Bocelli Four Seasons Tour
Experience the best that Rome and Tuscany has to offer with splendid accommodation, Private Driver, elegant restaurants, and intriguing day tours. Rome, Orvieto, Siena, Chianti, Portofino and Assisi are all part of what makes this tour fascinating, along with many other remarkable destinations. Live the life of Maestro Bocelli with a private wine tasting with the family, a tour of the Bocelli family vineyards and wine cellars, as well as a beautiful day at the newest Bocelli Beach Club.
Duration: 14 Full Days
Benvenuti a Roma! On the first day of your Bocelli Four Seasons Tour, you will be greeted at the airport or train station by your Private English Speaking Driver.
He will be at your complete disposal for the duration of your trip, and will chauffeur you around in a comfortable and elegant Mercedes Benz vehicle. Upon your arrival, he will accompany you to your luxurious accommodation in Rome’s historic center. Enjoy some relax time in the afternoon, before heading to an exquisite dinner in the evening to indulge in some authentic Italian cuisine.
On your second day in Rome, you will visit some of the most important sights the Eternal City has to offer. Delve into Ancient Roman history on your guided visit of the Colosseum and Roman Forum. Circus Maximus, Palatine Hill, the Aventine and the Pantheon are also on your morning itinerary.
Enjoy a traditional Roman lunch in a typical osteria, before heading to a visit of the astonishing Teatro dell’Opera. For dinner, prepare yourself for yet another delicious four course meal at a top restaurant near your hotel.
Your third day is all about exploring the breathtaking monuments that make Rome so unique. Make a wish at the Trevi Fountain, do some shopping on Via Condotti by the Spanish Steps before an exquisite lunch in the heart of Rome.
In the afternoon, you’ll be heading to the Vatican to partake in a guided tour of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel. Along with St. Peter’s Basilica, you will visit other gorgeous cathedrals such as St. John’s and St. Peter’s Outside the Walls.
After this culture filled day, indulge in an authentic dinner at a fine restaurant.
After checking out from your Roman accommodation, your English Speaking Driver will chauffeur you to the breathtaking town of Orvieto, a wondrous hill town, where you will explore the city and visit the famous Well of St. Patrick.
You will stop for lunch and indulge in fantastic flavors of the Tuscan Countryside. Afterwards, you will visit the Piazza del Campo and the National Archeological Museum where you will learn about the ancient Etruscans.
The evening will be dedicated to the ancient town of Perugia where you will check in to your exclusive Hotel and enjoy a delicious dinner.
The next morning your driver will accompany you to the Umbrian town of Assisi, the Hometown of Saint Francis and Saint Clare.
You will visit the Basilica of Saint Francis as well as many other extraordinary churches located in the ancient town. Taste the rich flavors of the local specialties at lunch, before returning to Perugia.
End your day with an exquisite four course dinner in Perugia.
Your first stop in Tuscany will be the town of Arezzo, an ancient Etruscan City filled with history that you will learn about as you visit the beautiful Cathedral and the Chiesa di S. Maria della Pieve and its Tower of 100 Holes, known for its 40 windows spread over 5 floors.
You will enjoy a delicious lunch at a lovely Tuscan restaurant before your English Speaking Driver accompanies you to Cortona, a beautiful hilltop town with an intriguing Etruscan history. Enjoy a lovely stroll around admiring the architecture and views from the top. You will then reach your private Bocelli Luxury Apartment where you will check in and spend the rest of your evening relaxing before heading to dinner at a nearby restaurant.
This day will be impressive as you first visit the medieval town of San Gimignano and admire the famous Towers that dominate the skyline. Your Private Driver will then chauffeur you to Siena, known for its annual Palio. Situated on the cobblestone streets is the Duomo and the main Piazza, take in the medieval architecture as you explore.
During your stay in Siena, you will also visit the Etruscan Museum and gain insight into the interesting history of the ancient Etruscans. Your luscious lunch and dinner will be full of rich flavor and local delicacies.
In the morning you will explore Lucca, the hometown of historic composer Giacomo Puccini and take stroll around with a guided tour and visit the house of Puccini learning about the history. Afterwards, taste the divine flavors of Tuscany with lunch prepared by renowned Chef Dario Leonardi accompanied by Bocelli wines along the beautiful seaside. Indulge in complete relaxation and beauty as you breathe in the fresh air of Alpemare Beach Club, nestled between the alps and the sea, a perfect location at Maestro Bocelli’s new beach club in the heart of Forte dei Marmi, home of Maestro Bocelli and family, where you’ll have the possibility of meeting the Bocelli family as they often like to enjoy their summer there. End your delicious lunch with a delicious desert and coffee before heading to the renowned city of Pisa to take a stroll around the Miracle Square. This one of a kind experience is available and exclusive only with Great Italy Tour.
