A tour to Chianti (or Tuscany as most visitors erroneusly call it) should be in the bucket list of everyone visiting Italy! If you have always dreamt to get lost among rows of vineyards and olive trees groves, if ‘Under the Tuscan Sun’ was the film that inspired your trip to Italy, don’t miss our private Chianti guided tour! This part of Tuscany stretches at the center of Tuscany and has become wordwide famous for the production of the wonderful red Chianti wine and of a precious olive oil.
On the hills, winding country roads bordered with vineyards, olive trees and cypress trees, lead to wineries most of which were originally ancient defensive castles and forts and whose cellars can be even 500 years old! The easiest way to visit this enchanting land is with a private guide and an English speaking driver who will pick you up from your hotel to take you on an exclusive tour of Chianti including many stops for photos and for tasting wine and olive oil in local wineries.
land of incomparable beauty which has been a source of inspiration for 19th century artists and modern film directors! During your guided tour you can choose to visit the three hamlets of Greve, Castellina or Radda for a full day Chianti tour or you can choose only a three-hour one. More than a break can be made to taste the famous Chianti, the well-known wine of this area, a red wine whose origins date back to the 13th century.
On this hills is produced the Vernaccia (a famous white Tuscan wine) and you can enjoy the breathtaking Tuscan landscape! San Gimignano is also known as the ‘medieval Manhattan’ due to its many tall tower-houses which date back to the Middle Ages and which offer unforgettable views. With the help of your guide at the wineries you will find out the differences among the varieties of Chianti wine and learn everything regarding the grapes harvesting and the wine making process. You will love to see wine cellars with plenty of barrels and barriques where the wine ‘sleeps’ and which are located in ancient castles or traditional rural Tuscan houses which help us live again the traditions of our region through their atmosphere. If you want to make your trip to Florence complete, choose our private Chianti guided tour then just relax and try to practise a very useful Italian word: Salute! Cheers!
ADULTS, FAMILIES, WINE LOVERS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS!
A DRIVER WILL PICK YOU UP AT YOUR HOTEL
4 HOURS OR 8 HOURS DEPENDING ON THE ITINERARY
WHAT YOU WILL SEE:
the charming hills of Tuscany dotted with cypress trees, olive groves and vineyards, Medieval castles turned into wineries and lovely little hamlets.