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Tuscan Trails Chianti Wine Tour

Please note* This is a wine tour only, There is no biking on this tour.

Semi-private wine tours in the comfort of a 9 passenger van! The Chianti wine tour is designed to give our guests a deeper understanding and appreciation for Tuscan wines and cuisine. Experience the other side of Italy, outside the main city centers. Relaxed, yet incredibly informative, these tours take small groups of travelers (max 8 guests) into one of the world's most famous wine regions. Visit both ancient and modern wine cellars and understand what makes a wine a quality wine. Taste an assortment of wines and olive oil, and better understand food and wine pairing strategies.

Schedule: 10am to 5pm daily - All year round

Price: €125.00 - All inclusive

Tour Details

This tour departs from a central meeting location in Florence.

Meeting Time:10:00am

Returning Time:5:00pm

Tour Itinerary

  • Depart Florence at 10am.
  • Received great explanations of Italian wines, culture and history on the drive out to the first winery.
  • Tour the wine cellar of 12th century castle, learn the history of the Castle which helped European history.
  • Visit the cellars and learn about the modern winery.
  • Taste their vino and olio produced on the family estate.
  • Option to purchase exclusive products (wines and oils).
  • Eat a multi-course Tuscan "pranzo" at an family run restaurant located among the hills of Chianti. Lunch includes: mixed Tuscan appetizers, two first dishes, dessert, water wine and coffee. (all included in the price).
  • Head to a small boutique wine producer.
  • Visit their vineyards, fermentation room, and aging cellars, and gain a true understanding of what makes quality wines!
  • Taste their vino and olio produced on the family estate.
  • Option to purchase exclusive products (wines and oils).
  • Return to Florence for 5pm drop off.

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Meeting Point, Time and Directions

We meet between 10:00 and 10:15 at the north east corner of a bridge on the Arno river called the Ponte Alle Grazie. To arrive at this bridge, what you need to do is go to the Ponte Vecchio (the bridge with all of the gold shops on it), stay on the train Station side (also the same side of the river as the Duomo), facing the Ponte Vecchio you will want to go to the left on the road which runs along the Arno and walk up to the next bridge. This is the Ponte Alle Grazie. We will have a silver Volkswagen or Mercedes 9 passenger van parked on the corner of this bridge and a street called the Lungarno Delle Grazie. Attached is a link to a map of the area as to see the bridge (ponte alle grazie). For questions and queries, please feel free to contact me any time via email or on my cell at 340-930-1794 (add the prefix +39 if calling from outside of Italy).

Friday, 31st October 2014

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Tour Requirements

In order to ride with us you must be able to tick ALL the following.

  • I can ride a bike confidently.
  • I am physically fit and healthy.
  • I am competent on main roads.
 
 

Cancellation Policy

A cancellation received more than 72 hours (3 days) prior to a clients scheduled tour date will not incur any fee.

A cancellation received within 72 hours of a clients scheduled tour date or a no-show will incur full cost of the tour booked.

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Meeting Place

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Contact Us

+39 339 116 3495
+39 055 386 0253
+39 3204108314

Active Tours Italy
Via Ghibellina, 34-red,
50122 Firenze, Italy