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Dolce Vita and German Engineering.

Duration: 7 days

Tour highlights:

  • Driving thrills in a Porsche on a section of the legendary ‘Mille Miglia’
  • Tuscan wine tasting
  • Visit to the world-famous city of Siena

Tuscany has a long and storied reputation – just like Porsche. Whether you are a gourmet and wine lover or a fan of the famous rally race, you will feel completely at home in one of the most beautiful regions of Italy. So, are you ready to explore this unique landscape in a sports car from Zuffenhausen? Andiamo!

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Your itinerary

Day 1
Sarteano

When you first land in Florence, you may never want to leave. However, once you have arrived at the Hotel Monteverdi Tuscany in Sarteano in the Siena province, you will not regret it. A romantic gravel road leads uphill to a magical refuge – consisting of 3 exquisitely restored ancient villas, a small but stylish boutique hotel featuring luxurious rooms and suites, a spa, the ‘Oreade’ restaurant, a wine bar, a private art gallery, wonderfully situated terrace gardens, and much more. The picturesque mountain village is all about art, culture, and indulgence, creating the perfect balance between history and the conveniences of modern living. An aperitif with wonderful views of the Val d’Orcia and dinner in the top-class hotel restaurant will start off your unforgettable trip through Italy in style.

Did you know...? According to UNESCO, Florence is home to almost one third of the world’s protected works of art. These include the entire historical centre of the city as well as individual monuments and palazzi.


Day 2
Sarteano – Pescina – Sarteano

Olive groves, grapevines and cypresses as far as the eye can see. And in the middle of it all: you in a high-performance sports car, ready to conquer the region’s winding country roads. If you would like to make the most of the many amenities available at the unique hotel ensemble in Sarteano, simply wait until the next day to get behind the wheel. Or you can start off today – on a dream route via Seggiano to the medieval town of Pescina. Here, the Restaurant Il Selene combines the timeless elegance of traditional cuisine with the avant-garde. If you love a good panoramic view, you will love the combination of the Tuscan villages of San Quirico d’Orcia and Radicofani. Another highlight is the spectacular evening buffet in one of the villas on the hotel grounds with original grilled Florentine steaks.

Did you know...? Bistecca alla fiorentina (Florentine-style steak), often simply referred to as Fiorentina, is a grilled porterhouse or T-bone steak. It is sourced from young Chianina cattle and is always grilled.


Day 3
Sarteano – Siena – Casole d’Elsa

Siena is not just one of the most beautiful cities in Tuscany, but in all of Italy. Thanks to its well-preserved red-brick Gothic style, it is also known as the ‘red city’ and has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1995. So, there is no time to lose, and your journey takes you directly to Siena from Sarteano. During a guided tour of the city, be sure to admire the central square, the Piazza del Campo. Located in a narrow side street, the Osteria le Logge serves up expertly prepared quality fare for lunch that has even caught the eye of the Michelin Guide testers. After dessert, the horsepower of the Porsche models is put to the test once again – for the spectacular drive to the hotel Belmond Castello di Casole. Amidst green hills and rambling vineyards, your day ends with typical Italian ease in the hotel’s traditional trattoria.

Did you know...? During the guided tour through Siena, you should keep an eye out for the many different types of doors and gates and soak up the atmosphere at Piazza del Campo. It has played host to the Palio di Siena horse race since the Middle Ages. Twice a year, 10 of the 17 city wards compete against one another in the race.

Day 4
Casole d’Elsa – Volterra – Casole d’Elsa

Driving through Tuscany, you may feel as if you are visiting an art gallery. Outside the car windows, the picturesque landscapes change almost with every passing second. If you prefer to take a one-day break at hotel Belmond Castello di Casole, you will also be sure to have a wonderfully relaxing time with exceptional views. The way from Casole d’Elsa to Volterra by Porsche is a thrilling drive against the backdrop of green forests and the breathtaking vastness of the Berignone and Masso delle Fanciulle nature reserves. Savour the famed Italian culinary magic with an opulent lunch at Ristorante Enoteca Del Duca. Your journey back to Casole d’Elsa also has some amazing sights in store, as it will take you past the ‘Manhattan of the Middle Ages’. The San Gimignano skyline is dominated by around a dozen towers. Your evening at the hotel is all about ‘La Dolce Vita’ – with a tasting of the hotel’s own wines and a delightful culinary surprise.

