Take a guided walk through Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance. Enjoy a 90-minute introductory tour that’s been designed for visitors who are interested in learning all the facts and secrets of the city’s 2000 years of history.
Your guide will tell you about the city’s Roman origins, show you a 15th-century palace, and take you from the Ponte Vecchio, through the famous Uffizi courtyard, to the architectural wonder that is Brunelleschi’s Dome, overlooking the Baptistery’s golden Gates of Paradise. On this close encounter with this fascinating city, you’ll gain an understanding and appreciation for the background and context and Florence’s place in history, thanks to the professionalism of your expert guide. You will have lunch afterwards, with Pizza or pasta and drinks included and then we will be off to the Chianti area.
Discover the Tuscan wine region of Chianti on a 5-hour scenic tour. Continue with a visit to a charming Chianti wine estate. After a guided tour of the wine cellars, to gain an insight into the various stages of wine production, take a sit and taste the various wines that the winery produces, paired with samples of sliced cured meats, bruschetta and salami. Visit the characteristic fortress of Monteriggioni, where you can stop for a coffee or gelato. Immerse yourself in the picturesque scenery of gently rolling hills, studded with ancient vineyards and cypress trees. You will go to the sublime town and fortress of Monteriggioni, mentioned in Dante Alighieri’s “Divine Comedy,” and boasting some of the best-preserved city walls in all of Italy.