'EXVALSE', 'Operation/Project co-financed by the Tuscan Por Fesr 2014-2020'

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Tuscan Gateway

5 days of total relaxation

Yoga, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, spas, beauty will be the elements that will characterize your escape in Tuscany. Five days to discover the true essence of Tuscany and regain the sense of time. Under the banner of absolute relaxation.

Departure is guaranteed with a minimum of 8 participants.
Price per person: from € 2199 per person


What it includes

Stay

  • 6 nights: accommodation in a multiple room with private bathroom for the duration of the trip. 

Tour

  • Daily Yoga morning session
  • Trekking on Monte Cetona with environmental guide
  • Collection of wild herbs and lunch
  • Yoga in the Vineyard with picnic
  • Bike tour between the Valdichiana and the Crete Senesi
  • Photo shooting of the most beautiful views in the world

Visits

  • Guided tour of Montepulciano and the Temple of San Biagio
  • Visit of Villa Trecci Park
  • Visit of the Etruscan Larth rooms

Meals

  • Lunches and dinners with selected menu throughout the duration of the stay

Tickets

  • Entrance at Fonteverde Luxury Spa 

Transport

  • Transfer for the duration of the trip
  • Transfer to / from the airport not included. Available on request

Program

Day 1

Arrival and check-in in the accommodation.
Welcome happy hour.
Welcome dinner and conversation with the hostess.
 

Day 2

Awakening and morning Yoga session to improve your physical elasticity and reconnect with your feelings. At the end of the lesson, a breakfast of fresh seasonal products at km 0 will be waiting for you.

The morning will continue with a walk in the woods with an escort, who will guide you among the ancient trees. Slowly you will connect with nature by regaining your sense of time and leaving behind the stress of everyday life.

Upon returning from the walk, it is time to get ready for a first taste of Tuscany in one of the restaurants in Montepulciano with a privileged viewpoint. The menu proposal will be handled directly by the chef, who will enhance the local flavors by offering you a genuine and healthy tasting experience.

The time has come to immerse yourself in the local culture by touring the historical center of Montepulciano. You will visit the 16th century Pearl together with a guide, who will introduce you to the past and present of one of the most iconic villages in Italy.

You will walk through the streets of the village until you reach Piazza Grande and then descend to the Temple of San Biagio, one of the most prominent expressions of the Italian Renaissance.

Day 3

Awakening and second morning Yoga session to improve your physical elasticity and reconnect with your feelings. At the end of the lesson, a breakfast of fresh seasonal products at km 0 will be waiting for you.

The morning will continue with an excursion to Mount Cetona in the company of an environmental guide. On the mountain of the Valdichiana a triumph of biodiversity awaits you: you will be able to observe the increasingly rare yellow mistletoe in the tall trees, between spring and summer you will witness the flowering of snowdrops, alpine saffron, centaurea rupestris, cornflower, orchid, lily (including the rare variant martagon or dama hedgehog) and many other essences. Among the trees immense beech trees dominate in the terminal part of the mountain, then the black hornbeam, the maples, the acacias.

At the end of the excursion, transfer to Fonteverde Spa in San Casciano dei Bagni, a real paradise of wellbeing. Centerpiece of the resort are the spas with waters rich in fluorine, magnesium and sulfur, perfect for gaining muscle tone, relaxing the nervous system and, if inhaled, improve the functionality of the respiratory tract. You will relax lulled by the warm waters of the thermal pools overlooking the Val d’Orcia. For lunch, a refined and light meal proposed by the resident chef. Upon request, you can integrate treatments and massages by choosing from the resort's wide range of offers. 

Back to the accommodation and 3-course dinner with paired wines to celebrate the recovered energy. 

Day 4

Awakening and fourth yoga morning session. At the end of the lesson, a breakfast of fresh seasonal products at km 0 will be waiting for you.

Experience of harvesting wild herbs in the hills between Valdichiana and Val d'Orcia. An experience that will introduce you to the therapeutic and nutritional properties of spontaneous plants. You will collect endemic herbs of the Senese and Amiata area. At the end of the experience, a lunch of dishes of ancient memory with aromatic herbs awaits you. 

In the afternoon it is time for Beauty therapy in Parco Villa Trecci, a few kilometers from Montepulciano. A unique scenario in the world thanks to the project of landscape architect Adelmo Barlesi, owner together with the art historian Cinzia Sorlini. The whole garden has a therapeutic role: the colors, scents and vigor of nature act on psychophysical well-being. A tour that crosses a wood, a rose garden, a lake, a swamp, a lemon house, for a total of about 400 different and wonderful plant species.

The day will end with a yoga session in a vineyard at a winery in Montepulciano. The aroma of bunches of grapes and the sound of vine leaves will accompany your breath, the sun will warm your muscles, the view of the endless rows and hills in the background will help you find concentration while the asana sequences, inspired by the surrounding nature, will reconcile the spirit with the outside world. The holistic experience continues with a picnic on the grass based on local products at zero km accompanied by Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG and Rosso di Montepulciano DOC, a perfect way to close the relaxing circle of Tuscany. 

Back to the accommodation.

Day 5

Awakening and last Yoga session to improve your physical elasticity and reconnect with your feelings. At the end of the lesson, a breakfast of fresh seasonal products at km 0 will be waiting for you.

Departure for the bike tour between the Valdichiana Senese and the Crete Senesi. Together with an expert guide you will travel along some of the most beautiful panoramic roads in Tuscany, immersed in nature and Tuscan imaginaries that become reality. During the bike tour there will be a stop at the rediscovered necropolis of Sinalunga and at the Larth Archaeological Rooms.

Light and fresh lunch, with seasonal products. 

Back to the accommodation and preparation for the photographic tour to bring home the best memory of this trip. A professional photographer will accompany you to the best viewpoints in the area to take group portraits that forever immortalize this journey from which you will surely return enriched.

We return to the historic center of Montepulciano for a farewell dinner at one of the finest restaurants in the village. Five-course menu accompanied by five wines to toast new friends and Tuscany.

Day 6

It’s time to say goodbye. Your gateway to Tuscany has flown by. 
To the next journey together! 

 

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  • Where

    Valdichiana Senese

  • Duration

    6 days

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