Tour the beautiful Chianti and hill towns of Tuscany on a small group day trip from Florence. Spaces are limited on each tour and groups will consist of a maximum of eight people with your own guide. You'll travel in a comfortable air-conditioned minivan and receive individual attention from your expert driver guide.
You'll leave from Florence at 9am and will start with a visit of Siena, a beautiful Tuscan hill town famous for its Piazza del Campo where the famous Palio di Siena (horse race) is held twice a year. You'll spend time in Siena touring the city and experiencing its medieval narrow streets. From Siena, your driver guide will take you to a well-known winery in the Chianti area, Monterinaldi or similar, where you'll spend approx. 2-hours. Here you’ll find out about how the regional popular wines are produced, and then enjoy a light lunch with a selection of bruschettas, cold cuts and cheeses, paired with 3 superb chianti wines plus vinsanto.After lunch you'll visit San Gimignano, stroll around this enchanting medieval town and admire the breathtaking scenery with incredible vistas of the Chianti from 'Torre Grossa', the Cathedral tower, and appreciate the slower pace of life that hasn't changed for centuries. Stroll around the streets of this enchanting hill town and enjoy a gelato (ice-cream) in Cistern Square.After leaving San Gimignano, the tour returns to Florence via the Chianti area stopping by the charming villages of Castellina in Chianti and Monteriggioni. And while sitting back savoring the subtle textures and tones of the wine, contemplate the beautiful countryside that has been your constant companion during the day.