PRIVATE Transfer from Siena to Assisi with stops in Montepulciano and Cortona

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Don’t mIss the chance to visit Montepulciano and Cortona during your transfer from Siena to Assisi, with ours expert local driver-escort. A full daytrip inside the iconic landscape of the rolling hills, avenues of cypress trees and medieval hilltop towns. Explore the secret Tuscany !
• First stop in Montepulciano: Visit the Medieval cities and discover two ancient underground cellars, walk through tunnels dug into the tuff, under spectacular brick vaults and taste some amazing wine. At the end of the visit, you will attend a typical tuscan lunch with 5 tastings of the best wines with an explanation of their basic characteristics.
• Second stop in Cortona. Later we will move in Cortona. Cortona is a traditional walled Etruscan town. Sitting at about 600 metres above sea level, it offers spectacular views over the surrounding valley and Lake Trasimeno. In the afternoon we will drive to Assisi and we will leave you at your Hotel, B&B or private apartment.

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



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Don’t mIss the chance to visit Montepulciano and Cortona during your transfer from Siena to Assisi, with ours expert local driver-escort. A full daytrip inside the iconic landscape of the rolling hills, avenues of cypress trees and medieval hilltop towns. Explore the secret Tuscany !
• First stop in Montepulciano: Visit the Medieval cities and discover two ancient underground cellars, walk through tunnels dug into the tuff, under spectacular brick vaults and taste some amazing wine. At the end of the visit, you will attend a typical tuscan lunch with 5 tastings of the best wines with an explanation of their basic characteristics.
• Second stop in Cortona. Later we will move in Cortona. Cortona is a traditional walled Etruscan town. Sitting at about 600 metres above sea level, it offers spectacular views over the surrounding valley and Lake Trasimeno. In the afternoon we will drive to Assisi and we will leave you at your Hotel, B&B or private apartment.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Montepulciano, Montepulciano, Tuscany

Our driver escort will pick you up at your location (hotel, B&B or private apartment) and take you on a drive through the sweet hills of Tuscany. First stop in Montepulciano,
Montepulciano is a major producer of food and drink. Renowned for its pork, cheese, “pici” pasta, lentils, and honey, it is known worldwide for its wine (Nobile and Red of Montepulciano). Our driver escort will guide you through the incredible underground cellars, where a qualiquified winemaker will show you 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 typical tuscan lunch and a tasting of the best wines with an explanation of their basic characteristics.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Cortona, Cortona, Province of Arezzo, Tuscany

Later we will drive until Cortona.
Cortona is the main cultural and artistic center of the Val di Chiana after Arezzo. Cortona founded by the Etruscans (Original name “Curtun”) still retains many of its original remains from the Etruscan period, also Cortona encloses diferents story from characters that boasts great Renaissance artists, such as Luca Signorelli and Beato Angelico, as well as Pietro di Cortona from the Baroque period. Cortona and its countryside inspired also the famous film “Under the tuscan sun”.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Pass By: Lake Trasimeno, Lake Trasimeno, Province of Perugia, Umbria

During the transfer we will pass near the Trasimeno Lake, possible stop on request. Lake Trasimeno is located in the green heart of Umbria, amidst beds of reeds and charming white water lilies. It’s a true natural paradise home to wild ducks, cormorants, kites and kingfishers. At the end of the tour we ‘ll arrive in Assisi at your destination.



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