Small Group Tour

Small group day trip from Florence to the Tuscan wine country

Key Details

  • Duration: 8 hours (approx.)
  • Departure Time: 9.00AM
  • Language: English
  • Tour Type: Small Group Tour
  • Departure Location: Florence
  • Availability:View Calendar

Do This Because

  • SMALL GROUP - MAX 25 PARTICIPANTS (OR LESS): No crowds, No rush, and more personalized experience
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Discover the world famous Chianti wine region
  • See the most beautiful postcard views of Tuscany
  • Visit 3 different wineries; taste and compare excellent wines, olive oil etc
  • Savor a fresh lunch of authentic Tuscan specialties
  • See Greve in Chianti a typical village of the Tuscan countryside

What To Expect

Discover the real essence of the Tuscan countryside, driving through rolling hills, vineyards, olive trees and old farms. Guided visit of 3 of the best Chianti wine estates, a genuine Tuscan lunch, wine and olive oil tasting and a short stop to visit the typical village of Greve in Chianti.
This unique experience is a must for expert wine lovers and novices alike

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Full Description

Meet your new travel companions in Florence and start to enjoy this small group tour to experience the real essence of Tuscany and understand why the Chianti wine region is so famous all over the world.
VISIT TO THE FIRST WINERY WINE TASTING
Driving to the south direction, through the Tuscan countryside you will reach the first wine estate where you'll start to learn about all the wine making process, aging, etc., visiting the farm, seeing the old wine cellars, and satisfying all of your curiosity; after the visit, it's time to taste to verify your new learning.
VISIT TO THE SECOND WINERY WINE TASTING AND LUNCH
Following the main wine road and driving through idyllic sceneries, you will reach another selected hilltop winery, where a wine expert is waiting for you to share his knowledge and passion about wine, with all of the facts and anecdotes behind this product, so important for the region.
Start an informative guided tour of the old wine cellars where you will learn all of the secrets to make a very good and genuine wine; after the visit it is the right time to eat and drink to better understand the real country hospitality; you will taste assorted cold cuts, cured ham, salami, cheeses, bruschetta, pasta (usually handmade pasta), and dessert, accompanied by the winery's own excellent wines. Nothing's rushed, so you'll have the time to relax and enjoy.
STOP IN GREVE IN CHIANTI
After lunch, driving along one of the most scenic wine roads in the world, that winds between olive groves and vineyards, you will reach Greve in Chianti, the most representative village of the Chianti Classico countryside, birthplace of the famous Tuscan explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano, the man who discovered the New York Harbor. Here, you will have some free time to admire the attractive main square with its famed local shops housed under graceful porticoes.
VISIT TO THE THIRD WINERY WINE TASTING
Last stop, to complete this wonderful wine and food experience, that will enrich your personal knowledge about the Tuscan traditions, will be at the third winery, where you will visit the property, including the cellars, and taste their products such as wine, and olive oil.
This stop will be a very good chance to complete your overview about the Tuscan wines, and better understand the difference between the products and the philosophy of 3 wine makers of this area.

Prices

    Prices for small group tours are per person
    - Adult - Euro 129.00
    - Youth (12-17) - Euro 99.00
    Infants and younger than 12 years, are not allowed on this tour

What's Included

  • SMALL GROUP - MAX 25 PARTICIPANTS (OR LESS): No crowds, No rush, and more personalized experience
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Roundtrip transportation by AC & fully equipped vehicle with free wi-fi on board
  • Professional and informative English speaking driver/guide.
  • Visit of 3 different wineries, including tasting of great wines, olive oil, and other typical products
  • Delicious lunch of typical Tuscan specialties, accompanied by the winery's own excellent wines
  • Drive through the marvellous Chianti wine country
  • Stop in Greve in Chianti (or another typical Tuscan village)

What's Not Included

  • Hotel Pick-up/drop off
  • Gratuities, optional and entirely at the client's discretion

Where And When


IMPORTANT:
We cannot hold the tour for late arrivals, it would be disrespectful to other guests. Please check the directions, in advance, and if you need further info, ask us as soon as possible, and not at the last minute, as it could be too late to join the tour. If you show up late or cannot find the meeting point, for any reason, refunds will not be issued. It is not possible to join the group after it has started. Arrive at the right check-in time, or a few minutes earlier, is the best way to enjoy the experience from the beginning, maintaining the good mood of the group.

MEETING POINT:
Piazzale Montelungo (Montelungo Square), at the bottom of the highest red-brick building, opposite to the parking lot.
It takes approx. 8 minutes by walk, from the Florence SMN Train Station.
If you are not familiar with the area, allow plenty of time.

CHECK-IN TIME
8:45am
(late arrivals are considered as a no-show)

DIRECTIONS TO THE MEETING POINT
Please click the link below for detailed directions
https://prestigerent.com/mp

HOW TO RECOGNIZE YOUR TOUR/GUIDE
Your guide will hold a sign with ONE DAY IN CHIANTI on it.
If you arrive in advance (good idea) and you cannot recognize your guide, do not panic, your guide will be there at 8:45am.

RETURN TIME
5:00pm (approx.)
However, if you have to reserve other activities, train tickets, restaurants, etc., allow plenty of time because we cannot predict delays due to heavy traffic or unforeseen circumstances



We remain at your complete disposal for any further info/clarification you may need, and we wish to offer you a memorable experience

Things To Note

Language: tour is in English only; no confusion with multiple languages
Group size: tour runs with minimum 6 and max 25 participants
(in the rare event, the minimum is not reached, we will contact you in advance, so if our alternatives don't fit your schedule, we refund you fully and you'll have plenty of time to find suitable options
Group tour: this is a shared tour and you will be expected to maintain the regular pace of the group. If you have limited mobility, please consider our private version of the tour, for your best enjoyment
Activity level: very easy: limited walking ad a few stairs, however due to uneven surfaces and stairs to access the cellars the tour is not suitable for people with wheelchair
What to wear: tour runs rain or shine, please dress accordingly
Allergy friendly: vegetarian and gluten free can be catered for, upon request at time of booking
Return Place/Time: The tour ends at the same place of departure, normally around 5:00pm. The exact return time depends on traffic, so in case you need to reserve other activities, train tickets, dinners, etc., we highly recommend to allow plenty of time.

Small group day trip from Florence to the Tuscan wine country

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