State of Art Holiday in Valdichiana Senese

Four days – 3 nights in Tuscany discovering the craft workshops

A journey discovering the villages of Valdichiana Senese and their craft workshops where knowledge, art and craft are handed down from generation to generation.

 

The relationship between Tuscany and craftsmanship is long-lived: the craftsmanship is today a value and a strong tradition in Tuscany and Valdichiana Senese. Strolling through the hamlets of Valdichiana Senese you discover the authentic value of Tuscan territory, you meet the artisans at work and participate to their creative workshop, you learn the passion behind the realization of an handmade object.
You can choose to visit three craft workshops on the basis of your interest: workshops of ceramics, metals and gold, wood, textiles, jewelry, terracotta and much more.

 

Not only manufacturing craftsmanship but also craftsmanship of taste. Also, you will have tasty breaks: you will visit a winery and taste Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG, but also you will see Chianina breeding and taste Chianina meat.
 


 
Price per person € 309
Ask for a voucher valid for one year.
 


PROGRAM


 
Day 1

Arrival and check-in in an accommodation facility in Valdichiana Senese; 
Visit of the first craft workshop choosing among workshops of ceramics, metals and gold, wood, textiles, jewelry, terracotta.


 
Day 2
Visit of the second craft workshop choosing among workshops of ceramics, metals and gold, wood, textiles, jewelry, terracotta.
Visit of a winery of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG. The producers will tell you their stories, methods of production, and the philosophy that is hidden behind every bottle. You will have a close look at a vineyard of Prugnolo Gentile and you will taste Vino Rosso di Montepulciano DOC and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG, learning to recognize them and their uniqueness. 

 

Day 3
Chianina Breed Tour: we will take you on a visit to a Chianina farm, where you will closely observe the beauty, the meekness and the grandeur of this magnificent animal with a white mantle. You will discover the history of the Chianina breed and its deep connection with this territory. Resistant, strong, tame, these beautiful animals have been the engine of agriculture in the Valdichiana before the arrival of agricultural machinery. Today their meat is considered one of the best in the world; the famous Florentine T-bone steak, for example, comes from the Chianina calves. After visiting the farm, you will taste the PGI Chianina meat with a tasting-lunch.
Visit of the third craft workshop choosing among workshops of ceramics, metals and gold, wood, textiles, jewelry, terracotta. 

 

Day 4
Check out
 

What it includes


Stay

3 days stay in accommodation facility in Valdichiana Senese with breakfast;


Tour

Chianina breed tour: visit of a Chianina breeding and lunch with Chianina meat products. The tasting lunch includes salami platter, pasta with Chianina meat sauce, Tagliata di Chianina with rosemary and seasonal vegetables, dessert, water, wine, coffee (Florentine T-bone steak available by request).


Visite

Visit of three craft workshops (choose which you prefer);
Visit of a winery, tasting of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG, Vino Rosso di Montepulciano DOC and typical products.


Trasporti

Transfer service not included, available on request


Notes

Minimum participants 2 people


 
The price is per person.
Tourist tax not included, if applicable
Transfer not included (where it is not specified in the program)
Only some craft workshop proposes labs; if not possible it will be guarantee the visit.

 

Tailormade Travel Ideas
Write us at booking@valdichianaliving.it  indicating the nights you would like to stay and your travel needs and we will send you a personalized proposal. The travel itinerary can be modified according to every need.

 

Green Pass Notes


In compliance with the new government provisions, issued with Law Decree no. 105 of 23 July 2021 to participate in our experiences and activities, the Green Pass (Green Certification) will necessarily be required.

 

We remind you that the Green Pass is issued in one of the following conditions:

 

  • That the customer has had at least the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine;
  • OR the client has tested negative for a molecular or antigenic (rapid) swab performed within the preceding 48 hours;
  • OR the client has recovered from COVID-19 within the previous six months.

 

The Green Pass is not required for children under 12.

 

The Green Pass, together with an identity document, must be shown to Valdichiana Living staff or the service provider included in the tourist package purchased.

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