Discover the marvelous unspoiled landscapes surrounding the Chianti vineyards on this 5-hour tour from Siena. Sample Chianti wine at a wine cellar, visit ancient churches, medieval castles, and little hamlets, and explore the town of San Gimignano.
On this 5-hour tour your expert tour leader will guide you in the discovery of the marvelous unspoiled landscapes that have been cradling the Chianti vineyards for centuries, unraveling before your eyes in a harmony of colors unique to the hills of this region. The beautiful ruby color and the characteristic fragrance with hints of violet are the distinguishing marks of the identity of one of the most famous wines in the world: Chianti.
You will taste this refined product at one of the best wine cellars of the area, accompanying the wine with a selection of bruschetta, typical cheeses, Tuscan salami, and sliced cold meats.
The sounds, fragrances and tastes of this land will steal your senses through a unique experience to be discovered, tasted, and understood by visiting ancient churches, medieval castles, and little hamlets where the pace of life has remained unchanged over the course of time. Enjoy the pleasure of exploring these fantastic settings and relish their ancient traditions.
The tour then continues to San Gimignano, a splendid medieval town that has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. San Gimignano, distinguished by its world famous, characteristic towered skyline, stands along Via Francigena on the hills of upper Val D’Elsa.
The town, also famous for its wine, Vernaccia di San Gimignano, saffron, and the precious Santa Fina pottery, will meet your eye leaving everyone astonished by its beauty. Your guide will accompany you to every corner of the town characterized by beautiful squares, buildings, churches, and suggestive alleyways.