Enjoy an afternoon excursion in the heart of Tuscany's beautiful Chianti region. Admire ancient castles, picturesque landscapes and hidden villages, before taking part in a wine tasting and having a delicious and authentic local dinner.
What to Expect
Experience the charm of one of Tuscany's most beautiful and romantic areas, the Chianti countryside. Visit this picturesque area known around world for its famous wines, as well as its landscapes, olive groves, castles and idyllic hillside villages.
Step into one of the area's impressive castles, with the owner greeting you as we arrive. Enjoy a tour through luxurious reception rooms, beautiful gardens and historic cellars where barrels of the famous Black Rooster Chianti are kept.
After the visit, you will be served a light snack followed by a wine tasting session featuring a selection of some of the region's finest wines.
From there we will move on to Greve in Chianti, 30 km south of Florence. Take in town's historic Franciscan monastery and central square surrounded by covered galleries. Wander into local shops and purchase some typical products and souvenirs of the Chianti area.
We will then drive to Castellina in Chianti, a picturesque old village surrounded by vineyards and olive groves. As the evening approaches we will reach San Donato in Poggio, an ancient settlement featuring a stunning Romanesque church and fortifications dating back to the eleventh century.
Enjoy an authentic and delicious dinner in your beautiful surroundings before returning to Florence, where the tour will end.
- Tour guide
- Wine tasting
- Dinner and drinks
Know Before You Go
● English and Spanish are confirmed with 2 people
● French, German and Italian are confirmed with 4 people
● Tour is subject to cancellation if this minimum is not reached
● Please call at least 24 hours prior to departure to confirm your schedule