HORSE RIDING IN MAREMMA
3 DAYS





Be ready for a full immersion in the heart of Tuscany, La Maremma, with a breath taking horse Riding tour





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Saturday: Pick up at Figline Val D’arno Station

Pick up —> accommodation

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The tour will officially start when you are picked up from the Central Station of Figliene Val D’arno.  From there, we will take you to your Tuscan home away from home, a quaint apartment in a Tuscan farmhouse.

Sunday: The Casentino Valley

Casentino Valley —-> Poppi Castle —> Saint Francis’ Monastery

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If you’re looking to discover a piece of Tuscany that you will forever carry in your heart, you will not be disappointed with the Casentino Valley. We’ll give you an insider view of this Tuscan gem as we follow the path of the ancient castles and villages that were developed by the Old Roman Empire. We will uncover the spiritual part of Tuscany that is all too often disregarded on contemporary tours of the region. A Tuscany that is rich in surprise and breathtaking moments awaits.

We will have lunch in Poppi, an unforgettable medieval village that far too many visitors to Tuscany completely overlook. This city is home to spellbinding stories and fascinating mysteries that are waiting for you to uncover. We will end our journey with a trip to the ancient monastery of Saint Francis of Assisi before enjoying dinner in one of the best pizzerias in the area.

MONDAY: Wine, cheese and lots of beef (the world famous Chianina)

Montalcino —-> Montepulciano—> Val di Chiana

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Today, we will visit Montalcino, which is renowned for Brunello di Montalcino, a red wine that is widely regarded as one of the top three red wines in the world. You’ll have an opportunity to learn more about this wine with a visit to one of the region’s most prestigious winery and cellars.

Later, we will visit Montepulciano, a famous medieval village that is replete with Tuscan history and an area of the region that is renowned for its cultural summer festival and fairs.

Our tour will continue with a visit to the city walls, where you’ll have an opportunity to watch skilled tradesmen and women at work using traditional manufacturing techniques to shape copper in their old artisan shops. We’ll also stop by some of the characteristic enoteche (wine shops).

The day will end at one of the oldest farms of the Val di Chiana for a dinner of Chianina IGP beef, Cinta Senese pork and fabulous local wine.

Tuesday: Cooking class and local villages festivals “sagre”

Cooking class —-> Firenze —> Summer village festivals “sagre”

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On the third day of our tour, you can choose between enjoying a cooking class with our wonderful Manuela, with whom you will prepare dinner, or we will take you to the train station from where you can travel to Firenze by train. From June to September we will be joining the local villagers as they enjoy their vibrant summer festivals.

Wednesday: The Chianti Region

Chianti region —> Greve in Chianti

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This is a day that the wine aficionados among the group will enjoy because it is entirely dedicated to wine. We will visit a number of castles, wineries and cellars to learn the intimate story of Chianti’s famous wine. You will also get a chance to learn about and sample the region’s fine extra virgin olive oil.

Once we have sampled the delicious offerings of Chianti, we will progress to Greve, home to the most famous butcher and deli shop in Tuscany and the ideal place for you to buy the best produce of the area.

On our way back, we will stop at a family-run trattoria where you will enjoy an authentic Tuscan meal.

Thursday: La Maremma Toscana

La Maremma —> Cantina Antinori —> Castiglione della Pescaia 

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Today, we will venture into the heart of the Tuscan countryside to enjoy some of its extraordinary landscapes.

We will visit the Cantina Antinori, one of the most famous wine-producing families in the world, before visiting a local farm at which you can taste the typical produce of the area. We will then progress to one of the nicest beaches in Tuscany, which is located near Castiglione della Pescaia, a wonderful medieval castle that is famous for its delightful views, delicious restaurants and vibrant nightlife. From there, you can experience a day at the beach where you will be able to walk among the locals, enjoy an Italian aperitivo, and enjoy a fantastic dinner at one of the fanciest Italian “corso” (street).

Friday: The Pratomagno mountain

Pratomagno mountain —> Loro Ciuffenna—>Gropina

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Today you will have a chance to experience the exclusive beauty and mystery of the Pratomagno, one of the most fascinating mountains in Tuscany. It was here that the Australian explorer and WWI hero Herbert John Louis Hinkler crashed in his attempt to fly from England to Australia. The tour commences with a visit to the quaint village of Loro Ciuffenna and an opportunity to witness the breathtaking beauty of Gropina’s Roman church. We will then visit several of the tiny medieval villages that are dotted across the mountainous landscape where we will have the opportunity to taste the local produce. The day will end with an aperitivo at the summit of Pratomagno, where you will enjoy a breathtaking sunset before dinner.

