Tuscan experience for VIP group

Clients  Annual meeting of members of  Businessmen and Industrials’  association, travelling with their partners,  38 persons + 02

Destination
Tuscany

Expectations
Very special program to meet expectations of high-end clientele already familiar with Tuscany – something new to visit and experience, beautiful milieu and high standard of services.

Budget
No budget problems

Period
September

Offered programme

Day 1
At lunch time arrival to Florence apt., Meet and Greet with our Tour Leader and transfer to Florence for lunch in a very special gourmet venue, a gastronomy atelier  (an Enoteca, olive oil tasting venue and a  gourmet shop), located in a Renaissance palazzo near Ponte Vecchio bridge, booked on exclusive basis.

After lunch continue to a 4 star deluxe relais  located 20 min drive to Siena, taken on exclusive basis, with SPA, tennis court, gym, swimming pools, located mid of vineyards and olive groves, refurbished according to sustainable principles. This hotel was preferred to other 5 star proprieties visited during the site inspection thanks to its eco friendly and very special milieu, and appreciated for its minimalist style.

Evening
Welcome dinner in hotel with concert of Concert of  three excellent  Opera tenors who singe for famous Maggio Fiorentino Music Festival, accompanied by piano, with repertoire similar to the famous concert in Rome  for the World football championships 1990  at Caracalla Baths for Pavarotti, Carreras and Domingo  – a standing ovation performance.
Open bar remained open till 2 am, as requested
Overnight in htl.

Day 2
Morning
Meeting in hotel while a guided shopping tour was organized for the partners.
Lunch in htl. for everybody.

Afternoon
Guided visit of Montalcino, homeland of the famed Brunello, one of world’s most precious red wines and to the breath-taking Sant’Antimo’s Abbey with a surprise –
a short Gregorian chorus concert which created a very special atmosphere.
Visit to one of the most exclusive wineries and to it’s centuries old wine cellars, with guided vertical tasting of Brunello followed.
Dinner featuring local specialities paired with Brunello and other local wines was served in an elegant restaurant, one of the best in the area, booked on exclusive basis.
An excellent, very appreciated jazz band and a singer entertained the group throughout the evening and accompanied the dances till late at night.
Return to htl. for overnight .

Day 3
Morning
Activities at disposal : tennis, SPA and guided bike tour with a Naturalistic guide.
Late morning transfer to one of the most beautiful wineries in the Chianti wine district..
On arrival visit to the wine cellars and to the “ vinsantaia” where the famous late harvest vin santo wine is aged.
The group was hosted for lunch by winery’s owner in her private villa. There was
a guided wine tasting of winery’s reserve wines during the lunch.

Afternoon
Guided visit of Siena followed by time at leisure.

Evening
Farewell dinner in the breathtaking scenario of an ancient Abbey.
On arrival the clients visited the ancient wine cellars, then aperitif in the garden followed. Dinner was served in a scenic refectory set with tables decorated with flower & fruit central pieces.
A harpist was playing throughout the dinner ( classic and modern pieces, incl. film songs) but evening’s highlight was an exceptional “ Shadow show”.
Return to htl for overnight.

Day 4

Morning
Activities at disposal till check out : tennis and SPA
Late morning transfer to Florence for a guided city tour divided in small groups
to follow single clients’ specific interests and preferences.

Meeting for all the group on a terrace of a 5 star hotel located in a fantastic panoramic position, dominating the city. There a Farewell lunch was served prepared by hotel’s
1 star Michelin awarded restaurant.
After lunch last glimpse over the city and time to say good-by to Tuscany.

Clients’ feedback
A perfect programme very appreciated for choice of venues involved, for a very good timing and a crescendo of emotions, for excellent food and wines, and for Anfithrion’s assistance always ready to fulfil all our requests.

  • Where: Tuscany
  • Duration: September
  • No of participants: Annual meeting of members of Businessmen and Industrials’ association, travelling with their partners, 38 persons + 02