A day in the Tuscan countryside tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

151447


Categories

City, Day Trip / Out of Town, Food and Wine, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. While children are very welcome on the tour, the tour is geared to adults.
This is not a "kid's tour".

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

Italian (fluent), English (fluent)

Food and wine, art and history, beautiful vista


This is a custom private tour and we will need to set the specific itinerary together.
This full day tour brings you out into the Tuscan countryside.
We can choose to visit wineries, hill towns, small country churches and museums, country restaurants and more. We'll have the opportunity to walk through vineyards and Italian gardens, along cypress lines roads and see the beautiful tuscan landscape.

Itinerary

2 possible itineraries :
a. ) We'll drive through the beautiful countryside and small towns, where we can choose to visit a cheese and wine farm for a visit and tasting, a modern winery, an ancient castle winery or stop in at an ancient monastery recently restored. We can stop at the Villa where "Mona Lisa" lived, visit the cellars and have a 4 course lunch with the wines produced there or a smaller tasting with a light snack, on a terrace overlooking a beautiful landscape ( weather permitting) . You can choose to have lunch in a small towns as an option.

b. ) We can drive to the charming town of Lucca and experience another side of Tuscany - without the crowds of the major tourist centers. We can stroll through the medieval streets visiting squares, romanesque churches, medieval towers, a 17th century garden and walk on the city's renaissance walls. We can visit a local winery for tastings and stop in the hill town of Montecarlo. You can choose to have lunch in Lucca or in a near by town.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: we can start our tour from the city of Florence or Lucca , at a central location or your hotel.

End location: we will end the tour at the pick up point

Duration: 7 hours

the tour is about 7 hours or max 8 hours

Transportation

private car or minivan, walking

What’s Included

guide service, driver service and all necessary reservations for the day.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

100 euro - The amount of local payments will vary and depend on the exact itinerary that you choose. The extra local payments will include nominal museum fees, lunch and wine tasting fees. We can discuss all of this when we determine the exact itinerary.

What’s Extra

wine tasting, meals and museum tickets are extra if not otherwise specified.

Pick up at the cruise ship ports or airports will entail an extra charge.

A Recent Review of this tour

Unforgettable experience. Marvelous tour. Wonderful guide. Thanks so much!
Maria Elena G.

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