PRIVATE EXCURSION: Volterra & San Gimignano + wine tastings (from Livorno Port)

Spend a day through the Chianti sweet hills. A wonderful Experience between art, wine and local food to discover vineyards, towers and typical farms.
• Meet your driver escort at your Cruise Ship in Livorno and visit the tuscan countryside.
• First stop to Volterra, for sure one the most beautiful viewpoint of the region. Free visit of the town (historic centre, Etruscan acropolis and the Roman theatre).
• After Volterra we’ll move to a real Tuscan farm, to understand the secrets of wine production and enjoy a lunch with Lasagna or home made pasta with 8 Wine Tastings included: (Chianti Riserva, Brunello, Sangiovese, Nobile, Vernaccia)
• After lunch we will visit the magnificent Towers of San Gimignano and the pictoreque historical centre, tasting the best “gelato” of the world.
San Gimignano is known for the beauty of its ancient towers and and the incredible panorama that surrounds it.
• The return in Livorno port is scheduled at around 16.00 pm.
Take a look “What to Expect”
* Duration: 8 hours
* Starts: Livorno, Italy
* Trip Category: Food, Wine & Nightlife >> Wine Tasting & Winery Tours




Spend a day through the Chianti sweet hills. A wonderful Experience between art, wine and local food to discover vineyards, towers and typical farms.
• Meet your driver escort at your Cruise Ship in Livorno and visit the tuscan countryside.
• First stop to Volterra, for sure one the most beautiful viewpoint of the region. Free visit of the town (historic centre, Etruscan acropolis and the Roman theatre).
• After Volterra we’ll move to a real Tuscan farm, to understand the secrets of wine production and enjoy a lunch with Lasagna or home made pasta with 8 Wine Tastings included: (Chianti Riserva, Brunello, Sangiovese, Nobile, Vernaccia)
• After lunch we will visit the magnificent Towers of San Gimignano and the pictoreque historical centre, tasting the best “gelato” of the world.
San Gimignano is known for the beauty of its ancient towers and and the incredible panorama that surrounds it.
• The return in Livorno port is scheduled at around 16.00 pm.
Take a look “What to Expect”

Itinerary
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Stop At: Volterra, Volterra, Province of Pisa, Tuscany

We will pick you up at Livorno Terminal Cruise, and will take you on a drive through the hills of Tuscany.
First stop in Volterra. (Free visit 2hrs)
Volterra is a beautiful walled city in Tuscany, built on the top of a hill. The town is built over one of the Twelve Cities of the ancient Etruscan civilisation and has some of the original gates from that era still standing along with a dedicated museum packed with Etruscan and Roman relics.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Pass By: Chianti Road, Italy

After Volterrra, 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 San Gimignano and we will arrive to the Tuscan Farm for lunch and wine tastings.

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

We will drive to a typical Tuscan farm for visit, Lunch and Wine tastings.
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

Stop At: San Gimignano, San Gimignano, Tuscany

After lunch we will move to San Gimignano for a free visit (1 hrs) of the town and its magnificent Towers.
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.
The return to Livorno Port is scheduled around 4.00 pm.

Duration: 1 hour