Talking about our land is always difficult for us. We consider the history, art, landscape, culture that surrounds us to be normal.Looking through the eyes of someone who was born elsewhere, is like living in a movie that summarizes the non-plus ultra of everything that the human mind can admire.
Including our beloved sport, Golf.We could talk for hours and hours about our coasts, mountains, cities, cuisine, wine.We had to work hard to offer you only a few gems of our Tuscany. Selecting them was not easy. And you won't be able to forget this holiday forever.
Three of the courses on this itinerary are ranked at the top of the seaside courses in the Mediterranean sea, and almost all of them are ranked in the top 100 of Southern Europe Courses list, making this truly one of the most impressive lineups of Golf to be found on any tour into the Italian Country. Among the many highlights on our journey is playing three top 10 courses in Mediterranean area, according to Il Giornale del Golf Cosmopolitan, Punta Ala and Argentario, just days apart.
Our boat’s access to these otherwise hard-to-reach courses means you can play this impressive range of venues without the hassles of packing, unpacking and changing hotels. In addition, you can really enjoy all the challenges Italcharter has organized, surprises and much more.The truth about great international golf courses is that they are tipically in close proximity to fascinating cultural and historic venues, immersed in unique landscapes ripe for discovery, making our trips ideal four couples in which one spouse is a passionate golfer, and one may rather tour.
Image to contextualize it in Tuscany, the Renaissance country. We dedicate as much purpose to planning and executing our touring programs as we do our golf line-up; no other golf tour operator can make this promise. We know our clients demand stimulating experiences beyond golf and strive to present our guests with a rich lend of choices between golf and touring each day. Even the heartiest golfers among our guests often remark, “it was tough to decide today between the tour and the links”.
Each day, touring passengers will have the option to experience fascinating cultural and historic or culinary and wine tours. On some days, golfers and tour guests will spend the day touring together and on others, they will get together for a private wine tasting or tour after golf. We challenge you to find a touring program with any other luxury golf tour operator that is as robust, inclusive and exclusive as you will find on an Italcharter Golf tour.
Our Full Golf package enable guest to play 5 selected courses on this tour:
Our light Golf package enable guests to play 3 selected courses on those journey tasting much more the gorgeous seaviews:
Discover the pleasure and ease of traveling with Italcharter Golf & Sailng. Our attentive staff at every course with your bag already prepped for your arrival. For each round, we accommodate pairing request or match with new friends who share your skills and enthusiasm for the game and the challenges.
Regadless of how much golf your ideal vacation includes, Italcharter has designed daily tours that delight and enrich. Whether you are exploring ancient villages with our experienced guides, shopping on your own or listening the sound of the waves at the sunset, you’ll savor each day.
Bellatrix and the other Gulets are ships that capture the timeless elegance of sailing history and combines it with modern service and accommodation directed by the Mantellassi Family team. Privately chartered for that voyage, the ships provides a relaxing and gracious home away from home. With them spacious staterooms, elegant and casual dining options wellness area and ample open deck areas. Bellatrix offers cruising at its finest; our own private club at the sea. Once on board we journey effortlessly leaving the uncertainties of land travel behind.
We thought about taking a group of people and taking them to the Mediterranean paradise to make them live an unforgettable experience. We will divide into two teams, we will play golf games with a series of prizes, even fun ones, which will increase the satisfaction and enthusiasm of the game itself.
These are all moments outside of golf that give the perfect completion to a couple's holiday in which one of the spouses is a passionate golf and the other prefers to do other activities. A rich blend of choices between golf and touring are offered each day, all combined with five-star service, creating a travel experience without peer.
Unique and magical places, extraordinary and wonderful routes to discover history and art, to learn about and experience the many faces of Tuscany. A bouquet of experiences designed and created to shed new light on the wonders that only Italy can offer.
Not only golf, art, sea, excursions and fun but also good food. The culinary part is one of the essential elements to experience a 100% holiday in Italy. Tuscany is one of the best known Italian regions in the world for its flavors and its culinary art. Full of typical, unique and meaningful products that will delight your holiday.
Saturday: Depart from your country’s airport to Pisa. Upon arrival, you are greeted at the arrival area and transferred to Bellatrix, in Castiglioncelloport to begin our journey. Once you will be on board, you will have a great welcome dinner, with the briefing of the week.
Sunday: After a great English or Continental breakfast, transfer by private bus to Cosmopolitan Golf and have the first challenge on this incredible course born on the old “city of Tuscany cinema” where many movie were made. After the game, time to relax, then goes to Castiglioncello Port. The ship will wait for us in the port. Going on board we will sailing south, to San Vincenzo Port. Dinner on board with excellent menu, we will overnight there.
Monday: After breakfast, the Gulet will sail a couple of hours to dock at Portoferraio, a gorgeous location in Elba Island. Golfers will be transferred to Hermitage Golf Course, a boutique course on the east coast of the Island. After the game, relax time, drinking and eating something, and then moving by bus to Portoferraio port where will embark and sailing to Marina di Scarlino, the elegant Ferragamo port where we will overnight. Dinner on board.
Tuesday: After a great English or Continental breakfast, transfer by private bus to Toscana Golf, and have another challenge on this great course. Touring and light golfers will enjoy many small cute corners of the Tuscan Maremma, a precious land, wild and unique. Touring and light golfers will enjoy tour offered by the Mantellassi Family, as an introduction to the world of wine. On this tour visitors will gain insight into the Mantellassi family winery, and see how a wine is produced. The tour culminates with a tasting selection of the best vintage wine. After the game, time to relax, then goes back to Marina di Scarilino. The ship will wait for us in the port. Going on board we will sailing south, to Punta Ala. Dinner in a fine restaurant with excellent menu, then late but not too much, back to the port. We will overnight there.
Wednesday: Tasting breakfast on board. Transfer by minibus to the best Tuscan Golf Course, Punta Ala Golf Course, a 18 holes kissed by God. Words are never enough to describe this Paradise. After the game, relax time and back to the boat. Embark rapidly and sailing South to Talamone dinner on board at the shadow of the old Tower. Overnight at anchor.
Thursday: Breakfast on board, a couple of hours sailing to Porto Santo Stefano and be emotionally ready for the last challenge on the Argentario Golf Club. This Course became in 2019 the PGA National Golf Course Italy, and is the only PGA licensed golf facility in Italy. The golf course is located in a protected natural area, only 5 minutes from the Duna Feniglia Natural Reserve and 25 km from the Parco dell’Uccellina Reserve. The Orbetello Lagoon, the sea and the hillside offer a beautiful panorama and create a microclimate that allows golf to be played at any time of the year. The 18-hole golf course and the driving range, which were inaugurated in 2006, have been designed by the architect. David Mezzacane and the professional golfer BaldovinoDassù. The holes were subsequently shaped by Brian Jorgensen: the result is a varied, spectacular and technically challenging course. After the right time to relax and a while to come back to the reality, we will embark for dinner and we will overnight there.
Friday: Full golfers will be happy as they return to Argentario for a second round of golf where natural undulations make this memorable layout. A tasting breakfast on board, then transfer by minibus again on the course. After the game, back to the Marina to have one of the best fish dinner experience you’ll never had and hard to forget. But many of them, will joint the round trip of the Giglio Island (where the Costa Concordia vessel wrecked in 2012) and Giannutri Island. Back to Porto Santo Stefano by minibus, dinner on board with Party, awards and dance. Overnight on board.
Saturday: Breakfast on board and greetings with some tears of joy. Transfer to the airport by bus at 9:00 am with tears of joy.