • Transform yourself in Machu Picchu, one of the world’s most remarkable and enigmatic archaeological wonders.
  • Hike the magnificent and alluring Inca trails.
  • Drink the intoxicating mix of culture, archeology, and nature.

Buenos Aires

Half Day and Full Day Tours Available

Buenos Aires is an amazing international city that can be visited on its own for a few days, in combination with travel to other parts of Argentina, or as place to spend a week or two as one would in Paris, London, or New York. With a rich tango culture, opera culture, exceptional museums, exquisite architecture,superb gastronomy, and an outdoor cafe life, Buenos Aires is a city of great intrigue and elegance.

Consult our concierge service to plan your Buenos Aires adventure. Read from our list of highlights to be enjoyed. We recommend between 3 and 4 nights in Buenos Aires, more if you really like to get a sense of place or if you plan to try some tango. Our half day and full day tours are available year-round.

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Castellini in Chianti Women’s

Highlights

  • Visit authentic Chianti, an idyllic terrain of vineyards and lush woods, quaint farmhouses, fabulous wineries, and interesting churches, and Etruscan ruins.
  • Enjoy views over small wine estates and wooded hills.
  • Meander through medieval and renaissance villages
  • Taste the perfect pizza or savor an authentic gelato.
  • Meander through cobblestone streets and discover local shops.
  • Enjoy authentic Tuscan food and wine.

Chianti – Val D’Orcia

Highlights

  • Visit authentic Chianti, an idyllic terrain of vineyards and lush woods, quaint farmhouses, interesting villas, and fabulous wineries.
  • Enjoy views over small wine estates and wooded hills. Meander through Tuscan villages.
  • Explore castles, some of them hosting highly regarded wineries, others abandoned in the forests.
  • Visit churches that quietly hide some remarkable art.
  • Enjoy outstanding Tuscan food and wine.

Chianti Classic

Highlights

  • Walk with our local expert guide through the cobbled streets of the Tuscan hill towns of Pienza, Montalcino, Montepulciano, and Montichiello.
  • Sip a glass of Brunello or Chianti wines. Taste freshly pressed olive oil.
  • Enjoy authentic Tuscan cuisine (plan includes all breakfasts, two lunches, and three dinners).
  • Visit the local market in Greve.
  • For group departures we can offer a pre morning yoga stretch class.

FLORENCE GUIDED TOUR

Florence Guided Tour – 3 hrs

 Year round upon request

Trip Length 3 hours
Where Florence
Walk Rating Moderate
Included Full time tour guide, licensed
Meeting spot To be arranged.
Price upon request

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Cinque Terre

Highlights

  • Stroll past terraced vineyards that have sustained these villages for centuries
  • Walk along the Cinque Terre’s spectacular coastline and admire colourful homes
  • Explore the fishing villages and mountain hamlets along the way
  • Visit the towns of Portofino and Santa Margherita Ligure
  • Enjoy outstanding Ligurian specialties and excellent local wines
  • Discover what makes these picturesque villages such a sought after destination

Eat, Drink, Walk Tuscany

Tuscany Back Stage Pass

Escape to Tuscany’s idyllic landscape. There is something eminently peaceful in wandering through vineyards and olive groves, passing vines tended by generations of winemakers, and savoring traditional cuisine made of the freshest local ingredients. Walk the lush rolling hills and medieval towns with their meandering roads.  Experience the magic of medieval towns and renaissance landscapes and you’ll never want to leave.

  • Discover the Tuscany countryside, culture, food, and traditions.
  • Visit the Tuscany of your dreams on this awesome trip.
  • Check out Chianti’s main wine market town of Greve.
  • Walk past vineyards to the Castello di Brolio, home of the original Chianti Classico recipe.
  • Enjoy guided visits to important Tuscan towns of Siena, Florence and Pienza.
  • Meander up the steep hills of Medieval Montalcino.
  • Savor the super Tuscans: Brunello di Montalcino and more.
  • This is a bespoke travel group limited to a maximum of 10 people.

