Tuscany Fall Tour

October 20 - November 1, 2018  Register now »


The crowds of summer and harvest time are gone. The landscape once green is now adorned with autumn's yellow, orange and red; what a great time to photograph in beautiful Tuscany.

Starting in Florence, we'll explore the Chianti region including the wonderful villages and countrysides of Montepulciano, Montalcino, Monteriggioni, Radda, Asciano, San Gimignano, Lucignano and the UNESCO village of Pienza - each with their unique appeal. Come experience one of the world's most beautiful regions in a slow-paced relaxing, crowd-free environment. The imagery of Tuscany is breathtaking with its hills and valleys, villas and wineries, towns and villages and the light – there’s something special about the light. Beginning with a sunset shot of Santa Maria del Fiore (the Duomo) from the restaurant atop Hotel Baglioni to the final capture of a Pienza morning, you’ll return home with wonderful memories and great images.

Our English speaking drivers will be with us for practically all the desirable shooting times and we'll be in 2-8 passenger vehicles with plenty of space for gear. 

This will be George’s third trip to Tuscany and he’ll be accompanied by photographer Terry Eggers who has toured this area so many times (ten or eleven), he knows just where and when we'll have the best light. See Terry's bio and work at eggersphoto.com .

Here's a preliminary itinerary of this 13-day photographic adventure:

Day 1         Leave home
Day 2         Arrive in Florence
                       Grand Hotel Baglioni (2 nights)
Day 3         Explore the magnificent renaissance city of Florence
Day 4         Our transportation arrives and we travel to Radda photographing along the way
                        Hotel Villa Campomaggio (4 nights)
Day 5         Photograph in and around Monteriggioni and San Gimignano
Day 6, 7     Photograph the countryside and villages of Radda, Panzano and Greve
Day 8         Travel to the UNESCO village of Pienza; photograph in and around town
                        Hotel San Gregorio (4 nights)
Day 9          Photograph in and around Pienza, Lucignano and Montepulciano
Day 10        Early morning photography at the Abbey of Sant'Antimo
                        Five course lunch and wine-tasting at Castello Banfi
                        Photograph in Montalcino after lunch
Day 11        Photograph the Tuscan countryside around Asciano
                        Visit the beautiful Abbey de Monte Oliveto Maggiori
Day 12       This morning photograph in and around Pienza then depart for Florence
                         Sheraton Conference Florentina (1 night)
Day 13        Departure to airport for flight home arriving later that day

maximum participants:10

instructors: Terry Eggers, George Theodore

tour cost:          $6259 per person from Florence, Italy, Double Occupancy
                              Single Supplement: $1000

includes:            Ground transportation days 4 through 12, eleven nights lodging,
                              meals and gratuities (guides excepted).
not included:   Taxi service between Florence airport and hotels (days 2 and 13),
                              alcoholic beverages, personal items, entrance fees for
                              museums and other attractions, travel insurance, gratuities for guides,
                              telephone or internet charges, hotel charges beyond lodging cost.
payment terms: Non-refundable $1000 deposit at registration (check/PayPal/credit card)
                              50% of balance on or before January 15, 2018 (check only)
                              Remaining Balance due on or before May 15, 2018 (check only)

refund policy:   Cancel January 16 to May 15, 2018 - 50% of January 15 payment
                              No refunds after May 15, 2018
                              Please purchase travel insurance 

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Tuscany images  © 2015 Terry Eggers