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From Florence: Chianti Guided Tour with Tuscan Wine Tasting

1. 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.

Florence: Tuscany & Chianti Classico Trek & Wine with Lunch

2. Florence: Tuscany & Chianti Classico Trek & Wine with Lunch

Spend a day walking in nature where local wines and food are combined to have a marvelous day out in Tuscany through natural beauties, historical small wineries, and little villages nestled in the heart of the Chianti wine region. Understand the process of wine-making and olive oil production. Hop on a minivan and be driven along unique little roads in the Chianti Classico wine region. Reach the starting point located in Panzano in Chianti. The exact drop-off point is a secret. Start the day with a little walk through the Conca d'oro, a magnificent natural Amphitheater where the best Chianti Classico wines are produced. Walk through vineyards leading you to the first winery stop. from the 12th century, run by a local family. At this family-run winery from the 12th century, visit the wine cellar. This is the second oldest building in Panzano in Chianti, used as a medieval post. Enjoy marvelous wines and food tasting in a stunning historical location. Say goodbye to this unique wine cellar and continue walking through olive groves and vineyards toward the second winery. Savor lunch and another wine tasting (sometimes the lunch is postponed to the next stop). The marvelous wine here is produced by 3 generations of local farmers. Tuck into a tasty Tuscan lunch with a selection of their wines, perfect to recharge for another hike towards the last winery. The last Winery is a modern winery created by Italian artists. Settled right at the top of the hills overlooking Montefioralle, an enchanting castle nested in a great position. In the last winery, all modern techniques are combined with old, time-tested knowledge. Enjoy the last wine tasting here. For those who want to hike more, there is the final stretch downhill to reach Montefioralle. Get on the minivan back to Florence.

From Florence: Full-Day Chianti Wine & San Gimignano

3. From Florence: Full-Day Chianti Wine & San Gimignano

Embark on a private day tour to the region of Tuscany, discovering some of its historic landmarks. Visit the town of Gerve within the heart of the Chianti region, and taste some local wine and olive oil, two famous products of the region. At the medieval castle of Montefioralle, stroll around and admire the breathtaking scenery with incredible vistas of Chianti. Appreciate the slow pace of life that hasn’t changed for centuries as you wander around the streets of this enchanting hill town. At Greve in Chianti, the principal town of the Chianti, you’ll have some free time to explore this friendly market town (market day is Saturday) with the opportunity to do some optional wine tastings or olive oil tastings while in town. Enjoy a guided tour of the stunning historic wine and olive oil cellars and visit the famous Enoteca Falorni with more than 100 different wines.

Florence: Full-Day Private Tour of Chianti and San Gimignano

4. Florence: Full-Day Private Tour of Chianti and San Gimignano

Following a pickup from your accommodation, make your way to the marvelous Chianti Wine region. Relax on a 1.5-hour drive and pass by beautiful vineyard landscapes and olive grove hills with castles and abbeys. The first stop takes you to the enchanting market town of Greve-in-Chianti, best known for its Chianti wine and picturesque artisan shops. Visit a local artisan for colds cuts and delicacies such as wild boar and pecorino cheeses before crossing the rolling hills to enjoy the breathtaking scenery of Montefioralle, the birthplace of Amerigo Vespucci. Then, indulge in a wine tasting at Antinori’s Badia di Passignano wine estate. Sip a variety of wines from large renowned wine-producers to small boutique estates, family-owned farms and impressive castles. Following the wine tasting, savor a delicious lunch in one of the hidden spots in the Chianti hills.  After lunch, move on to the UNESCO world heritage site of San Gimignano and spend the afternoon exploring the delightful cobbled streets, side squares, piazzas, and architecture. Best known for its renowned Vernaccia di San Gimignano white wine, it is a splendid town to get acquainted with the Tuscan environment. Finally, visit the Gelateria di Piazza, where Sergio Dondoli creates award-winning gelato with flavors including Vernaccia wine sorbet. After spending a full day in the peaceful countryside, return to Florence where you'll arrive around 6:00 PM.

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What people are saying about Montefioralle

Stefano is a highly knowledgeable and friendly guide who is passionate about sustainable tourism. He is a sommelier and handpicked three wonderful wineries in Chianti Classico for us to visit. We did a gentle hike through the incredible countryside (about 10kms total over the whole day) which was interspersed with wine tasting and lovely food. We met some wonderful winemakers, who are clearly passionate about Chianti Classico and their wines. Wear good walking shoes, bring a hat and be prepared to have fun; it was an unforgettable experience.

A wonderful experience! Luciana was a wonderful guide, thank you very much! We absolutely recommend this as a tour - comprehensive and fun! We really appreciated being in very small groups (we were 2!) And the really wonderful wineries, with the owners who transmit the passion and love of their wine and the territory. Thanks Luciana, we will be back soon

I really enjoyed the tour not only because of the different tasting ( one is located in a really beautiful villa ) but for the small amount of people it's made with at the same time - 1 up to 4 according to the guide. Hence you have the possibility to get to know the guide and ask more questions to the different winemaker

We had a wonderful escape from the touristy Florence centre with the lovely Luciana! The tour was very well organised while still leaving some time for impromptu stops for gelato! We had a small group of six people which was perfect. Highly recommended for anyone looking for a picturesque escape from Florence!

Great afternoon in Tuscany with our guide Katerina. The Chianti Classico region was well presented by the wineries & our guide. Great wines, appetizers, & truly a memorable experience!