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Greve in Chianti

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From Florence: Tuscany Wine & Food Tour with Guide

1. From Florence: Tuscany Wine & Food Tour with Guide

Journey through the wine-producing region of Tuscany on a day trip from Florence. Admire the countryside and hear all about it from your driver. Visit 3 wineries and enjoy lunch with a tasting of local wines, balsamic vinegar, and olive oil. Take a walk in the medieval town of Greve in Chianti. Start your day trip driving to the south of Florence, through the Tuscan countryside. Reach the first winery to learn about the winemaking process. Visit the farm, and satisfy all of your curiosity. Next, move on to another selected hilltop wine estate, where a wine expert is waiting for you to share the facts and anecdotes behind this product. Take a guided tour of the farm and learn all of the secrets to making wine. Sit down for lunch accompanied by the winery's own wines and Vin Santo (dessert wine). Nothing is rushed, so take the time to relax and enjoy. After lunch, head to Greve in Chianti, the most representative village of the Chianti Classico countryside. Take some free time to admire the attractive main square. Continue to the third winery, and taste their products, before you head back to Florence.

From Florence: Siena & Chianti Wine Tour

2. From Florence: Siena & Chianti Wine Tour

Escape bustling Florence and discover the regional wines of Siena, Monteriggioni, and Greve in Chianti, with a guided bus tour. Taste test Chianti Classico and extra virgin olive oil, learn about the winemaking process with a winery tour, and marvel at the historic city walls of Monteriggioni.  Enjoy a bus ride from Florence to Siena, marveling at the picturesque countryside and surrounding medieval villages. Tour a winery, taste test a glass of wine, and sample virgin olive oil. Then it's time to tour the streets of San Gimignano and Monteriggioni before returning to Florence.

From Florence: Chianti Guided Tour with Tuscan Wine Tasting

3. From Florence: Chianti Guided Tour with Tuscan Wine Tasting

Visit a family-owned winery and immerse yourself in a 5-hour wine tasting and food pairing experience. Travel through breathtaking Tuscan landscapes, enjoying the hills and vineyards on the way. Discover the best of Chianti with an expert. Visit a local family-run winery to learn about winemaking processes, from the cellar to the bottle. Taste their wines, paired with traditional Tuscan appetizers and extra-virgin olive oil. Then, head to Montefioralle, a medieval village nestled in the heart of Chianti. The rolling hills around and narrow streets create a magical atmosphere in this region. Continue to Greve in Chianti and admire its unique square. This is the capital of the Chianti Classico wine area. Visit the historical butcher shop to be overwhelmed by flavors while sampling their products. Finally, be driven to a bar frequented by locals with an amazing view of the valley. Savor an Italian Aperitivo on their terrace overlooking spectacular views before heading back to Florence.

From Florence: Self-Drive Fiat 500 Tour

4. From Florence: Self-Drive Fiat 500 Tour

Live out your wildest Italian fantasies and get behind the wheel of a classic Fiat 500 for a drive through the breathtaking Tuscan countryside. After meeting your guide, perfect your use of the double-clutch before taking off on your journey of discovery. Wind your way through the curving roads of the countryside and learn more about the area from your guide's splendid stories and anecdotes. Admire the beauty of the roads lined with cypresses, wildflowers, and the unmistakable classic Italian architecture. Spend 2 hours roaming around the Tuscan hills at your own pace, stopping at a number of panoramic locations along the way, before returning to Florence.

From Florence: Chianti Self-Guided Vespa Tour with Lunch

5. From Florence: Chianti Self-Guided Vespa Tour with Lunch

Get on your E-Vespa and enjoy a day in the beauties of Tuscan countryside! Guided by your App, drive along the winding Chianti roads admiring the famous hills of Chianti region with its historic villages and being surrounded by the vineyards, olive and cypress trees that you are used to see on postcards! Explore a charming medieval town immersed in the heart of Chianti among dreamlike views and rolling hills, Montefioralle, elected one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. You will discover here the peace of an ancient town and walk along stone-paved alleyways. Just few kilometers away, Greve in Chianti awaits you, famous for its triangular shaped Square and arcades and where you will breathe the typical atmosphere of a medieval village. Take all the time you wish to stroll the streets of the lively town, discover colorful artisan shops and enjoy a typical lunch, where you will savor delicious specialties of the Tuscan countryside. Continue your journey in the Chianti region through a panoramic road before arriving back to Florence.  

Florence: Chianti Villages, San Gimignano & Wine Roads

6. Florence: Chianti Villages, San Gimignano & Wine Roads

Journey into the heart of the Chianti region along the famous Chiantigiana Road and through a classic Tuscan landscape characterized by gently rolling hills, vineyards, silver olive groves and dotted with quaint villages. Near Greve in Chianti, enjoy a tour of a local winery with wine tasting. Here you have the opportunity to taste and buy organic extra virgin olive oil. En route, stops to get to know the area including the stunning UNESCO World Heritage Site of San Gimignano, famous for its 13 medieval towers which dominate the skyline. At the end of the visit to San Gimignano, enjoy a traditional Italian light lunch with a wine tasting, either in a wine estate or a typical restaurant producing organic wine. Throughout the day, you will travel in a comfortable car or minivan with an English-speaking driver. 

