Explore the beautiful Italian countryside and enjoy delicious food and fine wines on this 9-hour tour of the Chianti region with winetasting and dinner from Florence. Discover a magical world of olive groves and vineyards, Romanesque churches, medieval farmhouses, Renaissance villas, and ancient castles. Wander through the charming Medieval towns of Greve and Castellina at your leisure. Visit a local Chianti wine estate and cellar with your guide, and enjoy a wine tasting session. End your day with a Tuscan dinner, and upgrade to enjoy a traditional Florentine steak.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productFollow a wonderful hilly route in your bus along the "Via Chiantigiana." you will reach a family-run winery where you'll visit the cellars and the barrique room and taste four excellent limited-production Chianti wines, as well as local products. Duration: 1 hourLocation: Chianti Road, TuscanyVisit the medieval village of Greve, where to admire the famous main square flanked by arcades where you can stroll by the shops selling articles and typical products of Chianti area.Duration: 40 minutesLocation: Chianti Road, TuscanyReach a family-run winery and visit the cellars and the barrique room where you can taste four excellent limited-production Chianti wines.Duration: 1 hourLocation: Rocca di Castellina, Castellina In Chianti, TuscanyContinue on to Castellina in Chianti, an ancient hamlet set high on a hillside between rolling vineyards and olive groves. Take in beautiful views out over the rolling vineyards below and enjoy free time to wander at your leisure.Duration: 40 minutesLocation: Rocca di Castellina, Castellina In Chianti, TuscanyTravel on to San Donato in Poggio — an ancient village nestled in the rolling Tuscan hills — and sit down to your evening meal in a Local Tavern. Enjoy regional specialities perfectly complemented by excellent Chianti Wine, and experience first-hand a traditional dining experience for which the Italians are famous. You can choose also to upgrade your dinner experience with a delicious bistecca alla Fiorentina — a rich, flavorsome Florentine T-bone steak simply dressed with olive oil, rosemary and salt, and widely considered to be the most famous Tuscan meat dish of all! Duration: 2 hoursLocation: San Donato In Poggio, Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, Tuscany