FULL DAY TOUR OF TUSCANY WITH WINE TASTING
Crossing the beautiful Chianti hills we arrive at the Medieval hilltop gem of MONTERIGGIONI, with its still intact walls.
Duration 10h : 45m
60 participants maximum
Here you can drink in the history and relive the atmosphere of olden times. Our day continues to the stately SIENA, famous for its splendid examples of Gothic architecture and the Palio horse race.
Follow our guide to the suggestive Piazza del Campo, where the magnificent Palazzo Pubblico stands, with its Torre del Mangia. Visit the precious interiors of the Duomo, one of the most beautiful Cathedrals in Italy. After leaving Siena we drive to SAN GIMIGNANO famous for its white wine, the world renowned Vernaccia, and its skyscrapers, also declared a World heritage Site by UNESCO!
The visit is free for independent sightseeing, strolling around the narrow streets and admiring the relaxing landscape. After, we move into the CHIANTI area, with its picture-postcard landscapes. You have the chance to taste the best Chianti red wine in a rustic wine estate along with home-made snacks, and sampling of wines and olive oil.
Please note that the given order of the visits may change
STARTS: 8.45 am (please be there 30 minutes before)
ENDS: around 7.30 pm
MONDAY-TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY-SUNDAY (1st november 2015- 31st march 2015)
EVERYDAY (1st april 2016- 31st october 2016)
A CHIANTI WINE TOUR, TUSCAN WINE AND BREATHTAKING PANORAMAS
Chianti is one of he most famous Tuscan regions, it is known for the wine and its green hills.
Don’t miss a unique gastronomic experience and let you enchanting by its amazing landscapes.
MONTERIGGIONI, A VILLAGE SUSPENDED IN TIME
Between Florence and Siena a small, walled, Medieval village is located on a green hill. It is Monteriggioni, which has preserved its Middle-Age aspect.
SIENA, THE PALIO CITY
It was the main rival of Florence for the control of Tuscany and an important political center in the Middle Age. Siena has an inestimable artistic, historic, and cultural heritage; every corner of this city is worth discovering.
SAN GIMIGNANO, THE TOWN OF WINE AND TOWERS
It is the best-preserved urban Medieval organization of the world, its towers dominate the Chianti’s landscape; it is also the land of the famous wine Vernaccia. San Gimignano must absolutely be visited.
The tour includes:
Journey by fully-fitted GT Coach
Expert multilingual escort
Siena tour with professional guide
Free visit of San Gimignano and Monteriggioni
Sampling of wines and extra-virgin olive oil
Photos of this tour
Tour meeting point
Piazza della Stazione, 50123 Firenze, Italia
WHERE: Piazza Adua, at the corner with Burger King, nearby Santa Maria Novella Train Station