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Under the Tuscan Sun
5 days / 4 nights – Departures from Florence
Departures From April 1st to July 11th 2015
From Sept 3rd to October 30th 2015
Daily – except Friday and Saturday
Price DBL € 1.385,00 per person
TPL € 1.131,00 per person
Departures From July 12th to September 3rd 2015
Daily – except Friday and Saturday
Price DBL € 1.113,00 per person
TPL € 935,00 per person
Includes:
• 2 nights in Florence BB, Hotel Brunelleschi Deluxe Room
• Vip cooking class & Market Tour (4hrs)
• Lunch and Wine tasting (Chianti Classico, Reserve,Tuscan dessert wine)
• Graduation Certificate
• 1 wine tasting in Castello di Poppiano
• 2 nights at Laticastelli Country House in Superior room BB
• 1 dinner or lunch at “The Taverna” in Laticastelli
• 3 days car rental with unlimited mileage, (car type AVIS “G” or similar) rental includes: dw,
tp, Super Cdw & Super TP (Super Cover), airport surcharge, railway surcharge, tax 22%,
domestic one way fee.
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Day 1 Florence
Welcome to Florence. Reach the hotel by your own and be
ready to discover “cradle of the Renaissance”. This city is
a masterpiece of art, do not lose the chance to plan your
visit to the Duomo, the Baptistery with the bronze doors by
Ghiberti, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Academy of Fine Arts with
Michelangelo’s original “David,” and Piazza della Signoria.
Free time and overnight stay.

Day 2 Florence
After breakfast, enjoy the fantastic experience of learning
our Chef’s secrets on Italian cooking in an intimate and
friendly atmosphere with this small-group cooking class!
First you take a little walk in the city center and visit Florence
Central Market and discover all its beautiful colours
and authenticity. You will have different tastings of typical
products and buy some of the fresh ingredients you will need
for the cooking class. Cooking Lesson. The class will end with
a delicious lunch that will prove your improved skills in the kitchen,
accompanied by tastings of different wines and a
final typical Tuscan dessert wine. Return to your hotel an
overnight stay.

Day 3 Florence – Laticastelli
Breakfast at the hotel and check-out. Then, reach the agency
to pick up your car and drive towards your next destination:
Laticastelli, close to Siena city. But before to reach Laticastelli
you have a stop with a Visit of Castello di Poppiano and
a wine tasting. After the visit drive towards Laticastelli.
Laticastelli is a secluded and quiet place, It is situated near
Rapolano Terme, 22 km from Siena and with easy access to
a four-lane highway that gets you to Siena and the Chianti
Region in 15 minutes, to Arezzo, Cortona or Montepulciano
in 40 minutes and Florence, San Gimignano or Assisi in less
than an hour. Laticastelli was originally a castle built in the
thirteenth century that was destroyed and rebuilt as a farm
and winery. Finally it turned into a small medieval village
that, reconstructed as a Country Relais, maintains its original
charm and character. The old cellars of Laticastelli were
turned into LA TAVERNA where you can have top quality
wines like Brunello di Montalcino, Chianti Classico, Vernaccia
or Nobile di Montepulciano. Dinner at the Taverna.
Overnight stay.

Day 4 Laticastelli
Breakfast at the hotel. Free time to discover the picturesque
Chianti region, take a nice walk to Siena or San Gimignano
or just relax into the Tuscan countryside. At the bottom of
valley, close to the river Ombrone that limits the 50 hectares
property, there is also a polo field; farther away olive trees,
vineyards and grain fields. Back to the hotel and overnight
stay.

Day 5 Laticastelli – Florence
Breakfast at the hotel and check out. Driving back to Florence,
along the provincial road (not the highway) you’ll have
the chance to admire Tuscan countryside and stop to visit
little towns, medieval villages and Abbeys such us Monte
Oliveto (Asciano-Siena), Monteriggioni, Poggibonsi. Return
to Florence to redeem car at the car point.

