Chianti and Brunello Tour
Highlights / General details
The first part of our day will be dedicated to the territory of Siena and starts with a visit of Monteriggioni, the ancient crown-shaped fortress that adorned the head of Italy on the hold 100 lire currency. The same walls, which date back to the 12th Century, are endowed with 14 tours that Dante likened to the Giants of Inferno on his Divine Comedy. After a brief visit we will relax at a Chianti winery for a lunch of salami, cheeses and other local products, accompanied by a tasting of Chianti wines. Our day continues with a trip to Val d’Orcia, another jewel in the Tuscan territory and a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2004. We will travel to Montalcino, which from its hill dominates the 1500 hectares of Brunello vineyards that have contributed making the area world-famous. Our last stop will be in a local wine cellar where we will taste the renowed Brunello of Montalcino, which finds its place among the first Italian DOCG wines. We will visit the wine cellar and also taste typical local products.
Hotel pick up; Travel by GT coach or minivan with air conditioning for a maximum of 8 people; Expert multilingual escort (Languages: English, Italian); Visit two famous wine estates; Self-guided tour of Montalcino; Wine tasting and Light Lunch consisting of typical Tuscan dishes; Snack with sliced cold meats and typical salami; Drop off service.
Hours of operation
Available: Monday and Thursday; Departs at 11:00am. Check in closes 15 minutes before departure.
Approximately 9 hours.
Tour departs from the guest hotel accommodation or meet at Porta San Giovanni. Check in closes 15 minutes before departure.
Customers must be able to climb and descend stairs.
Guests are required to be ready for pickup 15 minutes before departure time.
For light lunch a vegetarian menu is available upon request.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**