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THE TASTE OF TUSCANY PLUS with dinner at a Tuscan farm

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From EUR 79

A tour departing at 2pm to Siena and the Chianti region with dinner in a Tuscan farm and wine tasting included!

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.

ITINERARY:

Start mingle with the other young travelers while driving towards the historic city of SIENA, the most beautiful Medieval towns in Tuscany. During the ride you will learn from your IOBT leader many interisting information about the culture, the territory, tasty Tuscan products and lots of tips that only local know.

On the way to Siena you will fall in love with the scenery and the many little local villages including MONTERIGGIONI also renowned for being the setting of the " Gladiator".

 

Once in Siena follow your tour leader for a city orientation walk passing by famous sites and the historical centre and finally stop in a local shop to taste some traditional Senese food & sweets. The orientation walk will continue till the main square Piazza del Campo where from there you will have free time to wander and discover the hidden beauties of this magical town at your own leisure. Before leaving Siena, meet again your tour leader and the other travellers for an Italian APERITIVO while the SUN GOES DOWN.

 

Continue the trip  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.

 

Finally we will reach an authentic Tuscan farm in the heart of the famous Chianti Classico region for dinner. Here begins the serious task of tasting locally produced Tuscan products, including pecorino cheese accompanied by various tasty jams, pasta, bruschetta, mixed salad, seasoned vegetables and fresh extra-virgin olive oil on bread before returning back to Florence.

DETAILS:

WHEN

TUESDAY, THURSDAY, SATURDAY* from April to the end of October. From Nov to March check out our Grape Escape or Tuscany Experience day trips

MEETING TIME 1:40pm
MEETING POINT in front of our office on via nazionale 149R opposite Hotel Galileo
PRICE € 75
INCLUDED IN THE PRICE All included in the price! Transport, English speaking local guide, wine tasting in a winery, 1h30 visit of Siena, light dinner.
DURATION 8h. We return back to Florence at 10:30pm
MIN/MAX Tour guaranteed with a min.4 participants - Max. capacities 16

 

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Additional Information

TOUR MEETING POINT:
ITALY ON A BUDGET via nazionale 149R opposite Hotel Galileo at 1:40pm. Don't be late! We leave at 2:00pm sharp

From EUR 79

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TOUR DETAILS:

Meeting Time: 1:40pm at our office on via nazionale 149R

Days: Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from April to the end of October

Duration: Return back to Florence for 10:30pm approx

All included in the price!

ITINERARY:

  • Visit of Siena
  • Scenic drive through the Chianti region
  • Wine tasting in a winery
  • Dinner at a Tuscan farm

COMBO TOURS TO SAVE MONEY AND TIME

COMBINE the Taste of Tuscany with the below tours for a full experience:
Horseback riding
Bike Florence by day
Morning in Pisa

 

Highlights

  • The best tour for people on a budget
  • Local guides only
  • Free time to discover Siena
  • Mingle with the local famer at dinner
  • Eat and taste typical Tuscan products
  • Visit & taste Wine in a Tuscan winery
  • Maps and info on board about the area
  • Small groups - NO bus tours

 

Route

  1. Florence
  2. Monteriggioni
  3. Siena
  4. Chianti