Taste some of Tuscany’s most renowned varietals on a full-day Chianti wine tour from Florence. Visit the charming medieval towns of Montalcino, Montepulciano, and Greve, where historic castles and towers appear untouched by time. In each village, stop at wineries and wine bars to sample pours of Nobile, Brunello, and Chianti Classico wines and learn about the cultivation of these prized grapes. A small group size makes this an intimate journey through the famous Italian wine region.
- A drive through the famous Chianti landscape, known all over the world for its wine and its enchanting countryside
- Be enthralled by a visit of an imposing Medieval castle, the historical cellars of the wine farm, the beautiful garden and courtyards
- Two delicious tastings of four excellent wines and typical products
- Two unforgettable Chianti Villages
- The famous Via Chiantigiana crossing the heart of the Chianti Classico area
- Be captivated by the historical and artistic discoveries you will make in remote villages, surrounded by hills, vineyards and olive groves
A comprehensive experience in one of the most fascinating areas of Tuscany, known all over the world for its wine and countryside of unrivaled 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 historic winery with Castle producing also one of the most appreciated Chianti extra virgin olive oils. Here we experience an original itinerant tasting tour with four different wines and local products, guided by an expert winemaker, while visiting the ancient wine cellars under the Castle, 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.
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