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From Rome: Siena, Chianti, Wine Tasting and Lunch

1. From Rome: Siena, Chianti, Wine Tasting and Lunch

This tour has been designed to showcase the very best of Tuscany in just one-day and is perfect for travelers who only have a short amount of time. The day begins with departure from Rome at 6:45am on a fast speed train to Florence. Upon arrival in Florence, head to the meeting point sent to your email to meet your guide and set out on your sightseeing adventure. The first stop of the day is the historic city of Siena, which is bursting with rich architectural styles, best showcased at the cathedral and the old palace. After a brief guided walking tour of Siena, enjoy free time to explore on your own. Wander around the quaint streets of this magical town, have a traditional Italian lunch at one of the many cafés, or shop for handmade crafts and souvenirs. Continue the tour to the walled town of Monteriggioni next, which was the filming location of the blockbuster movie, Gladiator. Arrive at the UNESCO World Heritage Listed San Gimignano next, which is the most famous walled medieval town in Tuscany, and nicknamed the ‘Manhattan of Tuscany’ due to its many towers. Armed with tips and recommendations from your guide, head out on your own adventure in the town and visit the sights and attractions that interest you most. Don’t forget to stop by the store of the world-champion gelato maker, and treat yourself to a seriously sweet treat. During the day, ride through the rolling countryside of Chianti and soak up the charming scenic views on the way to an authentic Tuscan winery. Against the backdrop of luscious vineyards and olive groves, enjoy a spectacular lunch with a wine and olive oil tasting session. At the end of a truly unforgettable day, head back to Rome, arriving at approximately 8 PM.

From Rome: Tuscan Wine Tour and San Gimignano

2. From Rome: Tuscan Wine Tour and San Gimignano

Depart from Rome at approximately 7:30 AM on a 1.5-hour journey by high-speed train to Florence. Once in Florence, come directly to the meeting point just a 5-minute walk from the train station. Meet your guide and start the exciting trip to Tuscany by departing from Florence at 9:45 AM. Your first stop will be at a winery and Tuscan wine tasting school where you will taste four different types of wine including the famous Chianti Classico, Brunello of Montalcino, and Super Tuscan wine. Learn how to recognize the different flavors in a fun-filled class to develop your taste buds with the help of a passionate wine producer. You'll also try a 30-year-old balsamic vinegar and delicious truffle extra virgin olive oil.  The second stop will be at a another local winery in a beautiful area well known for the production of DOCG Vernaccia white wine and with views of the famous towers lining San Gimignano. The wine makers will guide you through the vineyards and cellars as they share the secrets of wine and oil production. Enjoy three wines from the winery including the famous Vernaccia white wine, a rosè wine, and a Chianti Colli Senesi DOCG. You’ll also have the opportunity to buy 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 wander through the narrow streets in one of the most beautiful medieval town of Tuscany, San Gimignano. Enjoy shopping in the local stores and check out the tower-filled skyline while eating the ice cream from a world-champion gelateria. Maps will be provided from your tour guide who will also share tips about the best places to visit in town. You’ll then arrive back to Florence at approximately 5 PM to take the train back to Rome for arrival by 7:30 PM.

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