A Special Tour to remember...May 20th-June 1st 2019
CANTIAMO Tuscany is Stories, Songs ,Slow Food and fun in Italy ..
"I want you to know that you made my time in Italy pure joy. Thankyou all for the pleasure of your company, and Kavisha and Valdo for creating such an experience." Gloria B
"Cantiamo was a complete delight! The combination of Kavisha musical direction and Valdo's gastronomic and cultural guidance was unbeatable. "Luisa H
"I was part of the 2017 cantiamo group. Best holiday with a purpose I’ve ever had, & I’ve travelled quite a bit! I enjoyed the friendly company, the quality of singing that was elicited by a genius choir mistress (thanks Kavisha), wonderful tour organiser & foodie (thanks Valdo) & a fabulously artistic & wonderful country. Happy to give rave reviews at every opportunity!" Angela B
2019 Costs per person twin share = $5,500 not including airfare to Italy (Couples sharing a bed get a $300 discount for the second person!)
"Artists in each of the arts seek after and care for nothing but love." Marsilio Ficino 1433-99 Italia.
13 days- 12 nights singing,eating good food,philosophy, drinking nice wine, tasting slow food, and Qi Gong and walking meditation in Tuscany Italy in May .For the first 5 days we stay in Palazzo Tucci in Lucca, then a week in Villa Corsano in the Sienese countryside with our own chefs Vanna and Francesca. Activities include singing daily and Qi Gong( chinese energy exercises and some Tai Chi), visit to Puccini OperaFestival, Palio medieval Horse race procession in Siena, Castello di Ama which is an exclusive winery with a world class contemporary art gallery with guide, a visit to the largest collection of roses in the world Carla Fineschi Rose gardens ,Iris Orrigo's La Foce which is one of the top 10 gardens in the world ,Ancient medieval town San Gimigniano, San Antimo romanesque Abbey, Monte Olivieto Maggiore vespers and gregorian chanting ,we visit the smallest opera theatre in the world and perform on its stage, we have a degustation lunch with Slow Food Tuscany's president Andrea. And through it we become a 12 day choir performing in a pop up performance flash mob in Montalcino !.This is a fully accompanied tour lead by foodie Valdo Michelangeli and singer Kavisha as your guides.This is a tour that celebrates Life!
..You get yourself to Lucca.Italy ....We will meets, then we travel around Tuscany together.
Lead by foodie extraordinaire Valdo Michelangeli with the troubadour and choral leader Kavisha leading the singing sessions every day,
CONTACT ; Kavisha Mazzella 0412893355 / Valdo Michelangeli 0419100678
The aim of this tour is to offer a taste of some of the best things Tuscany has to offer together with a unique singing experience. The result is a tour offering wonderful Tuscan food and wine guided by Valdo Michelangeli with history and culture, amazing scenery with our own guides and Kavisha Mazzella as choir leader and tour troubadour.
Where does the tour go?
The tour traverses the Tuscan region, starting in Lucca and destinations include Barga, Montalcino, Siena, San Gimignano, Bagno Vignoni, San Quirico d’Orcia, Pienza and Gaiole in Chianti.
What makes this tour unique?
This tour is distinguished by the flexibility and intimacy offered by a small touring group and the unique opportunity to expand your choral talents under the musicianship of Kavisha Mazzella.
Each day there will be a period given over to group singing (approximately 2 hours) with the remainder of day given over to the pleasures of discovery.
The fact that the tour group is small (max 12 members), permits increased flexibility to allow the touring to adjust to the group’s wishes.
What is included?
✓ An English/Italian-speaking private tour leader (Valdo Michelangeli) for the group.
✓ An experienced singing teacher in Kavisha who will also lead Qi Gung meditations in the morning
✓ A maximum number of 12 members in each tour group.
✓ All accommodation in quality bed & breakfasts.(Palazzo Tucci and Villa Corsanno)
✓ All transportation in an air-conditioned minibus.
✓ All breakfasts.
✓ 11 main meals with local wines.
✓ Professionally guided tours of Lucca, Siena and the Abbadia di M.Olivetto Maggiore
✓ Transfers back to the railway station at Florence which has connections to the airport or south to Rome, at the end of the tour.
✓ A guarantee of lots of fun!!!
What is not included?
✗ Travel insurance
✗ Personal expenses
Bookings are open for 2020
CONTACT ; Kavisha Mazzella 0412 893 355 / Valdo Michelangeli 0419 100 678