Travel Specials: For those who saw the movie "Under The Tuscan Sun" and have always dreamt about vacationing in Tuscany, now is their chance! For approximately $133 per person, per day, a group of four can enjoy round-trip airfare to Italy, a two-bedroom suite in Tuscany for six days, and a rental car courtesy of Sceptre Tours.
Sceptre's "Explore Tuscany Vacation" includes:
6 nights in a two-bedroom suite in Fattoria degli Usignoli;
Round-trip economy class airfare from the U.S. to Florence from New York (other gateway cities are available for an additional charge);
Manual Shift full-size vehicle car rental for 6 days
This package is priced from $799 per person from New York; $819 from Boston, and $869 from Chicago and Miami, based on quad occupancy (package is also available for two and three guests at an additional fee) for travel from September 1 to October 31, 2009. Other travel dates from May 3 to August 31 and November 2009 to March 2010 also available. To lock in this rate, travelers must book by April 30.
Tuscany is one of Europe's most celebrated regions, and the perfect setting for a idyllic Italian escape! La Fattoria degli Usignoli sits high in the hills of Tuscany and is surrounded by a fairy-tale country landscape of olive groves, vineyards, and cypress trees. This corner of Italian paradise is situated only 25 minutes from magnificent Florence and nearby many other cities of international fame such as Siena, San Gimignano, Pisa, Lucca, and Arezzo to name just a few.
La Fattoria degli Usignoli offers extensive well-kept gardens with two swimming pools plus a children's pool, tennis, mountainbikes available for hire, table tennis, bowling, a children's play area, billiard table, an open-air amphitheathre used for enterteinment, and a large riding school with various paddocks, suitable for beginners or experts.
When not out exploring the vineyards or visiting the nearby cultural, artistic, and historical sights, travelers can simply sit back, relax, and take in the country charm, delicious food, and stunning scenery of this unforgettable place.
Shoppers take note! "The Mall", one of Italy's top designer outlets, is only 10 minutes from La Fattoria where they offer unbelievable bargains on Gucci, Armani, Fendi, and many other top brands.
Travelers may opt to upgrade this tour as follows:
GOLD UPGRADE: An automatic car rental and a wine-tasting tour at a nearby 14th-century villa for just $99 per person.