Private All-inclusive Real Tuscany Tour: countryside, wines, olive oil, medieval villages, churches and ancient terracotta furnaces

Private & Custom Tours in Greve in Chianti

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Discover the typical products together with the local art and traditions of this amazing region, taste a country lunch by an old olive oil mill and realize and bring home a real “piece of Tuscan land”.
Meet your personal driver at your centrally located hotel and get ready for an evocative and authentic discovery of the ChiantiClassico region, one of the most celebrated and fascinating wine areas in the world. Left Florence, you will reach the village of Impruneta, located on the edge of the Chianti Classico area and surrounded by vineyards and olive groves. Impuneta is famous for its terracotta production and here you will visit a real furnace and witness a demonstration of the terracotta processing techniques. After which you will try with hands-on how to work the terracotta, bringing home with you a typical souvenir of this unforgettable experience. Left the furnace, you will reach a typicalChiantiwinery, where to discover some of the secrets of a winemaking, walking among the vineyard rows, visiting the winery and enjoying a delicious tasting of five different wines. The tour continues to an oliveoilmill, including an explanation of all the different phases of the oil pressing, followed by a tasting of extra virgin olive oil and a farmer’s lunch: a light lunch in the oil mill with typical dishes based on oil and according to the season. In the afternoon your private driver will lead you to the medieval villages of Montefioralle and GreveinChianti, to enjoy their colorful and timeless atmosphere of these picturesque Chianti towns. Montefioralle, nestled in the heart of Chianti, among rolling hills and dreamy landscapes, is one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. Among stone alleys, overlooked by characteristic houses that climb through the village, you can discover a rare beauty jewel. An ancient soul envelops Montefioralle - whose original name "Monteficalle" seems to derive from the fig plants that grew luxuriant in the fields around the castle, and here you can admire the still existing walls that culminates with some remains of towers, today destined to private homes. In the picturesque medieval village of Greve, birthplace of the famous navigator Giovanni da Verrazzano, every year takes place the most important wine fair of the Chianti region. Here you will have free time to admire the famous main square of the ancient “market” with its characteristic arcades and browse through the local artisan shops.

What’s included

  • Pick Up and Drop Off at the hotel in Florence if centrally located
  • Private Deluxe chauffeured vehicle as per itinerary (from 1 to 3 pax: private Car – from 4 to 8 pax: private Minivan)
  • English speaking driver
  • Private visit of the furnace, of the typical winery and the oil mill
  • Typical “terracotta” souvenir from the furnace
  • Wine tasting of 5 wines accompanied by cheese platter at the winery
  • Oil tasting and light lunch by the oil mill with typical dishes based on oil (appetizer and first course, water) – the dishes change according to the season

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (optional)
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