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zThe Countryside of Umbria & Tuscany

9 days

A private tour just for your traveling party.

Private Touring Discoveries

  • Our unique Private Touring affords a more personalized and intimate experience as you delve into the best of Italian culture, food and wine.
  • Taste the fine wines of Umbria and explore historic towns like Perugia and Assisi.
  • Get to know the curernt owners of a centuries-old nobleman’s villa… Your stay includes a tour of their olive groves and a sampling of their favorite wines.
  • Venture into the Tuscan countryside, prepare a traditional meal with our skilled chef, and sample Pecorino cheese on a charming farm estate.

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Welcome to the Eternal City

Check in to the lovely Rose Garden Palace, ideally situated in the heart of the city just off the celebrated Via Veneto.


Private sightseeing in Rome c

Delight in the unhurried pace, intimacy and flexibility of sightseeing with your own private guide. On this morning’s walking tour, you’ll enjoy Rome’s ancient glory and its vibrant modern spirit... Stroll along the Eternal City’s best-loved boulevards, throw a coin into the Trevi Fountain and people-watch as you relax on the Spanish steps. Then, finish this day on a high note: you can visit the Colosseum and Roman Forum with your private guide or join him to tour the Borghese Gallery. Meals B


Onward to Umbria

Your private car and driver await this morning to transport you into the enchanting landscapes of Umbria. In Torgiano, famed for its vineyards since the Middle Ages, you check in to Le Tre Vaselle, a 5-star resort set within the medieval walls of town. Later your host from the esteemed Lungarotti Winery will take you on a tour of the cellars for a wine and olive oil tasting. This evening, sample the fine cuisine of your hotel’s celebrated kitchen. Meals B,D


Out and about in Umbria

Our flexible privately touring allows you to tailor today’s morning sightseeing to your own personal interests. We recommend that you explore the region’s highlights, including Perugia and Assisi c, revered for its splendid medieval architecture. If you prefer, you can choose to visit lovely hilltop towns like Spello or Todi. Enjoy a free afternoon back in charming Torgiano and another elegant dinner at your hotel. Meals B,D


A day to indulge as you wish!

This entire day is yours to enjoy at your own pace. You might borrow a bicycle to explore the vineyard clad hills that surround town or take the complimentary shuttle to nearby Assisi or Perugia. You could choose to relax poolside or maybe even indulge in a Vino-Therapy Spa Treatment. Meals B,D


Into the Tuscan countryside

Journey into the heart of Tuscany today and check in to Villa Cicolina, once the country estate of a noble family from nearby Montepulciano. You’ll be greeted by the current owners and shown the property, including their olive groves, gardens and wine cellar. Enjoy a sampling of local vintages and dine this evening here at the Villa. Meals B,D


Exploring Tuscany

This morning’s private sightseeing includes an enchanting drive through the Val d’Orcia c and visits to celebrated towns like Montalcino, home of Brunello wine, and Pienza c, beloved for its fine views over the Tuscan countryside. We’ve also made special arrangements for you to sample world-famous Pecorino cheese on a Tuscan farm. Meals B,D


The Secrets of Tuscan Cooking

The chef of Villa Cicolina will lead this morning’s hands-on cooking class. Prepare a traditional Tuscan meal and sit down to the fine lunch you’ve prepared, toasting your work with a selection of local wines. The rest of your afternoon is free to enjoy as you wish. Meals B,L,D


Arrivederci, Italia!

After breakfast, you’ll be escorted to the Florence airport or rail station for your onward journey. Meals B

Extend Your Trip

Linger on in Florence...

3-Days Post-Tour Extension from $799

Enhance your holiday with the splendors of Florence! Enjoy two nights at the city-center Santa Maria Novella Hotel, daily breakfast, private transfers, a private tour including the Galleria dell’Accademia and a gelato tasting.

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Welcome to Florence

Upon arrival in Florence, you’ll be transferred by private car to the 4-star Santa Maria Novella Hotel, wonderfully located in the heart of the city. Later in the afternoon, your walking tour reveals the city’s majestic architecture and takes you inside the famed Galleria dell’Accademia. Finish your sightseeing on a sweet note at a local gelateria and then return to your hotel.


Florence at your leisure

You have this entire day free to experience the Renaissance glory of Florence at your own pace. Your hotel’s heart-of-it-all location makes it easy to step out and explore the city’s many architectural landmarks, galleries, shops and museums.  Meals B


Depart Florence

After breakfast, your personal car and driver will be waiting to take you to the airport or rail station for your onward journey.  Meals B

Private Tour Add-Ons

A Little Tour of Cinque Terre

Our 4-day FreeStyle Travel package includes 3 nights in your choice of hotel, 4 meals, sightseeing with your own personal guide, and a 2-day Cinque Terre Pass.


We include everything for a perfect stay in one of Europe’s most enchanting and romantic cities! Choose from our outstanding heart-of-it-all hotels and set out with our engaging resident guide on a private walking tour featuring St. Mark’s Square, the Doge’s Palace and more.

Sorrento and Pompeii

Our 3-day FreeStyle Tour includes our handpicked deluxe hotel in Sorrento, daily breakfast, private car transfers from Naples, and in-depth sightseeing with your own personal car, driver and guide


Family + Friends

Travel is one of  life's most rewarding experiences, perhaps even more so when it's shared with those you love! Take advantage of our Family & Friends offer and Save $100 per person anytime you book 4 or more people on the same A+R program.

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