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Brunello wine in Montalcino, Val d'Orcia
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One day between Montalcino, Pienza and Montepulciano
Tour departing from Florence to discover one of the most fascinating areas of Tuscany, with charming villages and food and wine delicacies

Let yourself be guided in your discovery of picture-perfect Tuscany, the Val d'Orcia, where rolling hills, lush vineyards and sunny cypresses will be your travel companions. The small corner of paradise is just 2 hours by bus from Florence, away from the hustle and bustle of the city, transporting you to a land of excellent wines and world-renowned local products.

As you move away from Florence, you will be able to admire the transformation of the landscape: tall buildings and busy streets will give way to the green of the Tuscan countryside, dotted here and there by small villages and surrounded by vineyards and hills. The first stop will be Montalcino, a delightful village perched on a hill and dominated by an imposing medieval fortress. The city is famous all over the world for the production of the delicious Brunello, a very fine wine that you can taste in a local cellar. You will also learn the production process of this wine in the company of the owners of the company.

After some free time, you will leave for Pienza, the "ideal city" designed by the architect Rossellino at the behest of Pope Pius II. Admire the delightful Duomo, Palazzo Pubblico and the panoramic terrace overlooking the entire Val d'Orcia. Here you will be offered a tasting of locally produced pecorino cheese. 

The last stop will be Montepulciano, a charming village between Val d'Orcia and Valdichiana Senese, immersed in a breathtaking hilly landscape, where you will be offered a tasting of the famous Vino Nobile in a cellar in the historic center. 

You will return to Florence in the late afternoon, taking in the stunning panorama kissed by the sunset. 

OFFER 
€ 70 price is per person

NOTE 
All tours comply with the guidelines of the Ministry of Health regarding containment for COVID-19

Where
Val d'Orcia, Tuscany
Montalcino, SI, Italia
When
From 01 April 2021 to 31 October 2021
Monday, 
Wednesday, 
Saturday 
start 08:00  end  19:30 

Guida
Professional tour leader
Prices include
  • Gran Turismo bus
  • Expert multilingual escort
  • Free visit of Montalcino, Pienza and Montepulciano
  • Visit to a wine cellar in Montalcino with tasting of world-famous Brunello
  • Visit to a winery in Montepulciano with tasting of “Vino Nobile”
  • Cheese tasting in Pienza
  • Possibility of buying wine and cheese at a very competitive price
Supplemental charges
  • COVID-19 individual containment devices 
Meeting point
Bus Terminal at Piazzale Montelungo, next to Santa Maria Novella Train Station (Florence). Look for our staff wearing a fuchsia Ciaoflorence jacket
Plan
  • 7.45 am Check in 
  • 8.00 am Departure from Florence
  • 10.15 am Arrival in Montalcino, free time and tasting of Brunello wine in a local cellar
  • 2.30 pm Arrival in Pienza, free time and pecorino cheese tasting
  • 3.50 pm Arrival at Montepulciano, free time and tasting of Nobile wine in a local cellar
  • 5.45 pm Departure for Florence
  • 7.30 pm Arrival in Florence
Cancellation and no-show policies
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the tour departure!
Read the cancellation policies
Organization
Ciao Florence Tours & Travels srl
P.IVA: 05823680482
Via Cavour 36
Firenze
Price
70€
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