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  1. Italy
  2. Tuscany
  3. Chianti Hills
  4. Piazzale Michelangelo

Florence: Chianti Winery Day-Trip with Lunch

Product ID: 278217
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Take an exciting tour aimed at wine lovers who are eager to learn the secrets about the Chianti region. You can enjoy picturesque views of the Tuscan countryside, and will later sit down to an authentic Tuscan meal prepared on site.
About this activity
Duration 6 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Admire breathtaking views with rolling hills, vineyards, and olive groves
  • Stroll around the narrow roads of the superb stoned hilltop of Montefioralle
  • Experience a typical Tuscan meal with organic ingredients
  • Taste 3 top Chianti Classico wines and an extra-virgin olive oil
Full description
Starting in the center of Florence, your English-speaking driver will take you on a scenic drive straight into the heart of Chianti. You will drive along the ancient Roman road “Cassia Vetus”, surrounded by rolling hills with breathtaking views over vineyards and olive groves.

Your first stop will be the Medieval village of Greve, which is the birthplace of Giovanni da Verrazzano, the Florentine traveler who discovered the Hudson Bay in the 15th century. Next you will visit the superb hilltop hamlet named Montefioralle. Strolling through the narrow streets, you might be surprised to discover that this stone village has been perfectly preserved since the 12th century. You can admire breathtaking panoramas and discover anecdotes and secrets related to the “Black Rooster”, the emblem of the Chianti Classico.

A short trip later, you will arrive to San Casciano where you will visit a splendid historical villa from the 15th century. To this day, the villa is home to one of the most ancient noble Florentine families. You will be free to explore the garden and the ancient Medieval cellars, where original and prestigious oak barrels are still used to age the wine produced on this estate. You can also grasp the chance to learn the secrets of olive oil, and how to recognize its genuine flavor. Your experience will end in the proper Chianti way, with a typical Tuscan meal that you will get to enjoy on the private estate. It will be prepared with organic ingredients that are grown on the property, and to top things off you’ll get to enjoy a pairing of 3 top Chianti Classico wines and taste an extra-virgin olive oil.
Includes
  • Private transport
  • Professional tour guide
  • Entrance to the historic villa of San Casciano
  • Typical Tuscan meal on the private estate
  • Tasting of 3 top Chianti Classico wines
  • Extra-virgin olive oil tasting
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Look for the van with the "Slow Tour Tuscany" logo, in front of Hotel Berchielli.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please inform of any special dietary requests or restrictions in advance
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Slow Tour Tuscany

Product ID: 278217