Trip Overview

Embark on a transcendent journey across France, Italy, and Greece aboard a comfortable private aircraft, where discovery intertwines with relaxation, ushering you into each new adventure with ease.

This bucket-list adventure offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the breathtaking beauty of the Loire Valley, the charm of a 16-century Tuscan estate and vineyard, and the pampering luxury of a spa retreat in Greece along with a small group of like-minded women travelers. In keeping with AdventureWomen’s commitment to supporting women around the world, these unique properties have been carefully selected because each is women-owned and managed. You’ll have the unique opportunity to connect with and hear from the women founders at each destination.

Throughout the journey, you’ll travel in style aboard a private plane, ensuring unparalleled comfort and convenience, and savor gourmet Michelin restaurants and authentic flavors that pay homage to the diverse flavors and traditions of each region. From the finest wines to locally sourced ingredients, you will immerse yourself in the art of gastronomy under the guidance of renowned chefs and culinary experts.

By the trip’s end you’ll embrace a holistic approach to wellbeing as you delve into ancient philosophies, engage in rejuvenating wellness practices, and discover the harmonious equilibrium between mind, body, and spirit, leaving you revitalized and enriched.

Welcome to France!

Arrive in Paris and be whisked away to your charming hotel in central Paris. Meet your AdventureWomen Ambassador, your Logistics Director, and the other incredible fellow travelers before transferring to the superb Château de Rochecotte. There, delve into the picturesque landscapes of the Loire Valley with a serene cruise along the Loire River. Explore the quaint village of Montsoreau before indulging in a culinary masterpiece at a Michelin-starred restaurant. Revel in the ancient splendor of French heritage as you visit the iconic Châteaux de Chambord and de Chenonceau or embark on a captivating journey through the renowned wineries of the Loire Valley.

Fly to Tuscany, Italy

Bid adieu to France as you jet off to Italy’s historic city of Perugia. Delight in the town’s rich history before settling into the serene Fattoria del Colle estate for an evening of fine dining. Lace up your hiking boots for an adventure through the stunning landscapes of Tuscany and immerse yourself in the art of winemaking with a visit to the esteemed Casato Prime Donne winery. Experience the essence of Italian culture with a trip to the captivating city of Siena and a hands-on cooking course with Chef Helle Poulsen Tesio.

Fly to Peloponnese, Greece

Journey to Greece’s Kalamata and discover the serene oasis of Euphoria Retreat. Awaken your senses with a morning wellness program at Euphoria Retreat before meeting Marina, the visionary founder, for an insightful exploration of ancient Greek philosophy. Venture to the medieval marvel of Monemvasia, where history comes to life amidst cobblestone streets and majestic castles. Indulge in a farewell dinner, celebrating the bonds forged and memories created.

Bid farewell to Greece as you embark on your journey back to London, carrying with you the cherished moments and experiences of a lifetime.

Main Attractions

  • Travel between France, Italy and Greece aboard a private aircraft, allowing you to escape the crowds and savor the anticipation of each new adventure
  • Engage with the remarkable women owners at each property, who have defied conventions and carved their own paths to success
  • Indulge in delicious gourmet meals that celebrate the flavors and traditions of each region. Savor the finest wines, sample locally sourced ingredients, and immerse yourself in the art of gastronomy, guided by renowned chefs and culinary experts.
  • Embrace a holistic approach to wellbeing as you explore ancient philosophies, partake in rejuvenating wellness practices, and discover the harmonious balance between mind, body, and spirit.

What You'll See and Do

  • Cooking Class
  • Cultural Exploration
  • Historical Sites
  • Local Delicacies
  • Multi-Country Destination
  • River Cruising
  • Sightseeing
  • Spa Element
  • UNESCO Site
  • Walking
  • Wine Tasting
  • Women-To-Women Exchanges

If you're curious about this trip, we would be happy to answer any questions you might have.

Call us ~ 1.800.804.8686

Trip Itinerary

The AdventureWomen itineraries are subject to change depending on the chosen departure date. To view a specific departure itinerary, simply click on the "Browse Detailed Itinerary" button above and select your date.