From Florence: The Best of Chianti

7. From Florence: The Best of Chianti

After meeting your driver and guide at the Piazza Santa Maria Novella at 2:30 PM, it’s off to Chianti for a wine-filled day that’s the perfect break from energetic Florence. Your first stop is to a rustic wine estate, where the owners will show you through the vineyards and cellar to unlock the secrets of winemaking. Enjoy a tasting of some of their best Chianti wines, as well as a snack centered around their home-produced olive oil. Next it’s off Greve in Chianti, one of the best-known Italian wine villages, famous for its quaint charm and sought-after wine. After exploring the winding alleways, medieval buildings, and artisanal shops, it’s off to yet another vineyard. In the heart of olive groves and grapevines, participate in another wine tasting, the owners of the vineyard helping you improve your sommelier skills.  After the tasting, you’ll head back to Florence, ready to embrace the bustle of the city after a respite in the country.

Florence: Chianti Winery Day-Trip with Lunch

8. Florence: Chianti Winery Day-Trip with Lunch

Starting in the center of Florence, your English-speaking driver will take you on a scenic drive straight into the heart of Chianti. You will drive along the ancient Roman road “Cassia Vetus”, surrounded by rolling hills with breathtaking views over vineyards and olive groves. Your first stop will be the Medieval village of Greve, which is the birthplace of Giovanni da Verrazzano, the Florentine traveler who discovered the Hudson Bay in the 15th century. Next you will visit the superb hilltop hamlet named Montefioralle. Strolling through the narrow streets, you might be surprised to discover that this stone village has been perfectly preserved since the 12th century. You can admire breathtaking panoramas and discover anecdotes and secrets related to the “Black Rooster”, the emblem of the Chianti Classico. You will experience a genuine, family run, wine estate with medieval cellars where prestigious original oak barrels are still used for aging the wine. Learn the secrets behind the making of the regions’ extra-virgin olive oil, and find out the best way to recognize a genuine one. Your experience will end in the proper Chianti way, with a typical Tuscan meal that you will get to enjoy on the private estate. It will be prepared with organic ingredients that are grown on the property, and to top things off you’ll get to enjoy a pairing of 3 top Chianti Classico wines and taste an extra-virgin olive oil.

From Florence: Private Wine Tour with Dinner on an Estate

9. From Florence: Private Wine Tour with Dinner on an Estate

Meet your driver at your hotel and through this enchanting journey, you’ll discover one of the most suggestive areas of Tuscany, the Chianti Classico area. The first stop of the tour is at a family-run estate, located in the heart of the Florentine area of Chianti Classico. Here the wines are crafted with a bio-sustainable focus, always showing respect to the soil and the beautiful Tuscan countryside. Enjoy 4 fantastic wines and experience a true distilled of Tuscany. After that you will stop in the picturesque medieval village of Greve in Chianti, considered the gateway to the Chianti territory and famous for the main square, a treasure of art, history and flavors. It will be wonderful to snoop in the typical shops and experience the lively atmosphere of the village. Left Greve in Chianti, you will reach a second intimate and friendly winery where thanks to a private and exclusive tour of the estate, vineyards and wine cellars you will be introduced to the “wine world”. From the cultivation of the grapes to the tasting of the final product. And finally, enjoy the delicious Tuscan dinner with fine wines tasting. The last emotion of a full immersion into Chianti flavors, culture and beauties before returning to Florence. Please note that the itinerary of the visits may change.

From Florence: Private Half-Day Chianti Tour & Wine Tasting

10. From Florence: Private Half-Day Chianti Tour & Wine Tasting

In the heart of Tuscany lies Chianti, a region of rolling hills and countryside that are unmatched in their beauty. Take part in a private tour of Chianti, which is made complete with a wine tasting that takes place in the cellars of a renowned winery. Adding to the luxurious nature of this tour and tasting, you determine when you want your tour to begin. When you are ready to depart your own private vehicle will come to your centrally-located Florence hotel. The car and your English-speaking driver are at your disposal for up to 4 hours. You will begin your experience with a drive through the Tuscan countryside to Chianti. En route you will see wooded areas, vineyards and olive groves, before a stop in a typical Medieval Chianti village. Make sure you bring a camera as the views are panoramic and unforgettable. Romanesque churches, charming farmhouses and villas and castles of rare beauty dot the landscape. Your wine tasting will take place in a historic wine estate and will focus on the famous and prestigious Chianti wines. You will learn about how Chianti was first made in the 13th-century as a white wine. Your tasting will also include some typically Tuscan snacks. A private car, tasting Chianti wine in a castle and touring the Tuscan countryside; does life get any better than this?

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What people are saying about Greve in Chianti

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 397 reviews

An absolutely amazing experience! Went on this wine tour with my mom and sister for my Mom’s 60th birthday! Our tour guide Raffael absolutely made the trip outstanding. He was lots of fun and very knowledgeable! He gave us information about Florence, Tuscany, and the wineries and wine. We went to three different beautiful wineries. Lunch at the second winery was perfect and delicious! The wines were so outstanding that we shipped wine back home to the United States! The stop in Greve was nice and we enjoyed checking out the main town of Chianti. Everyone was so friendly. Our bus ride and driver were great! The scenery at the last winery was absolutely gorgeous. We couldn’t have asked for a more perfect day. Highly highly recommend!!

We had a great day tasting many different Chianti-wines whilst getting introduced to the wineries process on making the wine. We also got to taste different olive oils and had a tasty lunch at Casa Emma. Our guide, Rafael, was really knowledgeable and nice. can definitely recommend this tour

Nice tour. The three visited wineries were different from each other which was a plus. I’m not a wine drinker and went along for the ride and had a pleasant experience. Our guide Leo was great and made this tour!

This tour was amazing. The wine was excelent and our guide was very nice and polite. I strongly recommend this activity if you visit the Chianti area. I will come back to do others for sure

magnificent experience, punctuality, Erika the guide was fantastic she accompanied us without making us miss anything