Classic Patagonia and Buenos Aires

Highlights for Classic Patagonia and Buenos Aires Trip

  • Discover a city where old world European charm melds with a new world vibe
  • Scintillate to the music and spectacle of a tango show
  • Gaze at wide open space carved by glaciers
  • Walk across wind-swept steppes to Lago Argentino
  • Strap on crampons and climb Perito Moreno Glacier
  • Indulge in gourmet meals

Cusco To Machu Picchu Women’s Adventure

Highlights of Cusco To Machu Picchu Trip

  • Visit religious and cultural ruins of the Inca civilization.
  • Learn about Spanish colonial history.
  • Trace the path of the ancient Inca civilization.
  • Visit colorful markets.
  • Explore the sacred valley with its ruins and vibrant Andean culture.
  • Walk along a part of the Inca trail to the protected site of Machu Picchu, one of the world’s most remarkable archaeological wonders.

Inca Trail Hike

Highlights of Inca Trail Hike

  • Take a scenic drive from Cusco airport to the Sacred Vally of the Incas.
  • Explore the Sacred Valley’s vibrant Andean culture.
  • Visit colorful markets in Pisac or Chinchero.
  • Trace the path of the ancient Inca civilization.
  • Revel in your accomplishment after a 4-day hike the Inca Trail.
  • Enenter Machu Picchu via the sun gate and visit the protected site of Machu Picchu, one of the world’s most remarkable archaeological wonders.

Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands 8 days

Highlights

  • Discover the flora and fauna of the Galapagos Islands
  • Cross the Equator line
  • Hike through the Andean countryside and visit the condor restoration project
  • Visit Otavalo, an indigenous market and UNESCO world heritage site
  • Visit the leather town of Cotacahi
  • Watch local weavers as they demonstrate artistic weaving techniques used for centuries
  • Enjoy deluxe historic accommodations and traditional local food.

Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands 10 Days

Highlights

  • Discover the flora and fauna of the Galapagos Islands
  • Cross the Equator line
  • Hike through the Andean countryside and visit the condor restoration project
  • Visit Otavalo, an indingenous market and UNESCO world heritage site
  • Visit the leather town of Cotacachi
  • Watch local weavers as they demonstrate artistic techniques used for centuries
  • Enjoy deluxe historic accommodations and traditional local food.

COOKING AND CULTURE – FLORENCE AND TUSCAN HILL TOWNS

Capture the essence and flavors of Tuscany on our iconic cooking and culture trip. Visit Florence and the Tuscan Hills. Feast your eyes on picturesque rolling hills, charming renaissance gardens, medieval towns, and hill-hugging vineyards. Whether it’s your first time, or if you’ve been there before, let the magic of Tuscany memorize you.

Highlights

  • Florence Cooking and Cooking will awaken your senses.
  • Tuscan wine tour and tasting.
  • Heritage architectureal  walking tour of Florence.
  • Tour of Siena including Piazza del Campo and Palazzo Pubblico.
  • Sleep in the noble house of a Renaissance Villa, surrounded by heritage protected vineyards.
  • Cooking with our Master Chef, making authentic regional foods using updated versions of centuries-old Tuscan family recipes.
  • Go deep into the heart of the Tuscan countryside.
  • Sip wine fat our carefully selected vineyards.
  • Meander the cobbled streets in Medieval Siena a and Renaissance Florence with our expert local guide.
  • Visit authentic food markets and learn about local produce.
  • Eat, drink, walk and be immersed in Tuscan culture. Enjoy!

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Florence – Chianti: Culture & Shopping

Highlights

  • Greve, the main market town in the heart of the Chianti region.
  • Guided walking tour of Florence, from Italian Gothic architecture to Renaissance gems.
  • See Michelangelo’s David, the Florence Duomo and more.
  • Sip a glass of perfect wine at the Villa del Cigliano.
  • Designer outlet shopping in the heart of Tuscany.
  • Quintessential Tuscan landscapes.

