Between Umbria and Tuscany: an exclusive journey of flavours
The journey includes
Take part in an exciting black truffle hunt in Umbria with lunch included
Enjoy the freedom of discovery on your rental car
Taste the Umbrian oil in a typical oil mill and the best Tuscan wines in Montalcino and Chianti
Always available to relieve you from any problem and make you feel at home
Seven nights in preferred properties selected by our experts
Between Umbria and Tuscany, through Val d’Orcia and Chianti, this is an itinerary at the discovery of the best Italian foods and wines, with stays booked in villages and charming retreats surrounded by landscapes of exceptional beauty.
ProgramVedi in dettaglio
Temperate Mediterranean, which varies extremely from region to region and from North to South. Some southern areas allow you to enjoy the mild temperatures already by March and until late October giving short winters; the Northern Plains have cold winters with more heavy rains in late spring and early autumn, with almost constant high humidity all year round. The Alpine region has very snowy winters, cool summers and unstable with frequent rainfall. The maximum temperatures recorded throughout the country in July and August, with sunny periods interrupted by storms of high intensity.
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To convert the temperatures to Fahrenheit, multiply the Celsius amount for 1.80 and add 32. While not exact, this simple formula will give a very close estimation of the temperature in Fahrenheit degrees.
US citizens don't need Visas for travelling to Italy, but you will need a passport valid for six months beyond the completion of your journey for entry into Italy. If you hold a passport from another country, please check with your local consulate about requirements for travel to Italy. All passengers traveling internationally are required to have a passport. Please remember to carry proper identification (your passport) on you and do not leave it in your suitcase or hotel room. It is advisable to carry your passport with you at all times.
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The official language is Italian.
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Official currency is Euro.
Bank hours 8:30 a.m. to 1:15/30 p.m. and 3/3:30 p.m. to 4/4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Euro coins differ according to country, but they can be used in any Eurozone state. Banknotes are of uniform EU design. Keep receipts until you have left restaurants or bars, as occasionally there are spot tax checks on owners. Credit cards are accepted in the larger Italian cities (mostly Visa and MasterCard), and you should have no problems using them in shops and restaurants. However, smaller shops, especially those in rural locations, may ask you to pay in cash or have a minimum amount required to use a credit card.
Voltage for outlets is 220V. North American voltage is generally 110V. Therefore, you will need a converter for your travels. Adapters will be necessary to adapt your plug into the outlet, but these may not convert the voltage, so both devices are necessary. Prior to using personal electrical appliances in Italian hotels, please check the suitability with Reception.
The country code for Italy is 39. When calling to Italy from overseas, dial your international access code (011 from the US/Canada), followed by the country code, area code, and phone number. Dialing from the US/Canada: 011 39********