4 Day A Taste of Siena and Orcia Valley 2019
4 Days / 3 Nights
Venture to the beautiful countryside of the Orcia Valley, recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2004, to discover hilltop villages, rows of vineyards, and culinary specialties while surrounded by unique scents and amazing tastes. Visit the gorgeous medieval village of Montepulciano, the Renaissance center of Pienza and the hill town of Montalcino, famous for the Brunello wine. This package also includes two lunches, two wine tastings and a cooking class.
This is a great Add-On Package for anyone visiting Tuscany, Rome, or any part of Italy. We are happy to help make travel arrangements for you to Siena.
At a Glance
- Arrival in Siena
- Cooking class, Pienza & Montepulciano
- Montalcino & Crete Senese Tour
- Free Day in Siena, Depart from Siena
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Arrival in Siena
Today, arrive in Siena on your own and check in to the hotel.
*The arrival transfer from Florence or Rome airport or from Siena train station is not included in the price of this package. We are happy to arrange it for you.
Cooking class, Pienza & Montepulciano
Breakfast in Hotel.
This morning, take a traditional Tuscan cooking class with a small group in Siena to learn the secrets of this delicious cuisine!
This afternoon, discover the Orcia Valley, a region dominated by gorgeous rolling hills and vibrant green valleys. This province is known for its unique scenery of nature and quaint villages; since 2004 it has been recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO for the excellent preservation of its land. Traveling through the picturesque landscapes of the Orcia Valley, you will discover the two treasured villages of this region: Pienza and Montepulciano, and taste the products they are famous for cheese and wine.
Montalcino & Crete Senese Tour
Breakfast in Hotel.
Castles, unique landscapes, rolling hills, and winding roads are just a few of the magnificent views you will admire along the way to Montalcino from Siena. Once in Montalcino, walk among the artisan shops and small cafes while discovering monumental building dating back to the fourteenth- century. On the way back to Siena, you will stop in the countryside of Brunello to visit the cellar of an Organic Winery, where they will reveal the steps and techniques of processing their grapes. Then you will have the chance to taste a selection of Rosso and Brunello di Montalcino wines, which are among the most famous and appreciated worldwide.
Free Day in Siena, Depart from Siena
This morning you may wake at your leisure and enjoy breakfast in your hotel before it's time to check out.
The day is yours. You can either stay and explore Siena, or continue on your own travel itinerary.
*The departure transfer to Siena train station or another destination is not included in the price of this package. We are happy to arrange it for you.
We hope you enjoy this special experience!