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Our perfect walking holidays in Italy will take you through the vineyards of Chianti and Tuscany, through cypress-lined trails, medieval towns and villages, and on footpaths overlooking the sea. Sip a glass of world class Brunello wine or savor a hearty meal of pasta. Whatever your choice, traveling on foot with Evia will give you the perfect opportunity to discover the culture, history, art, and geography of Italy.

CHIANTI COUNTRYSIDE | DAY TOUR

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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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Preferred Hotels | Tuscany

Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco - a Tuscan dream

If Tuscany is your next destination, let us plan an inspirational experience at one of our preferred luxury hotels. Other hotel choices available, just ask. Tell us your dream – be it wine tasting, cooking, meandering through the vineyards, checking out the architecture, or just relaxing. We’ll make it happen.

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Yoga in Italy

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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 28 to May 5, 2018
 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.
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Relax and Renew in this Tuscan resort overlooking the hills of Lucca.

Authentic Tuscan Trails Insider Travel

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Highlights of Authentic Tuscany

  • Discover Florence from an insider’s view, including the Ponte Vecchio, Brunelleschi’s Duomo, Michelangelo’s works, and hidden medieval family towers.
  • Stroll through the Renaissance town of Pienza.
  • Meander through the ancient streets and alleys of the medieval towns of Siena, Montepulciano and Cortona.
  • Sip a glass of world-class Brunello wine.
  • 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.

Cooking in Florence

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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.

Alluring Amalfi

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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.

Amalfi Coast And The Isle Of Capri

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Highlights

  • Discover Naples, the birthplace of the “pizza”.
  • Hike the mountainous trails of the  Amalfi Coast famed for paths carved into the rock – once the only access between the isolated villages set amongst the cliffs.
  • Walk serpentine alleys in picturesque coastal villages of Amalfi, Positano, Capri, and Sorrento.
  • Luxuriate in the Amalfi Coast, a place that has for centuries lured kings and queens, artists, writers, and now you, to her sun drenched isles.
  • Follow the history of the ancient Romans as you tread their well-worn paths.
  • Be intoxicated by the glorious landscapes of the Amalfi Coast.

Chianti countryside and wines

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Highlights

  • Walk with our local expert guide through the cobbled streets of the Tuscan hill towns and off-the-beaten tourist path.
  • Sip a glass of Brunello or Chianti wines.
  • Taste freshly pressed olive oil.
  • Enjoy hearty Tuscan cuisine, wineries, and specialty food tastings (plan includes all breakfasts, two lunches, and three dinners).
  • Daily walks among the quintessential Chianti vineyards.
  • Some trips offer an optional pre-breakfast yoga warm-up.

Biking Tuscany

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

COOKING AND CULTURE – FLORENCE AND TUSCAN HILL TOWNS

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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

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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.

Vatican, Rome

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Guided tour of the Vatican

Private Tour of the Vatican Museum, the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica – 4hrs

GIRLS’ TUSCAN GETAWAY

Landscape Pienza to Montalcino

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.

Piedmonte and the Lakes Region

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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

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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.

Tuscany’s Chianti Region

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Highlights

  • Visit Tuscany’s authentic Chianti region with an idyllic terrain of vineyards, lush woods, quaint farmhouses, fabulous wineries, interesting churches, and Etruscan ruins.
  • Delight in fabulous views over small wine estates and wooded hills.
  • Meander through medieval and renaissance villages
  • Reawaken your sense with perfect pizza and sumptuous gelato.
  • Discover Pienza, the perfect mix of architecture, food and trasdition.
  • Explore the small hamlet of Chianti with picture perfect towns like Greve and Castelini in Chianti
  • Breath the timeless character of medieval Montalcino and Montepulciano.
  • Savor authentic Tuscan food and wine.

Sicily: Eastern Island

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Highlights

  • Stunning beaches and turquoise seas.
  • Miles and miles of vineyards rivaling Tuscany and Piedmonte.
  • Walk along Mt. Etna, Italy’s highest mountain.
  • Stunning architecture left behind by centuries of invaders, from the Phoenicians to the Greeks, from the Moors to the Romans.
  • Sicilian delicacies such as grantia, fresh seafood, artisan chocolate, and heady wines.

Tuscany-Umbria Sojourn

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Highlights of Tuscany-Umbria Sojourn

  • Stroll through the Renaissance town of Pienza.
  • Meander through the ancient streets and alleys of the medieval towns of Montalcino, Montepulciano and Cortona.
  • Experience lunch in a Tuscan farmhouse.
  • Sip a glass of world-class Brunello wine.
  • Walk in the hills around Montalcino and take in the sweeping vistas of the Val d’Orcia.
  • Visit the Umbrian towns of Orvieto and Todi.
  • Walk through the rolling Tuscan countryside.
  • Learn about the Etruscans.