Leave in the morning and after about 1 hour transfer we reach the characteristic town of Montepulciano*. Built in 1500 along a narrow ridge of limestone, well known all over the world for its imposing Renaissance palaces and mostly for the Vino Nobile, one of the most appreciated Tuscan wines all over the world. After my main explanations enjoy some free time on your own.
Next stop: Pienza. This is one of the most beautiful Tuscan towns, rare example of Renaissance architecture brought to completion. Enjoy my explanations and after have some free time for lunch and relax.
In early afternoon we'll continue through enchanting landscapes to reach Montalcino, famous throughout the world especially for the origin of one of the finest wines in the world: Brunello di Montalcino. Perched on a hill on which the mighty fourteenth century fortress rises still today. Free time for visits, and after we'll go to a top rated winery to taste the famous Brunello.
Return to your accomodation in the late afternoon
Val D'Orcia area (declared Unesco World Heritage Site): Montepulciano, Montalcino, Pienza
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I'll come to pick you up from your location in Florence or surroundings.
End location: At your location, where we met in the morning
Duration: 9 hours
Mercedes-Benz class V (minivan) with air condition and driver-guide at your disposal during the all trip
Estimated Local Cash Needed
25 euro - The cost of a full meal
I am a driver-guide only, and I will not be able to accompany you on some portions of the tour which require long walking. The parts of the itinerary denoted by * will be un-guided, so after my introduction you will be able to explore the area on your own
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Massimo and this tour was a true highlight of the trip. Our kids loved him and he tweaked the trip real time to give them and is an amazing experience. Definitely did not feel "standard"...was unique and fun.