From Florence: Val d’Orcia Day Trip with Lunch and Wine
- Private group
- Duration: 9 hours
Admire the beautiful landscape of UNESCO World Heritage Site Val d’Orcia, stopping at vineyards and olive groves along the way to taste their products. Visit Pienza and Montalcino and savor a typical Tuscan lunch. After meeting in Florence, travel on the Via Cassia to cross the scenic countryside. Sample wine and olive oil and learn from experts how these products are made. Stop for a morning coffee in Piazza delle Sorgenti in the small village of Bagno Vignoni. Next, head to Pienza, a renaissance city known for its pecorino cheese, which you will taste in a local shop. Continue the journey to Montalcino and visit a medieval castle. Enjoy a typical Tuscan lunch featuring an appetizer, first course, and dessert at a family-run estate. Sample Rosso di Montalcino and Brunello wines that will be paired with your meal. Following lunch, relax and take in the panoramic drive back to Florence...
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