HEART OF ITALY HOLIDAY

May 3 - 13, 2024

Culture + Cuisine + Pilates

ONLY 2 SPACES LEFT

FOR THE FULL FLORENCE + UMBRIA ITINERARY

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ITALY CALLING

2 SPACES LEFT!



1ST PAYMENT NOW DUE

$2,750 for single occupancy

$2,500 per person db occ.


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HOLIDAY'S FULL COST

AIRFARE NOT INCLUDED

(installment plan available)

$7,250: SGL OCC.

$6,250: A PERSON DB OCC.


May 3 - 13, 2024

Arrive Florence May 3rd.

Depart Florence May 13th.

(add on your flight days)

5 nights in Florence

5 nights in Umbria


INCLUDED


10 nights deluxe accommodations, all breakfasts, most

other meals, ground transport, guided tours, admission tickets, gratuities for guides

& drivers, classes,

wine & olive oil tastings, wine served with meals.

And throughout the trip optional restorative

S-T-R-E-T-C-H/CORE classes with Tannis.


NOT INCLUDED



Airfare, alcoholic beverages,

gratuities other than those mentioned,

travel insurance - which is highly recommended.

THAT VIEW! Taken from Hotel Antica Torre Tornabuoni 1.


The hotel is in the historic center, walking distance to museums, historic sites, restaurants and shopping. Tannis reserved Deluxe rooms + the hotel's 3 bedroom/3 bath apartment, which affords the group a place to gather together beyond the hotel's public terraces and dining spaces. View the apartment.


As well as guided tours and most meals together, there will be free time to explore on your own.


May 7th we're off to Umbria in our mini bus, for a 5 night stay at Villa Torre Santa Lucia, avaiable for our exclusive use. The Villa's situated in an olive grove, in the hills above Passignano Sul Trasimeno shown here from on high...

OUR 10 DAYS WILL INCLUDE LEISURE TIME

+ IMMERSIVE GUIDED EXCURSIONS


Here's some of what's on the agenda...


In FLORENCE (FIRENZE in Italian) the birthplace of the Renaissance, expect exposure to some of the world's most treasured artworks, plus tours that reveal historic mystery and intrigue, and be ready for scrumptious cuisine. We will...


Visit the Uiffizi and view Michelangelo's David with expert guides.

Take a walking/taste tour through Florence's historic central market with Gelato making class included.

Visit Santa Maria Novell, featured in this video, and create our own signature scent to take home.

We'll wend our way through the less touristic and very artistic Oltrarno district with a local guide.

After Florence we head to UMBRIA. Known as the Green Heart of Italy, Umbria draws discerning travels who want to experience a quieter Italy. Find out some of what makes the region very special


Over our 5 days here we'll have time to relax at the Villa and also tour hill towns, wineries, and artisan workshop.


Here's a couple of special excursions on the agenda. A cooking class...

Italian life style experience!

And we'll attend an event at a Medieval/Renaissance Faire

like no other - the Calendimaggio in Assisi

Sunday, May 12th, it's back to Antica Torre Tornabuoni in Florence, with time to explore on your own; capped off with our last dinner together before a Monday, May 13th departure to home or other destinations.

AND NOW - MEET TANNIS


In 2003 Tannis organized and led her 1st group Pilates holiday/retreat. She's led trips to Costa Rica, the Galapagos Islands, Central America, Mexico, and other South American locations. May 2024 marks the 4th time she's shared an Italian Holiday with a group. She taught her 1st dance class when she was 16. She's taught some form of healing movement practice for 5 decades! She opened her Pilates studio/art gallery Pilates & Arts in 2011. She lives in Los Angeles and Joshua Tree, California. You'll find her "Celebrating the art of living well" wherever life takes her.

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