PRIVATE TRANSFER from Florence to Rome with stops in S Gimignano & Montepulciano

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Ramble through the “Rolling Hills Of Chianti”, visit the cities of San Gimignano & Montepulciano, taste a typical tuscan lunch, with exquisite wines and arrive to Rome at your destination:
A fantastic experience traveling between the Chianti hills and the famous city of San Gimignano and Montepulciano in Val d’Orcia. Our drivers will offer you tours in Mercedes Minivan or similar, accompanying you through the beautiful hills and picturesque villages of Tuscany, showing you the most interesting places and the extraordinary work of expert craftsmen.
1° stop in San Gimignano, with visit of the city and the magnificent towers. For lunch we will move to a typical Tuscan farm to taste wines, cold cuts, Pecorino and home made pasta.
2° stop in the afternoon in Montepulciano. Visit the Medieval cities of Montepulciano and discover 2 ancient Underground Cellars, walk through tunnels dug into the tuff, under spectacular brick vaults and taste some amazing wine.
Later we wiil move to Rome.

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Duration: 8 hours
Starts: Florence, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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Ramble through the “Rolling Hills Of Chianti”, visit the cities of San Gimignano & Montepulciano, taste a typical tuscan lunch, with exquisite wines and arrive to Rome at your destination:
A fantastic experience traveling between the Chianti hills and the famous city of San Gimignano and Montepulciano in Val d’Orcia. Our drivers will offer you tours in Mercedes Minivan or similar, accompanying you through the beautiful hills and picturesque villages of Tuscany, showing you the most interesting places and the extraordinary work of expert craftsmen.
1° stop in San Gimignano, with visit of the city and the magnificent towers. For lunch we will move to a typical Tuscan farm to taste wines, cold cuts, Pecorino and home made pasta.
2° stop in the afternoon in Montepulciano. Visit the Medieval cities of Montepulciano and discover 2 ancient Underground Cellars, walk through tunnels dug into the tuff, under spectacular brick vaults and taste some amazing wine.
Later we wiil move to Rome.

Itinerary
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Stop At: San Gimignano, San Gimignano, Tuscany

Our professional Driver – escort will pick you up at your hotel or another chosen location, (B&B or private flat) and will take you to discover the Tuscan countryside.
First stop to San Gimignano:
San Gimignano is a small walled medieval hill town not far from Siena. Known as the “Town of Fine Towers”, during the Middle Ages there were more than 70 towers in the city. Now it is a real open-air museum, where it seems to walk in the medieval period. The town also is known for saffron, the Golden Ham, and its white wine, Vernaccia di San Gimignano, produced from the ancient variety of Vernaccia grape which is grown on the sandstone hillsides of the area. In the main square don’t forget to taste the best ‘ice cream in the world'(Gelateria Dondoli), and in the streets of the village you can admire the extraordinary work of expert craftsmen.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tenuta Torciano, Via di Crocetta 18, 53037 Ulignano, San Gimignano Italy

Second Stop in a real Tuscan farm. Visit, lunch and wine tastings.
For lunch we will move to a real Tuscan farm, to understand the secrets of wine production and enjoy a lunch with Lasagna or homemade pasta, Bruschettas, Pecorino cheese, Prosciutto and 8 wine tastings of the best wines. This farm promotes the Italian wine & food culture all over the world. A beautiful Italian experience to learn the best combinations beetween wine & food, the glass etiquette, the secrets of Italian cuisine, Tuscan wine-making techniques and more.” Wine tasting and Lunch in the farm”:
• Tuscan lunch: Bruschettas, Lasagna o home made pasta, cold cuts, Salame, Prosciutto, Pecorino cheese and more…
• Wine tastings (Chianti, Chianti, Chianti Riseva, Brunello di Montalcino, Sangiovese, Nobile, Vernaccia and Super tuscan). Also Tasting of: Extra Olive, Oil tasting Pepper Olive Oil tasting, Balsamic Vinegar tasting, Truffle Oilive Oil tasting.

Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Chianti Road, Italy

After the visit to the farm, we will drive through the famous “Chianti Wine Road” and the sweet Siena hills, amidst olive-groves, cypress trees and vineyards up to the Medieval town of Montepulciano.

Stop At: Montepulciano, Montepulciano, Tuscany

Third Stop in Montepulciano:
After lunch, we will drive through the beautiful Val d’ Orcia (Orcia Valley) countryside up to Montepulciano. Arrived in the main square, we will visit two Historic Cellars. Our driver-escort will lead you inside of two underground cellars, between underground shafts with brick walls. Here you will find gigantic oak barrels, in which the famous Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG and the Rosso di Montepulciano DOC “rest”. At the end of the visit, you will attend a tasting of the best wines with an explanation of their basic characteristics. After this last stop, we will leave Montepulciano for Rome.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes



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