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South Island Hikers Paradise New Zealand

South Island Hikers Paradise New Zealand

Highlights

  • Explore nature’s colors in the magnificent South Island hikers paradise New Zealand.
  • New Zealand’s South Island Hikers Paradise is home to phenomenal southern alps – a mountain range which runs down the entire island and boasts a number of seriously spectacular peaks, stunning beaches, rain forests, glaciers, and New Zealand’s largest national park.
  • Check out Franz Josef or Fox (or both) glaciers, which are remarkably close to the ocean.
  • Experience Fiordland national park, the largest of New Zealand’s fourteen national parks and a UNESCO World Heritage Area.
  • Jaw dropping Milford Sound, a water inlet carved out by the movement of glaciers a few thousand years ago. The peaks that this glacial activity left behind are stunning. It truly has to be seen to be believed, and you’ll need to take one of the Milford Sound cruises to make that happen.
  • Explore the sun-kissed shores of Abel Tasman either on foot or in a kayak
  • Our signature off-the-beaten path experiences and an in-depth spirited journey.

Shall We Dance Ballroom Dance Cruise Fort Lauderdale

Shall We Dance Ballroom Dance Cruise Fort Lauderdale

December 07 – 15, 2018.

Highlights of Shall We Dance Ballroom Dance Cruise

  • Dance, dance, dance with our exceptional professional ballroom dance team.
  • Snorkel, dive, or swim in Belize and Roatan.
  • Tickle a childlike wonder in the warm waters of the western Caribbean.
  • Tropical Treasure, ballroom dance extravaganza starting and ending in Fort Lauderdale.
  • Enjoy nightly dancing, nightly shows, many group dance lessons hosted by Maria Elent and Ole Burlay, and more.
  • Pre night dancing at Goldcoast Ballroom in Coconut Creek.
  • Other dance cruises available include December 15, 2018 sailing from New Orleans. Click here for more information or April 8, 2019 sailing from Monte Carlo to Lisbon. Click here for more information
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Aboard the Royal Princess

Date

Friday, December 7

Port

Overnight in Fort Lauderdale. Enjoy a special evening of dancing at Goldcoast Ballroom

Arrive Depart
Saturday, December 8 Fort Lauderdale, FL 4:00pm

Sunday, December 9 At Sea – Group lessons today. Private lessons available by appointment.

Monday, December 10 Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – Private lessons available by appointment. 7:00am 4:00pm

Tuesday, December 11 Roatan, Honduras – group lessons 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Private lessons available by appointment. 10:00am 6:00pm

Wednesday, December 12 Belize City, Belize– Private lessons available by appointment. 7:00am 6:00pm

Thursday, December 13 Cozumel, Mexico -group lessons 9 a.m to 10 a.m. 10:00am 10:00pm

Friday, December 14 At Sea – Group lessons today and a dance showcase. Private lessons available by appointment.

Saturday, December 15 Fort Lauderdale, FL 6:00am
*All prices based on double occupancy and subject to availability. This cruise is priced in Canadian Dollars, a 30% saving for our American guests and a huge saving for our European clients.

New Orleans Yucatan Ballroom Dance Cruise

New Orleans Yucatan Ballroom Dance Cruise

December 15 – 22, 2018.

Highlights of New Orleans Yucatan Ballroom Dance Crystal Cruise

  • Awaken your senses with the best dancing at sea, Dixieland Jazz, and great port stops with our New Orleans Yucatan Ballroom Dance Cruise.
  • Ballroom dance on Crystal Cruises with our award-winning and internationally acclaimed dance professionals.
  • Dancing nightly to live music hosted by our professionals.
  • New Orleans Yucatan Ballroom Dance Cruise. Shall we dance?
  • Be entertained with top nightly shows, daily group dance lessons hosted by our Evia dance professionals, our signature cocktail parties, and more.
  • Basque in the warmth and sunshine of the Yucatan Peninsula from Belize to Cozumel.
  • Sip complimentary select fine wines, champagne and premium spirits.
  • Complimentary gratuities for all dining, bar, housekeeping and Penthouse butler staff.
  • Complimentary enrichment via the innovative Creative Learning Institute® and Computer University@Sea® with classes in diverse topics such as world affairs, wellness, art, wine appreciation, digital photography and iPad film making.
  • Complimentary fitness and Wellness at Sea® programs with classes in yoga, mat Pilates, Spinning®, and so much more!
  • Shall we dance! Don’t miss the boat? Our cruise fare represents savings of 60% off regular cruise fare prices. This dance cruise and discount is only available through EVIA. LET’S TALK

Lima and the Peruvian Amazon

Group Departure begins in Lima March 12 2018. Customized dates available as well.

