8-Nights Country Roads of Umbria and Tuscany (Summer 2018) from $2,632


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Country Roads Of Umbria And Tuscany (Summer 2018)
This magical journey devotes quality time to the medieval hill towns and evocative landscapes of Italy??s two most famous regions. Enjoy favorite recipes and classic wines as you meet with local people to hear their fascinating stories.
  • Additional Included Highlights
    Rome: Visit St Peter's Basilica with your Local Expert. See other medieval buildings, Renaissance palaces and Baroque churches, scattered through the city.Siena: Learn about the Palio horse race while standing in the Campo. See the 14th century Town Hall.San Gimignano: Explore the many-towered medieval town with its serpentine streets and hidden squares.Florence: Enjoy panoramic views over the city from Piazza MichelangeloVenice: Cruise to St Mark’s Square by private launch to see St Mark’s Basilica, the bell tower and clock tower, Doge's Palace and Bridge of Sighs.

  • Authentic Dining
    Orvieto: Meet Etruscan Chef Lorenzo Polegri, who shares his virtuoso cooking skills, followed by a memorable Highlight Lunch with wine.Perugia: You are offered a selection of restaurants on your Dine-Around Evening. Choose your own ambience, cuisine and drinks for an intimate culinary experience.Mount Subasio: Follow the evolution of the olive, from tree to table, with a tasting at a family-run olive mill.San Gimignano: Meet world champion gelato maestro, Sergio Dondoli, and sample silky frozen treats in a range of unique flavours.Tuscany: Visit Podere La Marronaia, the life work of Luigi and Silvia, who believe we should enjoy the pleasure of nature and animals each day. Savour an exquisite Farm-to-Table Celebration Dinner and abbinamento experience. Your hosts thoughtfully pair each dish with organic wine from the surrounding vineyards.

  • Insight Experiences
    Vatican City: Gain VIP fast-track entrance into the Vatican Museums and appreciate the genius of Michelangelo and his painted ceiling in the Sistine Chapel.Perugia: Meet Marta, recipient of a TreadRight Foundation grant. Learn how Marta and her weavers are preserving the ancient craft of loom-weaving at their artisanal workshop.

  • Stay At The Best Addresses
    Perugia: Located in central Perugia, the elegant Sangallo Palace Hotel is the perfect base from which to explore the surrounding areas. The hotel offers fantastic facilities and features modern rooms with wonderful views over the town.San Gimignano: The villasanpaolo is a charming resort situated in one of the most beautiful locations.

  • Top Rated Highlights
    Vatican City: Enjoy a special private viewing of the Bramante Staircase, normally closed to the public.Perugia: Join a Local Expert to navigate the underground labyrinth of little streets, alleys and arches. Promenade the wide Corso Vannucci, resplendent in pale pink stone, past the princely Priors' Palace, cathedral and finely sculptured Great Fountain in the main square.Assisi: A Local Expert will explain why the Basilica of St. Francis is considered one of the crowning achievements of medieval Europe.Siena: With your Local Expert explore the cobbles streets of Siena, making your way to the black-and-white striped marble cathedral.San Gimignano: Explore the stunning hilltop town with your Travel Director. Navigate the winding streets, hunting out the towers and palaces for which it is so famous.Florence: Explore the city and its landmarks with your Local Expert - see the domed cathedral, it's adjacent baptistery with its Gates of Paradise, and the open-air gallery of Piazza della Signoria.Venice: To the tune of accompanying musicians, you will be serenaded through the atmospheric canals by gondola, past water-lapped doorways and Rococo palaces.


  • Additional five Star Services
    • Our highly-skilled Travel Director will ensure your journey is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas.
    • Enjoy the comfort of Insight's luxury, air-conditioned, 40-seat coach with double the standard legroom and onboard washroom.
    • Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary.
    • We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door.
    • Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
    • Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).
    • From time to time, your Travel Director will enchant you with an Insight Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination.
    • If your arrival and/or departure flights are as per the itinerary start and end dates, then transfers are available at scheduled times. If your flights are outside these times, or you have booked additional nights accommodation with Insight Vacations, you may purchase transfers or make your own way from/to the airport.





  • 8 nights from $2,632 per person
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Valid Date Ranges:
04/21/2018 - 05/12/2018 from $2,655 per person
05/19/2018 - 05/28/2018 from $2,950 per person
05/26/2018 - 07/07/2018 from $2,655 per person
07/21/2018 - 08/25/2018 from $2,632 per person
09/01/2018 - 09/15/2018 from $2,677 per person
09/22/2018 - 10/13/2018 from $2,655 per person
Prices Start At: $2,632
Nights: 8
Air City: Featured offer is land only. Call us for low airfares from your city!
Vacation Rating: Deluxe
Remarks: Prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability and change without notice. Prices reflect land only accommodations, airfare is additional. Blackout dates/seasonal supplements may apply. Tour prices and dates are correct at the time of the website going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. Prices displayed reflect available discounted rates such Early Payment Discount or Red Hot Deal (discounts are not combinable). Discounts may be withdrawn at anytime, book early to confirm space.
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