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$105 Cultural & Theme Tours

Charlottesville Civil War History Private Half-Day Tour

The 3-hour tour begins when you are picked up from your departure point by a private air-conditioned vehicle. Your tour guide Rick Britton is award-winning historian and he will give you all the facts of the historical sites that you will see. The highlights include the Court Square Slave Block, where infamous slave auctions took place. Continue on to see The University of Virginia, what once was the headquarter of the Confederate General Hospital. Then on to Rio Hill, the site of Albermarle County's only clash of arms. A historian of the Old Dominion, Rick Britton specializes in 18th and 19th-century Virginia history and is a historian of the Old Dominion. His areas of expertise include the American Civil War, the life and times of Thomas Jefferson, and the history of the central Piedmont. He will also teach you how Charlottesville helped the Confederate war efforts during the American Civil War and visit the region’s only Civil War battlefield, and hear of the surrender of Charlottesville and the University of Virginia.

$165 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Virginia Craft Beer 5-Hour Private Tour

On this exciting 5-hour craft beer private tour, you will go behind the scenes for a production tour where you will learn about the brewing process and sample the brewmaster's very own selection. As Thomas Jefferson once said, “Beer, if drunk in moderation, softens the temper, cheers the spirit and promotes health” so join in the fun and let the good times roll! You will visit up to 4 craft breweries, based on the brewery availability: Blue Mountain Brewery, Devils Back Bone, Wild Wolf Brewing company, Starr Hill Brewery, and South Street Brewery. Sample of five to ten tasty beers at each brewery that you visit. you will get an exclusive 15 to 20-minute behind the scenes production tour at one of your stops. (based on availability).

$309 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Virginia Private Custom Wine Tour from Charlottesville

Be escorted in comfort and style as you tour and taste some of Virginia’s finest vineyards and wines. Whether you are a couple looking for an intimate getaway, a small group celebrating a special occasion, a bridal party, or a business team looking for a creative outing, this tour package is for you! Experience the natural beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains or the charm of historic Charlottesville as you traverse the scenic countryside for a day of touring and wine tasting. Your vehicle type will depend on your group size. This private custom tour features 3 to 4 winery visits, tasting room recommendations, a picnic lunch or refreshment (depending on choice selected), and an experienced personal Wine Trail guide.

$79 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Charlottesville Evening Delight Food Tour

Starting at the Alley Light - Tasting of Bone Marrow with braised escargot, parsley breadcrumb, greens. Paired with dry Sherry. Moving on to Bebedero – Nachos Black Beans longaniza, house picked hot pepper, with a cheese sauce. Now Whiskey Jar - sit and relax sipping one of their signature Cocktail. Next heading to Commonwealth for a tasting and pairing of wine or beer. Finishing with Tilman's  of cheese and wine. All tasting and drinks are included in one price! How can you beat that? Do you love food? Leaving with full tummies meeting, new friends, learning some history as we walk our way through one of the longest outdoors downtown malls in the nation. This is a new culinary adventure activity that is a “must do”. With a variety of tasting, you will learn the best place to dine while in town.

$185 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Weekday Virginia Private Custom Wine Tour from Charlottesville

Be escorted in comfort and style as you tour and taste some of Virginia’s finest vineyards and wines. Whether you are a couple looking for an intimate getaway, a small group celebrating a special occasion, a bridal party, or a business team looking for a creative outing, this tour package is for you! Experience the natural beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains or the charm of historic Charlottesville as you traverse the scenic countryside for a day of touring and wine tasting. Your vehicle type will depend on your group size. This private custom tour features 3 to 4 winery visits, tasting room recommendations, a picnic lunch or refreshment (depending on choice selected), and an experienced personal Wine Trail guide.

$59 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Taste of Charlottesville Food Tour

We start with Draft Taproom- they have 60 beers and ciders available by the ounce, self-pouring system. Next moving down the mall we head to The Whiskey Jar- have their southern dish of fried chicken and collard greens. Now if you want to know about spices this is the place for you The Spice Diva- Phyllis can answer your questions. Moving on to Feast- tasting of local Cheese and various meats. Ask one of feast cheesemonger they have the answer. Now heading West on West Main St. to Los Jarochos Restaurant,- tasting fresh salmon cooked to perfection in hibiscus flower sauce. Served with fresh salad & White rice. Last but not left behind Gearhart’s Fine Chocolates- tasting of the finest Chocolate in town.