Discover the most famous Chianti districts in a comfortable and luxury car. You will be enthralled by the charm of a landscape where cypresses, olive groves and vineyards appear a natural masterpiece of exceptional beauty. Be dazzled by the picturesque medieval villages still surrounded by its ancient walls. A delightful stop in a historical farmhouse to enjoy a wine tasting with some typical products.
You will be picked up by your private de-luxe chauffeured vehicle at the Hotel if centrally located
An unforgettable driving experience through the Chianti countryside past charming medieval villages, enhanced by your informative English speaking driver
Be delighted by the flavor and taste of prestigious famous wines like the renowned Rosso di Montalcino, Brunello and Supertuscan red wine. A guided wine and oil tasting accompanied by typical products
Enter the heart of real Tuscany with medieval villages of incomparable charm, an ancient farming tradition that produces wine, cheese, cold cuts and excellent meat renowned and appreciated all over the world even today.
The beauty of the landscape declines harmoniously where nature and the works of man have lived together for centuries in an unbeatable balance. Let our expert chauffeur drive you through the hilly expanses of the old vineyards and olive groves, which characterize the splendid Chianti territory.
You will reach Greve, by a luxurious car, and enjoy the charm of its historic square flanked by open galleries and wander around the characteristic shops of local handcrafts and the typical Chianti products.
You continue with a stop in Castellina, a characteristic ancient hamlet perched on a hill, where you visit a suggestive and historical cellar. Just outside the village, in one of the most famous vineyards of the area, you will be uniquely guided through a tasting of different wines of the Chianti area, extra virgin olive oil on Tuscan bread, Vin Santo with "cantuccini" locally produced and lavender honey.
Proceeding along a panoramic road you can admire the picturesque village of Monteriggioni, a small medieval jewel still surrounded by its ancient walls. Further on, the unmistakable clay landscape of the Crete Senesi, a hilly desert territory that rouses unforgettable feelings.
Continuing youreach an area that contrasts incredibly with the Crete territory, immersed in the green Val d'Orcia, UNESCO heritage, a harmonious landscape of hills dotted with cypresses, interrupted by castles, churches, ancient villages of Etruscan origin and farms that accompany the route of the famous "Via Francigena".
Here, in a historic farm, you will be served a guided lunch-tasting of the renowned Rosso di Montalcino, Brunello and Supertuscan wines and a large selection of typical products. A visit to the cellars will follow. You then make a stop in the medieval village of Montalcino, with boundary walls enriched with towers, with the imposing fourteenth century fortress that offers one of the most beautiful views onto Val d’Orcia.
Lastly, after a short journey on a panoramic road, you reach Montepulciano, enclosed by fortified walls and perched on a hill 600 meters above sea level between Val d’Orcia and Val di Chiana.
The town is renowned for its Noble wine obtained from the surrounding vineyards. A stop in town to take a walk along the elegant streets and admire the splendid Renaissance buildings and churches and a visit to one of the many wine-cellars to taste the delicious wine.
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This tour includes: pick up and drop off at your downtown Florence Hotel, private DE-LUXE chauffeured vehicle, english speaking driver-guide*, guided wine and oil tasting of Chianti, menu: 3 tastes of wine between 5 different kinds, red or white (Chianti, Chianti classic; Cru San Giovese, 2nd class Riserva, 2nd class Supertuscan snack: bruschetta with olive oil, pretzels and breadsticks, lavender honey, vinsanto (sweet wine) and cantuccini (typical biscuits), grappa, guided lunch-tasting of Montalcino, Brunello, Supertuscan red wines and typical products, menu: 3 different kinds of wine: Brunello di Montalcino DOCG, Rosso di Montalcino DOC, Super Tuscan and snacks: 2 kinds of croutons, bruschetta, bread, semi-mature cheese, ham and tuscan lombatella, tart with plum jam.
* The driver-guide leads the tour providing general introductory information. He is not allowed to lead a guided visit inside a city centre, nor to provide historical and artistic information inside museums or churches.