The next of your Bocelli Four Seasons Tour will be a gorgeous visit of the beautiful city of Florence. You will visit the Uffizi Museum where you will see works by some of Italy’s most renowned artists including Michelangelo, Caravaggio, Da Vinci, and Botticelli.
You will enjoy the breathtaking view of the Arno River with its many artisan shops from the famous Ponte Vecchio. At the Accademia Museum you will admire other works of art and witness the original Statue of David by Michelangelo which will leave you speechless.
You won’t miss out on the magnificent flavors of Florentine cuisine as you dine in the heart of Florence for lunch between your visit of the city.
The next stop on your itinerary will be the magnificent town of Bolgheri. Your tour will start with a visit of the ancient village, including its thousand year old Castle, a truly breathtaking sight to see.
Next, you will indulge in a wine tasting experience at a wine cellar to flavor the world famous Bolgheri red wine. Enjoy a lunch filled with typical dishes with a beautiful view before heading to Castagneto Carducci, named after the Italian poet Giosuè Carducci. Located on the Etruscan Coast, its beautiful landscapes will be the perfect way to end this day with a lovely stroll through history.
Wine lovers rejoice! You will love this tour of Tuscany’s most famous towns: Chianti.
After a delicious breakfast near your Bocelli Luxury Apartment, your English Speaking Driver will pick you up for your next adventure. On a relaxing and picturesque drive, you will be escorted to the scenic wine region of Chianti. Your first stop will be the medieval borgo of Montefioralle, where you will indulge in a fine wine tasting of a typical local Chianti wine. Up next, you will be accompanied to an ancient farmhouse where you will enjoy a hearty lunch alongside some sublime wine. You will also visit the cellars and discover the secrets and process behind their unique wine production. After lunch, you will continue your tour of Chianti and Greve in Chianti before heading back to your accommodation. Take the evening to unwind before heading to yet another delectable dinner.
You’ll be off to the coast on the second last day of your Bocelli Four Seasons Tour!
After a delicious breakfast, you’ll be once more greeted by your English Speaking Driver – ready to chauffeur you to the region of Liguria. After a relaxing drive through the northern territories of Tuscany, you’ll reach the awe inspiring Ligurian Riviera.
Your first stop will be the enchanting town of Santa Margherita Ligure, very famous for being characteristic and elegant. There you will have the chance to check out its historical centre and shop in the many exclusive boutiques. After Santa Margherita Ligure you will be heading to fine Portofino (“The Fine Port”), where the concierge of the local trattoria set in the colorful central square will be awaiting you for a fine four course lunch based on typical Ligurian dishes.
After lunch, you will have a splendid time among the very elegant districts of Portofino exploring its chic boutiques and enjoying the Riviera atmosphere. Your driver will then accompany you back to your accommodation with a dinner stop over along the Tuscan Riviera, in the sea town of Viareggio, where you will enjoy a fine dinner with plenty of seafood specialties and delicious wine. After your dinner your driver will accompany you back to your accommodation.
On your Bocelli Countryside Escape you’ll will travel into the heart of Tuscany into the gorgeous hills starting with a morning visit to Volterra, a historic town know for its alabaster crafts and Roman amphitheater. You’ll discover Lajatico, the hometown of Maestro Bocelli and live the life of the Maestro by visiting his family vineyards and private wine cellars and learning more about the Andrea Bocelli Foundation at its official headquarters. Indulge in an elegant wine tasting alongside the Bocelli family at the Officine Bocelli Restaurant as Alessio Bocelli, nephew of the Maestro, explains in detail the history of the family wines and pours you glasses of reds and whites. Enjoy a traditional Tuscan lunch alongside the Bocelli family with visits by the Maestro’s mother Edi, wife Veronica, and perhaps even the Maestro himself! Admire the lifetime achievements of the Maestro Bocelli with a visit to a new museum on the first floor of the restaurant dedicated to the Maestro Bocelli. Complete the perfect day with a stroll through Pisa before heading back to your Bocelli Luxury Apartment and enjoying dinner nearby.
On the final full day of your Bocelli Four Seasons Tour, you will check out of your Bocelli Luxury Apartment in the morning and you will move on to visit Tuscania and Tarquinia.
Tuscania is a marvelous ancient city with Etruscan origins that is home to the gorgeous Chiesa di S. Maria Maggiore and the Torre Mozza that holds a reliquary of sculptures of many saints.
In Tarquinia you will take a tour of the city that is famous for its many churches and is known as the most ancient Etruscan settlement, home to the ancient Etruscan Necropolis. You will enjoy a fantastic lunch in the Tuscan Countryside dining on delicious flavors of food and wine. Afterwards, your English Speaking Driver will accompany you to Rome to your next overnight accommodation back in the stunning Eternal City. You’ll enjoy dinner in the center.
As your Bocelli Four Seasons Tour comes to a close, you will check out of your hotel in Rome, and your Private English Speaking Driver will chauffeur you to the Rome airport where he will bid you Arrivederci and hope to meet again! Grazie!