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Here are reviews from people who have taken our adventures in Tuscany:
“Visiting the wineries was educational and exhilarating. I felt as though I belonged in Lucca and the surrounding Tuscany beauty of rolling hills, olive trees and grape vines.”
- Kathryn from Dubuque, Iowa
“Excellent program, with a good overview of the diversity of Tuscany, from cities to hilltowns to countryside. Luca and Siena were my favorites, with excellent hotels. Included meals in all places were excellent. The program included a variety of experiences, including visits to agriturismos, winetastings, a performance, as well as guided walks. Highly recommended, even if you have visited Tuscany previously.”
- Ken from San Luis Obispo, Calif.
All-Inclusive Adventures to Tuscany
Unique learning programs for travelers ages 50+
The borghi (small villages) of Tuscany have their own pace, their own traditional meals, their own culture and, it sometimes seems, their own world apart from modernity and even from the flow of tourists into some parts of the region. Explore the piazzas, churches, fortresses and hilly landscapes of this smaller, timeless Italy. Interact with the people in markets and cafés, see the masterpieces that have long resided here and taste simple, ancient, delicious Tuscan cuisine. Learn more about our Italy programs here.
Each Tuscany Adventure includes:
All lodgings & most meals
Expert-led lectures & field trips
Hands-on experiences & performances
Road Scholar Assurance Plan
Favorite Experiences in Tuscany:
Absorb the culture and day-to-day life of Tuscan villages on this thorough, in-depth journey.
Observe artisans creating fine textiles using ancient methods including pre-treatment with olive oil and coloring with onions, sage and carrots.
Learn how Tuscany’s chefs work with the fertile northern Italian land to create distinctive dishes.
Explore the villa of Lorenzo de’Medici at Poggio a Caiano, and visit a winery in the Tuscan countryside to sample Tuscan wines.
A university of the world, Not-for-Profit Road Scholar has been leading global educational adventures for adults for over 40 years.
Our programs are all-inclusive educational adventures, not superficial tours. When you explore with us, you’ll have a deep, thought-provoking experience delivered by faculty experts on site.