“Welcome to our sensorial celebration of food and wine—an immersion in Italian culture under the Tuscan sun and stars— featuring truffle hunting, wine workshops, and candlelit dinners.”
What: Seven day/six night all-inclusive tour, with a focus on artisanal and sustainable food and wine, foraging and feasting set in the beautiful medieval village of Montisi in Tuscany, Italy—where the stars shine brightly.
You’ll enjoy a convivial, immersive, and transformative experience which celebrates food, wine, and kinship!
Where: A noble palazzo in Montisi, 1.2 hours from Florence, 1 hour from Siena and 30 minutes from Montepulciano and Pienza.
Explore the dreamy Val D’Orcia, Valdichiana, Siena, Montepulciano, Pienza and more!
When: NOW BOOKING AUTUMN 2024
Your Hosts: Lourée & Niccolò Pieranni | Imaginaria Events & Borgo di Sotto Proprietors
Nicco (a local native) and Louree (A California expat) will guide you on an epicurean adventure through Tuscany in our luxurious Mercedes minivan with private driver.
You will go foraging in the hills for truffles with a local truffle hunter; stay in a charming medieval village in luxury palazzo accommodation; learn to cook authentic Tuscan meals; wine taste at local organic wineries; explore castles, gardens and a Pope’s palace; mix spritz and forge new friendships with like-minded adventurers.
Meals will be farm-to-table and beautifully styled including candlelit experiences, culminating in a castle extravaganza feast on our last evening.
Celestiale offers the opportunity for you to find your bliss in enchanting Tuscany.
6 NIGHTS/7 DAYS
(Sunday to Saturday)
SEPTEMBER 29 – OCTOBER 5
OCTOBER 6 – 12 WAITING LIST
*MORE DATES MAY BE ADDED
Small groups of 10 for a more personal experience.
You may book a tour for your private group, subject to availability.
From €5295 euro per person.
Please scroll down for rates.
This tour is designed for all who love the food and wine culture of Tuscany—anyone who is interested in immersive experiences and savoring local treasures under the Tuscan sun and stars.
Enjoy seven festive days of eating well, socializing, and learning in an intimate, joyful setting—finding the magic in every moment. All ages 18+ are welcome!
Stay in luxury palazzo accommodations for an immersive, unique experience… feel what it’s like to live like nobles—a palazzo featured in ELLE DECOR Magazine.
The stunning ancient palazzo has been lovingly restored revealing original wall coverings and precious frescoes, and the creation of stylish communal spaces including a beautiful garden with panoramic view.
Enjoy private beautifully appointed suites—all with private baths, beautiful Tuscan views and fresh breezes.
*The gorgeous Noble Suite with an alcove bath may be booked at an additional premium.
All bed linens, towels, toiletries, breakfast, coffee, tea, and treats are provided.
Private Luxury Suite
The Noble Suite
Prices are in euro, per person.
Double occupancy only.
Euro and USD equivalent payments accepted.
For currency conversion estimates click here.
What is included:
What is not included:
MONTEPULCIANO & MORE
DAY TRIP TO SIENA
PIENZA & MORE
Final itinerary is subject to change and weather permitting.
As a local native, whose family has been here for over a century, Nicco loves sharing all the local lore and showing guests around town.
You’ll also benefit from his professional experience in wine tours and wine education in the Napa Valley and the vineyards of Tuscany.
Rest assured you’re in good hands with Nicco, a certified tri-lingual tour manager in Italian, English, and French. Every detail will be taken care of for you!
Lourée’s favorite quote and the reason why she wants you to have the time of your life here in Tuscany.
With her professional background in winemaking and hospitality (including event design and a Master’s degree from the Oxford School of Hospitality) you can expect a truly beautiful and festive experience!
Sumptuous meals will be farm-to-table and beautifully styled including candlelit experiences—culminating in a castle extravaganza feast under the stars.
Payment and Considerations
You may pay by ACH bank transfer in the US, via SWIFT bank transfer internationally (euro only) or by credit card via Stripe (USD only). A payment invoice shall be provided. A non-refundable deposit of €1,500 (or USD equivalent) per person is required to hold your place. The remaining balance is due 120 days in advance of tour date. If booking less than 120 days in advance, full payment is due. Full payment at booking is also available if the current currency exchange rate is deemed favorable.
-Initial booking deposit is non refundable.
-After final payment at 120 days, receive a 50% refund if cancelled more than 90 days before tour date.
-For cancellation less than 90 days prior to tour date no refund is granted.
(The comprehensive travel insurance required provides reimbursement coverage in the event of trip cancellation and/or interruption during your travels.)
The age requirement for this experience is 18+.
PLEASE NOTE: Celestiale is a culinary celebration focused on traditional, local Tuscan fare. Pastas, pizzas, meats, cheeses, sweets, and wines are central to the experience. For those with contrary dietary requirements, please inquire before booking as substitutions are highly limited in this region.
FOR FULL TERMS & CONDITIONS PLEASE CONTACT IMAGINARIA EVENTS.
What to pack? Tuscany in Autumn is typically warm and sunny so pack light, breathable clothing but also bring warmer layers for al fresco evenings—even a coat, it can be chilly. Bring flat comfortable walking shoes as our ancient villages are cobblestoned.
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For any other questions you might have please drop us a line at stay [at] borgodisotto.com or gather [at] imaginariaevents.com!
We would love for you to experience all the magic of Tuscany in Autumn.
Photo credits: Andrea and Federica, Chris Borg | Floral Design: Three Graces Co.