The ultimate list of the 7 best wine tours from Florence
Florence is one of the most famous and appreciated Italian cities in the world.
Cradle of the Renaissance, it has a charm that makes it able to attract more than ten million tourists a year.
City of art, it is considered to be one of the most important cultural centers in the whole world and the birthplace of the Italian language.
Florence is famous not only for its museums or the monuments or its geniuses of the past, but is also well known by tourists because of its culinary art.
Food has always been a strength for Italy and Florence perfectly embodies the vast food and wine heritage of its region.
Tuscan wines, in particular, are considered among the finest Italian wines all over the world and Florence is in an excellent location if you want to do a wine tour.
In the south of Florence, in fact, there is the Chianti valley where the homonymous wine is produced.
It has always been considered the heart of old Tuscany and is famous all over the world for its renowned wines.
Florence offers multiple types of wine tours, let’s find out which are the best.
Tuscany in one day
If you are in Florence and you have a day off then this is the tour for you.
You will have the opportunity to visit three locations: Siena, San Gimignano, and Pisa.
You will move safely in an air-conditioned car with an expert guide of the places, you will see.
You will enjoy an excellent lunch in the Chianti hills in a winery where you will have the opportunity to taste the wines produced inside.
Countryside wine tour
The best solution for those traveling in small groups.
Leave Florence for a trip through the vineyards, olive groves, and Tuscan hills.
Get ready to visit two important wineries in the Chianti region where you will also have the opportunity to enter the cellars and be able to see for yourself the most important stages of wine production.
Taste different qualities of wine and extra virgin olive oil with platters of typical local products.
You will be guided by an expert guide and you will be able to enjoy detailed explanations being a small group of participants.
Chianti afternoon wine tour
The best solution for those who want to enjoy an evening of tradition and charm.
Start from Florence and visit the rural villages of the Chianti valley, tasting different types of wine and tasting excellent typical products during the sunset from the Tuscan hills.
Before returning to Florence you will have the opportunity to see the suggestive fortress of Castellina.
Fiat 500 wine tour
Get behind the wheel of one of the vehicles that made the history of the Italian automotive tradition.
Live a unique experience that will culminate with the visit of a fifteenth-century villa located in the heart of Tuscany.
You will explore its cellars and vineyards while tasting the most varied types of wine and local products.
Drive your vintage Fiat 500 with confidence thanks to the instructions of an expert guide.
Pasta making wine tour
The best solution for those who want to visit unique places and are willing to get their hands dirty.
Start from Florence and visit an ancient Tuscan castle, explore its vineyard, cellars, and winery.
Inside you will have the opportunity to take part in a hand-made pasta lesson and at lunchtime you can eat the fruits of your job while enjoying three types of wine produced by the factory itself.
Private wine tour
Enjoy a private visit to the home of the renowned Brunello di Montalcino.
Start from Florence in a luxury vehicle equipped with air conditioning and certified guide and enjoy the splendid landscape between the ancient roads of Tuscany and the view of the beautiful medieval city of Montalcino.
You will visit three historic wineries including one family-run.
You will taste two variants of wine, Brunello and Rosso di Montalcino, enjoying a lunch based on local products which will be illustrated and explained by the producers themselves.
Vespa wine tour
The best solution for those who want to immerse themselves in the Italian tradition.
Start from Florence on a vintage Vespa to fully experience the air of the Tuscan countryside while admiring all its splendid views.
Explore the Chianti’s region along its ancient roads and stop in a typical winery tasting the wines produced in the area.
Before getting back on your Vespa and returning to Florence, enjoy a typical Tuscan lunch with local products.
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