Details in brief

Trip Length 6 days/5 nights
Start/Finish Lima/Lima
Walk Rating Moderate
Included All breakfasts, some lunches, some dinners.
Hotels 5 star and Luxury and Eco Lodge
Price double occupancy* $3,500.00USD
Single Supplement None for scheduled departure date

Highlights

  • A transformational travel experience with Eviactive, that explores Peru’s unique, culturally historic, and bio-diverse country.
  • Peru discovery through the eyes, hands and hearts of the Andean people.
  • Experience ecological and locally owned properties in the Amazon that assist in preserving the environment.
  • An exploration of the artsy side of Lima including the up and coming Barranco district and the Larco Museum.
  • Our signature off-the-beaten path experiences and an in-depth spirited journey.

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

PLAN A TRIP

Peru Amazon to Machu Picchu

Begin your journey to Peru with Eva’s guided tour to the Amazon and Machu Picchu. On March 12, 2018 join us for the trip of a lifetime as we visit Lima, the Peruvian Amazon and Puerto Maldonado, the Sacred Valley, Cusco, and the ever enigmatic Inca ruins at Machu Picchu.

Next Group Departure: begins in Lima May 9, 2019. Customized dates available as well.

Details in brief

Trip Length 10 days/9 nights
Start/Finish Lima/Lima
Walk Rating Moderate to Challenging
Included All breakfasts, some lunches, some dinners.
Hotels 5 star and Luxury
Price double occupancy* $5,575.00USD
Single Supplement Upon request

Highlights

  • A transformational travel experience with Eviactive, that explores Peru’s unique, culturally historic, and bio-diverse country.
  • Peru discovery through the eyes, hands and hearts of the Andean people.
  • Experience ecological and locally owned properties in the Amazon that assist in preserving the environment.
  • An exploration of colonial Cusco, remarkable weaving of the Andean women, the Sacred Valley – heart of the Inca civilization – with its salt extraction pools (Salinas) near the village of Maras, the famed Pisaq Market, and the enigmatic Machu Picchu.
  • Our signature off-the-beaten path experiences and an in-depth spirited journey.

Canyon Ranch Health and Wellness Retreat

Highlights of Canyon Ranch Health and Wellness Retreat

Our group trips bring together unforgettable journeys and memories to last a life time.

  • More than 40 fitness classes to choose from.
  •  Healthy and at the same time gourmet meals.
  • Fitness assessments.
  • Dance classes.
  • Spa facilities for every treatment imaginable.
  • All meals, snacks, guided hikes, guided cycling activities, included spa treatments.
  • Impeccable service.
  • Eviactive’s attention to details, camaraderie and passion for travel.
  • The healing power of Tucson’s desert.

YEAR-ROUND DEPARTURES:

4 nights/5 days
5 nights/6 days
Included All meals, fitness classes, guided hikes, guided bike rides, fitness assessments, lectures by top professionals, spa credits, and more.
Hotel Canyon Ranch Tucson

Relax and Renew in this Arizona Resort. Contact us for rates.

Mediterranean Ballroom Dance Cruise

Mediterranean Ballroom Dance Cruise

Monte Carlo to Venice

Shall we dance – Monte Carlo to Venice, from the Mediterranean Sea to the Adriatic, on a journey of spectacular beauty. Our 2019 Mediterranean ballroom dance cruise has it all – history, architecture, dancing, fun, culinary delights, great company, and our internationally acclaimed ballroom dance pros.

Highlights of our Mediterranean Ballroom Dance Cruise April 8-18, 2019

  • Sharpen your ballroom dance skills on our Mediterranean Ballroom Dance cruise; with our award-winning and internationally acclaimed ballroom dance professionals.
  • Dancing at sea is the way to enjoyment and happiness with nightly ballroom dancing to live music, shows, award-winning dance teachers, daily group dance lessons, and more.
  • Our Mediterranean Ballroom Dance Cruise will take you from Monte Carlo to Venice, including visits to Dubrovnik, historic Rome, magnificent Amalfi, Renaissance Florence, and the town of Kotor rising above the Adriatic Sea.
  • Walking tour of an outdoor museum that is Florence and private your of the Ufizzi gallery.
  • Sorrento offers visits to Pompeii or a private boat charter through the grottos and waters of the gliteratti.
  • Delight in complimentary select fine wines, champagne and premium spirits.
  • Complimentary gratuities for all dining, bar, housekeeping and Penthouse butler staff.
  • Complimentary enrichment via the innovative Creative Learning Institute® and Computer University@Sea® with classes in diverse topics such as world affairs, wellness, art, wine appreciation, digital photography and iPad filmmaking.
  • Complimentary fitness and Wellness at Sea® programs with classes in yoga, mat Pilates, Spinning®, and so much more!
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Yoga in Italy

Highlights of  Yoga in Italy

Our group trip brings together unforgettable journeys and memories to last a life time

  • Morning yoga class, evening or afternoon yoga classes most days, some evening meditation classes.
  • Guided walks in the stunning and healing Tuscan countryside.
  • Walking excursion to a local a vineyard for a wine tasting experience.
  • Day trip to the Cinque Terre with transfers and guided hikes included.
  • Organic, vegetarian meals and fresh detox fruit and vegetable juices, organic wines and beers.
  • Farewell celebratory pizza party with Prosecco.
  • A better and healthier you.

