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A Tuscan Villa Holiday

11-day Women’s Tour

September 21 – October 1, 2023

If you’ve ever dreamed about staying in a private villa in Tuscany it’s time to turn your dream into reality. Join us for a wonderful 10 nights in Italy with 8 nights in our own private villa surrounded by rolling hills, vineyards and olive groves. BEadventurous as we enjoy outings to nearby Panzano and visits to several Chianti hill towns, Volterra, Val D’Elsa, San Gimignano and Siena and more. BErelaxed at the villa and enjoy the spectacular countryside and private pool during leisurely days. BEfulfilled with the culinary delights of local chefs, cooking demonstrations and wine pairing. BEspontaneous in the local markets and shops and BEeducated as you immerse yourself in the history of Renaissance Florence both before and after the villa holiday.

Located in the beautiful and serene countryside near Panzano in Chianti, the heart of Tuscany, our villa is exactly halfway between Florence and Siena. Immersed in a natural setting of vineyards and olive groves, this rural retreat offers lovely and comfortable apartments, large gardens, a swimming pool, barbecue as well as wonderful views of the Tuscan countryside. The farmhouse villa is divided into apartments which are tastefully decorated in a lovely combination of original antique and rustic Tuscan styles complete with stone walls and wooden beams. Each unit is uniquely furnished with all offering comfort and a peaceful place to stay.

Gather your girlfriends and choose to book a private apartment or travel solo and join like-minded women for this villa holiday through the enchanting hillside towns of Tuscany.

Proof of medical insurance coverage is mandatory to participate in this tour. Broad Escapes strongly recommends the purchase of Manulife Insurance coverage for Cancellation and Interruption Insurance, COVID-19 Travel Plan, Comprehensive Assistance, Health Coverage, Individual Accident Coverage and Baggage and Personal Effects Insurance. Contact your agent for rates and complete details.

Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination (as accepted in Canada) is required at least 2 weeks prior to travel. If this cannot be provided, full cancellation penalties will apply. Passengers will be asked to sign our ‘Commitment to Health’ form and comply with all health & safety protocols for the safety of our passengers as well as individuals in the communities we visit.

Please note that an average/moderate level of fitness is required to enjoy the various activities of this tour. Trip activities include walking, sometimes on uneven ground, climbing stairs and getting on and off buses, etc. As a courtesy to fellow travellers all Broad Escape tours are considered non-smoking in that smoking will not be permitted during group activities or on board the bus. For your own safety as well as the safety of other passengers and the communities that we visit, we require that all travellers in this journey are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least two weeks prior to departure.