1. Italy
  2. Tuscany
  3. Siena
  4. Piazza del Campo

Siena: 2-Hour Food and Wine Tour

Product ID: 363030
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Taste and learn about Tuscan culture with a special focus on cuisine from Siena. Discover the local wine, food, and history, as you enjoy many delicious bites at a wine school and from vendors around town.
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Duration: 2 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Taste Siena's main local products
  • Sample choice Tuscan white and red wines
  • Learn about the regional food and wine culture
  • Tour vendors with your guide
Full description
Walk around Siena and discover its best foods while meeting local vendors. Learn about the region's wine production and taste a typical white and red wine. Taste extra virgin olive oil and sample different Pecorino sheep cheeses, from fresh to seasonal, and together with different local kinds of honey.

As you tour the town, hear fascinating details about the rare Cinta Senese, an almost extinct pig that is unique to Siena. Learn how local truffles are found and taste black and white truffles. Follow your guide and discover why the Tuscan bread is plain and how it is used in recipes. Hear the history of the recipe behind Siena's medieval cakes and bread. Visit an artisanal ice-cream shop to learn some of its secrets and enjoy the local gelato culture.
Includes
  • 2-3 glasses of different local wines
  • Food tastings (cheese, cold cuts, and extra virgin olive oil)
  • Dessert and sweet foods
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities

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Arrive 5 minutes before the tour starts.

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Important information
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• Not recommended for people with limited mobility
• Comfortable walking shoes recommended

From US$ 52.34 per person

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Product ID: 363030