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What people are saying about Monteriggioni Castle
Could not fault this trip whilst in Florence, it was one of the best things which we did on our two week trip in Italy. The meeting location was very easy to find and the day ran completely efficiently, we were driven by coach with air con to the first vineyard, Famiglia Mazzarrini and it was not what we expected at all, we were all sat down at tables and were given actual glasses of wine of substance, provided with snacks such as cheeses, breads and Italian meat and were well educated on everything we were eating/drinking. We took a short trip to the fortress at Monteriggioni and had enough time to walk around and take pictures of the views, we then took our final ride to a smaller vineyard a short distance away where we were provided with more glasses of vine, breads and olive oil. Our guides on the day were Eurydice and Larisa (I hope I've spelt this right!!) and they were both so friendly and attentive, very knowledgeable about Tuscany and different wines too. Highly recommend.
Ana was awesome and very knowledgeable! The trip was great starting with salami, cheese, bread and 3 different wines from the first stop. A rose’, white, then Chianti Classico DOCG. We also tried their amazing Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Balsamic vinegar. At the second stop we got to go see Monteriggioni into an early 15th/16th century town with an outer wall perimeter. Then our last stop was a smaller original winery where we took photos of the modern vats and the oldest aging barrels in their damp, brick formed basement. Our tasting was in an old, stone made horse barn. We had some bread pieces to clean our palates. Such a cool experience.
3 visits of beatifil medieval towns + one wine tasting and excet excellent lunch, in an 11 hrs day packed with truly enjoyable events. Gloria and Asia, our tour ladies guide, were a perfect example of skills, courtesy and kindness. The bus driver was excellent and made us feel safe. The bus itself was very comfortable. We loved the whole trip and especially the amazing tour of Siena at the end. Best choice ever to pick San Gimignano, Monteriggiano and Siena. No need to go to Pisa. Bravo to the team and thanks to the delightful Tuscany treasures. Highly recommended tour.
The tour guide was exceptional and informative. The wineries and Castle we visited were nice. The bus had minimally functioning A/C and the poor people sitting in the 2nd story of the bus had A/C refrigerant leaking on them. If I was one of those people I would have asked for a refund. Also, their were families on the bus with toddlers. Who brings toddlers on a bus with adults drinking wine. It should say on your website "family affair" so adults only can go elsewhere. Needless to say the toddler threw up within the first 30 minutes of the tour.
Trip was well organized, saved us the hassle of jumping between busses n trains to do these places on our own. Lorenzo, our guide great too very humorous n helpful, he even helped us secure a cab to our hotel from the drop off point, after the trip got over. Would recommend to anyone doing the trip for the first time n not wanting to venture out too much experimenting self guided tours on holidays. Let's u relax n enjoy thoroughly.