Enjoy an excursion into the picturesque Chianti hills with this private 9-hour wine tour from Siena. Sample Chianti Classico wine and other local products as you visit small, Medieval villages.
Get picked up at your hotel in Siena and head into the countryside with your private guide.Chianti is a land of ancient winemaking traditions that offers a unique landscape, dotted with small villages, Medieval castles and abbeys, where a wine known around the world is produced - Chianti Classico.You will visit two of the most picturesque Medieval villages of the area, Castellina in Chianti and the tiny village of Monteriggioni, surrounded by its perfectly preserved Medieval walls. The walls include 14 towers, built to defend this territory that for centuries was contested between Siena and Florence.Go through hills designed by rows of vineyards. Relax on a farm to taste Chianti wines and salami of Cinta Senese (a special breed of pork typical of the area). Stop for lunch at a famous butcher's where you can taste traditional Tuscan beef dishes.In the afternoon, continue to Siena along the Chiantigiana Road, visiting the fortified Medieval village of Volpaia, surrounded by the typical Chianti countryside. Conclude the tour at an historic wine estate for a guided tasting of selected wines before returning to your hotel in Siena.