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Tuscany to Rome:
Truffle Hunting & Ancient History

Val D’Orcia, Rome

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  • Taste some of Tuscany’s best wines on a private tour of the wineries
  • Hunt for edible gold in the national park with specially-trained truffle-hunting dogs
  • Feast on a luxury BBQ picnic in the mountains with truffles, local meat and fresh cheese
  • Cycle through Tuscany’s picturesque villages and enjoy picnic feasts as the local cheesemaker makes ricotta in front of your eyes
  • Be privately guided around Rome to learn about the city’s major sights

What’s Included

  • 5 nights Bed & Breakfast
  • Private wine tasting tour
  • Truffle hunting excursion
  • Luxury truffle picnic
  • E-bike tour & picnic with cheesemaker
  • Private guiding in Rome
  • International Economy class flights
  • All domestic flights and transfers

Example Itinerary

Day 1-4


  • Taste delicious Tuscan wines on a private tour of the region’s vineyards
  • Hunt for your own truffles to enjoy later in a BBQ picnic feast

The heart of food and wine in Italy, Val D’Orcia provides many unforgettable culinary experiences.

Fly into Perugia, where you will be transferred to Val D’Orcia to stay at Monteverdi. After a good night’s sleep, enjoy a private wine tasting tour around Val D’Orcia – a beautiful region that has historically produced renowned reds and whites. The following day, a local truffle hunter will collect you with his dogs and take you into the national park to scout for both black and white truffles, learning the secrets of hunting for this exclusive ingredient. Enjoy the fruits of your labour in a luxury picnic, complete with a BBQ feast of local meat cooked on the rocks in front of your eyes. The next day, head out on an e-bike for a comfortable ride around the rolling hills and historic villages of the surrounding countryside, stopping for a picnic lunch as a local cheesemaker prepares ricotta in front of your eyes.

Day 4-6

ROME, Italy

  • Combine your time in the countryside with the chance to explore the historic streets of Rome
  • Enjoy private guiding around the city’s major sights, learning the secrets of the Sistine Chapel and Vatican

Amazing food, shopping and sightseeing come together in Rome: the Eternal City.

After your foodie countryside retreat, head to the spectacular city of Rome for a stay filled with culinary delights and culture around every corner. Stay at Villa Spalletti Trivelli, just steps from the Trevi Fountain, and spend dinner indulging in delicious pasta at a restaurant of your choosing. The next day will be spent touring Rome with a top private guide for the chance to learn the city’s secrets, visiting must-see sights such as the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican.

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