Tuscany Wine & Food Tour – Siena, Chianti, San Gimignano

Program

9.00 am – Departure from Florence or its vicinities.

10.15 am – Through the beautiful Tuscan countryside approaching Siena admire the beautiful Florentine hills. We will guide you through the Chianti wine area. Then go up the hills of Chianti and arrive in Siena. Visit Piazza del Campo (Field Square) and see the Cathedral (we recommend you to climb), the Baptistery and the Belltower.

12.30 am – Departure from Siena to Chianti wine region. Monteriggioni. Until the XI century Monteriggioni was a station of standstill on the Francigena Road in Tuscany. Siena transformed Monteriggioni in the imposing Fortress to protect the north boundary in the wars against the enemy Florence. We suggest you walking on the defensive walls and admire the Chianti region.

1.00 pm – Arrival at San Gimignano area and visit to organic winery where we stop for typical Tuscany lunch and wine tasting at organic wine farm in Chianti (Vernaccia white Wine, Chianti Classico, Chianti Riserva, Brunello from Montalcino, Supertuscan, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Truffle Oil, Vinsanto with Cantuccini)

After the lunch and the wine tasting, driving along the Tuscany hills where you can see the different types of vineyards and olive grooves and arrive in San Gimignano.

02.00 pm – Visit San Gimignano (the unique medieval city of towers). The town of San Gimignano, also known for its beautifully preserved medieval towers. 14 left out of 72 initially built in the 13th century. We suggest you climb the Torre Grossa (Bigger Tower) and taste the best Gelato in the world at “Antica Gelateria di Piazza”.

3.30 pm – We go back to Florence where the tour would end by 5:00 pm, but only after making a stop at Piazzale Michelangelo to appreciate the exceptional panoramic view of Florence.

Included

• Transportation to and from Florence or its vicinities with Mercedes
• Tour/driver for the day at your disposal
• Pick up and drop off directly at your accommodation
• Stop in Siena, Chianti, San Gimignano, Monteriggioni, Michelangelo square.
• Traditional Tuscan Lunch with Wine Tasting in a local organic wine Farm
• All Local Taxes

Please note that all prices above are quoted considering a pick up and drop off in Florence or its vicinities. We can organise pick up/drop off directly to your villa, castle or accommodation in other areas of Tuscany and prices will be quoted separately upon request. We can guarantee the tour even to more people (up to 17, up to 32..).

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Tuscany Wine & Food Tour – Siena, Chianti, San Gimignano
Hello, my name is Andrea! I am an English-speaking Professional Driver originally from Florence (Tuscany-Italy) and I have been doing this service since more than 25 years.

What is included:

Pick up service; Transportation; English Speaking Driver; Panoramic Photo Stops; Lunch at Wine Estate; Wine Tasting; Olive Oil Tasting; Balsamic Vinegar Tasting; Panoramic stop at Michelangelo Square; Drop-off service;

How many persons can participate for the price:

2

Maximum persons:

24

Minimum persons:

1

Languages:

English, Italian, Spanish

Duration:

8 hours

Notes:

*This tour works best with a Florence or Siena departure pointMaximun persons: 24 - On board there will be always no more than 8 peoples

Cancelation policy:

Flexible