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Traditions of Tuscany Tour


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    Tour Dates: August 30- September 8, 2019
  • 10 Days/9 Nights
    - 4 nights in Arezzo
    - 5 nights in the Tuscan Countryside
  • Step back in time at a medieval jousting festival
  • Participate in a "Contrada" dinner
  • Visit a local antiques fair
  • Watch local artisan demonstrations
  • Experience the vibrancy of local market days
  • Enjoy a hands-on cooking class learning to create authentic Tuscan specialties
  • Learn all about the history, culture, and traditions of Tuscany
  • Tour a working olive oil mill
  • Savor local specialties during our tasting excursions
  • Indulge in multi-course dinners served with local wines
  • Learn about the Italian coffee culture at a roasting company
  • Sip delicious wines while taking in the amazing views of olive trees and grape vines
  • Wander quaint Tuscan villages
  • Explore the incredible countryside and intimate, off-the-beaten path locations
  • Small group sizes of only 6-12 guests
  • Visit Florence - Arezzo - Chianti Region - Montepulciano - Pienza - Cortona - and More!



Vitalia Tours’ small group escorted tours are a collection of exclusive out-of-the ordinary excursions and experiences designed for clients that want to immerse themselves in the culture and traditions of Italy. These itineraries are custom designed packages with all your details completely organized but with enough flexibility to allow us some spontaneity. We offer a selection of handpicked activities and special culinary events that offers the most genuine Italian experience for our guests.

For example, our ‘Traditions of Tuscany’ tour this fall is an extraordinarily unique tour that immerses you in the culture and traditions of Tuscany.

Tuscany, like all of Italy is filled with numerous ancient traditions. Each city or village plays host to various colorful religious rituals, historical pageants, medieval-style tournaments, food festivals, and much more.

But in addition, routine tasks are tied to tradition – the daily ritual of making bread or coffee, farmers producing prosciutto, wine or olive oil, or artisans working or honing their craft. And like everything in Italy, these traditions seek to bring people together with good food and good wine at the table.

You’ll see the best of Tuscany in an experience that includes major historical sites as well as off-the-beaten path destinations, and of course, participating in its traditions.

We'll eat like the locals, attend a medieval jousting festival, peruse the local antiques fair, visit creative artisans, learn all about the art & history with our expert local guides, and experience the simple pleasures of exploring the Tuscany region with its incredible scenery, fantastic food and famous wine!

Our ‘Traditions of Tuscany’ Tour, is a fully escorted tour with all of your accommodations, excursions & tours, transportation and most of your meals completely arranged and included. However, we've left you some flexibility for free time to relax in a piazza, meander the small villages we will be visiting, or do some shopping. We'll spend 4 nights in just outside of Arezzo, and 5 nights in the Tuscan countryside.

Dates of tour: August 30-September 8, 2019

Some of our other upcoming small group tours that we are offering:

Farm-to-Table Tour – September 28 - October 8, 2019
Fall Harvest Tour – October 21-31, 2019
Untouched Italy: Basilicata & Puglia – April 2020
Taste of Italy Tour – TBD April 2020
Women’s “Ciao Bella” Tour – TBD May 2020
Farm-to-Table Tour – September 2020
Fall Harvest Tour – October 2020

Our small groups consist of no more than 6- 12 guests with all guided tours, excursions, and activities completely organized and included, as well as all transfers, transportation, accommodations, and most meals throughout the trip. Our tours combine intimate locations with a great selection of unique activities and insider experiences.

We want you to “experience” Italy and to create special and lasting memories.

Special Services

    Vitalia Tours also offers:
  • Customized & private tours of Italy
  • Custom itinerary planning
  • Small-group tours
  • Day tours,
  • Special celebrations & event planning
  • Vitalia Tours can also create a custom itinerary designed especially for you based on your travel parameters: your wants and must-sees, any special interests and, of course, your budget. We offer our clients suggestions of small localities, non-touristed restaurants and sites, and interesting off-the-beaten path activities.

What Included

Most small-group tours are almost completely inclusive

What Not Included

Airfare, Travel insurance, Document fees, Anything not outlined in the itinerary.


Tour Dates: August 30- September 8, 2019

  • 10 Days/9 Nights
    - 4 nights in Arezzo
    - 5 nights in the Tuscan Countryside
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