Sample of Tours we had in the past
Day 1: After breakfast explore the hilltop town of Cortona. Guided visits to Chiesa Santa Margherita and Monastery of the Cappuccini. Free afternoon in Cortona for lunch on my own, strolling, shopping. Return to Villa la Mucchia to relax. Dinner at Villa La Mucchia included.
Day 2: After breakfast, take a leisurely drive to Siena for a 1-hour guided walking tour and visit one of the world’s most famous gothic cathedrals built over 300 years, from 1300-1600. Lunch, shopping, and browsing on their own. Meet up with your group in the late afternoon for a market stop in Camucia to pick up food & beverage items for dinner on your own in your suite.
Day 3: Early breakfast, then take a local train to explore Firenze. Academia/Statue of David or Uffizi Museum, Duomo tour; (reserve in advance). Lunch/shopping on own. Return to Villa La Mucchia,
Day 4: After breakfast, we will have a relaxed farmer’s market morning in Camucia, a nearby village. There are many coffee places for sitting and people-watching. Return to Villa for a free afternoon to relax by the pool…or, for those who like shopping, 120 stores at Valdichiana outlet village (transportation provided). DINNER at Villa La Mucchia.
Day 5: After breakfast, drive on the luscious Wine Road to Poliziano Vineyard for a brief tour and wine tasting, then a short journey to Montepulciano’s old city for lunch, coffee & pastry at the famous Caffe Poliziano, on own. Back to Villa La Mucchia to relax for happy hour and lite appetizers by the pool.
Day 6: After early breakfast, visit AREZZO’s famous Antique Fair and Fresh Market. Then take a short drive to the lovely small town on Lake Trasimeno, Castiglione del Lago to visit the fortress and take a walk on the walls to view the lake. This evening at the Villa, we give a heartfelt toast of gratitude to our hosts at a Farewell Dinner, included.