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THE TASTE OF TUSCANY afternoon tour

An afternoon tour departing at 2pm to Chianti region with 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.

 

ITINERARY:

Start mingle with the other young travelers while driving towards 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 after a city orientation walk, you will have free time to discover the hidden beauties of this magical town while the SUN GOES DOWN. Back to Florence right before dinner.

 


DETAILS:

WHEN

TUESDAY, THURSDAY, SATURDAY

MEETING TIME 1:40pm
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, CHIANTIPSY 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

Additional Information

PLEASE NOTE:
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TOUR MEETING POINT:
We meet at 1:40am in front our office on via nazionale 149R opposite the Hotel Galileo. We leave at 2:00pm sharp, don't be late!

TOUR DETAILS:

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!

ITINERARY:

  • 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:
Horseback riding
Bike Florence by day
Morning in Pisa

 

Highlights

  • The best value for money for a 6h tour
  • Small groups, English only and crazy crew for more fun!
  • Best afternoon ever spent touring the Chianti region and the famous villages of Siena and Monteriggioni
  • Enjoy the orientation walk led by our team in Siena and have free time to discover the town more
  • Have free time in Monteriggioni
  • Visit & taste 4 wines & extra Virgin olive oil in a Tuscan winery
  • Tour the cellars and learn about the local wine production

 

Route

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