Day 1

Welcome to Paris, France

Arrive at Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) in Paris at any time today. A private transfer to your hotel will be arranged according to your arrival time.

After checking in to the hotel, take some time to relax and settle into your room. This evening is at your leisure. You may dine at the hotel’s restaurant or explore the many dining options that Paris has to offer.

Overnight: Sofitel Arc de Triomphe (or similar)

Day 2

Head to the Loire Valley, France

After breakfast and hotel greetings, embark on a scenic 4-5 hour transfer to the incredible Château de Rochecotte, an enchanting castle with a captivating history. This château will be your home for the next three nights. You will stop for lunch on your way to the property.

Enjoy a drinks reception with Emanuelle, Isabelle, and Christelle, the three inspiring Pasquier sisters who harbor a great passion for the Château de Rochecotte. Each sister played a unique role in its restoration, and they’ll share their remarkable stories with you.

To cap off the day, enjoy a lively welcome dinner at “Le Dino”, the chateau’s refined gourmet restaurant, where you’ll savor exquisite French cuisine in an elegant setting. Connect with your fellow travelers and discover the unique reasons each woman in your group is excited to explore France, Italy, and Greece.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Château de Rochequotte

Day 3

Loire Valley, France

After a relaxing breakfast, make your way to the charming town of Saumur, where you’ll embark on a leisurely cruise along the Loire River. As your vessel gently chugs along, observe the region’s captivating sights, including bell towers, intricate carvings on houses, the riding rings of the cavalry school, the towers of old windmills, and the dome of the royal chapel of Notre-Dame-des-Ardilliers. After approximately 1.5 hours, disembark in the picturesque village of Montsoreau, renowned as one of the most beautiful villages in France.

Upon arrival in Montsoreau, indulge in a delightful lunch in the village. Afterward, you’ll have ample free time to stroll through the floral streets and alleyways, immersing yourself in the village’s charm and soaking up the local atmosphere.

In the evening, enjoy dinner at Auberge Pom’Poire, a Michelin-starred restaurant located a short distance from your château. Prepare to indulge in an exquisite culinary experience that showcases the region’s finest flavors and culinary artistry.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Château de Rochequotte

Day 4

Loire Valley, France

Today is yours to craft as you wish. For those seeking to immerse themselves in the rich history and architectural splendor of the Loire Valley, visit two of the region’s most iconic and picturesque châteaux: the magnificent Château de Chambord, a Renaissance masterpiece, renowned for its intricate double-helix staircase and vast parklands. Then, explore the enchanting Château de Chenonceau, also known as the “Ladies’ Castle,” spanning the Cher River and boasting breathtaking views. Or you can choose the wine tasting tour to discover the world-renowned wines of the Loire Valley. This guided tour will take you through lush vineyards and picturesque wineries, where you’ll sample a diverse array of exceptional wines, from the full-bodied reds of Chinon and Bourgueil to the crisp whites of Sancerre and Vouvray. You may also decide to simply relax and indulge in the luxurious facilities of your fabulous château. Lunch will be on your own today. Please inform your AdventureWomen Trip Manager of your choice at least three months in advance.

Imagine gently rising into the sky just as the sun begins to cast its golden light over the lush landscape of the Loire Valley. Enjoy the Loire Valley’s stunning vistas and the unique, serene experience of a hot air balloon ride. Please note that this activity is optional and available for an additional fee.

Regardless of how you spend your day, enjoy dinner at the hotel’s restaurant, where you can savor the flavors of the region and recount the day’s adventures.

Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight: Château de Rochequotte

Day 5

Fly to Perugia, Italy

Begin your day with breakfast at the château, savoring the final moments of your stay in the beautiful Loire Valley. Afterward, a 40-minute transfer will take you to Tours Airport, where your private aircraft and crew are ready to embark on the next leg of your journey, a flight of approximately 2 hours. Enjoy your in-flight lunch while you are transported across the southern Mediterranean region and offered stunning aerial views along the way. Your destination is the beautiful city of Perugia, nestled in the heart of Italy.

