Local Living Italy – Southern Tuscany

ItalyHike & Trek, Landscapes

Local living experience from USD $1,399 per person

Experience life the local way and you’ll experience a Tuscany that most tourists miss. This trip offers plenty of opportunity to get your hands dirty in the kitchen, as you’ll learn to prepare and enjoy this picturesque region’s culinary and viticultural delights.

Peruse the local markets and delis in search of the finest organic fare, sample wines in the very vineyards that produced them, and work off all that deliciousness with walks through some of the world’s most beautiful scenery. Just start forwarding your mail here now.

7 Days
From USD 1,399Per Person

Trip Itinerary

Arrive any time.

Orientation walk of Rome. Transfer to an agriturismo located outside the charming hill town of Chianciano Terme and get settled in. Enjoy the first of many delicious multi-course home cooked Italian dinners.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Visit Chianciano Terme, with free time in the afternoon to enjoy lunch followed by a local wine tasting.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Enjoy a visit to the medieval hilltop town of Montepulciano.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

We are in for a treat as our host, Stefano, takes us through his orchards, fields, and cellar showing us local produce from the ground up.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Visit the quintessential Tuscan hill town of Montalcino and stop along the way for Gregorian chanting at the famous Abbey of Sant'Antimo.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Morning transfer to Rome. Depart any time after 1pm from the Rome train station.

Meals included: Breakfast

Is this tour for me?

Travel Style ~ Local Living
Intimate unpack-just-once adventures that bring out the best of the world’s best destinations.

Service Level ~ Standard
Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.

Physical Rating ~ Light
Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.

Trip Type ~ Small Group
Small group experience; Max 12, Average 10.

Age requirement ~ 12+
All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Trip Cost

Price per person in USD dollars

  • USD $1,399 ~ Adult Twin
  • USD $1,259 ~ Optional 'My Own Room'


  • Hands-on cooking class using local organic produce
  • Wine tasting with local meats and cheeses
  • Visit to Montalcino and Abbey Sant'Antimo
  • Half-day Montepulciano excursion
  • 5 home-cooked dinners at the agriturismo
  • Tour of agriturismo's orchards, fields and cellar
  • Transport between destinations and included activities
  • 6 breakfasts, 5 dinners; allow USD $150-195 for meals not included.
  • Minibus, local bus, train, walking.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout
  • Small group experience; Max 12, Avg 10.
  • Small locally owned agriturismo/guesthouse (5 nights), Hotel (1 night)

Trip Dates

  • Oct 24-30, 2015
  • Apr 09-15, 2016
  • Apr 23-29, 2016
  • May 14-20, 2016
  • May 28 - Jun 03, 2016
  • Jun 11-17, 2016
  • Jun 25 - Jul 01, 2016
  • Jul 02-08, 2016
  • Jul 09-15, 2016
  • Jul 23-29, 2016
  • Jul 30 - Aug 05, 2016
  • Aug 06-12, 2016
  • Sep 03-09, 2016
  • Sep 10-16, 2016
  • Oct 08-14, 2016
  • Oct 22-28, 2016

Trip Map

Trip map for 7D Local Living Italy - Southern Tuscany

Trip map for 7D Local Living Italy - Southern Tuscany