Combine wine-tasting and a country drive through magnificent Tuscan landscapes on an afternoon excursion to Chianti. This popular Tuscan region is universally acclaimed for its classic wines and natural beauty. You'll discover a magical world of woods alternating with vines and olive trees, Romanesque churches, medieval farmhouses, Renaissance villas and castles.
A highlight of the tour is your visit to an ancient Tuscan town and one of Chianti's most renowned wine-growing estates. Here, you'll receive insights into the local wine-growing traditions and sample three prestigious wines: Chianti Classico, Chianti Reserve and Vin Santo dessert wine. The wines are accompanied by local traditional snacks.
The wine tasting includes three glasses of wine including Classic Chianti, Chianti Reserve and white wine. You'll also taste some Italian snacks such as mixed Crostini with Pecorino cheese, Cantucci di Prato (anise-flavored almond biscotti) and children are served snack with fruit juice.
The wine-tasting tours are carried out in different areas of the Chianti region, and the trip from Florence to Chianti is approximately 40 minutes each way.
Departure Dates: March 16 to November 14 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday November 15 to March 15 Wednesday Commences: Florence, Italy Departure Point: Central Florence Departure Time: 2:00pm Return Details: Returns to original departure point
Transport by air-conditioned motorcoach (maximum 70 people)
Live commentary on board
Ancient Cellars guided visit
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks, unless specified
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
A moderate amount of walking is involved
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Note: Flights are NOT included and unless otherwise stated above transfers and car hire are also NOT included.