Discover the charming Tuscans Countryside, visit two ancient wineries, taste local wines and specialties and enjoy the charm of the picturesque Medieval Villages.
A comprehensive experience in one of the most fascinating areas of Tuscany, known all over the world for its wine and its countryside of unrivalled charm, where woods alternate with vineyards and olive groves, in a landscape dotted with Romanesque parish churches, farmhouses, villas and castles of rare beauty.
The first stop of the tour is in the heart of the Florentine area of Chianti Classico, in a cozy Winery producing also one of the most appreciated Chianti extra virgin olive oil. Here we experience a tasting tour with prestigious wines and local products, guided by an expert winemaker, while visiting the wine cellars, admiring the vineyards and enjoying the delightful garden.
We continue then to the picturesque medieval village of Greve, birthplace of the famous navigator Giovanni da Verrazzano, where every year takes place the most important wine fair of the Chianti region. Here we will have free time to admire the famous main square of the ancient "market" with its characteristic arcades and to browse through the local artisan shops.
Moving along the ancient "Via Chiantigiana", we cross the heart of the Chianti Classico, admiring the breathtaking views of the rolling hills that made so famous this part of Tuscany.
We reach then a family-run Winery located in the Sienese area of the Chianti Classico, which stands out for the excellent quality of its wines. Here we will be warmly welcomed by its passionate winemaker and after the guided tour of the cellars and the lovely aromatic garden, a delicious tasting of four different wines and local products will be waiting for us.
The last stop of the tour is Castellina(**), a fortified hilltop village of Etruscan origin, among the most lively and picturesque of Chianti, characterized by an imposing fortress: here, walking through the picturesque medieval covered street "Via delle Volte", the tour leader will guide us to discover the charming historical center and its picturesque houses, squares and shops.
(**) from November to March, the itinerary does not include the stop at Castellina and the return to Florence is approx 30 minutes earlier.s, necessary to arrange their drop-off at the end of the tour.
We remind you that the order of the visits may change.
This tour includes:Descriptive leaflet in Chinese language, English-speaking Tour Escort, Caf Tour & Travel Assistance at the meeting point in English language, Transportation provided with GT Bus, 2 wine tastings with local products.