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No more museums or queues, just wine and views... Take a day trip to the Chianti region for amazing scenery, food and wine!

THE GRAPE ESCAPE WINERY TOUR

A day trip to Tuscany with 2 wineries, 7 different types of wine to taste, 3 extra virgin olive oil, balsamic, Tuscan snacks, amazing scenery and the visit to San Gimignano all in 1 day! Join our FUN day trip to the Chianti countryside to meet other travellers of the same age and to discover why the area is famous for its scenery as well as its wine. First stop will be at a WINERY AND TUSCANY WINE TASTING SCHOOL located an hour outside of Florence where you will taste 4 different type of wines including the famous Chianti Classico, Brunello of Montalcino, Super Tuscan wines,  a 30 year-old balsamic vinegar and the delicious truffle extra virgin olive oil. Here you will learn how to recognize the different flavours and develop your taste buds with a passionate wine producer. Don't worry this is not a real school where you have to take notes and be tested at the end so only fun is guaranteed. The second stop will be at a second LOCAL WINERY located in a stunning area well known for the production of the D.O.C.G. Vernaccia white wine facing the famous towers of San Gimignano. The  wine makers will guide you through the vineyards and the cellars and they will share the secrets of the wine and oil production as well as the best wine and food combinations. At the winery you will enjoy 3 wines; the famous Vernaccia white wine, a rosè wine and a Chianti colli senesi D.O.C.G. You will also have the opportunity to buy the local products and wine at a great price to bring back home or ship to friends and family.   In the afternoon you will be free to visit and spend time wandering through the narrow streets shopping in the local stores of the most beautiful medieval town of Tuscany, SAN GIMIGNANO and check out the tower filled skyline while eating the ice cream from a world-champion gelateria. Maps will be provided from your tour leader and tips about the best places to visit in the town. We will arrive back to Florence at approx 5:00pm** ** all departure/ arrival time are all estimated and are subject to change due to road conditions and traffic. DETAILS: MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY 9:40am in front of our office on Via Nazionale 149R opposite Hotel Galileo € 60pp Our English-speaking Italy on a Budget tour guide, 2 wineries, 2 wine tasting, snacks during the tasting, 1h30 visit of San Gimignano. 7h. We return back to Florence at 5pm > Make sure you have a big breakfast before coming on the tour. Lots of wine is involved so an empty stomach is not recommended. > People younger than 18 are not allowed on this tour.  We suggest to look at more suitable tours such as the Tuscany Experience where there is not so much wine involved. > Departure guaranteed with a Min. 4 people - Max: 60 people ( not a small group tour in high season ).  Checking out on the same day?The office is near the train station so if you are checking out the same day of the tour, feel free to bring your bags and luggage with you. We will store them underneath the bus/van so that you will be ready to leave to your next destination when returning to Florence.   Spending the night in Siena? Ask your guide to be dropped off in San Gimignano so you don’t have to come all the way back to Florence. From San Gimignano you can take a local bus to Siena. 

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TUSCANY TOUR BY TUK TUK FOR 2

What a perfect gift for your lover or best friend than exploring Tuscany on board of a convertible tuk tuk for 2 . Join our day tour from Florence to the Chianti region on board of a convertible Piaggio tuk tuk on the rolling hills of Tuscany together with our driving guide. Enjoy the visit of one of the most beautiful Medieval villages in the area and the tour of a winery for lunch and wine tasting.    WHAT'S INCLUDED: Roundtrip transportation by minivan or bus to/from Florence English speaking informative IOAB driving guide Tuk tuk ride through the rolling hills of Tuscany Visit to the medieval town of San Gimignano Authentic Tuscan meal Wine and olive oil tasting Guided tour of a winery and the cellar DETAILS MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY  From April until the end of October 9:40am in front of our office on Via Nazionale 149R, Florence € 135 as a passegger only - 2 people max 7h Ideal tour to celebrate a special occasion for 2 people  

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WINE NOT !!! Half day wine tour

No more queues, just vines and views - 2 wineries and lots of fun! Enjoy this half day tour to fall in love with the Tuscan countryside and the famous Chianti Classico wine with our team in a small group. If you can handle wine and terrific views, this is the perfect tour for you!   WHAT'S INCLUDED: Roundtrip transportation by 8 seat minivan Your local & informative IOAB tour leader 2 wineries Up to 7 wine tastings Extra virgin olive oil tasting Information on board about Tuscany and the products Snacks during the tasting Small group tour   DETAILS Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 2:00pm  10:00am on Saturday Italy on a Budget tours office on via nazionale 149R, Firenze 4h30 - People younger than 18 are not allowed. No kids - Wear comfortable clothes - This tour is not stricted to 18 - 39 years old travellers only. In fact we are a bit more flexible with the age limit as long as you have no walking disabilities, are young in heart and happy to party, you are welcome to join. - Tour guaranteed with a min of 4 people - Max 8  

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THE TUSCANY EXPERIENCE - Siena, San Gimignano, Monteriggioni & Chianti all in 1 day!

