The Tuscany of Dante Alighieri between Valdichiana Senese, Siena and Florence

Six days stay in Tuscany between Inferno, Purgatorio and Paradiso

What’s common to Valdichiana Senese, Siena and Florence, more than good wines, the art and the beautiful of Tuscany known all over the world? The answer is Dante Alighieri, the “great poet”.
Valdichiana Living proposes a unique journey in Tuscany on the track of Dante Alighieri and his Divina Commedia to celebrate seven hundred years after the great poet’s death.
You will stay in Valdichiana Senese, the Italian wellness paradise in 2020. From here you will discover Inferno, Purgatorio e Paradiso during a six days stay in the heart of Tuscany.

 

You will descend to the hell in the underground tunnels of Sinalunga. From here you will arise to the circle of greedy, where you will be tempted from the Chianina meat and the Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG, and then to the Purgatorio, where you will meet Ghino di Tacco, who will accompany you to the visit of Torrita di Siena.

 

The ascent to the Paradiso will be complete in Siena, Pia de’ Tolomei’s city. Here you will visit the Duomo Museum and the Gate of Heaven, that opens up to visitors a unique view above the Cathedral.

 

Then you will visit Florence, here Dante Alighieri was born. A guide will accompany you in the most significant places related to Dante: Cerchi and Donati’s towers, Dante’s house, the church of Santa Margherita where he met Beatrice for the first time, Signoria Square where Farinata degli Uberti lived but also Duomo Square with the baptistery of San Giovanni where Dante was baptized.

 

The offer includes a copy of “Divina Commedia- L'Inferno: illustrato da Simone Ginanneschi". Simone Ginanneschi draws  graphics of Divina Commedia for Valdichiana Living.

 

 

Price per person € 599
Ask for a voucher valid for one year.


 
PROGRAM


Day 1
Arrival and check-in in Agriturismo in Valdichiana Senese, EDEN destination and Italian wellness paradise 
Tour of the underground cellars in the hamlets of Montepulciano

 

Day 2 
Departure to Siena
Gate of Heaven: visit of the Museum Opera Duomo di Siena.
Tasting in a historic bakery of Siena, Nannini bakery.
Free time during the afternoon in Siena 

 

Day 3 
Circle of greedy: Visit of a Chianina breeding farm and lunch with typical products of Chianina meat
Descent to hell: Visit of Sinalunga and its underground tunnels
Departure to Antipurgatorio in Torrita di Siena
Visit of Torrita di Siena with a special guide, Ghino di Tacco
Tasting of "Ghin' di Tacco" craft beer.

 

Day 4
Free day. 
We suggest you to explore Valdichiana Senese, its villages and beautiful landscapes. If you would like to relax you can visit the thermal pool of Fonteverde Luxury Spa in San Casciano dei Bagni. Please write to us to buy the entrance ticket.


 
Day 5 – Florence and Dante Alighieri
Departure to Florence
Guided visit of Florence on the track of Dante Alighieri (entrance tickets are not included)
Free time during the afternoon in Florence

 

Day 6
Check-out e departure

What it includes


Stay

Five nights stay in Agriturismo in Torrita di Siena or Sinalunga


Tour

Chianina tour with visit of a Chianina breeding;


Visite

Visit of Sinalunga and underground tunnels;

Visit of Torrita di Siena with a special guide, Ghino di Tacco;

Guided visit of Florence;


Meals

Tasting of pastry and typical sweets at Nannini Bakery in Siena;

Lunch with Chianina meat products;

Tasting of craft beer;


Tickets

Entrance to Opera Museum of Siena (the Cathedral, the Piccolomini Library, the Gate of Heaven, the Baptistry, the Crypt, the Museo dell'Opera, the Panorama from the Unfinished Façade, the Oratory of St. Bernardino and the Costone Gardens)


Trasporti

Transfer service not included.
We suggest to buy train ticket to Florence. Please write us to buy train ticket.


Notes

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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