Galapagos Treasures of Galapagos Boat Tour

Highlights

  • Discover the flora and fauna of the Galapagos Islands
  • Cross the Equator line on this Galapagos boat tour
  • Hike through the Andean countryside
  • Visit Otavalo, an indigenous market and UNESCO world heritage site
  • Visit the leather town of Cotacahi and watch master weavers demonstrate techniques that have been used for centuries to produce colorful cloths.
  • Swim with seals, come face-to face with blue-footed boobies, and other animals that led Darwin to his theory of the evolution.
  • In the Andes mountains, enjoy historic accommodations and traditional local food.

Galapagos Odyssey First Class Yacht

Highlights

  • Spot sea lions sharing the beach with marine iguanas, explore archaic volcanic tunnels, and, like Darwin before you, cross paths with giant tortoises.
  • Sail aboard a 1st class 16 passenger yacht.
  • Hike on uneven foot trails and paths designed to help you see the islands’ animals and landscape.
  • Visit a turtle breeding farm.
  • Explore both land and marine fauna in the Galapagos archipelago
  • Galapagos Islands is an inimitable adventure.

Scuba Diving on the Galapagos Sky

Highlights of Galapagos Sky – Luxury Scuba Diving Trip

  • Visit the Galapagos in the 16 passenger Galapagos Sky created for luxury scuba diving
  • 9 crew members to attend to all dive and other needs
  • Explore both land and marine fauna in the Galapagos archipelago
  • Swim with radiant fish, colourful marine life and other animals endemic to the region

GIRLS’ TUSCAN GETAWAY

Girls’ Tuscan Getaway Highlights

  • Visit the Tuscany of your dreams on this awesome trip and create a memory of a lifetime.
  • Stay in the Noble House of an authentic Renaissance Villa where you will cook Tuscan family recipes with our professional Chef.
  • Visit Greve, the main market and wine town in the heart of the Chianti region.
  • Walk past vineyards to the Catello di Brolio, home of the original Chianti Classico recipe.
  • Sip a perfect glass of wine at a Tuscan vineyard.
  • Guided visit to important Tuscan towns of Lucca, Florence and Volpaia.
  • Enjoy a unique personal adventure in the company of other women.
  • Be treated to quintessential Tuscan landscapes and rolling hills.
  • Walk between the iconic cypress trees made famous by Renaissance painters.
  • This is a bespoke travel group limited to a maximum of 10 people.

Mindo Cloud Forest | Day Trip

Highlights

  • Visit Mindo Cloud Forest, one of the richest Eco-systems in Ecuador.
  • Hike in primary forests filled with the wildlife specific to a tropical environment.
  • Discover flora and fauna of a rainforest and learn how important the rainforest is to our survival.
  • Taste a traditional lunch based on regional organic food products.

Patagonia Hiking: El Chalten & El Calafate

Highlights

  • 4 nights/5 days
  • First Class or luxury accommodations as specified by the client in El Chalten and in El Calafate
  • 2 nights in El Chalten with amazing Patagonia hikes and views of Fitz Roy Mountain
  • 1 night in El Calafate and trip to Perito Moreno Glacier
  • 1 night in Buenos Aires

 

Piedmonte and the Lakes Region

Highlights of Piedmonte and the Lakes Region Trip

  • Walk amongst pristine glacial lakes.
  • Take in vistas of the Italian Alps.
  • Explore the lake-side towns of Stresa, Lugano and Bellagio.
  • Enjoy the fine local cuisine and the wines of Piemonte and Lombardia.

The Tuscan Vacation Sampler

Highlights for the Tuscan Vacation Sampler

  • Walk into a Tuscan painting, past iconic cypress trees and sculpted hills.
  • Meander through the cobbled lanes of a living renaissance town.
  • Visit the medieval walled cities of Montalcino, Cortona, and more.
  • Discover authentic cheese and leather shops as you wander through serpentine alleys.
  • Hike along paths used for centuries by the Etruscans and Romans.
  • Taste famous wines of Chianti, Bruenllo, and Vino Nobile.
  • Follow in the footsteps of the ancient Romans as you hike past working farms and vineyards to the Romanesque Abbey of Sant’Antimo.
  • Try your hand at authentic Italian cooking.