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Tuscany

Located in the northern region of Italy, Tuscany is a world-renowned destination for great food, history, and architecture.
Tuscany is a region in central Italy. Its capital, Florence, is home to some of the world’s most recognizable Renaissance art and architecture, including Michelangelo’s "David" statue, Botticelli’s works in the Uffizi Gallery and the Duomo basilica.

Nearby Attractions

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Santo Spirito
This basilica boasts some of the best in Renaissance interior design, courtesy of Brunelleschi.
Italian Cantucci
Step into a local restaurant's kitchen and watch a baking demonstration of homemade cantucci.
Finocchiona
Sample a deliciously fennel-spiced salami, Finocchiona.
Trattoria
Visit an authentic Italian trattoria, and taste one of their seasonal soups or stews.
Authentic Italian Gelato
Try real-deal Gelato – we promise you’ll never look at frozen treats the same way again!
Chianti Wine Tasting
Experience the smells and tastes of a collection of Chianti wines.

Related Tours

Private Wine Tour of Chianti & San Gimignano from Florence
Experience a luxury private day tour of wine tastings and sightseeing in the beautiful Tuscan region of Chianti just outside of Florence famous for its world-class wines, rolling vineyards, and idyllic medieval towns. On your private tour, you will: 

  • Enjoy the personalised attention of your private English-speaking guide, and luxury private transport with hotel pick-up and drop-off in central Florence included.
  • Admire the scenic views of Tuscany as you drive along panoramic roads. 
  • Enjoy an all-inclusive day of wine tastings and food pairings and a delicious three-course Tuscan lunch at a classic winery.
  • Visit one of Chianti’s finest vineyards and learn all about the local Vernaccia grape and winemaking process. Enjoy spectacular views from the tasting terrace. 
  • Enjoy wine tastings and food pairings of Chianti Riserva is an atmospheric medieval castle. 
  • Explore the picturesque, medieval UNESCO World Heritage town of San Gimignano, try the best local gelato, wander the romantic cobbled streets and admire the breathtaking vistas of the Tuscan hillside from the city walls.
  • Indulge in a delicious, authentic three-course Tuscan lunch, with expertly paired wines, in a family-run Chianti farm near San Gimignano. 
  • Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere, stunning views and a guided tour of the winery, with the option to purchase your favourite wines. 
  • Finally, sit back and relax to enjoy the stunning views on the drive back to Florence.
Enjoy a relaxing and beautiful day of wine tasting and sightseeing in the stunning region of Chianti, not far from Florence, on this full-day private tour. 

With luxury private transport and your English speaking private guide, be picked up from your Florence hotel and enjoy the breathtaking views of the rolling Tuscan countryside as you drive out to Chianti. You’ll visit Chianti’s finest vineyard to learn all about the Vernaccia grape and the winemaking process from grape to bottle, and the very strict Italian laws governing wine production – with different labels for the different standards of wine. You’ll be able to taste the difference between the table wines (tavernello) and the finest DOCG and Riservas. 

Enjoy your first wine tasting and food pairings in the cellars of a spectacular medieval castle and then explore the stunning medieval town of San Gimignano – now a UNESCO listed World Heritage Site, in the heart of Chianti. Here you’ll be able to spend some free time exploring and shopping, admire the 14-15th century frescoes and walk around the city walls with panoramic views of the Tuscan hillside. 

Then make your way to a local, family-run Chianti winery where you’ll be given a tour and shown how to expertly match your wines with your three-course, authentic Tuscan lunch! 

Finally enjoy a relaxing, scenic drive back to Florence. 
Small Group Wine Tour of Chianti from Florence: San Gimignano & Vineyards
Experience a luxury, all-inclusive, small group tour of wine tasting through the Tuscan countryside with your expert English-speaking guide. On your small group tour, you will: 

  • Enjoy an all-inclusive, small group tour of wine tasting through the Tuscan countryside, with return private transport
  • Enjoy the expert attention of your English-speaking guide and wonderful scenic drives across the Tuscan landscape.
  • Visit a famous vineyard in the heart of Chianti, where you’ll enjoy a guided tour of the winemaking process and learn all about the famous Vernaccia grape.
  • Explore an organic winery, with three tastings included, alongside delicious local food pairings of olive oil, balsamic vinegar, fresh bread, olives, and pecorino cheese!
  • Visit the idyllic UNESCO listed town of San Gimignano, the most attractive medieval village in the heart of the Chianti wine region. 
  • Visit a second winery for another guided wine tasting, and enjoy an authentic, delicious three-course Tuscan lunch. 
  • Take the opportunity to purchase some of your favourite Tuscan wines of the day. Shipping available. 
  • Enjoy a scenic drive back to Florence, with a stop off at the beautiful panoramic vista at Piazzale Michelangelo. 
Enjoy a leisurely and luxurious day of wine tasting and sightseeing in the beautiful Chianti region of Tuscany. With plenty of wine tastings and food pairings, tours of Chianti’s finest vineyard, two different wineries and the idyllic medieval town of San Gimignano, you’ll learn all about the winemaking process and the famous Vernaccia grape on this relaxing, tasty and fascinating day trip. 

On this small-group tour, you’ll be met by your expert English-speaking guide in Florence and be taken around the rolling hills of Tuscany by air-conditioned private 8-seater minivan. Your first stop is a tour of one of the finest vineyards in the heart of Chianti. You’ll get an up-close look at the production and ageing process of Chianti wines and an in-depth explanation by a wine expert.

Afterwards, you will visit an organic winery where you will enjoy the first wine tasting – which includes three wines produced by the winemaker, and paired with fresh local bread, green olives, pecorino cheese, extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar.

Enjoy a scenic drive and arrive for a guided tour of San Gimignano, the most attractive medieval village in the heart of the Chianti wine region – and UNESCO listed world heritage site. After an orientation tour of this picturesque town, enjoy free time to wander around, try the best local gelato, admire 14-15th century frescoes, and wander around the city walls for stunning views across the Tuscan countryside.

Next, you’ll drive to a second local winery for a delicious, authentic three-course Tuscan lunch, combined with another guided wine tasting. Here, you’ll also have the opportunity to purchase and ship Tuscan wines worldwide.

Then it’s time to drive through the beautiful, rolling green hills of Tuscany back to Florence – with a stop off at Piazzale Michelangelo, the most romantic square in Florence with a breathtaking panoramic view over the city called the Cradle of the Renaissance. 
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