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Florence: Tuscany & Chianti Classico Trek & Wine with Lunch2 Reviews
Join this 8-hour tour through Tuscan vineyards, olive groves and rolling hills. Take short treks in Chianti Classico wine region, stopping at 3 wineries.
- Discover Chianti Classico wine region by foot
- Taste delicious local wines and food
- Meet great local organic producers
- Explore Tuscany in a small group
- Be a part of sustainable tourism and get a chance to support a local business
DescriptionSpend a day walking in nature where local wines and food are combined to have a marvelous day out in Tuscany through natural beauties, historical small wineries, and little villages nestled in the heart of the Chianti wine region. Understand the process of wine-making and olive oil production. Hop on a minivan and be driven along unique little roads in the Chianti Classico wine region. Reach the starting point located in Panzano in Chianti. The exact drop-off point is a secret. Start the day with a little walk through the Conca d'oro, a magnificent natural Amphitheater where the best Chianti Classico wines are produced. Walk through vineyards leading you to the first winery stop. from the 12th century, run by a local family. At this family-run winery from the 12th century, visit the wine cellar. This is the second oldest building in Panzano in Chianti, used as a medieval post. Enjoy marvelous wines and food tasting in a stunning historical location. Say goodbye to this unique wine cellar and continue walking through olive groves and vineyards toward the second winery. Savor lunch and another wine tasting (sometimes the lunch is postponed to the next stop). The marvelous wine here is produced by 3 generations of local farmers. Tuck into a tasty Tuscan lunch with a selection of their wines, perfect to recharge for another hike towards the last winery. The last Winery is a modern winery created by Italian artists. Settled right at the top of the hills overlooking Montefioralle, an enchanting castle nested in a great position. In the last winery, all modern techniques are combined with old, time-tested knowledge. Enjoy the last wine tasting here. For those who want to hike more, there is the final stretch downhill to reach Montefioralle. Get on the minivan back to Florence.
IncludesTransportation by air-conditioned minivan Easily-accessible paths, suitable for any skill levels Extra virgin olive oil tasting Expert guide and wine sommelier Lunch in a family organic winery, with starter and pasta 3 wine tastings, including cheese, salami, ham, olive oil and saffron tasting Visiting to 3 organic small family wineries, with 11 wines Sustainable local tourism experience
- This tour takes place rain or shine Around 12 km of walking is involved on the day tour The terrain is uneven with ups and downs. Designed to have more downs than ups Sometimes due to winery's supplies, all products are not available Alternatives routes may need to be taken at times to avoid winery closures