The ultimate foodie tour of Val d'Orcia from Florence
Excursions & day trips

The ultimate foodie tour of Val d'Orcia from Florence

Free cancellation
Language: English , Spanish
Availability: See calendar
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 11 hours 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Experience the heart of Tuscany: Montalcino, Pienza and Montepulciano
  • Enjoy two different wine tastings: Montalcino's Brunello and Montepulciano's Noble Wine
  • Savor the famous Pecorino cheese of Pienza
What to expect

Escape the hustle and bustle of Florence and experience the heart of Tuscany by visiting the enchanting Val D’Orcia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the beautiful towns of Montalcino, Pienza and Montepulciano; enjoy two different wine tastings and savor the famous Pecorino cheese!

The tour starts with a wine tasting in Montalcino, the land of the world-renowned Brunello wine. Here you will be enchanted by the outstanding charm of a special and definitely worth visiting wine cellar. Next you move up to the peak of the town, where a magnificent sight will take your breath away: sunny rolling hills, ancient oaks, picturesque olive groves, scenic country roads winding through perfect vineyards and isolated cypress trees atop hills.

The tour continues to Pienza, which stands high upon a hill and dominates all the Orcia valley with extraordinary views. Enjoy the cheese tasting session with the famous Pecorino cheese (included in the tour!) and explore the pretty alleyways of this small town at your leisure.

The last stop reaches Montepulciano, home to the famous Vino Nobile vineyards and more recently famous for the filming of the vampire movie "New Moon". Enjoy your second wine tasting session while visiting the dungeon where the wine is stored under the ancient walls of the winery before heading back to Florence.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Guided tour
    • Wine tasting
    • Transportation in air-conditioned coach
    Reduced price
    • Children (age 4-12): 50% discount
    • Infants (age 0-3): free of charge
    Where

    Piazzale Montelungo, 50129 Florence FI, Italy

    Meeting point:
    Bus Terminal at Piazzale Montelungo, next to Santa Maria Novella Train Station. Look for the assistance staff wearing a fuchsia jacket with the logo Ciao Florence.
    What to remember
    • Please note that the order of the visits may change
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    When
    • The tour starts at 8.00am
    • November to March: Wednesday
    • April to October: Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Ciao Florence Tours & Travels Srl
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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