San Gimignano, Chianti, and Montalcino

Highlights

  • Visit the historic town of San Gimignano
  • Taste some authentic Italian food and wine
  • Take in the stunning views of the Tuscan countryside
£130 pp
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What you'll do

Enjoy a full-day tour of Tuscany villages and wine regions from Siena and travel into the heart of the beautiful Tuscan countryside. Visit the town of San Gimignano, the wine territory of Chianti and the Montalcino fortress.

Your tour starts off in Siena with a visit to San Gimignano, ‘the city of a hundred towers’ and a UNESCO World Natural and Cultural Heritage site. Enjoy some time in the towns historical centre, and explore the many artisan shops, market stalls and millenarian palazzos. San Gimignano is also the birthplace of Vernaccia, a white wine produced exclusively there, famous for its quality.

After the morning exploring San Gimignano, you will be transferred to a winery in Chianti. Explore the grounds and take in the amazing views before having a traditional Italian lunch made up of a selection of salami, cheeses and other local products. Of course, your lunch will be accompanied with some Chianti wine.

You day continues with a visit to Val d’Orcia, anpther jewel of the Tuscan countryside. Then, you will travel to Montalcino, which from its hill has views of the 1500 hectares of Brunello vineyards that have contributed making the area world-famous.

The last stop will be in a local wine cellar where we will taste the renowned Brunello of Montalcino, which finds its place among the first Italian DOCG wines. We will visit the wine cellar and also taste typical local products. Before heading back to Siena to be dropped off.

What's included

Included

  • Pick up from Piazza A. Gramsci
  • Expert local guide
  • Wine tasting
  • Light lunch
  • Snacks
  • Drop off
Your local host

Francesca

Let us help you discover the most authentic views and flavors of this country. Italy is full of authentic and unforgettable places and if you want to save time and energies, then you are looking for our help! We have started this journey focusing on a specific mission. We wanted to give value to the inner beauty of the Italian landscape. A landscape made of faces and culture, traditions and history. Each time you select one of our tours, you are invited to take part in this ongoing spectacle.

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Location

Enjoy uncovering the beauty of Tuscany on this tour of the region. Visit the beautiful town of San Gimignano, with its beautiful architecture and rich history. You will also get the chance to take in the stunning views of the vineyards and rolling hills on your visit to a Chianti winery. Finish the tour off in the breath-taking  ancient town of Montalcino.

Meeting point: 08:30 – Piazza Gramsci in front of Cafe La Lizza, Siena (Please come 15 min earlier)

FAQs

What if I am vegetarian?

No worries at all, there is a vegetarian option for lunch! Just make sure to let us know when booking.

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