Upon landing in Perugia, complete the necessary arrival formalities, then spend an hour wandering the streets of Perugia. Immerse yourself in the town’s rich history and vibrant culture, taking in the sights, sounds, and flavors that make this destination unique. Next, set off on a scenic drive through the Umbrian countryside to reach your accommodation.

Arrive at the renowned Fattoria del Colle Winery, your home for the next 3 nights. Freshen up and rejuvenate before gathering for an aperitif and a 90-minute tour of the property. Later, enjoy dinner at the winery’s restaurant. Savor the flavors of authentic Italian cuisine, complemented by the winery’s finest offerings, as you reflect on the day’s adventures and anticipate the experiences that await in the days to come.

Note that you can opt for a massage during your stay for an additional fee. To ensure availability, we recommend booking and contacting your AdventureWomen Trip Manager at least three months in advance.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Fattoria del Colle

Day 6

Tuscany, Italy

This morning, immerse yourself in the rich history and cultural tapestry of Siena. Wander through its narrow, winding streets, where you’ll encounter beautifully preserved Gothic buildings, charming cafes, and lively markets that capture the essence of Siena’s unique heritage and enduring charm. Enjoy lunch on your own in this captivating city before returning to Fattoria del Colle.

After some free time at the property, enjoy an immersive cooking course led by the talented Chef Helle Poulsen Tesio. At her culinary school located on the grounds of Fattoria del Colle, and under her expert guidance, you’ll learn the art of crafting authentic Tuscan dishes, mastering traditional techniques, and infusing each creation with the region’s renowned flavors and ingredients

As the day draws to a close, savor the delectable creations prepared during the cooking course, expertly paired with the winery’s finest offerings. This evening promises to be a feast for the senses, where the flavors of Tuscany come alive in a convivial atmosphere.

Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight: Fattoria del Colle

Day 7

Tuscany, Italy

After a nourishing breakfast, embark on a self-guided hike with your group. Fattoria del Colle features three nature trails (ranging from 1 to 1.5 miles and equipped with direction signs and information). One of the trails is about animal and plants while another one is dedicated to vineyards, providing insights into grape varieties and cultivation. Additionally, a photography trail highlights the most picturesque viewpoints, perfect for capturing stunning images. Your group can choose to split up or hike together. No matter which trail you select, you’ll enjoy an immersive experience, connecting with the natural beauty and cultural heritage of this incredible region.

Experience the charm of Cantina Patrizia Cencioni Winery, a family-run establishment managed by Patrizia and her two daughters, Annalisa and Arianna. Nestled amidst the breathtaking scenery overlooking Val d’Orcia, this land is dedicated to producing the renowned Brunello di Montalcino. Indulge in a comprehensive wine tasting session paired with a delightful lunch.

In the afternoon, visit the renowned Casato Prime Donne winery, where you’ll be warmly welcomed by Donatella Cinelli Colombini, the visionary founder and driving force behind the remarkable Fattoria del Colle property. Donatella will share the inspiring story of how her dream of an all-female winery came to fruition and how, after 24 years, Casato Prime Donne now exports its exceptional wines to 41 nations worldwide, garnering increasingly prestigious ratings and accolades. The Brunello “IOsonoDonatella” wine is the symbol of Donatella’s pioneering spirit and unwavering focus on empowering women in the winemaking industry.

Enjoy another delightful group dinner at Fattoria del Colle or a nearby local restaurant.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Fattoria del Colle

Day 8

Fly to Kalamata, Greece

As you bid farewell to Tuscany, take a moment to savor one last glance at the picturesque landscapes that have captivated your hearts. Head to Perugia, where a short flight of approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes will whisk you away to your next destination: Kalamata, the gateway to the Peloponnese peninsula.

