The Alchemystic Journey Retreat

with Sara Marby in Cinigiano, Italy

From $1265 Per person

7 nights in Cinigiano, Italy
Sat Jul 27 - Sat Aug 03, 2019

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A mystical adventure with ritual, yoga, somatic movement, energetic bodywork, astrology, tarot & shamanism to inspire insight, nurture growth, create deep internal shift and embody meaningful change.
- Sara Marby


  • Daily yoga and meditation classes
  • Daily somatic and energetic body work
  • Daily Sacred Circle gatherings
  • Ritual creation and ceremonies
  • Sacred shamanic journeys
  • Astrology and tarot readings

What's Included


8 days 7 nights at Le Pianore


Includes daily breakfast and dinner


Daily vinyasa yoga and somatic movement classes


Hiking, Guided tour of the Le Pianore farm, Guided tour of the Le Pianore farm


Flights not included

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is mandatory and not included
For assistance with travel insurance, contact our partner World Nomads.

Optional Activities

Cooking classes, Wine tasting

Getting There

It takes 1 hour 45 minutes to get to the venue from the airport. Airport transportation is not provided.

We always suggest to book a transfer with

Good to Know

Not included: flights to/from Rome, Pisa, Florence, Perugia and travel insurance. Guests are responsible for purchasing travel medical insurance and cancellation insurance which are also not included.

The Instructor

Sara Marby
Yoga Ambassador

yoga student. yoga instructor. avid adventurer. magic-maker. grand manifester. stillness seeker. mistake maker. lesson learner. lover of ayurveda addict. timeless traveler. monkey-mind meditator. soul shaman. laughter maker. inspiration junkie. grace gatherer. never finished.

About Sara Marby


Le Pianore

The villas are immersed within a 50 ha estate of rolling hills, vineyards, groves and woodlands. Having no immediate neighbours means we have total privacy, and no noise restrictions or curfew; making it an ideal venue for a retreat or a special celebration such as a wedding or birthday. The gardens are a playground for adults and children alike: lime, oak and cherry trees provide shade, while lavender and thyme, roses, jasmine and broom perfume and enliven the landscape. Dip into our swimming pool for respite from the midday heat and enjoy lounging on the deck chairs until sunset, watching the sky turn red and feeling the cool evening air descend.

We have been hosting retreats and providing support to teachers and workshop leaders for more than a decade. Many of our clients return year after year, becoming friends along the way. We feel that teamwork is key to creating extraordinary experiences and we will help you craft a unique and inspiring program: from planning your menu and tailoring activities to making you and your guests feel at home in our home.

A multifunctional studio with plenty of natural light, it is generously equipped with yoga and tatami mats, tables, chairs and blankets as well as a sound system. For those wishing to practice immersed in nature, there is a large sundeck and a shaded porch adjacent to the studio. In the cooler months the space is kept warm and cosy by a wood burning stove.

Food & Beverage

Includes daily breakfast and dinner.

  • Vegetarian Meals
  • Vegan Meals
  • Gluten-Free Meals
  • Fish & Meat
  • Alcohol is available for purchase
  • Snacks are available for purchase


  • Classroom/Deck for yoga & fitness
  • Internet
  • Pool
  • Ensuite bathrooms
  • Accessible kitchen for guest cooking classes
  • Hair dryers
  • Towels
  • Laundry facilities for self-service
  • Sound system for instructor use in yoga/fitness space

Yoga & Fitness Equipment

  • yoga mats
  • yoga blocks
  • yoga straps
  • yoga bolsters
  • physio balls

Pricing Per Person

  • Katharine
  • Verified Guest
  • Oct 28 2019

An amazing week - trip of a lifetime!

  • Lisa
  • Verified Guest
  • Aug 29 2019


  • Yogini
  • Ambassador
  • Aug 26 2019

I am in love with Tuscany, thanks to this retreat! Can't wait to return!

  • Maura
  • Verified Guest
  • Aug 26 2019

I had a really great trip!

  • Laura
  • Verified Guest
  • Aug 23 2019

The trip to Le Pianore was incredible! What a fantastic magical place for a yoga retreat! We felt like part of the family, from the delicious and lovingly prepared food, to the care and concern for anything we needed, everyone at this family owned and operated resort are some of the kindest folks you will ever meet!

  • Sara
  • Ambassador
  • Aug 20 2019

Le Pianore, located in Monticello Amiata, was one of the most incredible places I have ever travelled to. It is hard to describe in words the beauty and sacredness of this land and these mountains, the retreat space and facilities, the food (!!), the farm, their mission and values, and the family that owns and operates it. Enrica, Phillipe, Laura, Marcello, and the entire family and staff were so open, warm, friendly and immediately made you feel not just at home, but a true part of their family. Every request was accommodated with a smile - they went above and beyond several times throughout the week. I could not recommend this retreat venue more and I cannot wait to return!