Tour doesn’t include:
• Transfer In & out
• Meals if not listed in the inclusions
• Fuel, road taxes
• RSN (road side safety Net), PAI, WDW (windscreen
Damage Waiver), management cost for damages, road
penalties, no–shows, etc.
• City taxes (if required)
• Entrance fees
• Parking fees
Important notes:
• Dates of the activities and cooking classes will be reconfirmed
at the time of reservation according to client
arrival time.
• During special events and fair dates, supplement could
be applied.
• Cancellation deadlines will be communicated after reservation.

Art & Gourmet Experience- Discover Eataly
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Discover Eataly with Italo in luxury Hotels
8 days / 7 nights – Departs from Milan
Departures 31st May 2015
19th July 2015
9th August 2015
18th October* 2015
Price DBL € 4.600,00 per person
* October 18th suppl. €186 p.p.
Includes:
• 7 nights in exclusive hotels with breakfast.
• A tour guide who speaks your language.
• Airport transfers upon arrival and departure.
• Italo high-speed train tickets – Club Ambience.
• A luxurious shopping tour of Milan’s famous
“Quadrilatero d’Oro”.
• Excursion to Ferrari Museum.
• Guided tours of Rome and Florence.
• Excursion to Maranello.
• Entrance tickets to the Vatican Museums, the Uffizi Gallery, and the Ferrari Museum.
• Transfers between train stations and hotels.
• Eataly Florence: a cooking lesson with teachers from the association of Slow Food and
chefs from the alliance of Terra Madre.
• Eataly activities: Milan Show cooking and dinner “buffet”; Bologna aperitif with wine tasting
– Roma Eataly tour with five tastings.
A unique mix of history, art, culture, food, and design is awaiting you!
A sensory experience with a special tasting itinerary around Eataly, the biggest gastronomic center in the world.
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even preparing some of the courses right in front of you!
Participants will have the pleasure to taste the dishes and
drink some wine like the red Nebbiolo Bandini and Lambrusco
Otello, as well as the white Servant Locorotondo.

Day 1 Milan
We will greet you at the airport and accompany you to one of
the best hotels in Milan: Armani Hotel. Located in the worldfamous
couture district, known as Quadrilatero della Moda,
this hotel is only a few minutes away from the luxury shopping
streets of Via Montenapoleone and Via della Spiga, as
well as the famous La Scala opera house and the spectacular
Piazza del Duomo. Check-in at the hotel and take some time
to relax. Our package includes deluxe rooms, which measure
up to 45-square meters and feature a vestibule entrance,
exclusive bedroom furniture, and a stone bathroom complemented
by a luxurious range of Armani amenities. Enjoy
the beautiful SPA and a dedicated lifestyle manager on site.
At 5:30 in the afternoon, meet our tour guide and walk to
Eataly to attend the first experience of this special package.
You will participate in a cooking show as a chef from Eataly
presents three famous food regions within Italy (Piedmont,
Emilia Romagna, and Puglia), as well as a guided tasting,

Day 2 Milan, Bologna
After breakfast at the hotel, enjoy a three-hour walking tour
with a your local guide before spending some free time at
your disposal for some shopping. At approximately 4:00pm,
you will be picked up at the hotel and transferred to the train
station for your trip to Bologna, which will last just over an
hour. Arrive in Bologna and transfer to the unique luxury
five-star Grand Hotel Majestic – “Già Baglioni.” The oldest
and most prestigious hotel in Bologna sits in the heart of the
city on Via Indipendenza, within walking distance of Piazza
Maggiore and the famous Due Torri. This superb hotel is
situated in a palazzo designed by architect Alfonso Torre-
giani during the first half of the 18th Century, built by order
of Cardinal Prospero Lambertini, who later became Pope.
The palazzo is, in fact, built on top of an ancient Roman road,
part of which can be seen within the hotel. You will stay in a
large and comfortable deluxe room. Enjoy the health & wellness
center on site, a metropolitan oasis where you can appease
your needs in terms of relaxation and well-being. This
is the perfect place to indulge your senses and to rediscover
harmony between body and soul after a day of intensive
sightseeing or just fighting everyday stress. Take advantage
of free time before your overnight stay.

