Wellness Italy - Rome & Tuscany - Italy
If serenity has a palpable form, surely it can be found under the Tuscan sun. This seven-day tour of Italy will have you second-guessing your departure date from the moment you land in Rome. After a morning yoga session and a leisurely day on the grounds of Palatine Hill and the Colosseum, your path will take you to the lush landscapes of Tuscany. There, you’ll have ample time to saunter through welcoming villages and taste exceptional local food and wine. A dip in healing thermal waters will leave a rejuvenating warmth radiating through both body and mind long past your final stop in Florence.
Day 1 Rome
Arrive at your hotel by 4pm. Meet your CEO and fellow travellers on the rooftop overlooking the Vatican for a healthy welcome drink. Take this opportunity to set your intention for the trip ahead.
Day 2 Rome
Enjoy a morning yoga session on the grounds of Villa Borghese. Take the rest of the day to explore Rome at your own pace. Opt to visit Rome's iconic sites including the Roman Forum or Trevi Fountain. Or relax with a Roman bath/Hammam experience.
Day 3 Rome/Chianciano Terme
Enjoy a morning yoga session overlooking the ancient Roman chariot-racing stadium, Circus Maximus. Afterwards, hop on the train to Chianciano Terme, one of Europe's most famous thermal bath cities. Take part in a traditional Tuscan farm to table cooking class before enjoying dinner as a group.
Day 4 Bagno Vignoni/San Quirico d’Orcia
Visit the beautiful spa town of Bagno Vignoni, built around a natural hot spring where locals and visitors have gathered for centuries. Opt to soak in the thermal pools or relax and enjoy the views. Enjoy lunch and a local wine tasting. Travel to San Quirico d’Orcia, a quaint hilltop village along historic Via Francigena, an ancient road that leads to Rome. Transfer back to Chianciano Terme and opt for an evening meditation.
Day 5 Chianciano Terme/Florence/Lucca
Travel to Florence, the heart of Tuscany and home to the many masterpieces of Renaissance art and architecture. Enjoy a CEO-led orientation walk followed by time to explore at your own pace. Opt to visit Il Duomo, take a stroll on Ponte Vecchio or head to Fiesole hilltop for some inward reflection. Continue to Lucca for the evening.
Day 6 Lucca
Start the day with a guided meditation session. Enjoy a walking tour of Lucca, and discover the city's rich Roman heritage. In the afternoon, re-join the group for a poolside yoga session before enjoying another Tuscan dinner with the group.
Day 7 Lucca/Florence
Enjoy a mindfulness meditation session before catching the train to Florence. Trip will end upon arrival where your CEO can help assist with onwards travel arrangements.
Reference : GAH