An afternoon tour departing at 2pm to Chianti region with 4 wine tasting in a local winery, a visit of Siena and Monteriggioni!
If you only have 1 day in Florence, this is a perfect tour for you! Spend the whole morning sightseeing Florence, its museums, momuments and markets then come away from the crowds on an afternoon trip to some of the most beautiful local towns in Tuscany.
Meet our team at 1:40pm by the office and start mingle with the other passengers before the wine tour to Tuscany begins. First stop will be in Monteriggioni, a 13th century medieval town which was the stage for the famous movie “The Gladiator”. Here you will be able to admire the wonderful views of the area and the Tuscan countryside from the ancient walls or explore the small shops selling the local handicrafts.
During the journey our local guide will give you information about the area, the villages with maps and lots of tips that only local know.
After Monteriggioni we will drive through the rolling hills of Tuscany to admire the many vineyards, olive trees, cypresses and everything that makes this land a dream pleace. We will finally stop in a local winery where you will be visiting the cellars accompanied by useful explanations from an expert to discover the traditions of the wine making art followed by a wine and olive oil tasting at the end. In the winery you will be able to taste up to 4 kind of wine and buy the local products at a great price either to bring back to Florence or to ship to your home.
The third stop will be at the historic city of Siena where you will be enchanted by the architectural styles of the Cathedral, the Mangia Bell Tower and the Palazzo Pubblico in Piazza del Campo, the venue of the famous Palio horse race held twice a year in July and August. In Siena you will have free time to wander around and discover the hidden beauties of this magical town.
We will return to Florence at 08:00pm.
TUESDAY, THURSDAY, SATURDAY
|MEETING POINT||in front of our office on via nazionale 149R opposite Hotel Galileo|
|PRICE||ONLY € 55 per person|
|INCLUDED IN THE PRICE||Transport, English speaking local guide, wine and olive oil tasting in a winery, 2h visit of Siena, short visit of Monteriggioni.|
|DURATION||6h. We return back to Florence at 8:00pm just before dinner time|
|MIN/MAX||Min.4 - Max 16|
|IS THIS TOUR FULLY BOOKED OR NOT AVAILABLE IN THE DAYS YOU ARE FREE?|
|JOIN OUR GRAPE ESCAPE WINERY TOUR or our TUSCANY EXPERIENCE|
COMBINE the Taste of Tuscany with any of the below tours to save money and time for a full experience of Tuscany. These tours can be done on the same day of the Taste of Tuscany:
- Horseback riding tour: Join the group continuing to Siena in Monteriggioni instead of coming back to Florence.
- Bike Florence by day: Explore the city in the morning and in the afternoon discover Tuscany
- Morning in Pisa tour: Go climb the leaning tower of Pisa in the morning with our team and join the afternoon tour to Tuscany
SAVE 5% when booking 2 tours, 10% when booking 3 or more
- PLEASE NOTE:
- Use the morning of the tour to do more; combine this trip with the HORSEBACK RIDING or the MORNING IN PISA for a full day in the region
- TOUR MEETING POINT:
- Our office on Via Nazionale 149r opposite HOTEL GALILEO at 1:40pm. If you can't find us or you are running late, please give us a call.
Meeting Time: 1:40pm at our office on via nazionale 149R
Days: Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Duration: Return back to Florence for 8:00pm approx
All included in the price!
- Visit of Siena
- Visit of Monteriggioni
- Scenic drive through the Chianti region
- Wine tasting in a winery
COMBO TOURS TO SAVE MONEY AND TIME
COMBINE the Taste of Tuscany with the below tours for a full experience:
Bike Florence by day
Morning in Pisa