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  • San Gimignano, Siena, Chianti Guided Tour from Florence

    1. San Gimignano, Siena, Chianti Guided Tour from Florence

    Explore the heart of beautiful Tuscany on a full-day tour of the towns of San Gimignano and Siena, then discover the bucolic wine region of Chianti. Departing from Florence by luxury air-conditioned bus, your first stop will be the UNESCO World Heritage Site of San Gimignano, one of the most splendid examples of an Italian medieval town. Distinguished by its famous towered skyline, San Gimignano stands along the Via Francigena on the hills of the Upper Val D’Elsa. Also famous for its Vernaccia di San Gimignano wine, saffron, and precious Santa Fina pottery, it is an excellent place to get acquainted with the Tuscan environment. You will enjoy some free time to stroll through the town on your own and explore its beautiful squares, architecture, churches, and side streets. Afterwards you will head out to a unique location in the Chianti countryside to enjoy a wine tasting. Once you hop o...

    Incredible expérience in a small group with a perfectly managed timing. The tour of Sienna light have been a bit more détailed otherwise everything was well above my expectations ! I definitely recommend.

  • Pisa, Siena, San Gimignano with Lunch and Wine in Chianti

    2. Pisa, Siena, San Gimignano with Lunch and Wine in Chianti

    Experience the wonders of Tuscany in one memorable day. Your 12-hour excursion begins with a visit to Pisa and its stunning Piazza dei Miracoli. Admire the Baptistery, the Cathedral, and, of course, the famous Leaning Tower. Afterwards you will head out for the Chianti countryside to the unique location where your lunch and two wine tastings will take place. You will find yourself in a simple yet elegant rural hamlet of ancient origins. Once you hop off the bus, you will be lead around the splendid estate until you reach its ancient medieval chapel; here you will be introduced to the estate's fascinating history and background. Then you will head for the villa's panoramic terrace where you will enjoy your first delicious wine tasting of Chianti Classico and some snacks while sitting on large wine barrels. The route will then continue to the restaurant: your typical Tuscan lunch will be ...

    The guide was great and the whole experience was amazing. Wish there was a little more time in each location but overall it was a great trip.

  • San Gimignano: Private Chianti Hills Tuk-Tuk Tour

    3. San Gimignano: Private Chianti Hills Tuk-Tuk Tour

    You'll depart from the headquarters located in Poggibonsi at 10:45AM, where your wonderful guide will welcome you. From there you will venture then through the panoramic roads of Tuscany and the Chianti hills where you are bound to fall in love with the fields of vines, cypresses, and Tuscan rural houses. Don't forget to bring your camera, as there will be plenty of photo opportunities to capture the eagerly awaited moment and freeze it in time. Your next stop will be to a local winery where the kind owners will take you around their property before serving a wonderful and authentic Tuscan meal complete with a wine and extra virgin olive oil tasting. Following lunch you will hit the rad once again to travel through the iconic Ape Calessino to enjoy the last part of this scenic drive. You will later arrive back to the office at approximately 3:45PM, which will mark the end of your tour.

  • Poggibonsi: Family Friendly Italian Cooking Class

    4. Poggibonsi: Family Friendly Italian Cooking Class

    Make your way to the venue for your cooking class, in the city center of San Gimignano. Embark on an incredible, educational, and fun culinary experience for the whole family. Learn how to cook traditional, authentic dishes, that truly represent the culture of Italy. Enjoy a family friendly day, where the children, teenagers, and adults can all participate and work together. Make use of the freshest, locally sourced ingredients, to make a range of starters, homemade pasta and different sauces. Finish your day by making the famous Italian dessert, tiramisu with seasonal fruits. Bring your newfound discoveries home with you, as you memorize the special recipes you cook from. 

  • Poggibonsi: Wine Tasting, Pasta & Ice Cream Making Class

    5. Poggibonsi: Wine Tasting, Pasta & Ice Cream Making Class

    Try your hand in a Tuscan kitchen with this pasta making class near San Gimignano. Learn how to make three different types of pastas and a sweet serving of Italian dessert with the help of an experienced chef. Enjoy a relaxed environment as you learn the traditional method of making pasta with a rolling pin, before mastering the modern technique by machine. Blend eggs, flour and other essential ingredients, and try hand crafting three types of pastas and sauces with help from the chef when needed. To complete your culinary know-how, learn how to make authentic Italian ice cream.  Afterwards, take a seat at the table for lunch and enjoy the dishes you've prepared. Toast your fellow cooks with some local red wine. Then, experience a wine tasting with Tuscan foods and oils. More than 10 wines and oils will allow you to really experience an Italian kitchen!  

    Such an amazing tour! Our personal chef Kiko was very informative and made the class a lot of fun!

  • Poggibonsi: 4-Course Cooking Class with Wine Tasting

    6. Poggibonsi: 4-Course Cooking Class with Wine Tasting

    Try your hand in an Italian kitchen during this 2-hour cooking class in Poggibonsi. Set in a newly decorated bottega, learn how to whip up an authentic 4-course lunch. Tie on your provided apron, roll up your sleeves and get to work with the guidance of an expert chef.  Make Tuscan classics such as fresh pasta, chicken stew and tiramisu for dessert. The menu tends to vary according to seasonality. Numbers are limited to 15 in this workshop in order to keep your experience intimate. Hear about Tuscan culinary techniques and traditions as you prep and cook your meal. Afterwards, reap the benefits of all your hard work! Seated around the table with your fellow cooks, enjoy what you've prepared with a few glasses of local wine. Follow-up with a local wine tasting and gourmet tasting.

    The chef and his team were amazing! This was the best experience I have had in Italy. The wine, the food and the olive oil were to die for.

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What people are saying about Poggibonsi

Excellent tour. The time in each place, the right one. Upon arrival in Siena, the drive through the center is appreciated. Great food and more wine. The guide, Vincenzo, a charming, friendly, funny and above all an expert in the field. I would repeat more times.

Incredible expérience in a small group with a perfectly managed timing. The tour of Sienna light have been a bit more détailed otherwise everything was well above my expectations ! I definitely recommend.

It was a great way to see a lot of Tuscany in one day. The trip was long but not too exhausting, there was good amount of free time. I recommend Lorenzo as the guide! He is very friendly and helpful.

Ι have participated to this travel/activity with my sons, two adolescent boys and it was really great!!!! We have really enjoyed it!! Our guide Karmen was amazing. Thank you for all!

The guide was great and the whole experience was amazing. Wish there was a little more time in each location but overall it was a great trip.