7 - 11 April 2025
5 days / 4 nights
From € 3,750 p.p.
a Grapetrotters Adventure in April
Welcome to an exclusive Tuscan escapade designed for a maximum of 8 curious souls, eager to venture off the beaten track and uncover the authentic treasures of this enchanting region. Get ready for an immersive experience filled with unique flavors, warm encounters, and unforgettable moments.
Monday, April 7 - 2025 (day 1)
FROM CHIANTI CLASSICO TO MONTEPULCIANO
Gather at the Grape Tours office in the heart of Florence, where your Tuscan adventure begins. Awaiting you is a day filled with vineyard vistas, historic castles, and renowned wines. The journey takes us to a small winery and savor a delightful lunch with panoramic views of the Castello di Brolio, the birthplace of Chianti Classico. As the afternoon unfolds, set course for the charming town of Montepulciano where you'll check in and prepare for an immersive evening.
Explore the ancient wine cellars of a winery in Montepulciano, where time seems to stand still. Sample the robust wines that characterize this region, tasting the essence of Montepulciano's winemaking heritage.
We venture into the heart of Montepulciano for a delightful dinner at one of the local eateries. Indulge in Tuscan cuisine, accompanied by the town's unique charm and hospitality.
Tuesday, April 8 - 2025 (day 2)
OVER PIENZA & MONTALCINO
Embark on a picturesque drive to the enchanting village of Pienza. Discover the cultural and historical richness that defines this village, known for its Renaissance architecture.
Immerse yourself in a farm-to-table experience at a local cheese farm, a true celebration of local gastronomy.
Arrive in Montalcino, renowned for its exquisite Brunello wines. Explore a distinguished winery, learning about the meticulous winemaking process. Sample the rich flavors and complexities of Brunello
Check into a charming B&B in Montalcino and savor the evening with a delightful dinner, embracing the flavors of Montalcino.
Wednesday, April 10 - 2025 (day 3)
PITIGLIANO & MAGLIANO IN TOSCANA
After breakfast we visit an incredible olive oil producer. Dive into the world of olive cultivation and oil production, discovering the secrets behind Tuscany's liquid gold.
Stroll through the charming village of Pitigliano that offers a unique blend of history, architecture, and local charm.
Visit to a remarkable wine producer and experience the unique terroir that shapes the wines of this area. Engage in a wine tasting session that reflects the essence of southern Tuscan viticulture.
As the day transitions to evening, relax at the countryside wine relais. Indulge in a delectable dinner at the wine relais, featuring locally inspired dishes paired with exquisite wines.
Thursday, April 10 - 2025 (day 4)
THE ETRUSCAN COAST & BOLGHERI BLISS
The journey along the coast promises breathtaking views and a glimpse of the Tyrrhenian Sea.
Discover the innovations of Tuscan winemaking with a visit to a modern winery. Taste the fruits of modern viticulture, experiencing a unique blend of tradition and innovation.
Indulge in a delicious local lunch, savoring the flavors of coastal Tuscan cuisine.
After lunch, continue the journey to Bolgheri, a charming village known for its vineyards and cypress-lined avenues.
Meet with a local chef and learn the art of crafting a full Tuscan dinner. Savor the dishes you've prepared, complemented by local wines.
Friday, April 11 - 2025 (day 5)
FROM BOLGHERI BACK TO FLORENCE
Explore the charming Bolgheri village.
Delve into the world of Bolgheri's prestigious wines with a visit to one of the region's iconic wineries and learn how Bolgheri has become world famous.
Indulge in a sumptuous Tuscan lunch, where the flavors of the region come to life.
As you reach Florence in the late afternoon, your paths will split, marking the end of a wholehearted and enriching trip through the highlights of Tuscany. Cherish the memories of the vineyards, the charming villages, and the warmth of Tuscan hospitality.
4 nights' accommodation with breakfast in various charming hotels, B&Bs with ensuite bathrooms & airconditioning
Private mini-bus & driver-guide for 5 full days
All meals as specified in the itinerary
5 winery visits with tastings
1 Tuscan cooking class
City lodging visitor tax (called Tassa di soggiorno)
Grape Tours' tour leader (Rebecca Christophersen Gouttenoire - Italian Wine Scholar)
Airfare & travel to and from starting/departure point.
Drinks at meals unless noted
Personal charges, laundry, phone calls, internet, mini fridge consumed items
Gratuities for maids, baggage handlers, drivers or guides
Other trip details
🗓️ When? 7 -11 April 2025 - beat the crowds & experience spring in Tuscany!
🌍 Where? The tour will start and end in Florence to Tuscany's most iconic wine regions.
🎟️ Limited Spaces Available (min 6 - max 8 people)! Reserve your spot for an unforgettable journey.
🔗 Book here.
All-inclusive cost per person (based on double room occupancy): 3750 euro
(single occupancy 4150 euro/p.p.)