Volterra & San Gimignano Tour with Vernaccia and Cheese tasting
Volterra & San Gimignano Tour with Vernaccia and Cheese tasting - duration 11h
Lose yourself in a day-long tour around Volterra and explore the beauty of San Gimignano, a small town famous for its medieval fortress. Enjoy a typical wine and cheese tasting.
Volterra is often considered the most enchanting of all Tuscan hill towns. The town's current form is attributed to its Etruscan origins; even today, visitors can still see a good part of the old city's surrounding walls dating back to the 4th century BC.
An expert guide will accompany you through the charming streets of the historic town centre, allowing you to appreciate the area's extraordinary cultural riches.
In addition, fans all over the world love Volterra for its connection to the popular Twilight saga, and the town positively oozes vampire-related legend and folklore.
The tour continues with a visit to the Alabaster Museum to see the stone that made Volterra internationally famous. Afterwards, you can relax while tasting a selection of sumptuous Tuscan cheeses in a specialized shop right in the heart of town.
In the afternoon, you will visit San Gimignano, the famous medieval town prestigiously declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will have one hour of free time to stroll around the characteristic streets and alleyways, and experience the extraordinary atmosphere and landscapes of the Tuscan countryside.
Towards the end of your tour, you will stop at a wine cellar on a nearby farm to taste a selection of locally produced wines.
As you return to Florence, you will also stop to visit a medieval fortress in the Chianti region.
• Wine tasting at a famous estate
• Guided visit of Volterra
• Visit to Alabaster museum
• Tasting of typical cheeses
• Free time in San Gimignano
• Wine tasting Guests must be able to go up and down stairs.
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