Kalamata, renowned for its world-famous olives, greets you with its unique charm. Situated at the top of the almost fjord-like waterways that form part of the Peloponnese peninsula, this coastal city offers a glimpse into the region’s rich history and natural beauty. From Kalamata, embark on a journey to the historic town of Mystras, where the Euphoria Retreat awaits, the visionary creation of Marina Efraimoglou. Widely regarded as Europe’s leading wellbeing destination spa hotel, Euphoria Retreat offers a unique combination of interconnected philosophies, scientific innovation, and healing modalities.

Once you’ve settled into the serene surroundings of the Euphoria Retreat, come together for dinner at the hotel. It’s an opportunity to unwind and prepare for the transformative experiences that lie ahead.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Euphoria Retreat

Day 9

Peloponnese, Greece

Today, Euphoria Retreat’s unique proposition is all about you. A range of over ten 50-minute treatment options are available for you to choose from, ensuring that your day is tailored to your preferences. Whether you seek rejuvenation through holistic therapies, physical renewal through movement and exercise, or a harmonious balance of mind, body, and spirit, the skilled practitioners at Euphoria Retreat will guide you on a transformative path. You will also have full access to the Spa facilities. To ensure availability, we recommend reviewing and booking your treatment options at least three months in advance. Please contact your AdventureWomen Trip Manager for details.

In the mid-afternoon, meet with Marina, the visionary Founder of Euphoria Retreat, and her colleague Mary. They will introduce you to the archetypes inspired by the Ancient Greek Philosophers, providing a profound understanding of why these timeless principles have never been more relevant considering today’s global challenges. Through their guidance, gain a deeper appreciation for the wisdom of the ancients and how it can be applied to navigate the complexities of modern life, fostering a greater sense of balance, purpose, and fulfillment.

As the day draws to a close, join your fellow travelers for dinner in the main restaurant, where you can share stories, insights, and the camaraderie that comes from embarking on this transformative journey together.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Euphoria Retreat

Day 10

Peloponnese, Greece

Today, embark on a 90-minute journey southward, arriving in Monemvasia late morning. Your first stop will be the Church of Agia Sofia, where breathtaking views across the sea await, providing a stunning introduction to this remarkable destination.

After savoring a traditional Greek lunch at a local taverna, explore the castle complex at your leisure. Wander through the winding streets, indulge in a spot of shopping, or embrace the local way of life by enjoying a leisurely coffee on one of the many terraces, soaking in the ambiance of this historic town.

Enjoy a farewell dinner at Euphoria Retreat’s Private Dining Area, an exclusive venue reserved solely for your group. This intimate room in the 1830-built Leoncini Mansion includes subtle candle lighting, a beautifully laid monastery-style table and personalized service. This will be a night to remember, a celebration of our shared experiences, an opportunity to reflect on the transformative journey you’ve undertaken and create lasting bonds with new and old friends alike. Savor the specially prepared cuisine and raise a glass to the adventures you’ve shared.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Euphoria Retreat

Day 11

Fly to London, England

Start your day with a relaxed final breakfast, enjoying the last moments of your amazing journey in Greece. Take your time to enjoy the local tastes and remember the memories made, as you get ready to say goodbye to this enchanting place.

After breakfast, it’s time to make your way to your private aircraft and meet your crew, who have become your trusted companions throughout this remarkable adventure. This final journey to London takes about 4 hours and promises to be a lively and memorable one. Enjoy an in-flight lunch today.

Arrive at Conrad London St James in Central London and settle in for a serene evening. Tonight, dinner is on your own. Enjoy the culinary delights of the hotel’s contemporary restaurants and bars or venture into the vibrant restaurant scene surrounding the hotel.

Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight: Conrad London St. James

Day 12

Depart London, England

Leave from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) at any time today. A private transfer to the airport will be arranged according to your departure time.



Please note: AdventureWomen will attempt to adhere to the itinerary as much as possible. However, certain conditions (political, climatic, environmental, and cultural) may necessitate changes in the itinerary. AdventureWomen reserves the right to alter any itinerary at any time, if necessary. We will attempt to notify participants of changes as far in advance as possible. Costs incurred by such changes will be the responsibility of the participants.

