Florence: Full-Day Florence & the Chianti Roads Tour

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7 hours
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What You'll Do
  • Enjoy a guided walking tour of Florence with an expert
  • Discover a charming Chianti wine estate and tour the wine cellars along with a wine tasting
  • Explore the fortress of Monteriggioni and see the ancient vineyards and sublime town
Overview
Immerse yourself in the art and architecture of the Renaissance on this full-day tour of Florence and the Tuscan countryside. Enjoy a delicious lunch in the heart of Florence and visit the spectacular fortress at Monteriggioni and test some local wines.
What to Expect
Take a guided walking tour through Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance. Enjoy a 90 minute introductory tour that has been designed for visitors interested in learning about the facts and secrets of the city’s 2000 year history. Your guide will tell you about the city’s Roman origins, take you to a 15th century palace, and from the Ponte Vecchio, take you through the famous Uffizi courtyard, to the architectural wonder that is Brunelleschi’s dome overlooking the Baptistery’s golden Gates of Paradise. On this close encounter with this fascinating city, you’ll gain an understanding and appreciation for the background and context in addition to Florence’s place in history thanks to the professionalism of your expert guide.

Afterwards, have a lunch of pizza or pasta and drinks included before you head toward the Chianti countryside. Discover the Tuscan wine region of Chianti on a 5-hour scenic tour. Continue with a visit to a charming Chianti wine estate. After a guided tour of the wine cellars, gain insight into the various stages of wine production, taste the various wines that the winery produces paired with samples of sliced cured meats, bruschetta, and salami. Visit the characteristic fortress of Monteriggioni, where you can stop for a coffee or gelato. Immerse yourself in the picturesque scenery of the gently rolling hills, studded with ancient vineyards, and cypress trees. Go to the sublime town and fortress of Monteriggioni, mentioned in Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy and possessing some of the best preserved city walls in all of Italy.
What's Included
  • Guided walking tour of Florence
  • Earphones for groups with more than 15 participants (Florence walking tour)
  • Aperitif
  • Lunch
  • Travel by GT coach or minivan with air-conditioning
  • Expert multilingual escorts
  • Wine, oil and balsamic vinegar tasting
  • Snack with sliced cold meat and typical salami
  • Self-guided tour of the Monteriggioni fortress
What's Not Included
  • Drop-off service to your hotel (up to 2 persons free)
Meeting Point

For the first part of the tour: Via Cavour 21, RED // For the second part of the tour: Florence, inside Santa Maria Novella train station, in front of the pharmacy with the green cross.

Know Before You Go
• Vegetarian menu is available upon request for lunch
• Earphones will be provided for the Florence guided morning tour for groups with over 15 participants only
• Travelers must be able to climb and descend stairs

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