Tuscany Active Culinary Women's Walking & Hiking Tour

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Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

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6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 1-3

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Casual & Casual Plus Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

Tuscany Active Culinary Women's Walking & Hiking Tour

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 1-3

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Casual & Casual Plus Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

2025: Jun, Oct

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Gourmet Adventure in Italy from Chianti to Val d'Orcia

Discover the joys of the Tuscan table as you learn its secrets on this active cooking tour. Celebrate fresh seasonal ingredients prepared with passion and techniques passed along through generations. Slow down, savor each moment and let footpaths and the flavors of Tuscany be the focal points of the day. Enjoy a culinary walking trip that nurtures both body and spirit.

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Highlights

  • Venture through brimming vineyards and in old-world villages like Radda in Chianti and Pienza
  • Cook with new friends and delight in ancient, lovingly preserved farm-to-table recipes—buon appetito!
  • Walk the cypress-lined white roads of southern Tuscany and sip Chianti Classico in the region it originated
  • Relish handmade cuisine, from your first plate of pasta to your final bowl-scraping spoonful of tiramisu
Italy Tuscany Active Culinary Walking & Hiking Tour map

Italy

Start Arezzo

End Florence

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Itinerary

Days 1-2

Description

Walk through vineyards, woodland and Renaissance hill towns • Get a taste of the region’s undulating terrain as you trek from Castellina to our hotel • Homer once called olive oil “liquid gold”—discover why during our exclusive tasting • Explore Panzano, home to numerous fine Chianti wineries • High ridges and peaceful forests lead the way to our lunch spot in the home of a local friend—a one-of-a-kind experience! • Sip Chianti Classico wines and learn the secret to traditional recipes in a cooking class led by an engaging Italian chef • Relax at our beautiful hotel in the heart of the Chianti Valley.

Accommodations

Nights 1-2

Hotel Villa Campomaggio Resort & Spa
Radda in Chianti
Casual Hotel

Beautiful vineyards surround this elegant retreat in the Chianti countryside—fit with a spa and wellness center housed in an ancient wine cellar. (pool, spa)

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Day 3

Description

From the town of Gaiole, hike from one unbelievable vista to the next, stopping for an alfresco picnic among the grapevines • Cook a home-style Italian meal alongside locals in the cucina of their cooking school • Lounge with a glass of the region's finest vino by the fireplace at our elegant retreat.

Accommodations

Night 3

Palazzo Leopoldo
Radda in Chianti
Casual Plus Hotel

Located in the heart of the Chianti region, this boutique 14th-century manor house features spacious guest rooms with original frescoes. (pool, spa) 
 

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Days 4-6

Description

Follow the strade bianche (white roads) of southern Tuscany's Val d'Orcia • Savor local delicacies as we indulge in a sampling of the region’s traditional cuisine • Wander in Renaissance-style Pienza, Pope Pius II's utopian village • Lunch takes place at a working farm complete with another exciting cooking demonstration • Soak in our hotel’s healing natural thermal pools and unwind with a treatment at the spa • Say arrivederci to Tuscany with a leisurely hike in the countryside surrounding Bagno Vignoni.

Accommodations

Nights 4-5

Albergo Posta Marcucci
Bagno Vignoni
Casual Plus Hotel

This elegant boutique hotel features a beautiful garden, a fantastic bar and pools fed by underground thermal springs. (pool, spa)

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

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Hotels

Adventure-Ready Hotels

Ideally located with ready access to trip activities, our Casual hotels are also known for their character and charm.

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Nights 1-2

Hotel Villa Campomaggio Resort & Spa
Radda in Chianti

Casual Hotel

Beautiful vineyards surround this elegant retreat in the Chianti countryside—fit with a spa and wellness center housed in an ancient wine cellar. (pool, spa)

Night 3

Palazzo Leopoldo
Radda in Chianti

Casual Plus Hotel

Located in the heart of the Chianti region, this boutique 14th-century manor house features spacious guest rooms with original frescoes. (pool, spa) 
 

Nights 4-5

Albergo Posta Marcucci
Bagno Vignoni

Casual Plus Hotel

This elegant boutique hotel features a beautiful garden, a fantastic bar and pools fed by underground thermal springs. (pool, spa)

From $4,399 /person

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