TASTE OF TUSCANY - Siena & Chianti wine

From EUR 55

An afternoon tour departing at 2:00pm to the Chianti region to get a real taste of Tuscany; good wine & oil, great scenery & the Medieval town of Siena.

 

If you only have 1 day in Florence, this is a perfect tour for you! Spend the whole morning sightseeing Florence, its museums, momuments and markets then come away from the crowds on an afternoon trip to visit Tuscany and the beautiful town of Siena.

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • Transport on a 8 seat minivan
  • Your IOAB English speaking tour guide
  • 2h visit of Siena
  • Orientation walk of Siena with our tour leader
  • Aperitivo in Siena ( drink + snacks )
  • Tasting of local products in Siena
  • Wine and olive oil tasting in a winery

DETAILS:

WHEN: TUESDAY, THURSDAY, SATURDAY

MEETING TIME: 1:40pm

MEETING POINT: in front of our office on via nazionale 149R opposite Hotel Galileo

DURATION: 6h. We return back to Florence at 8:00pm just before dinner time

MIN/MAX: Min.4 - Max 16

 

ADDITIONAL INFO

COMBO TOURS

Save money and time for a full Tuscany experience. COMBINE the Taste of Tuscany with : 
- Horseback riding tour
- Morning in Pisa tour:  Go climb the leaning tower of Pisa in the morning with our team and join the afternoon tour to Tuscany.

These tours can be done on the same day of the Taste of Tuscany.

PLEASE NOTE In Siena we don't include a guided walking tour. All information about Siena will be provided during the journey to reach the town. Once in Siena your tour leader will take you for an orientation walk passing by the main sites.
OUR TEAM RECOMMENDS If you are interested in a wine tour we recommend also the Grape Escape winery tour or the Wine Not tour. 

 

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Start mingle with the other young travelers while driving towards the historic city of SIENA, the most beautiful Medieval towns in Tuscany. During the ride you will learn from your IOBT leader many interisting information about the culture, the territory, tasty Tuscan products and lots of tips that only local know.

On the way to Siena you will fall in love with the scenery and the many little local villages including MONTERIGGIONI also renowned for being the setting of the " Gladiator".

 

Once in Siena follow your tour leader for a city orientation walk passing by famous sites and the historical centre and finally stop in a local shop to taste some traditional Senese food & sweets. The orientation walk will continue till the main square Piazza del Campo where from there you will have free time to wander and discover the hidden beauties of this magical town at your own leisure. Before leaving Siena, meet again your tour leader and the other travellers for an Italian APERITIVO while the SUN GOES DOWN.

 

Continue the trip  through the  ROLLING HILLS OF TUSCANY to admire the many vineyards, olive trees, cypresses and everything that makes this land a dream pleace. We will finally stop in a LOCAL WINERY where you will be visiting the cellars accompanied by useful explanations from an expert to discover the traditions of the wine making art followed by a wine and olive oil tasting at the end. In the winery you will be able to TASTE UP TO 4 kind of wine and buy the local products at a great price either to bring back to Florence or to ship to your home. Back to Florence right before dinner.

Highlights

  • The best value for money for a 6h tour
  • Small groups, English only and crazy crew for more fun!
  • Best afternoon ever spent touring the Chianti region and the famous village of Siena
  • Enjoy the orientation walk led by our team in Siena and have free time to discover the town more
  • Visit & taste 4 wines & extra Virgin olive oil in a Tuscan winery
  • Tour the cellars and learn about the local wine production

Route

  1. Firenze
  2. Monteriggioni
  3. Siena
  4. Lornano