Saturday: Drop off  at Figline Val D’arno Station

Breakfast —> Drop off

The tour ends with a delicious breakfast before we part ways at Figline Val D’Arno’s station

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HAVE YOU EVER WANTED TO DRIVE AN ICONIC ITALIAN CAR AROUND TUSCANY MOUNTAINS AND HILLS? THIS TOUR IS FOR YOU!


Saturday: Pick up at Figline Val D’arno Station

Pick up —> accommodation

accomodation

The tour will official start with the pick up at the cental station of Figliene Val D’arno.  We are going to transfer you to your apartment located in a farm house that will be your new home for the tour.

Sunday:Cooking class and local villages festivals “sagre”

Cooking class —-> Firenze —> Summer village festivals “sagre”

cooking class

Today you will able to choose between a cooking class with our wonderful Manuela with whom we are going to prepare dinner, or we will take you to the train station and you will be able to reach  Firenze by train. From June to September we will be joining the local villagers at their typical local festivals. .

Monday: The charming mistery of Volterra

Volterra —> San Gimignano

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Today we will be spending the day visiting the mysteries of Volterra, another charming medieval town in central Tuscany, a precious town situated in the province of Pisa, not far from Florence, Siena and the coast as well. The area is particularly known for its Etruscan origins and for the many archaeological remains belonging to the 4th century BC. In the afternoon we will visit San Giminiano, famous for its fascinating medieval architecture and towers that rise above of all the other buildings offering an impressive view of the city from the surrounding valley. At the height of its glory, San Gimignano’s patrician families had built around 72 tower-houses as a symbol of their wealth and power. Although only 14 have survived, San Giminiano still retains its feudal atmosphere and magical appearance. We will have dinner there before returning to our farm house.

Tuesday: Art, Culture and History driving a Fiat 500

Anghiari —> Arezzo

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Are you ready to come on board one the most iconic cars in the world, the original Fiat 500?
This day is entirely dedicated to art. We will visit the ancient village of Anghiari, considered one of the most beautiful of Italy.
Later we will visit Arezzo to admire the masterpieces of celebrated renaissance painters Piero della Francesca and Giorgio Vasari, the magnificent cathedral, the Piazza Grande and much more. We will get there on board our Fiat 500 driving pass the super Tuscan countryside while driving on the local roads. Dinner will be at one the historic pizzeria in Castelfranco di Sopra

Wednesday: On the road

Free ride with the 500 Fiat around tuscany

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Today you will be able to manage your time by yourself.
With a road limit of 80 km you will be able to visit many other areas of interest on board your fabulous Fiat 500. We will provide you with recommendations and itineraries but you will be free to decide where and when to stop.

THURSDAY: Pratomagn’s Mountain on the wheels

The Pratomagno mountain on-board of a Fiat 500

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This day is dedicated to the beauty and mystery of the Pratomagno, one of the fascinating mountains in Tuscany. On its top the Australian explorer and WWI hero Herbert John Louis Hinkler crashed in his attempt to fly from England to Australia. Starting towards Ciuffenna visiting the village and the Romanic church in Gropina. The following stops will focus on visiting the tiny little medieval villages that dot the mountainous area and there we will have the opportunity to taste the local produces.
The day will end with an aperitivo at the summit of Pratomagno for a breath taking sunset to remember before our dinner

FRIDAY: Wine, cheese and lots of beef (the world famous Chianina)

Pienza—> Montepulciano—>Val di Chiana

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This day we will visit Montepulciano, renowned for its red wine Brunello di Montalcino (regularly one of the top 3 red wines in the world), with a visit to one of its most prestigious winery and cellar.
Later we will visit Pienza, a renaissance village from where Pope Pius II came from. Within its city walls we will visit the Pope palazzi and savour the well-known cheese Pecorino di Pienza.
Our visit will carry on the city walls where you will be fascinated by the old artisan shops working on copper the traditional way and popping by some of the characteristic enoteche (wine shops).
The day will end at one of the oldest farms of the Val di Chiana for a dinner based on Chianina IGP beef, Cinta senese pork and fabulous local wine.

Breakfast —> Drop off

The tour ends with a delicious breakfast before we part ways at Figline Val D’Arno’s station

 

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