Make your trip a lifetime experience! Explore Florentine authentic markets, marvel at the perfection of Chianti rolling hills and of its wines and discover the less known Umbria region, with its fascinating medieval villages and heavenly smelling black truffles.


  • Guided Tour of Florence & Academia Gallery
  • Cooking class & market tour in Florence
  • Wine tasting in Chianti Classico Region
  • Wine Tasting of Brunello in Montalcino
  • Visit of Siena & San Gimignano
  • Truffle Hunt in Norcia
  • Wine tasting of Sagrantino in Montefalco

Central Italy is waiting for you. You will enjoy Florence and its markets and shops, the main highlights of the Renaissance city admiring the Michelangelo’s David. Your will enjoy a cooking class with visit at a local market in one of the best cooking school in town and you will visit the finest wine regions and country side of Tuscany. You will discover the authentic region of Umbria, its small villages & wine regions enjoying the truffle hunt ( in season) in Norcia.


Day 1 Florence: Tour Begins in Florence, Italy

Day 2 Florence: Guided Tour of Florence & the Academia Gallery
Day 3 Florence: Cooking class and market tour in Florence
Day 4 Florence: Visit at Cinqueterre
Day 5 Chianti Region: Depart Florence to the Chianti country side with visit and wine tasting in local wineries
Day 6 Chianti Region: Visit of Siena & San Gimignano
Day 7 Chianti Region: Visit of Pienza & Montalcino with visit and wine tasting in local winery and cheese tasting in local farm.
Day 8 Chianti Region:  Vespa Tour along the Chianti country side with lunch
Day 9 Norcia:  Depart the Chianti Region to Norcia with visit along the way of Cortona
Day 10 Norcia:  Truffle Hunt in Norcia
Day 11 Norcia:  Visit of Montefalco country side with wine tasting
Day 12 Norcia:  Visit of Assisi & Perugia
Day 13 Norcia: Depart Italy and return back home


Discover the best of Italy on this unforgettable 13-day grand tour. You’ll visit some of the most beautiful places in the country. The tour begins in the Renaissance city of Florence, where you will visit the best museums and highlights of Tuscany. You will have the chance to admire the famous Michelangelo’s David at the Accademia Gallery, discover all the secrets of the Tuscan cuisine during a cooking class with visit to the local market and enjoy a full day excursion at the famous 5-Lands.

The tour includes the famous region of Chianti Classico, where you will have the chance to visit the small medieval villages of Chianti countryside, tasting the finest wines of Chianti and Brunellos in Montalcino area, stroll around Siena & San Gimignano.

The tour ends in the Umbria country side, the more authentic and wild region of Italy. Here you will visit small villages like Montefalco, Assisi and Perugia, tasting the red Sagrantino. You will enjoy Norcia, well known for its Black Truffle, experiencing the Truffle Hunt and savoring the tasty food of the region.

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