|Type of Tour:||Multi Region|
|Guide Price:||From £903 to £1145 per person|
|Number of Meals:||4 breakfasts + 1 lunch + 1 dinner (optional)|
|Number of Winery Visits:||3 wineries|
|Number of Wines Tasted:||Approximately 16|
|Tour Transport:||Full day guided and transported wine tour and activities on foot in Rome|
|Dates / Availability:||Available mid-week and weekends from April to the end of October. Please note that the activities in Rome are not available on Sundays.|
Based in the beautiful and historic city of Florence, the first part of your tour allows you to stay in the birthplace of the Italian rennaissance and discover the celebrated wines that makes Tuscany such a sought-after holiday destination amongst wine lovers. The second part of the trip will be spent in enchanting Rome, the Eternal City, where you will have the chance to explore some of its most iconic sights as well as to try the delicious local gastronomy.
After settling into your hotel in Florence on day one, we would be pleased to recommend a restaurant and reserve you a table for dinner if required
On day two, meet your English-speaking specialist wine guide at a central departure point in Florence and enjoy a day of tasting in the stunning Chianti vineyards. There will be a maximum of eight guests on the tour and the focus of the day will be the world-famous Super Tuscan wines.
During the course of the day, you will be welcomed as the guests of three highly-regarded Super Tuscan wineries, where your guide will show you the fascinating wine-making process from vine to bottle. At each estate, you will taste a variety of Tuscany wines, discovering the secrets of the Super Tuscan wine-makers. The traditional lunch served at one of the wineries will be a true highlight of your holiday. Here, you will taste examples of dishes that have made Tuscany such a well-loved gastronomic capital and of course, premium wines will complement the cuisine. You will be taken back to Florence at the end of the day.
The evening will be free for you to do as you please.
After breakfast on day three, check out of the hotel. Board the 12.08 direct train departing Florence Santa Maria Novella station and arriving at Rome Termini at 13.40. Upon arrival in Rome, check into a Standard room at the 4* Marcella Royal Hotel Rooftop Garden. The hotel is ideally located in Rome city centre, just a few minutes’ walk from the station. The afternoon will be free for you to do as you please. You may wish to relax at the hotel and settle in at your own pace. Alternatively, you may prefer to explore Rome independently.
In the evening, take part in a fabulous 3 ½ hour walking gastronomy tour with a specialist foodie guide. This is a small group tour and there will be a maximum of ten guests. You will walk around the enchanting Eternal City and stop at traditional restaurants and trattoria sample local delicacies and flavourful wines. Your tour will include a stop to try some Roman “pizza al taglio”, a sit down stop to relax and try some lovely pasta and antipasti dishes and will end with a traditional gelato!
On day five, you will have the opportunity to choose between three different activities. All of these activities will be as part of a small group.
The remainder of the day will be free for you to do as you please. Please feel free to let us know if you would like to combine two of the above activities or add extra activities during your time in Rome.
After a leisurely breakfast on day five, check out of the hotel.
Today, you will be able to choose from the three following activities. All of these activities are small group activities.
(ii) The outline itinerary is indicative and is subject to minor changes depending on supplier availability. Availability cannot be guaranteed until we have received a confirmed booking, together with the deposit payment (or payment in full where the dates of travel are in less than 60 days). If the named accommodation / visits are not available, we will endeavour to find suitable alternatives of a similar grade; this may be subject to a supplement or a rebate depending on the price available.
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If you would like to make your Grape Escapes holiday even more special, there are a number of additional activities that we can arrange for you. To complement the experience, these could be arranged to fit in/around your current itinerary or we can arrange additional nights and room upgrades at your hotel, as well as your travel arrangements, a stop-over en route and even a visit to another part of the country! See below for some of the most popular upgrades.
Given the wide range of travel options, the package prices do not include travel to Florence and from Rome. Please see our travel page for further information.
For more information about our Multi Region breaks please see our Multi Region Breaks page.
To secure your booking, a 20% per person deposit is required. Your remaining balance will then be due 60 days before you travel. Please call us on +44 (0) 1920 46 86 66 or e-mail email@example.com to request a booking form.
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