Relax among the Val d’Orcia region’s rolling hills and vineyards framed by Cypress Trees, and sip on Sangiovese Wines on this private full-day tour from Rome.Visit hill towns Pienza and Montepulciano to explore Renaissance piazzas and churches, take in panoramic hillside views, and sample the flavors of Tuscany.An English speaking assistant can be provided to maximize your trip and further enhance your Italian experience. Please select that option on booking if you so choose.
With this private tour you will be captured by the Val d'Orcia's breathtaking beauty as many directors were. It was in fact a setting for several famous films, The Gladiator -The English Patient - Under the Tuscan sun- are among the most well known.Rolling hills, winding roads and pretty hill towns will lead you to your first stop in Montepulciano.This 14-century walled city will offer you beautiful landscapes and historic places to see such as the Pulcinella tower, Piazza Grande and the Duomo.After a leisurely stroll, your chauffeur will take you to a recommended local winery.A professional and experienced staff will take care of you for about one hour. They will show you the vineyards, explain the production phases of their wines and the cellars.Moreover, you will have the chance to taste renoun wines like the "Noble Wine of Montepulciano".After the wine tasting, enjoy a traditional and genuine Italian lunch.Your tour then continues on to Pienza. Wander through the village’s piazzas, Romanesque church, rolling hills, or well kept gardens, sample its Pecorino cheese, or browse shops selling local goods.You can expect to be dropped off at your Hotel around 6:00pm.