Local Living Italy—Tuscany San Gimignano



per person
Duration: 7 Days
Destination: Europe: Western
Tour Provider: G Adventures
Deal Code: DTNFP4C




Travel Style: Local Living

  • Intimate unpack-just-once adventures that bring out the best of the world’s best destinations.

Service Level: Standard

  • Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.

Physical Rating: 2 - Light

  • Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.

Trip Type: Small Group

  • Small group experience; Max 8, Avg 6

Age requirement: 12+

  • All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Visa Requirements With a passport from United Kingdom

  • A visa is not required for Italy
  • Allowed stay: Freedom of movement

What's Included

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Your Foodie Moment: Half-day Cooking Class, San Gimignano
  • Your Local Living Moment: Home Cooked Dinner with Ugo, San Gimignano
  • Your Local Living Moment: Local Wine Tasting, San Gimignano
  • Orientation walks in Rome, San Gimignano, and Siena
  • Walk along San Gimignano's medieval wall
  • Quarter-day walk through the Tuscan countryside to Montauto
  • Day trips to Siena and Florence
  • Transport between destinations and included activities
  • Accommodations
  • Hotel (1 nt), apartments in a locally owned home (5 nts).


  • 6 breakfasts, 2 dinners
  • Allow USD215-280 for meals not included.


  • Local bus, train, walking

Staff & experts

  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout.
Itinerary Overview

Day 1 / Rome

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 / Rome/San Gimignano

Transfer by train and bus to San Gimignano and walk to your home for the week, which is located just outside the beautiful medieval hill town of San Gimignano. The property owner, Ugo, is a San Gimignano native and is a fountain of information about the area. He lives in one of the apartments in his remodeled medieval house.

Day 3 / San Gimignano

Walk on top of the medieval city walls of San Gimignano for a new perspective on the town and sweeping views of the area. Enjoy an included half-day cooking class in the afternoon.

Day 4 / San Gimignano

Enjoy a day trip to Siena including an orientation walk with the CEO. In the evening, sit down to a home cooked dinner with your Local Living host, Ugo.

Day 5 / San Gimignano

The Via Francigena, a historical path in use approximately 1,000 years ago by those making pilgrimage between Canterbury, England, and Rome, runs very close to the Local Living house. It is great path for those who wish to explore the Tuscan countryside by foot.

Day 6 / Florence

Enjoy a day trip to Florence with plenty of free time to check out local museums and plazas. Opt to go out for a final group dinner back in San Gimignano or cook together at the apartments.

Day 7 / San Gimignano/Rome

Transfer by bus and train to Rome. Depart in the early afternoon from the Rome train station (Termini). Book flights for no earlier than 6 pm.

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