Spend some time discovering the beauty of Chianti on this tour. Dotted with historical buildings, Romanesque churches, farmhouses, villas and castles, the celebrated Chianti countryside is famous for its superb scenery and panoramic views and the vast expanse of vineyards broken only by woods and olive groves are a nature lover’s delight.
This sightseeing tour of Chianti’s world renowned vineyards will take you to a wine-growing estate. Here, in the crisp mountain air, you can learn about the history of the wineries as you taste some of the region’s finest wines. End your day with a typical Tuscan dinner in a charming old village in the hills.
This sightseeing tour of Chianti, with its historical buildings and celebrated wines will leave you with memories to cherish for a long time to come.
Meet your guide at Piazza Stazione at 1400h (2.00pm). You will travel by coach to Chianti, one of the most evocative parts of Tuscany.
Lying between two important art cities, Florence and Siena, the celebrated Chianti countryside is renowned for its wines. The sprawling landscape is made up of woods, vineyards and olive groves scattered with Romanesque churches, farmhouses, villas and castles.
You will visit a traditional Tuscan estate where you can walk in the beautiful gardens and the wine cellars, lined with the world-renowned Chianti Classico. Here you will enjoy a snack and wine tasting.
Re-board your coach for a visit to one of the areas most beautiful Romanesque churches, which you will be free to explore.
You last stop of the day will be a medieval village "San Donato" where you will stop for dinner. A typical rich Tuscan meal will be served along with excellent Chianti wines.
After dinner you will return to Florence. You will be dropped at the Piazza Stazione at around 2245h (10.45pm).
Well what can I say, this was a fabulous experience. Our driver made the journey very comfortable, even over bumpy roads. Our guide was charming and very informative and made it...MRS HELENA CHIDWICK
Our experience was marred by thunderstorms and heavy rain, so we did not get to see the sunset and views of the Tuscan countryside, however, the wine tasting at an old castle was...Christine McTeigue
Such an amazing experience! The vineyard we visited was very informative and the lady that guided us around the vineyard was so funny! Had a wonderful food spread to pair with...Jessica P Ruderman
01 Apr - 31 Oct: Tuesday & Friday
Start time: 1400h (2.00pm)
Duration: 8½ hours
The tour departs from Piazza Stazione. (Located on the corner with Piazza dell'Unita, Florence 50123).
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.
Piazza Stazione at the corner with Piazza dell'Unita
Do take a jacket; during the summer months dinner will be served outside. Do wear comfortable shoes as a moderate amount of walking in involved on this tour.
Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour to confirm the departure details.
No interior visit of churches are included. All places from exterior.
This tour operates with a minimum of 2 people. Should this minimum number not be met for your chosen tour every effort will me made to move you to another date, should this not be possible we will offer you a full refund.
The time of departure and return might be subject to delays due to the traffic circulation restrictions.
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