When our guests ask us to take them from one of the
major Italian cities to another, from Rome to Florence
for example, we like to use this as an opportunity to show
them some of our beautiful countryside and one of two of
the smaller towns of the way. We call this
Tell us where you need to transfer to, we'll turn your
transfer into a great tour!
Here below you find some the most common 'transploring'
itineraries but, for more ideas, see
also the itineraries listed on our "day
Rome to Florence or
We leave Rome at about 9:30am and we make a stop in
Orvieto which is about half way. Orvieto is a beautiful
medieval hilltop town (100 miles from Rome or Florence)
famous for its Duomo, the 14th century gothic styled
Cathedral considered one of the most impressive of those
we have in Italy. Orvieto is also well known for its
production of pottery and wine. You will enjoy strolling
the streets of Orvieto and see the shops exhibiting
their fine pottery.
you're going to have the opportunity to sample the wines
too. In fact you can have lunch in in little and typical
(wine bar) where you'll taste the special foods the
region of Umbria is famous for and the wines of Orvieto.
friends, the Foresi family, will be happy to show you
their cellar, dug in the Tufo stone underneath their
shop in the 14th Century. You can stroll through the
street of Orvieto until 1:00 pm when the shops close and
have some lunch before getting back in the car to head
We may then
continue to Monteriggioni or Sienna, depending mainly on
leaving the mountainous Umbria and entering Tuscany with
its rolling hills
and, as an alternative, you may prefer to have lunch
somewhere in the country instead of Orvieto.
We will finally arrive in Florence at about 4pm
The price we charge for this is the same as what we
would charge just for the straight transfer, and
traveling like this with us you'll also save one day and
the money you would spend to go to these places of a