  • becki
  • Verified Guest
  • Aug 14 2019

I had the pleasure of spending a week at Le Pianore for a yoga retreat. It was a magical, one of a kind place with awe-inspiring mountain vistas, historic stone buildings dating back centuries, inviting reading spots with hammocks and easy chairs that called out to you to relax, take a moment, and be inspired by the nature and history. The resort is owned and run by a family who loves Mother Earth and takes extra care in the organic produce, olive oil and wine that they produce. This beautiful property with babbling brooks, hiking, vineyards, swimming pool and historic stone buildings makes you wish you could stay forever. Meals were unique, healthy and delicious and we loved our wine tasting and pasta cooking class. The family is delightful and you know that they love what they do and pour their hearts into it. I left a piece of my heart in heavenly Le Pianore and hope to return.

  • Toni
  • Verified Guest
  • Aug 11 2019

Phenomenal! This was my very first yoga retreat out of the country and I experienced so much from the venue, the practice, food, people, etc. This was a very magical and sacred land, the yoga teachers were wonderful and the hosts were so warm and welcoming. The yoga studio was the perfect space to practice, the accommodations were comfortable and cozy, food was stellar! There is a lot of history surrounding this farm and land. I would love to return again one day. Grateful for this opportunity!

  • Lorri
  • Verified Guest
  • Aug 07 2019

This retreat did not disappoint! The resort was the perfect back drop for unplugging and unwinding with a 360 degree breathtaking view of the Tuscan country side. We felt like family the minute we arrived. I have been on 5 retreats through Trip Tribe and this was by far THE best place for our yoga retreat.

  • Rebeca
  • Verified Guest
  • Nov 13 2018

My trip to Cinigiano, Italy was fabulous! Such amazing food, lots of site-seeing. The yoga studio was so amazing. Highly recommend the Tuscany area. It was so beautiful and relaxing and the natives are all so welcoming. I didn't initially know anyone that was attending the trip, but everyone was very nice and made me feel welcome.

  • allyson
  • Verified Guest
  • Oct 24 2018

The Italian Adventure with Suzanne Hauserman was every thing I needed; yoga, hiking, cooking class, great food, great wine, fantastic excursions and meeting like minded people, I did not want to leave.

  • Sarah
  • Verified Guest
  • Oct 21 2018

What an amazing experience. I cannot day enough about Elana and her fabulous staff! Very serene location and the food was unbelievable! Everything is done with love and it shows!

  • Mazie
  • Verified Guest
  • Oct 02 2018

Le Pianore can not be explained with words. I will try- amazing, breathtaking, spiritual. The food was delicious and the hospitality was amazing. I fall in love with Le Pianore.

  • Sally
  • Verified Guest
  • Jul 01 2018

The trip was fantastic

  • Maria
  • Verified Guest
  • Jun 10 2018

Very enjoyable!

  • Matt
  • Ambassador
  • Jun 10 2018

So good! The whole thing from start to finish was perfection.

  • Krista
  • Verified Guest
  • May 19 2018

Well, whenever I think about Le Pianore and the time spent with my best friends, I start to well up. The land was magical, literally. Obviously Caitlin is my friend but she’s an incredible teacher. Between yoga (when I could do it), meditation, and silent walks my soul is so full. My love is a natural and I’ll keep going on her retreats. I’ll also be going back to Le Pianore. Home away from home.

  • Robin
  • Verified Guest
  • May 18 2018


  • corinne
  • Verified Guest
  • Apr 15 2018

Amazing! Beautiful landscapes, awesome people and inspiring yoga

  • Dee
  • Verified Guest
  • Apr 15 2018

Amazing classes, beautiful location, just perfect!

  • Jana
  • Ambassador
  • Jul 28 2017

Cinigiano was truly amazing! Le Pianore was beautiful and the food was perfect. I would recommend this trip to any and everyone.

  • Melissa
  • Verified Guest
  • Apr 25 2017

The trip was beyond my expectations and Le Pianore was the perfect, quaint, BEAUTIFUL spot for the retreat. From waking up each morning to the sound of chirping birds, practicing yoga in a studio with the most spectacular views imaginable to the tasty, healthy, fresh meals each day and fantastic off-site excursions that were planned. And the Micillo family (proprietors) were so lovely and accommodating to all of our needs and requests. Kudos, also, to Julie and Jana for all of their hard work and planning that went into putting together this wonderful trip!

  • Stephanie
  • Verified Guest
  • Apr 24 2017

Perfect trip from beginning to end. Breathtaking Tuscan views from your comfy room. Delicious, fresh cheeses, vegetables, breads and regional dishes prepared and served with love. So enjoyed roaming the countryside, exploring flora and fauna, tasting the fruits of the land...all with the brightest of blue skies. Day trips to Siena, private wine tastings, charming towns and villages put you right inside the heart and soul of the region. Hosts Elena and Enrica charmed us from our first hello-hug to our last kisses goodbye and our drivers proved fun and engaging. Give yourself this trip; you will be glad you did!

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