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A day in Chianti - Private Shore Excursion

US$ 157.78 Price per person from View price guide

Key facts

Where: Livorno , Italy Duration: 10 hours

Highlights

  • Easy to book – easy to cancel – easy to change
  • Book early and receive discounts
  • Price same or lower than local rates
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Overview

Taste the world famous Chianti wines and explore the enchanting hill towns of the Tuscan countryside on this private shore excursion.

Indulge in all the pleasures that make Tuscany such a popular destination; taste fine wines, delicious local cuisine, stroll around enchanting hill towns and be intoxicated by the splendid vistas and views of the Tuscan countryside. Explore the medieval castle of Montefioralle and visit the medieval hill towns and their fortresses that once formed the league of Chianti in the 13th century.

Itinerary

Your English-speaking guide will pick you up from your cruise ship at 0800h (08:00am) for this private shore excursion. You will travel in an air-conditioned vehicle for a day in the beautiful Chianti Valley.

Your first stop of the day is the hill town of Impruneta. See the Terracotta furnaces and local pottery that has been made here since the 11th century. Visit a world famous artisan whose clients include the Botanical gardens of New York. Tour the workshop that dates from the 17th century where you'll learn about the production of Terracotta over the centuries.

Continue to visit the medieval Castle of Montefioralle. Stroll around this enchanting castle and admire the breath-taking scenery with incredible vistas of Chianti. Appreciate the slower pace of life that hasn't changed for centuries as you stroll around the streets of this enchanting hill town.

While here your guide will recommend an ideal place for an optional lunch - a delightful Trattoria known only to the locals.

Your final stop of the day is Greve. In this principal town of the Chianti region, you'll have some free time to explore this friendly market square (Market Day is Saturday) with the opportunity to do an optional wine tasting or olive oil tasting.

En route through the Tuscan countryside you will stop at 2 vineyards to taste some of the world-renowned Chianti Classico.

Return to Livorno in the late afternoon. You will be dropped off at your cruise ship around 1800h (6:00pm).

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Daily

Duration

10 hours

Start time

Start time: 0800h (08:00am), 0830h (08:30am), 0900h (09:00am)
(Please mention your preferred start time in the special request section at the time of booking.)
Duration: 10 hours

Meeting point

You will be picked up from the dockside of your cruise ship. Please provide as many details as possible about your cruise liner (eg name of ship, company) at the time of booking.

Ending point

You will be returned to your cruise ship.

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Inclusions

  • Pick up and drop off at port
  • Air-conditioned Mercedes (or similar make) vehicle
  • English speaking Driver/Guide
  • Guide available in English, German, French languages (Spanish & Italian languages on request)
  • Wine tasting at selected winery

Exclusions

  • Lunch

Please note

Please call the local activity operator anytime between 9:00am – 5:00pm, Monday to Saturday, atleast a day prior to the start of the tour to confirm the departure details.

Your tour guide will be holding sign with your name written on it

Please mention your preferred start time in the special request section at the time of booking.

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Additional info

  • Tour is operated in English. Guided commentary in other languages and wheelchair accessible upon request.
  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
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Cancellation policy

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