Tuscany, Villages and Countryside
11-Hour Excursion from Rome
The day begins with a drive to Orvieto where you visit what many believe is Italy's most beautiful church. This Citadel City is also famous for its wine and pottery. You have ample time to experience both. The lunch break is a Tuscan masterpiece. The trattoria is located in La Foce with breathtaking views over Southern Tuscany. It's setting and cuisine is unrivaled. Then, down the dirt road through deep Tuscan countryside to Bagni Vignony helmet where a main square is filled with hot spring water. Next stop is picturesque Pienza famous for cheese and wine. Finally stop at Montepulciano with narrow streets, charming churches and captivating shops make this visit a mind-tattoo of memories. You spend this day driving through luscious scenery to quaint settings and breath-taking vistas.
It is all part of what makes Tuscany one of Europe's premier destination. You return to Rome with a new understanding of Tuscan agricultural richness and cultural wealth.