45+ SINGLES RETREAT IN BREATHTAKING TUSCANY AND DEL NERO CASTLE

August 3 – 11, 2018 | $3,490
Spend the most interesting and discovering retreat meeting singles and sharing memorable experience in Tuscany, as you discover the glorious towns of Siena, Florence, Cortona and San Gimignano. Enjoy the sun, the verdant hills covered in vineyards, the wines and the amazing food. Stay in a lovingly restored luxury Tuscan villa in the Chianti hills, attend a private Tuscan cooking class and spend your days marveling at countless art treasures, perfect vistas and the unique magic of Tuscany.

45+ Singles Retreat

DATES & COST
September 11 – 19, 2018
9 Days /8 Nights
Tour starts and ends in Florence
$3,490 per person
Airport transfer included
Includes all fees and taxes

If you ever dreamed about an idyllic vacation in Tuscany, staying in a lovingly restored luxury villa, wandering through vibrant towns and quaint villages, seeking out art treasures in tumble-down churches, shopping for antiques or fine wines along streets that have remained unchanged for centuries and sipping Campari in village squares, while watching the old way of life unfold before your eyes, this tour is for you.
Defined by unspoiled, picture-postcard undulating hills of zigzagging cypress trees and the endless search for the perfect olive oil, Tuscany preserves the traditional way of life. Dotted with fabulously beautiful cities: the Renaissance Florence with its magnificent art and architecture.

In Florence, you’ll take the Renaissance walk through the city’s historic quarters and see Brunelleschi’s Duomo and Giotto’s Bell Tower, then tour the Ufizzi Gallery to see the world’s most renowned works of art and the Accademia to admire Michelangelo’s David;

While in Chianti (Loro Ciuffenna), you will get an insider’s view of Classic Tuscany with tours led by knowledgeable local guides with whom you’ll discover the fascinating towns of Siena, San Gimignano, Cortonaand the classic beauty of le Crete and Chianti Classico regions;

You will tour several vineyards, including a Montepulciano estate producing the famous Vino Nobile, take part in a private cooking class, while staying at a lovingly restored Tuscan villa set among the Chianti Hills.

Throughout the tour, you will dine in chic city restaurants and rustic country trattorias, and opulent castles, getting to know the Tuscan cuisine, especially pasta, wine, olive oil, chocolate and fresh regional produce, and appreciating excellent Chianti wines.

INCLUDED IN THE PRICE
2 nights at a boutique Florence hotel by Ponte Vecchio;
6 nights in a luxury Tuscan villa in Chianti Hills (Loro Ciuffenna);
Delicious a la carte meals – traditional Tuscan cuisine: 8 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 7 dinners, including drinks;
Comfortable and spacious air-conditioned private bus transportation throughout the tour;
Private airport transfer on arrival, group airport transfer on departure;
Private guided tours of Florence (Accademia, Uffizi Galley, Duomo, Renaissance walk) and in Tuscany (Chianti wine tour, Siena, San Gimignano, le Crete, Montepulcino and Cortona);
Cultural activities as per itinerary: wine tours, private Tuscan cooking class, wine and olive oil tasting tour;
Full time tour director, professional local guides, guided tours, all sightseeing and admission fees;
All guides’, drivers’ and restaurants’ gratuities.

NOT INCLUDED
Additional/optional costs may include: optional single supplement, optional travel insurance, early hotel check-in, meals not included in the itinerary, optional activities not in the itinerary, optional tour leader’s gratuity, telephone charges, room service, minibar, laundry, personal expenses, etc.
The tour cost does not include airfare.

HIGHLIGHTS
The Renaissance splendor of Florence
Michelangelo’s sublimely realistic David
The Uffizi Gallery
Exploring the Chianti Classico wine region
Staying in a true Tuscan villa
Medieval skyscrapers of San Gimignano
Siena’s fan-shaped Piazza del Campo and the stunning Gothic Cathedral
The cypress trees and the golden hills of the Tuscan countryside
Sipping Vino Nobile in Montepulciano
Tuscan cooking class
The classic Etruscan town of Cortona
Legendary landscapes with vineyards, olive groves, cypress trees, and hill towns
Superb cuisine of Tuscany, wine and olive oil tours

What Makes This Trip Special
Carefully designed itinerary, including signature Florence, Sienna and Chianti Hills experiences
Accommodation in upscale, perfectly located Florence hotel and a private Tuscan villa
Knowledgeable private guides
Experienced tour leader
Private, comfortable transportation
Exquisite private meals at vineyards, castles and Tuscan estates
Exclusive, private experiences, not available to larger groups
No forced shopping