An ‘Under the Tuscan Sun’ Summer Vacation 

The Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco Resort & Spa in Italy.
The Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco Resort & Spa in Italy.

Spring is almost here, which means the time to book your clients’ summer vacation is rapidly approaching. For a unique trip driven by local experiences consider the Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco Resort & Spa’s new Under the Tuscan Summer package, available through Aug. 1 for travel May 1 to Aug. 31, 2016. The package includes a wine tasting and lunch at a local biodynamic vineyard, Podere Concori, with winemaker Gabriele Da Prato; a biking tour around the old walls of the city of Lucca; and a visit and transfer to the Grotta del Vento wind cave; plus accommodations in a Balcony Deluxe View room overlooking the Apuan mountains; daily breakfast; and complimentary WiFi.

The 180-guestroom Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco Resort & Spa is nestled on 1,500 acres of lush countryside in Tuscany’s Serchio Valley in Italy. Upgraded suites offer panoramic views of the surrounding landscape, and resort amenities range from two swimming pools and a fitness center to the Beauty Spa, which uses indigenous ingredients from the valley such as lavender, rosemary, mint herbs, olive oil, grapes and wine in its treatments. For guests who want to venture off property, a Navigator is available at the resort to guide hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding excursions. Rates start at $426 per night dbl when using the promo code  ZE2. Regular room rates start at $164 per night. For more information, visit marriott.com/hotels/travel/lcvbr-renaissance-tuscany-il-ciocco-resort-and-spa.