From Florence: Wine Tasting Tour at a Tuscan Castle
- Visit renowned Chianti wine estates on the grounds of historic medieval castles
- Enjoy tastings of prestigious Chianti wines
- Receive insights into the wine-growing traditions of Chianti
- Be treated to a traditional lunch of local Tuscan produce
- Relax during a scenic drive through beautiful Tuscan countryside
The Chianti region is one of the most beautiful and famous areas of Tuscany. The region boasts many medieval castles and fortified settlements, many of which have been converted into world-renowned wineries.
Your first stop will be at either Castello della Panereta or Castello di Monsanto, where you will enjoy a visit to the cellars and receive a full explanation of the wines and other specialties that are produced on the estate. The wines typically include at least one Chianti Classico Regular, a Chianti Classico Reserve and the famous Super Tuscan.
Stop at a local restaurant for a light lunch consisting of a range of Tuscan specialties, including pasta, cold cuts, and cheeses.
Continue your Chianti tour in the afternoon with a visit to either Fattoria Montecchio or Castello dei Rampolla winery. Enjoy some more tastings of prestigious Chianti wines, then return to Florence through the serene Tuscan countryside.
- Services of an expert local guide
- Transportation in a minivan
- Wine tasting fees
- Optional activity costs
- Personal expenses
- Pregnant women
Prepare for the activity
This tour departs daily at 9:30 AM from Piazza Cavalleggeri (in front of the National Library) in Florence. Please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes before your tour's scheduled departure time.Open in Google Maps ⟶
- Comfortable shoes
- Oversize luggage
- Luggage or large bags
Cancellations prior to 7 days before the date of the tour are charged an administration fee of EUR 20.00 per person.
Cancellations prior to 24 hours before the tour are charged 50% of the full amount.
Cancellations within 24 hours of the tour and no-shows are charged in full.