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Chianti: Authentic Wine Tasting Experience from Florence

Product ID: 4433
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Discover the traditions of the Tuscan countryside, enjoy breathtaking landscapes of vineyards and olive groves, visit two cellars, taste the famous wines and typical products and be captivated by the charm of Greve and Castellina in Chianti.
About this activity
Duration: 6.5 hours
Starting time 1:15 PM
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Spanish, English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Be enthralled by a visit to two typical Chianti wineries
  • Savour two delicious tastings of four excellent wines and typical products
  • Visit two unforgettable Chianti Villages
  • Discover the famous “Via Chiantigiana” crossing the heart of the Chianti Classico area
  • Be captivated by the historical and artistic discoveries you will make in remote villages, surrounded by hills, vineyards and olive groves
Itinerary
4.5 hours
  • Florence

  • 1 hour
  • Chianti Hills (winery)

  • Greve in Chianti (free time)

  • Chianti Hills (winery)

  • Castellina in Chianti (free time)

  • 1 hour
  • Florence

Meeting point
Main stop
Full description
A comprehensive experience in one of the most fascinating areas of Tuscany, known all over the world for its wine and its countryside of unrivalled charm, where woods alternate with vineyards and olive groves, in a landscape dotted with Romanesque parish churches, farmhouses, villas and castles of rare beauty.

The first stop of the tour is in the heart of the Florentine area of Chianti Classico, in a historic winery where you can taste excellent wines paired with snacks. 

Continue to the picturesque medieval village of Greve, birthplace of the famous navigator Giovanni da Verrazzano, where every year takes place the most important wine fair of the Chianti region. Here you will have free time to admire the famous main square of the ancient "market" with its characteristic arcades and to browse through the local artisan shops.

Moving along the ancient "Via Chiantigiana", cross the heart of the Chianti Classico, admiring the breathtaking views of the rolling hills that made famous this part of Tuscany.

Then reach a family-run Winery located in the Sienese area of the Chianti Classico, which stands out for the excellent quality of its wines. Here you will be warmly welcomed by its passionate winemaker and after the guided tour of the cellars and the lovely aromatic garden, a delicious tasting of four different wines and local products will be waiting.

The last stop of the tour is Castellina, a fortified hilltop village of Etruscan origin, among the most lively and picturesque of Chianti, characterized by an imposing fortress: here, walking through the picturesque medieval covered street "Via delle Volte", the tour leader will guide you to discover the charming historical center and its picturesque houses, squares and shops.
Includes
  • Assistance at the meeting point
  • Transport by comfortable G.T. bus
  • Multilingual tour escort
  • 2 wine and food tastings in 2 different wine farms in the Chianti area

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Piazzale Montelungo, in front of the yellow street sign Caf Tour – Gray Line.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Please note that this tour is conducted in multiple languages at the same time
• From November to March, the itinerary does not include the stop at Castellina and the return to Florence will be approximately 30 minutes earlier
• Comfortable shoes are suggested
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 320 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.5 / 5
  • Organization
    4.4 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.3 / 5
  • Safety
    4.7 / 5
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Tour guide Keiko was great! Very knowledgeable organized.

We loved our trip to Chianti and Sienna. The wineries were awesome, the scenery was beautiful. Would love to have an opportunity to stay in "wine country" in Italy sometime. The tour bus driver was SUPERB! Skilled, safe, efficient. I feel that the tour bus drivers are often under appreciated!

October 17, 2019

Fantastic experience, absolute value for money.

First and foremost our tour guide has to be mentioned. Liza, apologies if I’ve mis-spelt, was amazing. Due to her passion for and knowledge of her home region this was more than just a wine tasting experience. I very much enjoyed her commentary on the history of Florence and the many Villages we past through during the trip. Thank you so much for making this a very memorable experience, you are a credit to your industry. As for the experience it’s self, it was very well organised. The wineries and villages we visited were very interesting and picturesque. I feel I should also mention our driver, Claudio, again I hope I’ve spelt it correctly, it was dark and raining heavily on our return on roads that would have been challenging driving a car in these conditions never mind a large coach. He was very professional and ensured we all returned safely. Many thanks all for a very enjoyable and memorable day.

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October 16, 2019

Value for money wine tour - went to two wineries and tasted four different wines at each one. Could have done without the final stop as it was actually quite a long day. Our tour guide was very friendly and informative too. Overall a very good tour if you are looking for a wine tasting experience in Tuscany !

September 22, 2019

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Product ID: 4433