GROUP DEPARTURES:

7 nights/8 days April 29 to May 6, 2019
 Price 2,700 Euros double occupancy private bathroom, 2,550 Euros shared bathroom, Single occupancy supplement 300 Euros
Included  7 nights accommodations, all breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners, wine tasting, guided walks, tour of Cinque Terre, visit to Lucca, sumptuous Tuscan vegetarian meals, 10 yoga classes, and more.
Hotel  Yoga in Italy

Relax and Renew in this Tuscan resort overlooking the hills of Lucca.

Cunard Ballroom Dance Cruise The Fjords

Cunard Ballroom Dance Cruise The Fjords

August 4 to 11, 2019

Highlights

  • Cunard ballroom dance cruise on the Queen Mary 2 with our our award-winning and internationally acclaimed dance professionals.
  • Dancing nightly to live music hosted by our professionals and the Cunard dance team.
  • Group dance lessons hosted by our Passion to Dance team of professionals.
  • Welcome cocktail parties and fantastic camaraderie aboard the newly Remastered Queen Mary 2 luxury liner.
  • Cunard Queen Mary 2 boasts the largest ballroom at sea for us to whirl and twirl as we pass through spectacular natural beauty.
  • Unlock the “Gateway  to the Fjords” in Bergen, Norway.
  • Enter Viking Villages.
  • Cruise along the Nærøyfjord, a UNESCO World Heritage landscape on board the ‘Vision of the Fjords’.
  • Don’t miss the boat?
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M/Y San Jose – Galapagos Islands

Highlights

  • Travel through the Galapagos Islands on one of the most luxurious of small 16-passenger boats.
  • Spot sea lions sharing the beach with marine iguanas, explore archaic volcanic tunnels, and, like Darwin before you, cross paths with giant tortoises.
  • Snorkel, scuba, or kayak in these pristine waters teaming with underwater life.
  • Guided hikes on uneven foot trails and paths help you see the islands’ animals and landscape of the Galapagos Islands.
  • Visit a turtle breeding farm.
  • Explore both land and marine fauna in the Galapagos archipelago
  • Galapagos Islands is an inimitable adventure.

Authentic Tuscan Trails Insider Travel

Highlights of Authentic Tuscany

  • Discover Florence as an insider, including the Ponte Vecchio, Brunelleschi’s Duomo, Michelangelo’s works, and hidden medieval family towers.
  • Stroll through the Renaissance town of Pienza where life goes on as it has for centuries.
  • Meander through the ancient streets and alleys of the medieval towns of Sienna, Montepulciano and Cortona tasting olive oil, home made pasta, and other delicacies.
  • Sip a glass of world-class Brunello wine in privately owned vineyards known to our guides.
  • Walk in the hills around Montalcino and take in the sweeping vistas of the Val d’Orcia.
  • Awaken your senses with a cooking class followed by an authentic mouth-watering Tuscan dinner.
  • Learn about the ancient Etruscans – the founders of many of the Italian cultures known to us today.

Fort Lauderdale to Puerto Rico – Ballroom Dance

Fort Lauderdale to Puerto Rico. Ballroom dance at sea – with style.

December 6 – 14, 2019 – 8 nights

Highlights of Fort Lauderdale to Puerto Rico Ballroom Dance Cruise

  • Relish the rejuvenating calm of the Caribbean as we travel to the idyllic islands of St. Barts, St. Kitts and Nevis and St. Thomas on our Fort Lauderdale Puerto Rico ballroomd dance cruise.
  • Dance the nights away our award-winning and intentionally acclaimed dance professionals.
  • Daytime is for and enjoying the rejuvenating calm of the Caribbean and taking our spectacular dance lessons.
  • Be entertained with top nightly shows, daily group dance lessons hosted by our Evia dance professionals, our signature cocktail parties, and more.
  • Basque in the warmth and sunshine of the calming blue waters of St. Kitts.
  • Sip complimentary select fine wines, champagne and premium spirits.
  • Complimentary gratuities for all dining, bar, housekeeping and Penthouse butler staff.
  • Complimentary enrichment via the innovative Creative Learning Institute® and Computer University@Sea® with classes in diverse topics such as world affairs, wellness, art, wine appreciation, digital photography and iPad film making.
  • Complimentary fitness and Wellness at Sea® programs with classes in yoga, mat Pilates, Spinning®, and so much more!
  • Don’t miss the boat? Our cruise fare represents savings of 60% off regular cruise fare prices. This dance cruise and discount is only available through
  • EVIA. LET’S TALK

