• Today’s tour takes you to one of Tuscany’s highest highlights: the rolling hills and vineyard views of Chianti. Visit the best-loved wineries, treat yourself to some traditional Tuscan fare and wander in its quaint villages. Head for the Tuscan hills in this full-day tour, cruising through Chianti along some of Italy’s most scenic and beloved byways. Your expert driver – a proud Toscano – will entertain you enroute with stories of the people and the land, recommend wineries, trattorias and artisanal food producers to visit. Explore picturesque towns like Gaiole, Radda and Greve, spot the many hilltop castles dotting the horizon and stop off along the way to sample some of Italy’s best food and wine. You’ll return with a greater appreciation for the way of life and the hospitable people that make Chianti so much more than just a wine…
  • Aga Khan is credited with ‘discovering’ the crystal waters, secluded beaches and rugged coastal landscape of the Costa Smeralda, and today its glamour and rustic beauty is yours to ‘rediscover’.   Sardinia, the second largest island in the Mediterranean, is blessed with the 35-mile stretch of Costa Smeralda that is popular for its postcard-perfect beaches, its rugged rocky cliffs and its jet set appeal. Explore Porto Cervo with its popular piazzetta and juniper-scented Stella Maris church or marvel at its quaint old port, before heading inland to explore Arzachena’s prehistoric monuments. For lunch, ask your guide to suggest a traditional trattoria in picturesque San Pantaleo and explore the town’s artisan workshops and quaint church. In the afternoon, visit a local vineyard to taste the DOCG white wine Vermentino, a red varietal and some delicious specialties.