San Galgano and Montalcino Wine Tour from Sienna

San Galgano and Montalcino Wine Tour from Sienna

Discover two beautiful abbeys in the Tuscan countryside and the hills of Brunello vineyards dominated by the village of Montalcino.

Tour type: Private , Duration: 9 Hours

Product ID: 24666
Description

Start the day with the visit of a magical place in the tuscan countryside, St. Galgano Abbey, an imposing gothic church that amazes the visitor both for its insulation and sanctity, and for the distinction of not having the roof. On the adjacent hill, a short walk away there is the Hermitage of Montesiepi, with its famous sword in the stone.
Continue the tour with a visit to Murlo, small and charming town of Etruscan origin, to get to the medieval village of Montalcino, where you can walk among artisanal shops and small cafes and you can admire monumental palaces and reach the fourteenth-century fortress through a scenic tour of walls, from which you can enjoy a wonderful view of the hills, vineyards and cultivated fields.
After a typcal tuscan lunch in a restaurant located in the old town, you will discover St. Antimo Abbey, a romanesque style building, its magnificence enhanced by the beauty of the surrounding countryside, where everyday functions are celebrated with Gregorian chants.
On the way back you will stop at a farm in the Brunello, where you'll be guided to the cellars to learn about the traditional wine making methods and...

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Start the day with the visit of a magical place in the tuscan countryside, St. Galgano Abbey, an imposing gothic church that amazes the visitor both for its insulation and sanctity, and for the distinction of not having the roof. On the adjacent hill, a short walk away there is the Hermitage of Montesiepi, with its famous sword in the stone.
Continue the tour with a visit to Murlo, small and charming town of Etruscan origin, to get to the medieval village of Montalcino, where you can walk among artisanal shops and small cafes and you can admire monumental palaces and reach the fourteenth-century fortress through a scenic tour of walls, from which you can enjoy a wonderful view of the hills, vineyards and cultivated fields.
After a typcal tuscan lunch in a restaurant located in the old town, you will discover St. Antimo Abbey, a romanesque style building, its magnificence enhanced by the beauty of the surrounding countryside, where everyday functions are celebrated with Gregorian chants.
On the way back you will stop at a farm in the Brunello, where you'll be guided to the cellars to learn about the traditional wine making methods and you can taste a selection of Rosso and Brunello di Montalcino, wines among the most famous and appreciated in the world.

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About this activity
Tour Timings
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Group size
2 - 8
Languages
English, Spanish, Italian
The meeting point
Pick-up from your accommodation in Siena

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Includes
  • Visit of St. Galgano and St. Antimo Abbeys 
  • Visit of Murlo and Montalcino
  • Typical tuscan lunch 
  • Guided visit of a winery with Rosso and Brunello wines tasting
  • Transportation by minivan from and to your accommodation
  • Escort driver  

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Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made at least 1 month prior to arrival - no penalty

Cancellations made between 30 and 7 days before arrival date: 10 % deposit

Cancellations made 7 days to 48 hours before arrival date: 25 % deposit

Cancellations made less than 48 hours before arrival date: 100% of deposit

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Pasquale Ambra

We have great experience in organising wine tours for groups and individuals primarily in Tuscany, day trips or longer holidays, booking visits and tastings in the cellars of Tuscany, reserving rooms and apartments in Hotel, B&B, Guest House, Farm House, Wine Resort, Historical Residences and Castles with Spa and Wellness. We organise wine tours and thematic trails about the world of the wine from one-day tour to more days and create itineraries tailor made for you in the Tuscany wine area.


Product ID: 24666

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