Local Living: Local Living Italy - Coastal Tuscany (EIRC)
Trip Style: Local Living - Don't just visit; move right in
Always dreamed of renting a villa or cottage somewhere but thought you couldn't afford tos You can now. Local Living adventures put you undercover in some of the world's greatest and most out-there destinations and serve up a taste of life as it's lived every day. Unpack once at a central home base-a Tuscan farmhouse, a French river barge, a private home in the Amazon Delta, that sort of thing-and explore alongside like-minded travellers and a connected CEO who knows the area best.
Service Level: Upgraded
Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
Group Size: Max 14, Avg 10.
Meals Included: 6 breakfasts, 3 dinners
Accommodations: Not Availaible
Stay in a villa overlooking olive groves, Explore the medieval village of Capalbio and its historic fortresses, Savour home-cooked meals and local wine, Wander through the seaside port villages of Monte Argentario, Snorkel in azure waters along the Tuscan coast
See a side of Italy that tourists seldom witness on this intimate seven-day tour. Explore the streets of Capalbio, a remarkably well-preserved medieval town on the coast. Then immerse yourself into Tuscanys local culture, staying overnight in a quaint villa, sampling homemade olive oil pressed from olives grown in nearby groves, and exploring the nearby island of Monte Argentario in the Tyrrhenian Sea. Hitting destinations off the tourist trail, youll truly explore Tuscany like a local.
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- Tour Operator
- G Adventures
- Offer valid through 9/30/2019
- 7 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Rome||Day 1 Rome|
We recommend arriving a day earlier to experience all that this iconic city has to offer. Additional Notes: If you wish to spend time in Rome before your tour begins, consider booking pre-tour accommodation with us. Please speak to a G Adventures representative about booking accommodations in Rome before Day 1 of this itinerary. Please note that if Vatican City is on your must-see list, we highly recommend purchasing your tickets online several weeks prior to your trip. Same-day entrance to St. Peters Basilica and the Vatican Museums (including the Sistine Chapel) cannot be guaranteed without advance tickets. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Capalbio||Day 2 Rome/Capalbio (1B, 1D)|
Settle in to the Tuscan hillside villa located in the heart of Etruria, a quaint historic region rich in archaeological sites. Take in the 360ø views of the surrounding sea, countryside, and olive groves. Sample some home made olive oil and take a visit to the neighbouring winery before sitting down to your first home-cooked dinner. Included Activities: Migrantour Rome Olive Oil Tasting Transport: Local train (3.50 hour(s), 140km)
|Day 3||Capalbio||Day 3 Capalbio (1B)|
This morning explore the medieval village of Capalbio, a picturesque town surrounded by untouched 15th Century walls. Enjoy an orientation walk with a visit to the historic Aldobrandeschi Fortress. Take some free time to sit down to lunch and explore on your own. Included Activities: Orientation Walk
|Day 4||Capalbio||Day 4 Capalbio (1B, 1D)|
This sunny peninsula is connected to the Tuscan mainland by three narrow sandbars, making this spot ideal for exploring the olive-grove spotted hillside, or floating in the azure sea. For those looking for a glimpse into local life, grab a scoop of gelato and wander around the fishing village of Porto Ercole or the lively Porto Santo Stefano. Take in this regions uniquely rugged, natural beauty. Transport: Private Vehicle (0.75-1.00 hours) Private Vehicle (0.75-1.00 hours)
|Day 5||Capalbio||Day 5 Capalbio (1B)|
Take a free day to explore the southernmost region of Tuscany. Opt to enjoy the villa and surrounding area, or explore futher afield on a bike ride to Feniglia beach, visit the archeological site of Cosa, soak in the local hot springs. Tonight, enjoy a free night to explore Capalbio and opt to enjoy a dinner of traditional Tuscan fare at a local restaurant.
|Day 6||Capalbio||Day 6 Capalbio (1B, 1D)|
Another free day to explore this region or relax at the villa. Opt to take a trip to the quaint Etruscan town of Pitigliano. In the evening, try your hand at Tuscan cuisine during a cooking class, and indulge in tastings of olive oil and local liquors. Included Activities: Tuscan Cooking Class
|Day 7||Rome||Day 7 Capalbio/Rome (1B)|
Transfer by bus and train to Rome. Depart in the early afternoon from the Rome train station (Termini). Additional Notes: This tour will end upon arrival in Rome at approximately 12pm. We suggest booking any onward travel after 3pm. If you wish to extend your stay in Rome, consider booking post-tour accommodation with us. Please speak to a G Adventures representative about booking accommodations in Rome after your tour ends. Included Activities: Departure Day Transport: Local train (2.00 hour(s), 145km)
Local Flights: N/A
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Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.
Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.