FLORENCE BACK TO THE ORIGINS
A unique opportunity to get in touch, in a entirely new way, with Florence, to live an unrepeatable and multi-sensory experience. A trip in a different city, not as known and celebrated but not less intriguing and fascinating, a time travel starting from the origin of the roman city, a travel in the taste, with food and wine in some of the most astonishing and interesting areas of the city.
DAY 1 - Morning
Possibility to visit the La Verna Sanctuary in the town of Chiusi della Verna.
DAY 1 - Afternoon
Visit to the Wool Museum in the municipality of Stia. Dinner in a typical restaurant with genuine seasonal ingredients. Overnight stay at Locanda del Viandante in Anghiari (near the Nature Reserve of Monti Rognosi): the structure is a tourist complex obtained from the restoration of 19th century Tuscan farmhouses.
DAY 2 - Morning
Visit the National Park of Casentino Forests following the footsteps of St. Francis with a nature guide.
DAY 2 - Afternoon
Possibility to visit some producers of the Tiber Valley (crafts, food and wine) and food and wine tasting at the Strada dei Sapori of the Tiber Valley. Some examples: fine linen factory, wicker baskets production, cheese factory, oil extraction mill, etc.
The Tiber Valley is a land of typical local products set in tradition. It is characterized by the use of local raw materials produced in local farms. There is not one specific product to be spoken of, but many small productions from the heart of Tuscany: cheese, meat, fruit, legumes, vegetables, honey, truffles, mushrooms and chestnuts, especially the DOP Caprese Michelangelo Chestnut. And last but not least, let's not forget the PGI White Chianina Bullock of the Central Apennines. The culinary tradition of the Tiber Valley is promoted and safeguarded by Strada dei Sapori Valtiberina Toscana Association, It is an excellent starting point for a travelling flavour fest which can take many different routes as you discover the activities of those who make this part of Tuscany famous.
Dinner in a typical restaurant with genuine seasonal ingredients. Overnight stay at Locanda del Viandante in Anghiari.
DAY 3 - Morning
Guided tour of the Nature Reserve of Monti Rognosi, one of the rare examples of national ophiolite areas following the footsteps of St. Francis with a nature guide. Afternoon free at leisure, possibility to organize additional activities.
Price per person € 210
PRICE INCLUDES: entrance fee to the “Museo della Lana di Stia”; half day guided tour to the the Nature Reserve and National Park of Casentino Forests with a nature guide; wine and food tasting; half day guided tour of the Riserva dei Monti Rognosi with a nature guide; 2 Overnight stays in apartment for 4 persons at Locanda del Viandante in Anghiari (AR); 2 Dinners in a typical restaurant (including beverage); organization and assistance Florence and Tuscany Tours.
THE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE: guide service where not specified (it is possible to quote it on request); transfers (it is possible to quote them on request); tips and extras; anything else that is not expressly mentioned as “price includes”.
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