A full day tour for travelers aged between 18 and 39 to explore the most beautiful Tuscan towns Siena, Montepulciano and Cortona made famous through films and to taste delicious wine.
What to Expect
Meet your local tour leader and the rest of your group of like-minded young travelers aged for a full day to discover the unbeatable paths of Tuscany made famous by movies. From Florence you will travel for an hour and a half by private 8-seat mini-van through the beautiful Tuscan countryside enjoyed by generations on the movie screen.
Learn about the Italian way of life, the local customs, cuisines and quirks from your guide before reaching the first stop of the day. Sienna is the medieval town that set the backdrop of the famous movie Letters to Juliet and Stealing beauty. Be ready to be amazed by Sienna a town full of charm, narrow streets with local artisans and medieval squares made in red brigs. A stop of the gothic Cathedral of Sienna will be a must before we continue our trips towards our next destination. From here, you head to the famous Montepulciano, where vampires converge in the Twilight Saga's New Moon. The beautiful walled town is also the home of the Montepulciano DOCGwine, making it the perfect opportunity for a tasting of vino and other local products at an ancient underground cellar from the 14th century. You will have the chance to purchase products for the perfect gift or to ship home. Your guide will provide you with a local insight, information about the specific scenes and other films set in each place, as well as free time to explore the other attractions that the the towns have to offer at your leisure.
Just a 10 mins drive from Montepulciano we will find our local restaurant located in a stunning position overlooking the Tuscan hills and also producers of the famous Montepulciano DOCG wine. Here we will enjoy our light lunch with local Tuscan products including wine tasting. After lunch you will head to Cortona, the luscious hilltop town known for its olive groves and made famous by Diane Lane in Under the Tuscan Sun. You will be given free time in Cortona to explore the narrow streets, artisan stores and other landmarks seen in the cinematic adaption of Frances Mayes' novel. Who knows, maybe your own Italian love story will unfold! You'll head back to Florence for approximately 20:00.
- Travel by minivan
- Italy on a Budget's tour leader
- 1.5 hours in Montepulciano
- 1-hour visit to Cortona
- 2-hour Visit to Siena
- Wine and cheese tasting in a 13th century cellar
- Light lunch in a local winery including wine tasting
What's Not Included
- Hotel/Hostel pick-up and drop-off
Know Before You Go
• Age restrictions: 18-39s only
• Tour not suitable for people with walking disabilities
• Please inform your tour provider of any dietary needs