Tuscany Tour with Marco
Meeting Place: Florence Airport Saturday 5th September 2020 @ 10am
Day 1 Saturday September 2020
Departure from Florence Airport at 10am for
THE VIESCA ESTATE, http://www.viescaestate.com/ for a welcome lunch prepared by Marco's Parents and Aunties. Early Afternoon departure for a private visit and wine tasting of the award-winning winery Fonterutoli owned by the Mazzei family www.mazzei.it/eng. After the tasting we go to Florence for dinner at local restaurant Da Giovanni. Stroll in the center of Florence at night after dinner and then return to the Villa.
Day 2 Sunday 6th September 2020
Early departure to Montalcino for a private visit and wine tasting of the award-winning winery Caparzo
Espresso in the town Montalcino after the 2 visits. Return to Viesca Estate, for an afternoon at leisure. Evening aperitif in the patio before Tuscan dinner cooked by Marco's family
Day 3 Monday 7th September 2020
9:30am departure to Siena, guided tour of the Siena Cathedral and light lunch in Piazza del Campo at Liberamente Osteria Restaurant www.liberamenteosteria.it. Early afternoon departure to Panzano for a private visit and tasting at the award-winning winery of Fontodi http://www.fontodi.com/
Return to Viesca Estate for an afternoon at leisure. Return to Viesca Estate for Steak and grilled meats dinner cooked by Marco at the Villa.
Day 4 Tuesday 8th September 2020
Early departure for Bolgheri for a private visit and wine tastings at Castello di Bolgheri www.castellodibolgheri.eu followed by lunch and wine tasting at Enoteca Tognoni with Federico Zileri, owner of Castellon di Bolgheri and President of the Bolgheri Consortium http://www.bolgheridoc.com/bolgheri/en/consorzio/. Coffee and gelato on the Mediterranean beach of Marina di Castagneto followed by visit and private wine tasting at Argentiera www.argentiera.eu (the most beautiful winery in Italy).Return to Viesca estate early evening for Tuscan dinner cooked by Marco's family.
Day 5 Wednesday 9th September 2020
Early departure for Florence for a private tour of the
Galleria Palatina at Pitti Palace www.uffizi.it/en/pitti-palace
Light lunch at Celestino Restaurant www.ristorantecelestino.it/ in Florence. Afternoon at leisure. Return to the Villa, aperitif in the patio and departure for a private visit of the winery Villa Le Corti and Wine Dinner with the owner, Prince Duccio Corsini at the estate Ristorante Osteria Le Corti www.principecorsini.com/it/content/osteria-le-corti
Day 6 Thursday 10th September 2020
Morning departure for the Hi Fashion Designers' The Mall www.themall.it/en/outlet-italy/homepage.html for high quality shopping, followed by light lunch at Il Canniccio Restaurant owned by my Cousin Daniele and his Wife Grazia. Return to the Villa for an afternoon at leisure, aperitif in Reggello (Marco's hometown) followed by dinner prepared by Marco's Parents and aunt.
Day 7 Friday 11th September 2020
10am departure for Il Borro www.ilborrowines.it/en/ for a private visit and wine tasting of the Ferragamo family estate followed by lunch at the fine dining estate restaurant.
Return to for the farewell dinner cooked by Marco and his family.
Day 8 Saturday 12th September 2020
Early departure - 9am - to Florence airport
VILLA IL GELSO @ THE VIESCA ESTATE