Scheduled Wine Tour September 2019: 8 Night / 9 Day Tour From Brunello to Sassicaia

Scheduled Wine Tour September 2019: 8 Night / 9 Day Tour From Brunello to Sassicaia

Visit beautiful cities and taste the best Tuscan Wine and Food

Tour type: Group , Duration: 8 Nights / 9 Days

Product ID: 54513
Description

Experience the food and wine of the beautiful region of Tuscany on this multi-day tour.
 
From the steep slopes of Montalcino to the soft hills that run from Bolgheri towards the Mediterranean sea, discover sample the best of its great wines: Nobile, Brunello, Chianti, Vernaccia, Bolgheri and Sassicaia.
 
During the tour you will visit the towns of  Montepulciano, Pienza, Siena and San Gimignano
 
Itinerary
Day 1
Arrive in Rome and have free time to explore and have supper.
 
Day 2
You will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to Orvieto which is not only one of the nicest towns in Umbria but it is also famous for its wines. You will enjoy a visit to a wine cellar and a wine tasting lunch before a tour of the town and its superb Duomo. You will be taken back to your villa in Montepulciano where you will have dinner.
 
Day 3 
Your day will begin with a visit to a Pecorino cheese factory where you will also have lunch and sample the delicious cheeses. Next, stroll through the town of Pienza which is a UNESCO site and take in...

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Experience the food and wine of the beautiful region of Tuscany on this multi-day tour.
 
From the steep slopes of Montalcino to the soft hills that run from Bolgheri towards the Mediterranean sea, discover sample the best of its great wines: Nobile, Brunello, Chianti, Vernaccia, Bolgheri and Sassicaia.
 
During the tour you will visit the towns of  Montepulciano, Pienza, Siena and San Gimignano
 
Itinerary
Day 1
Arrive in Rome and have free time to explore and have supper.
 
Day 2
You will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to Orvieto which is not only one of the nicest towns in Umbria but it is also famous for its wines. You will enjoy a visit to a wine cellar and a wine tasting lunch before a tour of the town and its superb Duomo. You will be taken back to your villa in Montepulciano where you will have dinner.
 
Day 3 
Your day will begin with a visit to a Pecorino cheese factory where you will also have lunch and sample the delicious cheeses. Next, stroll through the town of Pienza which is a UNESCO site and take in the breathtaking view of the “Valdorcia” from the city walls. At the end of the day you will return to Montepulciano with a stop foran aperitif at one of the towns historic wineries. Dinner will be at your villa.
 
Day 4 
Today you will visit San Biagio (the church at the foothill of Montepulciano) and have some free time in the town. Next, enjoy a wine tasting lunch at Cantine de Ricci which boasts an amazing historical cellar. There will be time after lunch to explore the many enticing boutiques of Montepulciano before being driven to your hotel on the southern slopes of Montalciono where you will have a welcome drink and dinner.
 
Day 5
In the morning you will take a drive to Sant Antimo Abbey, a magical place which is said to have been founded by the emperor Charles Magne. The abbey is on its way to a wine producer who will treat you to a barrel tasting. On your way to Bagno Vignoni you will stop for lunch in the charming hamlet of Rocca d’Orcia. Later you will have a cooking class and supper in a private house before returning to your accommodation.
 
Day 6 
Today you will have a guided visit of Siena; see its splendid Duomo and stroll through the back alleys of this medieval town. You can stop  for coffee in the Piazza del Campo, the famous square where the Palio is run. There will be an opportunity to climb to the top of the Torre del Magnia for an area view of the city. Lunch will be at Enoteca Nazionale which has a great selection of Italian wines. After lunch there will be some free time to explore Siena before being taken back to your villa in the heart of Chianti for supper.
 
Day 7
In the morning you will visit Radda in Chianti and have a short tour of the town before visiting Volpaia winery, one of the largest estates in Chianti. Lunch will be at a small restaurant in Volpaia. Dinner will be at your hotel.
 
Day 8 
Today you will visit the beautiful town of San Gimignano and have a wine tasting lunch at Torraccia di Chiusi. The drive along the coast will take you to your hotel in Volterra where you can enjoy a welcome drink and supper.
 
Day 9
Today you will visit Baratti harbour and then on to Populionia where lunch will be at Bolgheri castle. After lunch you will have some free time to explore this charming medieval town. You will be taken back to your hotel before enjoying your last supper of this trip where you will also get the chance to taste Sassicaia, possibly the most expensive wine in Italy
 
Day 10
Transfer to Pisa or Florence airport. Please note, on request you may be able to do a tour of the Ornellaia Estate and taste their wines. 

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About this activity
Tour Timings
09.00 AM September 22nd 2019 - 20.00 30th September
Group size
2 - 16
Languages
English
The meeting point
Rome, Florence or Pisa Airport

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Includes
  • 8 Nights accommodation
  • Wine guide 
  • All meals, wine tastings and cooking classes 
  • Visits to historical wine cellars with Etruscan tombs
  • Visits to  Montepulciano, Pienza, Siena, San Gimignano
  • Private transportation  
  • Drinks at dinners are not included
  • Single room supplement: extra 400 Euros
  • Price in Triple Room:  2670 Euros pp

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If the booking is canceled until 60 Days before the arrival date, the client will lose the 50% of the amount. 

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Product ID: 54513

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