Florence: Monteriggioni and Val d’Orcia Medieval Experience

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Discover Monteriggioni, Montalcino, and Pienza with a guide and transport. Visit a Templar museum, tour medieval walls, and enjoy an optional wine tasting all in one day on this Tuscan outing.

Highlights

  • Walk on the historic walls of Monteriggioni dating back to 1200 AD
  • Visit the Templar Museum of Monteriggioni and marvel at artefacts
  • Taste a variety of typical Tuscan wines and local produce
  • Relax on board a comfortable GT bus with air-conditioning
  • Enjoy a picturesque stroll through the historic streets of Montalcino

Description

Depart from Florence for a journey through the natural beauties of Tuscany to discover walls, castles, and Templar legends. Leave with an equipped GT bus and head for the vault of Montriggioni, the small fortified village with walls dating back to 1200 AD. Enjoy the option to walk through this vault for an unprecedented immersive experience. Discover why Monteriggioni has become famous worldwide for a well-known gaming title where the protagonist fought the infamous Knights Templar. On site you can discover the museum which is dedicated to them which is included in the itinerary of this tour. Continue on your tour and leave for the Val d'Orcia, a UNESCO heritage area characterized by expanses of emerald hills that turn into golden fields during the summer. In this beautiful area of Tuscany you will first visit Montalcino, a village well known by Tuscans for its wine, the best in all of Tuscany. Make your visit even more special by selecting the option that includes a possible wine tasting paired with local produce. After a picturesque stroll through the streets and authentic shops you will depart for the last stop of your tour, Pienza; a famous village known for its cheese production. Take some free time and visit the Pecorino di Pienza for a spot of shopping. Witness fabulous panoramic views of Val d'Orcia before heading back to Florence for the end of your day.

Includes

Transportation air-conditioned bus Wi-Fi on board the bus Expert multilingual escort Walk on the walls of Monteriggioni Entrance to the Templar Museum Wine and authentic produce tasting in Montalcino consisting of 2 Brunello di Montalcino, 1 Rosso di Montalcino, cold cuts, and cheeses (if selected)

Important Information

  • The itinerary order may be subject to change • In order to reserve the seat also for children under 4 years of age, it is necessary to select the free rate 'children (0 - 3)' during the purchase phase • The tour involves walking, it is recommended to wear comfortable shoes
  • There is the possibility to have a dedicated menu for vegetarians or people with food intolerances; please notify the local partner of any special dietary requirements in advance
  • The wine and produce tasting is not lunch
  • No refunds are given in case of delay in the meeting at Florence
  • Maximum punctuality is recommended at the meeting points during the tour, for the success of the tour, no waiting times in case of delays on the part of customers and no refunds will be granted

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