How to spend a week in a castle in Tuscany for cheap –

How to spend a week in a castle in Tuscany for cheap

The only way to make a trip to Tuscany even more romantic? Staying in a castle — without having to worry about the price tag.

A new Travelzoo deal at the San Ruffino Resort, a 17th-century castle turned 4-star resort, could have you spending six glorious nights and seven splendid days road tripping through Tuscan villages and exploring various vineyards for just $799 per person, marking a $450 discount.

The trip includes a six-night stay at San Ruffino Resort, along with flights from Boston, Miami, Newark, or New York City's JFK, a daily breakfast, and a manual car rental (automatic upgrade available for an additional fee). Additional departures can be made from Chicago, Fort Lauderdale, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, D.C. for an additional fee.

To take advantage of the deal, all travel must be booked by March 15 and take place between March and June or September and October (all ideal times to visit Tuscany).

According to Travelzoo, the trip can be further customized for a small fee with an additional three nights in London, Paris, or Barcelona (flights included). Room and car upgrades are also available, as well as other trip extensions, including additional nights in Rome or along the Amalfi Coast.

Travelzoo also encourages guests to venture out for day trips to Florence, where they can hike through the serene Cinque Terre landscape (don't wear flip-flops), take a tour of Siena's churches, or even go on a local olive oil tasting tour to indulge all your senses.

Really, with this deal, all your excuses for putting off the vacation of your dreams are gone. So, what are you waiting for? Book your travel, pack your bags, and get lost under the Tuscan sun.

To book:, $799