Did you know...? Volterra is also known as the ‘city of secrets.’ There are many reasons for this: From its once strategic position and many cultural influences to the striking Medici fortress – an imposing castle that looks over the city and can be seen from afar thanks to its huge towers.

Day 5
Casole d’Elsa – Gaiole in Chianti – Florence

Chianti has long been synonymous with exquisite red wine. The landscape of this world-famous wine-growing region with its typical vineyards, chestnut forests and oak trees is just about perfect for taking your Porsche for a spin. Of course, it is not just the wine growers in the region who know their trade, but also the chefs. The team at Ristorante Badia a Coltibuono in Gaiole uses traditional Tuscan recipes and gives them a highly artistic twist. The destination of the second day’s leg is the place every art lover longs to be: Florence. Right in the heart of the city, the Four Seasons Hotel Firenze opens its doors to you. After a short evening walk through the city, you will once again be able to enjoy the perks of Italian hospitality during dinner.

Did you know...? Dante Alighieri, Niccolò Machiavelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Sandro Botticelli, Galileo Galilei – the list of famous people who once lived and wielded their influence in Florence is practically endless.


Day 6
Florence – Savigno – Florence

In most countries, the term ‘a thousand miles’ is just a marker of distance. In Italy, it is a legend. Driving pleasure is redefined on an original section of the Mille Miglia. Accelerating, braking and manoeuvring the Tuscan bends from the driver’s seat of a Porsche, you will create memories that never fade. Approaching Savigno, it is time for a pit stop. At Amerigo dal 1934, you can sample and savour the finest products of the region during lunch and an exclusive balsamic vinegar tasting. On the final stage back to Florence, make sure to relish every hundredth of a second. As an alternative, the city’s most beautiful shopping streets invite you to take a grand shopping trip during the day. Whether it is Mille Miglia or Via Tornabuoni, in the evening, you can celebrate the crowning glory of your trip with a satisfied smile over dinner at the Four Seasons Hotel Firenze.

Did you know...? The Mille Miglia race took place every year from 1927 to 1957. After a long break, the race relaunched in 1977 with some elaborately restored vintage cars. Among the excited participants were Wolfgang Porsche and his son Ferdinand in a Porsche 356 Speedster – bearing the starting number 356, of course.

Day 7
Florence

Cradle of the Renaissance, the Italian Athens, a masterpiece of urban architecture – a guided tour through Florence is like a history book come to life. Be sure not to miss this opportunity if you have the time. The only drawback is that Florence has far too much in store for you to discover on a single tour. But what could be nicer than solving this ‘problem’ with a couple of extra days? The Porsche Travel Experience can be individually extended. However, this will not make it any easier for you to leave after the transfer from the Four Seasons Hotel Firenze to the city’s airport. Arrivederci Italia!

Did you know...? Many of the greatest pieces of architecture, sculpture and art in history were created in Florence. For example, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore with its red dome and bell tower dominates the city’s skyline. In the Galleria dell’Accademia, Michelangelo’s statue of David welcomes enthralled visitors. And in the Uffizi Gallery, the vast art museum, you simply must see the ‘The Birth of Venus’ by Botticelli and the ‘Annunciation’ by da Vinci.


Single room upon request (see additional information)


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Contact Information

For more information, please call
+49 (0) 711 508 705 39
or email porschetravelexperience@sporttotal.com

Additional Information

Minimum number of participants:
16 persons

Packages includes:

  • 5 days driving experience in a provided Porsche (2 persons per vehicle)
  • Airport transfer from/to Amerigo Vespucci Airport in Florence
  • Siena city tour
  • Florence city tour
  • Wine tasting
  • Surprise culinary event
  • 6 nights’ accommodation including breakfast:
    • 2 nights at the Hotel Monteverdi Tuscany
    • 2 nights at the Belmond Castello di Casole
    • 2 nights at the Four Seasons Hotel Firenze
  • 5 lunches, 6 dinners
  • Luggage shuttle
  • Porsche Experience package


For single room registrations (9.890,00 € p.p.) please contact the Porsche Travel Experience team.