Tuscany Cheese and Wine
Tuscany cheese and wine are renowned all over the world: Chianti and Chiantishire, Montalcino, Montepulciano, Pienza, Orcia Valley… this region is one of the most suggestive areas in Italy. Hills of vineyards and olive trees are a perfect background of your journey, as well as the tiny hilltop towns that you will discover on the way.
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Chianti Classic: Wine tour
Driving among the green hills of Florence, you will reach the heart of the area known as Chiantishire, land of one of the best worldwide wine: the Chianti Classico. Here, along the “Chiantigiana” the famous wine route, hills of vineyards and olive trees are a perfect background of your journey, as well as the tiny hilltop towns that you will discover on the way. After a break in one of the many villages in Chianti, you can enjoy a visit to a typical farm and a wine tasting of Chianti’s best products. Next we will lead you to other boroughs such as Radda in Chianti, Montefioralle or similar sites.
Montepulciano, Pienza and Montalcino: Cheese and Wine Tour
Departure to Montepulciano, a former Roman Settlement that today appears as middle ages and Renaissance town, as we see from numerous churches and palaces. After the walking tour, let’s go to Pienza that is famous for its Pecorino cheese, but it has been the first renaissance town in Europe. Art lovers will associate this small south Tuscan town with Enea Silvio Piccolomini, later Pope Pius II, who asked Bernardo Rossellino to transform his birthplace into an ideal city of the Renaissance. Enjoy here a tasting lunch of local products, especially pecorino cheese in a local workshop. At last you admire Montalcino that is like an “island” in the heart of Tuscany, on a hilltop immersed in the green environment that is still intact and wild. Its symbol is the imposing Fourteenth-century Fortress, theater of several wars between Siena and Florence.Today, undoubtedly, the image of Montalcino is revealed by that of the “Brunello”, one of the most vintage wine of Italy, a DOCG wine that born thanks to the soil and favorable climatic conditions of this Tuscan “island”.
Montalcino and Siena: Wine and Art Tour
After a beautiful journey through the wonderful villages and countryside of the Chianti and Orcia Valley, you will arrive in Montalcino. Here you will appreciate “Brunello“, one of the best aged wines in the whole world. Enjoy Montalcino with a private tour to walk up at the foot of the Fourteenthcentury Fortress, to go on till the historical center. Free time to discover the “secrets” of the village and coming back with one of the most beautiful memories that this land can give you.
After a comfortable journey thought the countryside will take you till Siena. Here, between narrow alleys and noble palaces, over the highest hill of the three hills of Siena, you will arrive at the majestic Cathedral. The heart of the city, Piazza del Campo, is one of the most famous squares in the world for its artistic and architectural beauty. Enjoy a private walking tour of the historical center.