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Chianti and Castles Tour

Highlights / General details

Visit the beautiful region of Chianti with us and immerse yourselves in the picturesque Tuscan scenery that you have always imagined. The beautiful ruby-red color and the characteristic bouquet with scents of violet are the special features that reveal the identity of one of the most famous wines in the world: Chianti. This wine results from the wise blend of Sangiovese, Canaiolo, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes, and originates from the hilly area from which it draws its name. We will lead you to the discovery of the breathtaking, uncontaminated landscapes that have been cradling the Chianti vineyards for centuries, presenting you a harmony of colors that can only be found in the hills of this region. The sounds, scents and flavors of this land will capture your senses through a unique experience that you will live, relish and comprehend by visiting ancient churches, medieval castles and small villages where the rhythm of life remains unaltered over time. The tour continues with a visit to a charming wine estate where you will take part in a guided tour of the wine cellars in order to gain insight into the various stages of wine production and in a tasting of the various wines that the winery produces, paired with samples of sliced cold meats, bruschetta and salami. During the tour you will see the characteristic fortress of Monteriggioni. There you will find some shops specialized in typical Tuscan products, as well as elegant caf├ęs where you can stop and enjoy a coffee or a gelato. Subsequently, the tour includes a second tasting of olive oil and wine in another local winery.

Inclusion

Pick-up; Travel by GT coach or minivan with air conditioning for a maximum of 8 people; Expert multilingual escort (Languages: English, Italian); Visit two famous estates with tour of the wine cellar; Self-guided tour of the Monteriggioni fortress and a local winery; Wine, oil and balsamic vinegar tasting; Snack with sliced cold meats and typical salami; Drop-off.

Exclusion

Gratuity.

Hours of operation

Available: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday; Departs at 1:00pm. Check in closes 15 minutes before departure.

Duration

Approximately 7 hours.

Location

Tour departs from Hotel accommodation or Porta San Giovanni. Check in closes 15 minutes before departure.

Participant restrictions

Customers must be able to climb and descend stairs.

Policies

Guests are requested to be at the ready for pickup 15 minutes before departure time.

Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.

**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**

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