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Saturnia Natural Hot-Springs Italy
Gardens Surrounding Terme Delle Fratte
San Marino, Italy
Devil's Bridge Lucca
The Incredible Natural Hot-Springs of Saturnia, Italy
Bologna Historical Center
Countryside Tuscany

Treasures of Tuscany & Gourmet Delights of Emilia Romagna Educational Trip October 9 - 16, 2019 Back

  • Tour Code : TUR-01200
  • Type : Private
  • Duration : 8 days
  • Departs from : Rome City Centre
  • Meeting Place : Hotel Diana Roof Garden

Description

This is an educational tour for travel agents, travel writers and travel professionals which explores a very unique area in Tuscany known as Maremma and the region of Emilia Romagna, a region renowned for some of Italy's finest gastronomic delights . In addition to the lesser-well known places in Tuscany, we also explore the incredible coastline there as well as Livorno, Pisa, Lucca, Florence, Bologna and the incredible republic of San Marino.

You can read the full itinerary for this tour below and hopefully have a look at our video about Emilia Romagan here;

 

 

Itinerary

 

Day 1 - Benvenuti in Italia !!! ...Meeting at the Hotel Diana Roof Garden for an orientation program in Rome at 9 AM and Proceeding on to La Perrina in the Maremma region of Tuscany

Where we visit : Rome City Centre, Tuscany
Meeting Location : Hotel Diana Roof Garden

Benvenuti in Italia !!!  We are meeting with you in Rome at Hotel Diana Roof Garden at 9 AM.

From here We are having a orientation and then going to head northwest up the coast of Italy into the Maremma area in the region of Tuscany.  On the way there we will stop in Tarquinia very much Roman heritage and then you will also have a chance to visit the "Giardino dei tarocchi" which is a marvelous place so unique to admire.. We will be staying at an amazing property here in this estate place known as La Parrina . This is a property unique in all of Italy and the Tuscan region because they are producing not only some of the best wines in the region, but also their own very unique cheese, olive oil, meat, jams and jellies, pastries, fruits and vegetables of all varieties - which is beautifully paired with the wines produced here.

Needless to say, this makes a great place to experience tasting some local prosciutto, cheese and some few different kind of wine. You will certainly have a wine tasting tomorrow after seen Porto Santo Stefano and Porto Ercole.
This afternoon Massimiliano will take you on tour of the estate.

Welcome dinner and overnight at La Parrina estate this evening. 

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner
 

Day 2 - The Incredible Tuscan Coast - Porto Santo Stefano & Porto Ercole with site inspection at the Pellicano Resort and Totte Cala Piccola resort

Where we visit : Porto Santo Stefano, Porto Ercole, Porto Santo Stefano

From 9:30 AM Today is dedicated to experiencing one of the most incredible coast lines in Tuscany which very few people know about.

Much like the Italian riviera, this part of the Tuscan coast is kept relatively hidden from the rest of the world, but it is a true treasure to behold.

Many beautiful towns dot the coast and today will be a day filled with wonderful photo opportunities and an hotel inspection such as the marvelous “Pellicano hotel resort and Torre Cala Piccola located in a spectacular position of Porto Ercole and Cala Piccola which is above Porto Santo Stefano.

Return to the Parrina estate to relax while you will taste some of the local wine paired with delicious cheese.
This evening we are happy to take you to another local restaurant where we usually recommend our clients to eat dinner. Dinner on your own alla cart with overnight here.

 

Meals : Breakfast, Wine Tasting
 

Day 3 - Saturnia Spa Resort site inspection and hot spring water with waterfall

Where we visit : Saturnia

After a leisurely breakfast at 10 AM this morning we are going to start our journey at Saturnia natural hot-spring famous and known all over the world for the beautiful kool-aid blue waters that create an incredible naturally warm hot-spring and waterfall.

There will be time today to do a site inspection and learn various treatments at the Saturnia resort one of Italy's finest spa facilities. A light lunch with some local wine will be in Pitigliano and enjoy an amazing cave built in the rocks of the town located underneath it.

