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Montalcino, Montepulciano & Pienza Engastronomic

Highlights / General details

A day amid art, culture, wine and delicious food. Do you fancy an unforgettable experience in the most impressive places in Tuscany? Join us and visit wonderful cities, taste the best wines, cheeses and typical products in one single day. The tour begins with a visit of a cellar in Montalcino where you will taste a sampling of wines produced with a delicious snack consisting of local products. In the afternoon, one of our brilliant tour leaders will show you around Montalcino, where you will visit the typical village and its fortress. Then you will visit Pienza and Montepulciano, two artistic jewels, representing the landscape of Val d’Orcia. Pienza is a perfect combination of architectural beauty and harmony. Most of the numerous lanes bearing impressive names overlook the breathtaking landscape of Val d’Orcia. Unique tastes, smells and flavors support this natural and artistic heritage. Pienza’s most renowned tradition is in fact the typical Pecorino cheese. The tour ends with the visit to Montepulciano where the stateliness of its Renaissance buildings and the refined beauty of its churches intertwined with the ancient tradition of its wine, Nobile di Montepulciano, symbol of the city as well as delight of your palate. You will taste it in a local winery.

Inclusion

Train tickets; Travel by GT coach or minivan with air conditioning; Brunello di Montalcino wine tasting; Nobile di Montepulciano wine tasting; Self-guided visit of Montalcino, Montepulciano and Pienza; Expert multilingual tour leaders (English, Spanish, Italian, French*, Russian*, Portuguese*).

Exclusion

Gratuity.

Hours of operation

Available: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday; Departing at 8:30am. Check in closes 15 minutes before departure.

Duration

Approximately 12 hours.

Location

Meeting Point: Florence, inside Santa Maria Novella train station, in front of the pharmacy with the green cross. Check in closes 15 minutes before departure.

Itinerary

6:48am: Train departs from Lucca to Florence train station.

Meeting point: Florence, inside Santa Maria Novella train station, in front of the pharmacy with the green cross.

8:30am: Tour departs. (check in closes 15 minutes before departure)

8:30pm: Tour returns to Santa Maria Novella train station.

9:10pm: Train departs from Florence to Lucca.

Policies

This tour requires a minimum of 2 people to operate.

Tour in *French, *Russian, *Portuguese requires a minimum of 4 people to guarantee language.

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**

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