Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, our inaugural 2020 Chianti Marathon Tour has been canceled. Details on 2021 coming soon!
Thursday, October 15 - Welcome to Italy! Once you arrive into the Florence Airport (FLR), make your way to Siena for check-in for your two-night stay at the NH Siena Hotel. This afternoon, we welcome you to join a two-hour guided walking tour of Siena. Later this evening we will gather for a welcome drink at the hotel and then make our way to the Vinattieri Restaurant for our welcome dinner. (Dinner included)
Friday, October 16 - After enjoying breakfast at the hotel, be prepared for a full day excursion with private bus and English speaking guide to Montepulciano and Montalcino. You will enjoy wine-tastings with a light lunch in Montepulciano and a second wine-tasting in Montalcino. In the late afternoon, return to Siena for a leisure evening on your own. (Breakfast and light lunch included)
Saturday, October 17 - Following breakfast be prepared to check-out as we prepare to leave for the next three nights at the Relais Borgo Scopeto in the Tuscan hillside. Our first stop will be Castelnuovo Berardenga where we will begin our five-hour Wine Cellar Walk "Emoziani Chianti Classico". Upon returning to Castelnuovo Berardenga, you will have leisure time to pick up your race entry at the Expo in Piazza Marconi. Our last stop is the Relais Borgo Scopeto Hotel. This evening we will gather for our pre-race dinner at the hotel. (Breakfast and dinner included)
Sunday, October 18 - Race Day! After an early breakfast we will transfer to Castelnuovo Berardenga for the start of the marathon, half-marathon and 10K (all begin at 9:30 AM). Lunch will be at your leisure with private transfers back to the hotel at 2:00 PM and 5:00 PM. Join us this evening at our hotel for a post-race celebration dinner. (Breakfast and dinner included)
Monday October 19 - Day of Tuscan Lifestyle. Following breakfast, you will have two activity options to choose from or enjoy a free day on your own.
In the early evening, we will transfer to Radda in Chianti for our farewell dinner.(Breakfast and dinner included)
Tuesday October 20 - Hotel check-out and transfer to Florence for return flights or extended stays. (Breakfast included)