|Duration: 5 hours and 15 minutes|
|Mobile voucher accepted|
Explore the beautiful wine region of Chianti on a half-day scenic tour, and enjoy a Tuscan landscape of gently rolling hills and vineyards, studded with cypress trees. Taste superb Chianti wines and Tuscan products.
Start your day in Montecatini and take the train to Florence (tickets are included and will be sent by email). Upon arrival in Florence meet our guide at 2:45 pm in Florence Stazione Leopolda where you’ll start the Chianti tour in which you’ll visit the beautiful region of Chianti with us and immerse yourselves in the picturesque Tuscan scenery that you have always imagined. The beautiful ruby-red colour and the characteristic bouquet with scents of violet are the special features that reveal the identity of one of the most famous wines in the world: Chianti. This wine results from the wise blend of Sangiovese, Canaiolo, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes, and originates from the hilly area from which it draws its name. We will lead you to the discovery of the breathtaking, uncontaminated landscapes that have been cradling the Chianti vineyards for centuries, presenting you a harmony of colours that can only be found in the hills of this region. The sounds, scents and flavours of this land will capture your senses through a unique experience that you will live, relish and comprehend by visiting ancient churches, medieval castles and small villages where the rhythm of life remains unaltered over time. The tour continues with a visit to a charming wine estate where you will take part in a guided tour of the wine cellars in order to gain insight into the various stages of wine production and in a tasting of the various wines that the winery produces, paired with samples of sliced cured meats, bruschetta and salami. During the tour you will see the characteristic fortress of Monteriggioni. There you will find some shops specialized in typical Tuscan products, as well as elegant cafés where you can stop and enjoy a coffee or a gelato. Subsequently, the tour includes a second tasting of olive oil and wine in another local winery. After the tour make your way back to Montecatini with the train. 1.00 pm Train from Montecatini to Florence SMN train Station. You will meet our guide directly in Florence, we will only provide train tickets the transportation is on your own. 2:45 pm: departure of the tour from Florence, Stazione Leopolda: Viale Fratelli Rosselli at the corner with Via Elio Gabbuggiani in front of Bar Julia. Our staff will wear a green t-shirt with our logo 8:00 pm: the tour ends in Florence, Stazione Leopolda 9.10 pm Train From Florence SMN to Montecatini, we will only provide train tickets the transportation is on your own.
•Customers must be able to climb and descend stairs. Please note that a moderate amount of walking is involved and this tour is not wheelchair accessible.. •Please provide client email address at the time of booking so we will email them train tickets from/to Montecatini Terme. If we do not have this information, we cannot provide the tickets and these will be on clients own expenses. •Please consider that our staff will be directly in Florence at the meeting point so you need to reach the departure location independently. The train departure time will be provided by email together with train tickets, please note if must make your own way in Montecatini train station, no further train tickets will be provided if you miss your train.