If you're curious about this trip, we would be happy to answer any questions you might have.

Call us ~ 1.800.804.8686

Traveling to France, Italy and Greece

Arrival and Departure Information

October 23, 2025 Departure:

Arrive: Arrive at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) at any time on October 23, 2025.

Depart: Depart from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) at any time on November 3, 2025.

Private transfers from and to the airport will be arranged according to your arrival and departure times.

We are happy to help you make your flight and travel arrangements. If you’d like to do anything prior to or following the AdventureWomen trip, we’d be delighted to help you arrange any trip extensions you’re interested in.

Note: The recent trend in travel is for travelers to finalize their plans much closer to departure time than was customary in the past. While we try to be as flexible as possible booking last-minute registrants, we must release hotel rooms two to three months prior to departure! Please keep this in mind when making your travel plans.

Preparation and Packing  

Please use the following guides as a reference when preparing for your adventure. We also encourage you to adapt the guides to your travel style as well as the destination’s forecasted weather.  


Gratuities are a personal decision and are at your own discretion based on your level of satisfaction with the service provided. Gratuities are dependent upon the number of guests on your departure, and they vary greatly from trip to trip. As a general reference, AdventureWomen suggests you plan for $150-$200 (or more) worth of gratuities for this adventure. Specific tipping recommendations for your trip will be provided to you closer to your departure date and may fluctuate due to inflation, exchange rates, and the number of travelers on your trip. 

Activity Level

We rate this trip as Moderate. Our Moderate adventures exercise your mind more than your body and are designed for women who prefer a leisurely, less rigorous experience. For example, you could walk up to 2 miles per day through cities and villages, stand in museums for a few hours, relax on a boat, or view wildlife from a vehicle. Please note that this is a general description of what you might encounter; for specific details about your trip, please consult the itinerary.

We recommend training before your trip (with your doctor’s permission) to make the most of your adventure. With this itinerary in mind, we have a partnership with Trailblazer Wellness, a woman-owned, women-run company that will design an individualized fitness plan just for you! Best of all, AdventureWomen guests get a 10% discount with the code AVW. Learn more on the Trailblazer Wellness website.

How to Register

Call the AdventureWomen office at (800) 804-8686 to determine space availability and register for this trip. We can complete your registration, including taking your credit card deposit over the phone.

If you prefer, you can register online by clicking “Sign Up for this Trip” on the trip page.

Please be sure to read the AdventureWomen policies before registering!

Forms and Final Payment

The deposit for this trip is $3,500. This deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable.

Once you book, you will need to fill out and return to AdventureWomen:

  • Information Form
  • Booking Conditions Form
  • Copy of Flight Information
  • Supplemental Health and Safety Form

Final payment is due to AdventureWomen in a cash form (check, money order, or wire transfer). A maximum of $1,500 per person can be put on a credit card, which includes your deposit.

October 23, 2025 Departure Final Payment Due Date: June 25, 2025

If you're curious about this trip, we would be happy to answer any questions you might have.

Call us ~ 1.800.804.8686

What's Included


  • All private plane flights (Tours-Perugia-Kalamata-London)
  • Accommodations as per itinerary based on double occupancy
  • All meals as listed in the itinerary
  • Soft drinks with included lunches, and wine with included dinners
  • English-speaking Logistics Director throughout the trip
  • Airport transfers on arrival and departure
  • All ground transportation (unless otherwise specified)
  • Guided sightseeing and activities as indicated in the itinerary
  • Drinking water to refill personal bottles
  • Gratuities

Not Included

  • International airfare
  • Fees for passport, visas, immunizations, or travel insurance
  • Cost of hospitalization or evacuation
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Meals not specified in the itinerary
  • Alcoholic beverages (unless otherwise specified)

If you're curious about this trip, we would be happy to answer any questions you might have.

