Taste and Toast: Tuscany

Experience art with all your senses

A region well-known for art, culture and agriculture, Tuscany offers a wide array of experiences for all of your senses.  One of the top regions for viticulture in Italy, Tuscan wines are among the best in the world, but it doesn’t stop there.  Olive oil, pungent prosciutto, fat Florentine steaks, pecorino cheese and savory seafood are just some of the top tastes from this region rich with culinary heritage.  Add to that the regional delicacies like lampredotto, cacciucco, panigacci, and fegatelli, and you will find plenty to please your palette.

Tour Itinerary (10 days)

Day 1: Welcome

Land in Florence

Transfer to Siena

Welcome dinner

Day 2: Pasticcini, Crudi & Classe


The Duomo of Siena

Sienese sweets: Panforte and Panpepato

Coffee Shop

Piazza del Campo

Charcuterie and Bubbles


8-course dinner: Michelin Plate

Day 3: Pecorino & Brunello


Driving Tour: Val d'Orcia

The Tuscan Countryside

Lunch & Tasting: Pecorino di Pienza

Fortezza di Montalcino

Wine tasting: Brunello di Montalcino

Apericena: Buonconvento

Evening out in Siena

Day 4: Olive Oil & Pizza


Olive grove tour and oil tasting

Siena: free time for lunch and wandering

Gourmet pizza dinner in the tuscan countryside

Day 5: Chianti Tasting & Florentine Steak

Winery tour & tasting: Chianti

Dinner: Florentine meats and the famous Fiorentina steak

Day 6: Supertuscans, Leaning Tower and Lucca


Transfer to Lucca

Wine tasting and lunch: The Supertuscans

The Square of Miracles: Leaning Tower

Dinner on your own in Lucca

Day 7: Bike it off in Lucca


Free time

Bike the bastion wall

Optional: cooking course

8-course dinner (Michelin Star)

Day 8: Seafood, Lard and Weird Pancakes


Driving tour: Versilia coastline

Pietrasanta: Sculpture gardens

Seafood lunch

Lard of Colonnata

Quarries of Carrara

Panigacci & Testaroli

Day 9: Free in FI


Transfer to Florence

Free touring day

Duomo di Firenze

Giardini di Boboli

Street food: Lampredotto

8-course dinner

Day 10: Farewells


Checkout and return flights