Florence Tour & Chianti Roads with Wine Tasting
Florence Tour & Chianti Roads with Wine Tasting - duration 7h
Take the plunge into the art and architecture of the Renaissance on a day tour of Florence and the Tuscan countryside. Enjoy a delicious lunch in the heart of Florence before heading out of the city to the Chianti region. Visit the magnificent Monteriggioni fortress and test some local wines.
Take a guided walk through Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance. Enjoy a 90-minute introductory tour designed for visitors interested in learning all the facts and secrets of the city’s 2 000-year history.
Your guide will share the city’s Roman origins with you, show you a 15th-century palace, and take you from the Ponte Vecchio, through the famous Uffizi courtyard, to Brunelleschi’s Dome overlooking the Baptistery’s golden Gates of Paradise.
During this up-close meeting with the fascinating city, you will learn about the background and context and Florence’s place in history, owing to the guide's professionalism.
Lunch will be served next, with pizza or pasta and drinks included and then you will be off to the Chianti area. Next is a visit to a charming Chianti wine estate. Following guided tour of the wine cellars, take a seat and taste the various wines produced at the winery, paired with samples of sliced cured meats, bruschetta and salami.
Stop for a coffee or gelato at the fortress of Monteriggioni before immersing yourself in the picturesque scenery of gentle rolling hills, dotted with ancient vineyards and cypress trees.
You will visit the charming town and Monteriggioni fortress, mentioned in Dante Alighieri’s “Divine Comedy,” and some of the most well-preserved city walls in Italy.
• Vegetarian menu available upon request for lunch.
• Earphones will only be provided for groups with over 15 participants for the guided morning tour of Florence.
• Guests must to be able to go up and down stairs.
• Lunch will be pizza or pasta, with drinks included.
• Tasting of wine, oil and balsamic vinegar
• Snack comprised sliced cold-cuts and typical salami
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