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  1. Italy
  2. Tuscany
  3. Florence
  4. Monteriggioni Castle

From Florence: Chianti Half-Day Afternoon Tour

Product ID: 8507
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Explore the beautiful wine region of Chianti on a half-day scenic tour from Florence, and enjoy a Tuscan landscape of gently rolling hills and vineyards, studded with cypress trees. Taste superb Chianti wines and Tuscan products.
About this ticket
Duration: 5 hours
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English, Portuguese, Italian, Spanish
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the historic Chianti wine region of Tuscany
  • Visit a historical wine cellar and taste different kinds of Chianti wine
  • Admire one hidden gem of Chianti hills with some free time
  • Try some Tuscan sliced cold meats, bruschetta and salami
Itinerary
  • Florence

  • 45 minutes

  • Monteriggioni (wine tasting, winery)

  • Monteriggioni Castle

  • Monteriggioni (wine tasting, winery)

  • 1 hour

  • Florence

3.5 hours

Meeting point
Main stop
Other stop
Full description
Discover the Tuscan wine region of Chianti on a 5-hour scenic tour from Florence. Immerse yourself in the picturesque scenery of gently rolling hills, studded with ancient vineyards and cypress trees. 

Visit a charming Chianti wine estate. After a guided tour of the wine cellars, to gain an insight into the various stages of wine production, sit down and taste the various wines that the winery produces, paired with samples of sliced cold meats, bruschetta, and salami. 

Visit a real Medieval village in Chianti Hills with some free time to stroll out and breathe in the local atmosphere.
Includes
  • Travel by GT coach or minivan with air conditioning
  • Expert multilingual escorts
  • Visit Castellina in Chianti and its surroundings
  • Visit to a famous wine estate with tour of the wine cellars, museums and sampling of wines, oil
  • Snack with sliced cold meats and typical salami
  • Opportunity to buy wine, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, cheese, and herbs
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your guide at Villa Costanza, Florence Coach Station. Get to the meeting point by getting on T1 Leonardo tramway to Villa Costanza (get off at Villa Costanza stop at the end of the line). It is a 20 minute ride from the city centre, you can get on at whatever stop is closest to you. Your guide will be wearing a green shirt.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please note that this tour is carried out in multiple languages at the same time
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 940 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.3 / 5
  • Organization
    4.3 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.2 / 5
  • Safety
    4.7 / 5
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This is a great tour to go on! It lasted 5 hours and stopped at two beautiful wineries. Illaria our tour guide was personable, bubbly and very knowledgeable! Our wine guides at each stop spoke English well and explained the wine process easily enough for us to understand. The wine obviously was delicious at both places. We used a taxi to get to the meeting area and the tram to get back, both very easy. We highly recommend this tour!

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February 24, 2020

We thoroughly enjoyed this Chianti tour. We tasted an array of excellent wines; the tour guides at both wineries were extremely knowledgable and passionate about their produce. It's mostly red wine, only one white and one rose. The first also had cheeses, salami, olive oil and balsamic vinegar tasting. A lovely addition to the wineries was a visit to the ancient and fascinating walled town of Monteriggioni. Our guide Alberto was excellent; enthusiastic and friendly. He was assisted by Hilaria who was also very warm, friendly and helpful. Both spoke perfect English.

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January 2, 2020

GREAT atmosfera, and Wine!!! Two beautiful village with wonderful view!!!

February 11, 2020

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Product ID: 8507