Highlights / General details
Take a guided walk through Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance. Enjoy a 90-minute introductory tour that’s been designed for visitors who are interested in learning all the facts and secrets of the city’s 2.000 years of history. Your guide will tell you about the city’s Roman origins, show you a 15th-century palace, and take you from the Ponte Vecchio, 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 and Florence’s place in history, thanks to the professionalism of your expert guide.
You will have lunch afterwards, with Pizza or pasta and drinks included and then we will be off to the Chianti area. 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, to gain an insight into the various stages of wine production, take a sit and taste the various wines that the winery produces, paired with samples of sliced cold 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 gently rolling hills, studded with ancient vineyards and cypress trees. You will go to the sublime town and fortress of Monteriggioni, mentioned in Dante Alighieri’s “Divine Comedy,” and boasting some of the best-preserved city walls in all of Italy.
Hotel Pick-up (on request); Travel by GT coach or minivan with air conditioning; Expert multilingual tour leaders (English, Spanish, Italian); 90 minutes guided walk in Florence; Visit to Monteriggioni fortress and a local winery; Visit to a famous estate with tour of the wine cellars and sampling of wines; Lunch with pizza or pasta and drinks included.
Drop off (€6,00 per pax); Gratuity.
Hours of operation
Available daily; Departs at 12:00pm.
Approximately 8 hours.
Meeting Point: MY TOUR OFFICE, Via Cavour 21 R - Florence.
Vegetarian menu is available upon request for lunch.
Earphones will be provided for the Florence guided morning tour only for groups with over 15 participants.
Guests must be able to climb and descend stairs.
Guests are requested to be at the meeting point 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**