Only in the Italian countryside can the game of golf and exquisite wine tasting go hand-in-hand as you indulge in both throughout your vacation. Your custom tailored tour will combine the pleasures of the serene fairways with the flavors of celebrated wineries in the heart of Italy. See the treasures of Rome and sip a beautiful glass of wine in view of the famous Tuscan hills. Relax in a private villa and practice your swing on a driving range that overlooks the Tyrrhenian Sea. From the historical...
Rome – Arrive in the Marvelous Eternal City with an Introductory Tour
The splendor of Rome transcends time as the contemporary city maintains an ambiance of classic elegance, accentuated by the ruins and the Baroque and Renaissance embellishments. Your private transfer will meet you at Fiumicino Airport and escort you into the historical center of Rome. The city bustles with excitement around the cobblestones as students and couples linger on the marble staircase known as the Spanish Steps which connect Piazza de Espana to the upper level of the Trinita dei Monti Church.
You will find the comforts of your luxurious hotel that border the open public square of Piazza Repubblica truly refreshing in the midst of the city. Via Nazionale, one of the main streets of Rome, begins in the Piazza adorned by the Fountain of the Naiads was erected in the 19th century under the commission of Pope Pius IX. The fountain and it’s characters depict the Nymphs of the lakes, rivers, and oceans, as shown through the animals, such as the swan, horse, and dragon. Your guide will meet you in the hotel lobby eager to lead you on an intimate introductory tour of Rome, and take you along the iconic monuments connected to the Eternal City, ending in the charming Piazza Navona.
Along the way, you will stop at the Pantheon, a gorgeous structure built in the 2nd century AD after the original temple was damaged in a fire. A magnificent dome rests atop the masonry walls erected in a cylindrical shape as the entrance features 16 granite columns topped with Corinthian capitals to create a dramatic and unforgettable welcome to the Pantheon and the city of Rome. At the end of your tour, you will have a delicious dinner in a local, celebrated restaurant with a glass of wine accompanying each dish to accentuate the flavors of the meal.
Argentario – Visit Ancient Cerveteri and Tarquinia en route to Argentario
Argentario – Enjoy a Round of Golf and Visit the Settlement of Orbetello
Castiglion del Bosco – Bask in the Tuscan Scenery with a Wine Tour and a Half-Round of Afternoon Golf
Murlo – Relish Wine Tasting and a Private Lunch before Venturing to Murlo
Murlo – Enjoy a Round of Golf in Umbria and Explore the Town of Assisi
Murlo – Play a Local Umbrian Club before Visiting Wine Cellars of Torgiano
Murlo – Depart for Home
- Enjoy a full round of golf with views of the serene Orbetello Peninsula in the region of Tuscany
- Relish a challenging course with a championship layout at Antognolla Golf Club in Umbria
- Indulge in the unique and luxurious characteristics of the wines of Montalcino during a wine tour of the Tuscan province
- Delight in the flavors of Vino Nobile during a wine tour of the province of Montepulciano including a delectable gourmet lunch
- Relax in the comforts of a private villa in the countryside of Umbria
- Wander through Rome on a guided tour of the Eternal City’s famous icons, including the Trevi Fountain and Piazza Navona
- Witness the impressive architecture and artwork of the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, the saint’s birthplace
- Explore an ancient Etruscan city of the dead on a guided tour of preserved, decorated catacombs
- Visit private wine cellars in the province of Torgiano to sample the rewarding, flavorful wines of Umbria
Greenery surrounds the manicured fairway that guides your eye to the green. Red wine swirls in the opulent glass, reflecting the layers of ruby hues produced on a private vineyard. Your 8-day tour will encompass golf and grapes, fabulous cuisine and delicate history as you are led from Rome to Tuscany, and into the Umbrian countryside. Your tour will begin with your arrival in Rome, often referred to as the Eternal City. Your private transfer will escort you into the heart of the historical city where you will settle in at your luxurious hotel. Your guide will lead you through the streets of Rome on an engaging introductory tour of the iconic monuments ranging from the Spanish Steps to the Colosseum.
You will wake the next day, and your private transfer will meet you at your hotel and take you into the Lazio countryside as you head north to the edge of Tuscany. En route to the Argentario Peninsula, you will stop at the ancient sites of Cerveteri and Tarquinia, both remnants of the Etruscan-Italic tribe. The next day, you will step onto the golf course that edges up to the nature reserve of Laguna di Orbetello. Enjoy a full round of golf before you visit the small, historical town of Orbetello. Continue to travel deeper into the heart of Tuscany as you visit the vineyards around Montalcino, home to the celebrated Brunello wines. After a chance to sample all of the remarkable wines, you can play nine holes at a club who just offer rounds to guests staying at the resort.
The next day, you will give your body and mind a rest with a luxury wine tasting tour of Montepulciano, home to the Vino Nobile. Enjoy a gourmet lunch paired with the flavors of the wine before you stroll through the historical town of Cortona en route to your private Umbrian villa. Continue the next day with a tremendous opportunity to play the championship layout course at Antognolla Golf Club for a complete round. In the afternoon, you will visit the charming hilltop town of Assisi to enjoy the Basilica, the frescoes, and the beautiful medieval architecture.
Next, you will play the uniquely designed course of Perugia Golf Club before you enjoy a wine cellar tour around the famous vineyards of Torgiano. Conclude the next morning as your private transfer will meet you at your private villa. If you have time, you can explore the marvelous city of Perugia before you continue to Umbria’s International Airport for your flight home. You can also opt to return to Rome and delight in more time to discover the layers of a city redesigned throughout the millennia.
$2,859 per person (excluding international flights)
- In-country transportation
- Some or all activities and tours
- Expert trip planning
- 24x7 support during your trip
Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.
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