Experience Tuscany like never before…
This unique holiday has been tailored to immerse you in the timeless beauty of Tuscany, amongst rolling hills, cypress lanes, vineyards and spectacular costal scenery, with one new and exiting feature: GOLF. Travel with us around the region’s most exclusive golf resorts, while eating superb food, drinking fine wine and relaxing in enchanting thermal baths & SPA’s.
Cultural visits to the regions most idyllic towns, guided tours of wineries and gentle strolls among beautiful landscapes, will complete the experience and leave you to return home with most amazing memories ever.
The tour has been carefully put together to meet the desires of golfers while at the same time offering exciting optional activities for any non golfing partner wishing to join on the holiday. The tour visits the most beautiful areas of Italy, from the Argentario coast line, to the wine areas of Brunello and Chianti, and north to the medieval cities of Siena and San Gimignano.
These dates are not set in stone.
If you have a private group of 8+ people we can discuss other dates according your needs.
Day 1 – Arrival and welcome dinner in Saturnia
We meet at Rome Airport at 13.00 and drive to Tarquinia for a coffee and a stroll in this beautiful Etruscan walled town.
A short drive then takes us to the luxurious Saturnia Golf Resort and SPA, where you can settle into the hotel and relax in the ancient thermal baths famous since roman times. Dinner will be in a 1 Michelin Star restaurant accompanied by a tasting of local wines.
Day 2 – Saturnia Golf Club followed by visit to Pittigliano
After breakfast Golfers can have a warm up in the driving range and then head out for a round in the resorts course. Non Golfers can relax in these ancient thermal baths and enjoy a wellness treatment, if they desire take a short stroll amongst vineyards to the Old town of Saturnia. In the afternoon we head to the ancient town of Pitigliano, unique because of its curious location, on the edge of a Tufo rock gorge. Here you can also visit the underground jewish quarters known as Little Jerusalem. We dine in the old town and taste a selection of local wines.
Day 3 – Argentario Golf Resort and Porto Santo Stefano
In the morning we head off to the Argentario Golf Resort & SPA, where golfers can play a round rewarded by beautiful views of the Tuscan coastline.
Non Golfers enjoy a relaxing morning in the roman town of Orbetello, with free time for coffee and shopping, before joining the golfers for lunch back at the hotel. In the evening we head to the enchanting costal town of Porto Santo Stefano, stroll along the marina and enjoy a fresh seafood dinner on the waterfront.
Day 4 – Argentario, Porto Ercole & Giglio Island
Having discovered the Argentario course, golfers can now play a second round and truly perform at their best.
Non Golfers don’t be jealous of your partners as you shall be taking a short ferry ride (yacht available on request) to the island of Giglio to explore the town and the natural park which surround it. Enjoy lunch on the island. In the evening we all head to the town of Porto Ercole where we can enjoy another fantastic dinner on the sea front.
Day 5 – Montalcino & Pienza
Today we put golf on pause as we head to the renaissance town of Montalcino to taste world renowned Brunello wines.
We start our day with a guided visit of one of the most important wineries in the area, before heading to the old town, where you can enjoy some free time before we head for lunch and another wine tasting in Montalcino’s medieval fortress. In the afternoon we head to the quaint town of Pienza, declared UNESCO world heritage, to taste some of their famous Pecorino cheese.
Day 6 – Royal Golf la Bagnaia & Siena
Golfers set off in the morning for a round in La Bagnaia golf course, followed by a delightful lunch in the Resort’s kitchen garden. Non Golfers set off to visit Castelnuovo Berardenga where they can explore the Chigi Palace, owned by one of the most important Renaissance families in Italy. They then head to the Chianti Classico wine valley for a tasting in the Arcanum Winery and lunch in the petit village of San Gusme’. In the evening the two groups meet in Siena where they can enjoy some free time exploring the city famous for its Palio Horse Race, and of course setting up the first bank in the world.
Day 7 – Volterra & Castelfalfi Golf resort
We set off from La Bagnaia resort and head to the Etruscan walled town of Volterra where you will see a roman amphitheatre amongst other spectacles. Enjoy some free time in the town to have lunch at your own leisure. After lunch we head to Castelfalfi Resort & SPA, one of Tuscnay’s most exclusive golf courses complete with 27 holes. Golfers can play the 9 hole lake course of the resort while non golfers relax in the spa and enjoy a wellness treatment.
Dinner will be in the hotel, prepared by its famous gourmet chef.
Day 8 – Golf Championship and visit to San Gimignano
The final day championship will take place as golfer’s challenge each other in the Castelfalfi 18 hole Mountain course.
Non Golfers. Enjoy activities offered by the resort with the option of walking, cycling or horse riding. Lunch will be a buffet style with local delicacies prepared by the resort.
In the evening we head to San Gimignano, another UNESCO world heritage town, where we can taste its famous Vernaccia white wine. The final dinner will be marked by the announcing of the Championship winner and awarding of his prize!
Day 8 – Departure Day
After breakfast we depart for Rome airport or wherever your holiday takes you next.