TUSCANY : Sunshine, sunflowers and rolling hills
From Florence, venture to the rolling hills of the Tuscan countryside where the Chianti region awaits. Its postcard perfect landscape boasts romanticized olive groves, Renaissance villas, hilltop towns and medieval castles. Vineyards, famed for producing Sangiovese grapes, ripen to produce earthy and rustic Chianti wine. Luxury Italian Honeymoons can arrange your tastings, meals and a cooking class at a selection of renowned vineyards. Wine aficionados can dive deeper and meet local winemakers who have maintained centuries old winemaking traditions.
Discover the less-traveled Val D'Orcia area in the south, where the landscapes open to gentle rolling hills with endless sunflower fields, rich green valleys and vineyards producing bolder Brunellos. This area is best-known for pecorino cheese and honey made from wildflowers and chestnuts. Let us book your table at an authentic farm producing exquisite, local cheese.
With city walls dating back to the 14th century, Montepulciano is not only famous for its Vino Nobile, but also for its historic center with winding streets that peer over the valley. Enjoy your stay in an historic palazzo abound with majestic frescoes.
The picturesque town of Montalcino boasts an incredible number of enoteche along 13th century, medieval streets. Outside of the town, let us plan your visits to vineyards, natural spas and ancient abbeys. If you want to cater to your adventurous side, a balloon ride will sweep you over the Tuscan countryside.