Day 3 Bologna/Maranello and wine tasting at Eataly
After breakfast, depart for your half-day tour, during which
you’ll experience two things the Emilia-Romagna is most
famous for: food and cars. Your first stop is at Museo Ferrari,
located next to the Ferrari factory in the city of Maranello.
The Ferrari museum traces the history and heritage of one
of the world’s premiere luxury sports cars. Admire several of
Ferrari’s most iconic cars throughout the years and view photographs,
trophies, and other historical objects relating to
the Italian motor racing industry. After exploring the exhibits,
return to Bologna. At 5:45pm, meet our tour guide, who
will walk you over for an aperitif in a nice location on the
top floor of Eataly. The tavern is set in a former church in the
historic center, next to the main square. You will taste a selection
of ham and cheese and portions of three real “tigelle,”
accompanied by one glass of Lambrusco Reggiano DOC
“Concerto” (Medici Ermete 2012) and one glass of Pignoletto
Classico DOVG “Vigna Antica” (Tenuta Bonzara 2012). Enjoy
some leisure time before settling in for the evening.

Day 4 Florence
After breakfast, you will be transported to the train station
for a trip to Florence, which lasts about an hour and a
half. Upon arrival, there will be a minivan waiting to bring
you to your new hotel: Brunelleschi Hotel. This hotel, which
overlooks the amazing duomo, is firmly established as one of
the best and most famous hotels in town. The highly soughtafter
Uffizi Gallery, together with many other museums and
other attractions, are all within close distance. The 4-star
Brunelleschi Hotel is housed in some amazingly restored
and historic tower named Pagliazza, as well as the medieval
church of San Michele in Palchetto. In the afternoon, you
will visit one of the most famous museums in the world,
known for its extraordinary collection of antique paintings
and statues: the Uffizi Gallery. After the visit, spend some
free time exploring the city on your own.

Day 5 Eataly Florence | Cooking Lesson
After breakfast at the hotel, enjoy free time at your disposal.
At 11:00am, the group’s escort will take you to Eataly for a
special cooking lesson, during which each participant will
learn to prepare an Italian menu under the instruction of a
professional chef. The cooking class takes place in an exclusive,
in-kitchen classroom that features frescoed ceilings,
within a historic building with a view of the Duomo. This is
a full immersion into the Tuscan culinary tradition, three
hours of preparing three typical dishes, such as tortellini,
chicken alla cacciatora, and a sweet surprise at the end. You
will love the end of the class the best—as it is when you will
finally be able to taste all of the dishes. Spend the rest of the
day at your leisure.

Day 6 Rome
In the morning, you will be transported to the train station
for the trip to Rome, which lasts about an hour and 20
minutes. A minivan will bring you to Hotel Bernini Bristol,
which is situated right in the heart of Rome at the beginning
of Via Veneto near Spanish Steps and the Trevi Fountain. You
will stay in a deluxe room with two twin beds or queen bed,
the perfect choice for a luxurious leisure stay in Rome. In the
afternoon, we will make our way to Vatican City where, accompanied
by a professional guide, we will visit the Vatican
Museums and the Sistine Chapel. Take advantage of some
free time before calling it a night.

Day 7 Eataly Rome
Spend the day at your own pace, including breakfast at the
hotel At 5:30 in the afternoon, take part in the last Eataly
experience. Discover the wealth of Italian biodiversity, visiting
the production areas of Eataly, drinking a glass of Italian
sparkling wine, and trying our best pasta and pizza, dressed
with the most amazing extra virgin olive oil and Parmigiano.
Savor every bite! Return to your hotel with your belly full.

Day 8 Rome
The tour comes to an end, and, after a final breakfast, transfer
to the airport.

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