San Gimignano Vineyards Tour (about 8/9 hours)
HIGHLIGHTS: In this tour you have the opportunity to view breathtaking Tuscany country side, visit the medieval city (one of the most beautiful Medieval City in Italy) SAN GIMIGNANO and two farms producing the famous wines Chianti and Vernaccia of San Gimignano where we will view the winery and wine tasting with samples.
The tour begins from any one of 5 Tuscany cities...Florence, Pisa, Livorno, Lucca, or Forte dei Marmi (or other Tuscany cities upon request).
8:30 am Meet your driver at your departure city hotel or port and travel to your first winery attraction via the Tuscan country side. View amazing landscape, take some great photo shots and take in the unbelievably beautiful Tuscany golden hills and valleys.
10 a.m. Arrive at the First Winery for a 1 hour visit and wine tasting. Sample and learn how Chianti is produced.
11 a.m. Visit one of the most beautiful medieval cities in Italy...San Gimignano in the province of Siena. There you have a two hour walking visit to experience medieval architecture, unique in the preservation of about a dozen of its famous tower houses, and notable examples of exquisite Romanesque and Gothic architecture.
1:30 p.m. Arrive at the second Winery for a two hour visit which includes a a light lunch and tasting of the pride of this area the famous white wine Vernaccia of San Gimignano. The cellars guided tour winds through the various processing areas and storage of products, from the cellar with oak barrels, the underground cellar, until arriving at the aging area and the current winery. Along the way see machinery no longer in use evidenced by the old methods of bottling, filtering, labeling and capping. Every object has a story to tell that will take voice thanks to the knowledgeable guide.
3:30 p.m. Leave San Gimignano area and return to your place of departure.
4:30/5:00pm Back to your departure city or port
Please Note: All Tours where the guests want to have a light lunch or a wine tasting on this tour - the prices start from € 12 for wine tasting and € 26 for light lunch for each person. Both these items require reservations some days before (which we are glad to make for you) and payment on the site after the visit directly to the Farm and it is not included in the Tour’s price.
- Mecedes class luxury vehicle transportation
- English-speaking driver/guide
- The offer of general information on each locale
- Taxes and tolls included
- The promise of our dedicatin to provide you with the very best in service!
- Attraction entrance tickets
- Lunch/wine tasting and gratuity
- Archaeological or Professional Tour walking guide fee
Not included are:
From 1 to 8 passengers travel in a Mercedes class sedan or minivan limo.
Pricing is based on number in your private tour or tour package and may be modified by seasonal prices. Email us the tour you are interested in and number in your tour and we will provide you our most affordable quote. Once arrangements are settled and with your approval we will send you an invoice for 10% down via paypal then remainder to be collected at the end of the trip.
tuscany-tours-excursions.com is a transport service and transport host and is not a travel agency. Our job is to escort you on your visit and provide you with affordable professional transportation to your choice of attractions and destinations and return you to your appointed destination. Our professional English speaking drivers will avail all their knowledge of the locale and suggest and avail you to top local professional guides, wineries, dinning and local services.