This evening we suggest to eat dinner at La Parrina farmhouse as we had a long and busy day and tomorrow we will leave early for Pisa.

Evening at leisure and overnight at La Parrina.  

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch
 

Day 4 - Visiting Pisa and cooking class with dinner in Borgo Giusto

Where we visit : Pisa, Tuscany, Tuscany

After buffet breakfast this morning we will depart at 9 :30 AM from La Parrina estate and go heading up Italy's coast  to Pisa to see the leaning tower and its magic miracle square. 

In the early afternoon we will head to the Borgo a Mozzano “The village of Borgo Giusto” check in and enjoy the atmosphere ..

We will do a site site inspection of the Borgo and enjoy this beautiful historic place by foot and then drink a glass of prosecco before starting to experience a cooking class and have a welcome dinner in the village.

Evening at leisure and overnight in here. 

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner, Cooking Class
 

Day 5 - Depart at 10 AM to the Gorgeous Town of Lucca with its villas and site inspection San Luca a Palace hotel

Where we visit : Lucca

Today you will experience one of the many beautiful villas located in the surroundings of Lucca which we rent for our clients’ events and then you will visit Lucca downtown with an official guide to take you seeing the highlights of the City such as its well preserved City walls and moreover. We will also have s site inspection of the San Luca a palace hotel which we recognize as one of the most beautiful hotel located in Lucca. Return to Borgo Giusto in the late afternoon with possible dinner on your own in the Borgo Giusto village if you wish. Evening at leisure and overnight here.
 

 
Meals : Breakfast, Lunch
 

Day 6 - Bologna & Emilia Romagna's Finest Hot Springs

Where we visit : Bologna, Modena, Forlimpopoli

 

Today we will depart from Borgo Giusto by 8:30 AM and head into the region of Emilia Romagna stopping en-route in Bologna and Modena. 

In Bologna you will have a chance to explore the pretty and interesting city center and then we will get to Modena to experience the Balsamic Vinegar and the Parmisan cheese at the famous Acetaia Leonardi Balsamic Factory.

From here, we will proceed en-route to the Terme della Fratta spa resort.

Enjoy the afternoon here at leisure and experience the spa facilities.

In the evening dinner at the hotel and some piano bar with the Pop star Giò Patti singing.

Overnight at the hotel Grand Hotel Terme Della Fratta in Forlimpopoli.

 
Meals : Breakfast, Dinner
 

Day 7 - Depart to San Marino at 10 AM from the Thermal Spa - A Country within a Country

Where we visit : Republic of San Marino

This morning after an exquisite breakfast we head to the beautiful town of San Marino to experience this very unique republic located by the east coast of Italy. We will drive along teh Adriatic sea and once we get there in San Marino you will have a chance to purchase items for a very good deal. After lunch we will head to the other hotel of the same hotel chain to enjoy the surroundings and the indoor pool at the Terme Roseo...... Dinner and overnight at the Hotel Roseo.
Surprise !!!

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner
 

Day 8 - Enjoy Bagno di Romagna downtown for a pieceful time before Time to say Arrivaderci to Italy

Where we visit : Bagno di Romagna, Rome

Today we will experience walking the town of Bagno di Romagna with its own unique thermal springs and the magical forest populated by the gnomes.

In the late morning after spending time in town we will begin our journey back to Rome airport, train station and hotels.

Meals : Breakfast

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Inclusions/Exclusions

Tour Highlights and What's Included

  1. 4 star hotels in great locations
  2. Daily Buffet Breakfast
  3. English speaking tour escort for the duration of the tour

What's Not Included

  1. Airport departure taxes
  2. Alcoholic Beverages During Meals
  3. Domestic flights
  4. Everything not clearly specified under “rates include”.
  5. Food and beverages not mentioned in the program
  6. Gratuities of any type
  7. Inter-Italy Flights
  8. International fights
  9. Italy hotel tourist tax (must be paid locally at hotel)
  10. Luggage Handling at Airport
  11. Meals not mentioned in the program
  12. Optional excursions during your tour
  13. Personal Expenses or Extras at hotels
  14. Travel Insurance

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