Western Caribbean Passion to Dance

Western Caribbean Passion to Dance

December 8 to 15, 2019

Highlights of Fort Lauderdale Ballroom dance cruise

  • Dance on one of the largest and newest ballroom dance floors on the high seas, rivaling anything that you’ve seen before.
  • Kayak in the protected habitat of Bone Fish Lagoon.The lagoon comprises more than 1,400 acres of protected habitat and is home to numerous species of flora ranging from red mangroves to the ornamental silver buttonwood tree.
  • Saddle up for a horseback ride followed by a sea plunge to cool off.
  • Hike or bike Snorkel, dive, or swim in the Turks & Caicos, home to one of the world’s largest coral reefs.
  • Be amazed with Stingray City in the shallow waters of Grand Cayman
  • Tickle a childlike wonder in the warm waters of the western Caribbean
  • Ballroom dancers at sea on Holland America’s newest ship is ready to take her awards for design.
  • Enjoy nightly dancing to live music, nightly shows, almost daily group dance lessons hosted by our Evia dance professionals, one private lesson, cocktail parties, and more.
  • Pre night dancing at Goldcoast Ballroom in Coconut Creek.
  • Or join one of our other ballroom dance cruises.
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Itinerary* For Fort Lauderdale round trip

Date Ports Arrival Depart
Dec 08, Friday Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA 5 PM
Dec 09, Saturday Half Moon Cay, Bahamas 8 AM 4PM
Dec 10, Sunday Cruising the Caribbean Sea
Dec 11, Monday Falmouth, Jamaica 8 AM 5 PM
Dec 12, Tuesday Georgetown, Cayman Islands 8 AM 4 PM
Dec 12, Wednesday Cozumel, Mexico 11 AM 11 PM
Dec 14, Thursday Day at Sea
Dec 15, Friday Fort Lauderdale 7 AM

*All itineraries and times are subject to change.

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

PLAN A TRIP

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.

Costa Rica Volcanoes and Beaches Guanacaste

  • Discover rich ecological wonders as you walk or zipline above the treetop canopy on suspended bridges.
  • Gain firsthand knowledge of Costa Rica’s habitats as you explore with your highly trained naturalist guides, keeping an eye out for caimans, monkeys, river otters, toucans and butterflies.
  • Explore the Arenal region with a bird’s-eye view from numerous fixed and hanging bridges positioned at or above the tree line.
  • Relax on a sunset cruise along the ocean shores.

  • Basque in the warm sun of the Guanacaste’s wide open beaches while sipping a margarita.

Alluring Amalfi

Highlights

  • Soak up stunning views of Amalfi’s alluring coastline.
  • Hike along the Amalfi Coast’s famed paths carved into the rock – once the only access between the isolated villages set among the cliffs.
  • Dine on exquisite local cuisine.
  • Sip the intoxicating limoncello.
  • Go back in time and place on a privately guided tour in legendary Pompeii.
  • Meander the serpentine alleys in the picturesque coastal villages of Amalfi, Positano, Ravello, and Capri.
  • Discover why the Amalfi Coast has for centuries lured kings and queens, artists, writers, and others to the sun drenched isles.
  • Visit the superb gardens of Villa Cimbrone.

Biking Tuscany

Highlights of Biking Tuscany Trip

  • Stay in Renaissance Pienza, rebuilt to its current beauty by Pope Pius II.
  • Cycle through rolling vineyards, golden wheat fields and chalky white hills.
  • Savor pecorino cheese, homemade pasta pici, and fruity olive oils.
  • Sip Tuscan wines including the famed Brunello and Nobile.
  • Experience the essence of Tuscany where history and beauty fill the heart as water fills a well.

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 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

PLAN A TRIP

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.

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.

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.

Quito And The Galapagos Islands

Highlights

  • Meander through the streets of Quito, a UNESCO world heritage city.
  • Swim in warm blue waters teeming with marine life and some of the world’s best snorkeling.
  • Marvel at creatures that are unique to the Galapagos Islands.
  • Participate in daily on-shore walks and discover land animals that led Darwin to his theory of evolution.
  • Relax aboard an adventure cruise in the waters off the coast of Ecuador with only the sounds of nature and the lights of the night stars in the sky.