Chianti and Castle Tour from Siena

Get the chance to admire the Tuscan hills that frame the scenic road through the lush countryside.

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  • Duration: 5 Hours
  • Easy
  • Electronic voucher
  • Pickup available
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Description

Depart from your Hotel in Siena, where our driver-guide will pick you up in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan and immerse yourself in the beauty of the Tuscan countryside on this small-group tour.
 

Get the chance to admire the Tuscan hills that frame the scenic road through the lush countryside. Leave Siena and reach the first winery located in Castellina in Chianti in the heart of the stunning Chianti Classico area. After a visit to the wine cellars, gain insight into the various stages of wine-production. Learn about the process of the blending Sangiovese, Canaiolo, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes that culminates in Chianti wine. Then, try this world-known wines enjoying a wine-tasting paired with delicacies such as sliced cured meats, bruschetta and salami.
 

Afterwords head to Monteriggioni castle, a charming walled village known and famous also thanks to Dante Alighieri who cited it in his masterpiece the Divine Comedy. Here you can make the best from your free time and you might visit the small church, take a walk on the medieval walls (at your own expense), go shopping or enjoy a delicious cup of coffee at a local cafe.
 

Then, always driving on Tuscan hills roads reach the second winery and fall in love with its unique style. Learn its history, visit the cellars and take unique photos. Sample more Tuscan products including wine-tastings and oil-tastings.
When the tasting is over, our driver will take you back to your Hotel in Siena where the end of the tour.

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What’s included

  • Pickup and drop off service on request
  • Travel by minivan with air conditioning for a maximum of 8 people 
  • Expert multilingual tour leader 
  • Wine, oil and balsamic vinegar tasting
  • Snack with sliced cured meats and typical salami
  • Visit two famous estates with tour of the wine cellar
  • Self-guided tour of the Monteriggioni fortress  

What’s excluded

  • Gratuities (optional),
  • Entrance fees

Important information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Customers must be able to climb and descend stairs. A small amount of walking is involved to reach Monteriggioni Castle as it is uphill. 
  • Please note that during low season from November 16th to March 14th Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements (4pax are required). In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Pickup and drop off are included for Hotels located within 20km from the center Siena. If your accommodation is outside, please consider that the meeting point will be from: Siena, Piazza Gramsci in front of Bar La Lizza
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Categories

CULINARY

BUS OR MINIVAN TOUR

DAY TRIPS AND EXCURSIONS

CITY BREAK

Guided Language

  • English
  • Spanish, Castilian
  • Italian
70 5 Hours , Easy

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