Be driven along the picturesque Tuscan countryside and enjoy a TOP quality Chianti Classico wine tasting; reach amazing panorama spots and visit a medieval hamlet and an amazing villa with a historic cellar.
Starting from the center of Florence you will reach the heart of Chianti on a luxury van with a private English-speaking driver, along the ancient Roman road “Cassia Vetus” surrounded by rolling hills with breathtaking views, vineyards and olive groves.
Visit the medieval village of Greve in Chianti, which gave birth to Giovanni da Verrazzano, the Florentine traveler who discovered in the 15th century the Hudson Bay. Have a stroll in the narrow streets of the superb hilltop hamlet of Montefioralle, perfectly preserved from the 12th century. You will have the chance to admire breathtaking landscapes while your guide/driver will tell you anecdotes and secrets related to the “Black Rooster”, the emblem of the Chianti Classico.
Arrived in San Casciano, you will visit a splendid historic villa of the XV century, still the home of one of the most ancient noble Florentine families. You will visit the garden of the villa and the ancient medieval cellars where, still nowadays, prestigious original oak barrel are used for aging the wine produced in the estate. You will also have the chance to learn all the secrets of olive oil, and how to recognize the genuine one.
If you want to join this tour with the “vip formula”, you will end your experience with a typical Tuscan lunch based on organic ingredients grown on-site and enjoy a wine pairing of 3 top Chianti Classico wines and an extra-virgin olive oil tasting.