Call us ~ 1.800.804.8686


Sofitel Arc de Triomphe (or similar)

Experience the dazzling charm of the City of Light at Sofitel Paris Arc de Triomphe. Nestled on a tranquil street, this 5-star hotel opens its doors to a realm of elegance, design, fashion, and gastronomy—the essence of Parisian style. Marvel at the sculpted façades of the surrounding Haussmann buildings. A short stroll away, discover the chic boutiques of the Champs-Élysées and Faubourg SaintHonoré, immersing yourself in the French "art de vivre". The elegant, contemporary rooms and suites provide serene retreats amidst the vibrant city. The sophisticated
palette of ivory, beige, and pearl grey hues perfectly showcases Andrée Putman's design brilliance.

Amenities: complimentary toiletries, bathrobes, hair dryer, minibar, electric kettle, safe, bottled water, cable / satellite TV, flatscreen TV, air conditioning, free Wi-Fi

Château de Rochecotte

Located in the picturesque village of Saint-Patrice, this Chateau Hotel offers a unique and enchanting experience in the renowned Loire Valley. Conveniently situated midway between the charming towns of Tours and Saumur, and just a four-hour drive from Paris, this historic property seamlessly blends beauty and comfort. Originally the private residence of the Duchesse de Dino and Prince Talleyrand, the Chateau Hotel has undergone extensive renovations and modernization, preserving its rich history while providing contemporary amenities. With its regal heritage, exquisite cuisine, and prime location, the Chateau Hotel promises an unforgettable experience in the heart of the Loire Valley.

Amenities: complimentary toiletries, bathrobes, hair dryer, coffee/tea maker, safe, flatscreen TV, bottled water, air conditioning

Fattoria del Colle

Situated between the picturesque landscapes of Crete Senesi and Val d'Orcia, Fattoria del Colle is a 16th-century rustic farm that epitomizes the essence of Tuscany. Spanning 830 acres (336 hectares), this historic estate cultivates olive groves and boasts an impressive 42-acre (17-hectare) vineyard, offering an authentic and immersive experience for discerning travelers. Savor the flavors of Tuscany at the on-site restaurant, where locally sourced ingredients are expertly crafted into mouthwatering dishes. Fattoria del Colle is also a winery led by a team of passionate and skilled women. Their dedication to preserving traditions and producing top-rated wines has earned the estate a well-deserved reputation for excellence and authenticity.

Amenities: complimentary toiletries, hair dryer, refrigerator, free Wi-Fi

Euphoria Retreat

Nestled within the UNESCO World Heritage site of Mystras, at the foothills of Mount Taygetos in the Peloponnese region, Euphoria Retreat stands as the first Wellbeing Destination Spa in Greece. This luxurious retreat captivates with its unique architectural design, inspired by Byzantine influences, and surrounded by a private forest overlooking a colorful citrus valley. The spacious and elegantly decorated suites at Euphoria Retreat exude warmth and luxury. Each suite features a living room area, ensuring a pleasurable and lavish stay. Guests can indulge in the complimentary usage of Euphoria Retreat's spa facilities such as the Sphere Hydrotherapy indoor-outdoor swimming pool, Byzantine Hammam, Outdoor California Hot Tub, Yoga, Finnish Sauna, Cold Plunge Pool, a Fitness Room, and more.

Amenities: complimentary toiletries, bathrobes, hair dryer, safe, refrigerator, air conditioning, free Wi-Fi

Conrad London St James

Located in the historic Queen Anne's Chambers, this elegant 19th-century establishment is ideally situated less than a mile from iconic landmarks such as Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, and Buckingham Palace. Step into a realm of refined luxury and discover 256 meticulously appointed rooms and suites adorned with midcentury-inspired décor and thoughtful amenities, offering the ideal haven for urban exploration. Indulge your senses in the culinary delights of Conrad London St. James, boasting contemporary restaurants and bars curated by the acclaimed Chef Sally Abé and her culinary team.

Amenities: complimentary toiletries, bathrobes, hair dryer, coffee / tea maker, electric kettle, cable / satellite TV, safe, free Wi-Fi


Please note that all amenities were current when written and are subject to change at any time.

If you're curious about this trip, we would be happy to answer any questions you might have.

Call us ~ 1.800.804.8686