If you are short of time and you are only in Florence for a few days, then this is the perfect tour that allows you to see the best of Tuscany in ONLY 1 DAY!  Visit 3 of the most famous Medieval villages in Tuscany; Monteriggioni, Siena and San Gimignano with your local tour leader and fall in love with the beauty of this amazing land. End the tour in a scenic winery in the heart of the Tuscany countryside to taste the delicious Chianti wine in the full comfort of a minivan.    WHAT'S INCLUDED: Transport on a 8 seat minivan Your IOAB English speaking tour leader 2h visit of Siena Orientation walk of Siena with our tour leader Time to explore Siena in complete freedom A short visit of Monteriggioni  1h30 visit of San Gimignano Free time to discover the village at your own leisure Scenic drive of the Chianti region Wine tasting in a local winery Extra Virgin olive oil tasting Small groups DETAILS MONDAY, THURSDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY - from April to end of October TUESDAY, THURSDAY, SATURDAY - from November to March 8:45am in front of our office on via nazionale 149R opposite hotel Galileo € 60 Student price - € 79 Regular ticket   8h. We  return back to Florence at  6:00/06:30pm approx > Our team is made of local tour leaders. All information and maps about the villages will be provided during the journey to reach the towns. In each town you will have free time to walk around at your own leisure. Only licensed tour guides in Italy are allowed to provide info in front of the monuments. If you are interested in a guided city walking tours contact our team in advance to have it organised at extra costs.  > Tour guaranteed with a min 4 people - Max 16 > Organise with your guide in the morning the optional lunch of tradional Tuscan dishes for only € 15.00

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E-BIKE TUSCANY WITH PIC NIC

Discover Tuscany by E -bike cycling on enchanting white roads surrounded by olive trees and vines.  Pedal your way through the panoramic landscapes of Tuscany on a e-bike tour. Take it slow to soak up the views, rest for pic nic lunch followed by the visit of local winery for wine tasting, visit the wellknown San Gimignano village WHAT 'S INCLUDED Roundtrip transportation by minivan or bus to/from Florence English speaking informative IOAB guide E-bike rental and helmets Pic-nic lunch  Wine tasting in a local winery  Visit of San Gimignano Water DETAILS EVERY TUESDAY, THURSDAY, SATURDAY  From April until the end of October 08:00 am  In front our office on via nazionale 149R opposite Hotel Galileo - Firenze € 95 6h You must be at least 18 years of age Not recommended for travelers with back problems, heart problems or other serious medical conditions Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level YOU MUST BE CONFIDENT RIDING A BIKE. The tour is guaranteed with a min. of 2 people

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TUSCANY TOUR BY VESPA

There is nothing more exciting than exploring Tuscany on board of an Italian vespa. Join our day tour from Florence to the Chianti region and finally ride your vespa on the rolling hills of Tuscany. Enjoy the visit of one of the most beautiful Medieval villages in the area and the tour of a winery with lunch and wine tasting.    WHAT'S INCLUDED: Roundtrip transportation by minivan or bus to/from Florence Small Group Vespa tour English speaking informative IOAB tour leader Orientation and driving test Visit to the medieval town of San Gimignano Authentic Tuscan meal Wine and olive oil tasting Guided tour of a winery and the cellar Third Party Insurance & helmet  DETAILS MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY  From April until the end of October 9:40am in front of our office on Via Nazionale 149R opposite Hotel Galileo € 135 per driver ( 18 + ) € 110 per passenger ( 18+ ) € 219 full ride / driver ( 18 + ) + passenger ( 15+ ) 7h REQUIREMENTS: > Bring long pants and closed shoes for the ride > Drivers are required to carry a valid driving license > A minimum of experience is required and highly advised. See the important notes on the itinerary sections.  

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