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Vinci: The Footsteps of Leonardo and Wine Tasting Tour

1. Vinci: The Footsteps of Leonardo and Wine Tasting Tour

There are few town names in the world that arouse curiosity like Vinci in Tuscany. Now you can follow the footsteps of the great inventor Leonardo da Vinci on our half-day tour from Florence. After picking you up from your hotel in Florence, we will take you on an unusual tour of Tuscany and the hills where Leonardo was born. In the lovely town of Vinci you will visit the Leonardo Museum, where most of da Vinci’s inventions and projects are on display. The museum has been built in a manner that will transport you straight back to the 11th century, making it a truly absorbing place to visit. But Vinci isn’t all about inventions. Nestled in the beautiful Tuscan countryside, the town is also known for producing excellent olive oil and wine. On the way back to Florence, we’ll make a stop at a local winery where you can taste a truly great red wine – Chianti Montalbano – as well as some local extra-virgin olive oil. And after seeing the museum and tasting the region's delicious wine, you can sit back, relax and let us take you back to your hotel in Florence.

Tuscany: Leonardo da Vinci – Oil and Wine Discovery Tour

2. Tuscany: Leonardo da Vinci – Oil and Wine Discovery Tour

Enjoy scenic views while immersing yourself in the life of Leonardo da Vinci on this guided tour in Tuscany. Visit his birthplace and the museum dedicated to his work. Enjoy a wine tasting, olive oil tasting, and a typical Tuscan lunch. Get a glimpse of Leonardo da Vinci’s life by visiting his birth house in Vinci and the museum where his projects are displayed. There will be an opportunity to view replicas of the pictures made by Leonardo. Then, experience a spectacular organic extra virgin olive oil tasting in a special villa, close to Vinci. Here, you will see the big mill that is currently used for pressing olives. Afterward, have lunch in an amazing Medici villa, where you will visit its historic wine cellars. During lunch, enjoy a wine tasting of wines from the Leonardo da Vinci vineyards. The grapes are clones of the ones Leonardo planted himself.

Florence: Leonardo da Vinci's Homeland

3. Florence: Leonardo da Vinci's Homeland

Travel in an air-conditioned minivan. In the morning, your first stop is at the recently opened museum in Vinci, where you can admire Leonardo’s studies as an inventor and engineer. Afterward, visit Leonardo’s original house, which is a country mansion in the town of Anchiano. Thanks to state-of-the-art technology, Leonardo himself will welcome you and share anecdotes of his life and work.  Complete your tour with a delicious lunch and wine tasting in a farmhouse or villa in the country. Return to Florence in the minivan. 

Florence: Truffle Hunting and Vinci with Lunch and Winery

4. Florence: Truffle Hunting and Vinci with Lunch and Winery

Meet your professional guide and embark on a journey to the heart of Tuscany. Then, start truffle hunting with a professional and his Lagotto dog. After two hours in the woods hunting for the "Food of Kings", enjoy a memorable lunch in a local restaurant based on the fresh truffles you have found. After this experience, discover Vinci, the hometown of Renaissance polymath Leonardo da Vinci. Admire breathtaking views and explore the Medieval town. At the end of the day, visit The Borchi winery. Taste the best wine of the Chianti region before going back to Florence.

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What people are saying about Vinci

nice excursion, our guide Dimitri was very good, too bad the time at the museum was a bit short but the visit to the house of LD VINCI is very interesting. for lunch: extraordinary setting, quality lunch and wine +++ olive oil from the farm is excellent and organic! to do