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Florence: Wine Windows Walking Tour with Wine Tasting

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Follow a trail of Wine Windows through the heart of the city. Discover landmark piazzas and sites as you learn about the city's history on a 2-hr walk. End with wine tasting & delicious Tuscan bites.

Highlights

  • Admire beautiful Medieval and Renaissance landmark sites
  • Discover the famous wine windows in the historical center
  • See the Medici Palace and the Cathedral Dome
  • Savour the distinct flavors of Tuscany with Chianti wine
  • Taste Prosciutto, Salami, Cheeses or Bruschetta, Pappa al Pomodoro (vegetarian)

Description

There are over 150 wine windows in Florence. Join us for an original itinerary to undercover some of these curious vestiges of the city's past. Meet our expert guide at our office to begin a 2-hour walking tour. The itinerary will follow a trail of these wine windows, stopping at some of the city's most important landmark sites along the way. Visit the first Renaissance Piazza and see beautiful architecture by Filippo Brunelleschi. Learn about the history of the city and its leading families. Then, at the Medici Palace, hear intriguing tales about the Medici. Learn about the family and how they created a golden age in Florence. See the beautiful palace courtyard with its elegant Renaissance architecture and ornamentation. The walk continues passing up San Lorenzo Basilica. Hear the tales about Michelangelo and his relationship with the Medici. Learn how he began his career in Lorenzo's circle and how he winded up becoming an outlaw in their eyes. Then, continue to Piazza Duomo and see the sites that have inspired artists for generations. Explore the Cathedral square and see the famous Gates of Paradise on the Baptistery. Marvel at the monumental dome of the Cathedral and learn how the dome's architect, Brunelleschi, overcame great obstacles to create this massive structure. Hear the story behind the making of the David by Michelangelo and see the original location it was made for and learn why it was never placed there. End the tour in the best way - with a glass of Chianti served from one of the historic wine windows of a Renaissance Florentine Palazzo. Savor delicious Tuscan samples like aged cheeses, Prosciutto, and Salamis (vegetarian and alcohol-free options available) and wine after the 2-hour walking tour.

Includes

2-hr Guided walking tour, followed by wine tasting (approx. 30 min) Wine tasting and samples of Tuscan delicacies Headsets to hear the tour guide clearly

Important Information

  • Tuscan samples include bread with a sample of Italian-style pickled vegetables, bruschetta, cheeses, and cured meats (Prosciutto and Salamis). You can choose a vegetarian option (bruschetta and Pappa al pomodoro). Non-alcoholic beverages are also available instead of wine. Those with food allergies or intolerance should inform the server.

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