This sightseeing tour of Chianti’s world renowned vineyards will take you to a wine-growing estate. Here, in the crisp mountain air, you can learn about the history of the wineries as you taste some of the region’s finest wines. End your day with a typical Tuscan dinner in a charming old village in the hills.
This sightseeing tour of Chianti, with its historical buildings and celebrated wines will leave you with memories to cherish for a long time to come.
01 Apr - 31 Oct: Tuesday, Friday, SundayDuration
8½ hoursStart time
Please make your way to Piazzale Montelungo, in front of “CAF TOUR & TRAVEL - GRAY LINE” yellow street sign.
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.
same as starting point
Lying between two important art cities, Florence and Siena, the celebrated Chianti countryside is renowned for its wines. The sprawling landscape is made up of woods, vineyards and olive groves scattered with Romanesque churches, farmhouses, villas and castles.
You will visit a traditional Tuscan estate where you can walk in the beautiful gardens and the wine cellars, lined with the world-renowned Chianti Classico. Here you will enjoy a snack and wine tasting.
Re-board your coach for a visit to one of the areas most beautiful Romanesque churches, which you will be free to explore.
You last stop of the day will be a medieval village "San Donato" where you will stop for dinner. A typical rich Tuscan meal will be served along with excellent Chianti wines.
After dinner you will return to Florence. You will be dropped back to the original departure location.
Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour to confirm the departure details.
No interior visit of churches are included. All places from exterior.
This tour operates with a minimum of 2 people. Should this minimum number not be met for your chosen tour every effort will me made to move you to another date, should this not be possible we will offer you a full refund.
The time of departure and return might be subject to delays due to the traffic circulation restrictions.
Piazzale Montelungo can be easily reached as usual from Piazza della Stazione (Station Square) through various access routes.
Our experience was marred by thunderstorms and heavy rain, so we did not get to see the sunset and views of the Tuscan countryside, however, the wine tasting at an old castle was...Christine McTeigue, Australia, 23/Sep/2013
Such an amazing experience! The vineyard we visited was very informative and the lady that guided us around the vineyard was so funny! Had a wonderful food spread to pair with...Jessica P Ruderman, United States, 07/May/2014