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WINERY TOUR TUSCANY DE LUXE  7 days

 
TRAVEL PROGRAM:
 
Day 1 - Departure from Rome to Florence. Arrival at hotel and lunch at local restaurant. Afternoon dedicated to guided tour of Florence. The entire historic center of the city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Art collections are invaluable, also considering that the highest number of  Michelangelo' statues is kept in Florence, as well as paintings by Botticelli and Raphael. The Cathedral Dome is universally considered a masterpiece of engineering of all time. Dante Alighieri was born in Florence. Florence created the Renaissance. A stroll thourgh the Medieval lanes, between the tower houses once the schene of bloody clashes between factions, on  Ponte Vecchio in the midst of glittering gold shops, following Vasari Corridor and the route of the Grand Dukes, to reach the Oltrarno and climb on hills, seeing unexpected views between the red clay roofs......

Dinner and overnight at hotel in Florence.

Day 2 - After breakfast, continue city tour. Lunch in typical Tuscan restaurant in Florence. In the afternoon departure to Greve in Chianti, wine tasting in Tenuta Castello di Querceto (chianti,chianti classico,great “crus”,etc).  Castello di Querceto is located in the northeastern part of the Chianti Classico area, in a small valley in the town of  Greve in Chianti. In addition to the countless artistic and historical sites that cannot be neglected, the  whole chianti Classico area is itslef able to fully meet the expectations of its visitors, thanks to its pristine beauty, the sinous green and relaxing hills covered by vineyards, olive groves and dense forests and dotted with romantic farmhouses, thermal baths, picturesque and remote villages that invite, in the relaxation offered by nature, to taste the unique flavors of traditional recipes and classic and envied wines.

Dinner and overnight in Castello di Querceto.

 

Day  3 - After breakfast, drive to  Siena and guided tour of the city. Classic tour along the main streets,  Piazza del Duomo e Piazza del Campo, where various aspects of the city will be discussed.  For those who love art and the Middle Ages siena , a medieval city, the cradle ot the new marchant class, workshop of artists such as Duccio di Buoninsegna e Simone Martini, bus not only… for those who want to know the architectural, anthropological and historical aspects, Siena, a city buit on the road, Siena, a very rich city but completely devoid of water. Siena is a hegemonic city in Tuscany, but unitl when and why? typical Senese lunch in a small "trattoria" near Piazza del Campo. Afternoon free for shopping. dinner and overnight in 4* hotel in Siena.

Day 4 - After breakfast, depart for a guided tour of  Monteriggioni and S. Gimignano. Lunch at the famous restaurant “Bar dell'Orso” di Monteriggioni with typical local products. Dinner and overnight in Pienza at Relais Terre di Nano. The Relais Terre di Nano is a country house of the nineteenth century, surrounded by vineyards, olive groves and forests, in the Artistic Natural and Cultural Park of Val d'Orcia,  a beautiful  area of southern Tuscany that became a UNESCO  World Heritage Site in 2004. This historic house, restored   and furnished with care, offers hospitality to spend a relaxing holiday in a cozy and familiar atmosphere of rare beauty. Surrounded by an area with top quality wine production, the vineyards of Terre di Nano border the vineyards where Nobile di Montepulciano wine is produced and are only 20 minutes from the vineyards of Brunello di Montalcino. From the care and cultivation of olive groves and vineyards, they obtain a small but excellent production of olive oil and red wine.

 

Day 5 - In the morning, guided tour of Pienza. Lunch in a typical restaurant in Pienza. In the afternoon, guided tour of  MontepulcianoThis typical village built on "Mons.Politanus" owes its present appearance not only to the Middle Ages but also to the Renaissance, as we see from the many churches and palaces built by Antonio da Sangallo and Michelozzo. We begin our visit at the foot of the village, with the Sanctuary of Madonna di San Biagio, then by bus  we reach one of the two entrance gates of the town, where our walk to Piazza Grande starts with the Cathedral, the City Hall Palace and Nobili Tarugi Palace. Dinner at the famous restaurant "Le Logge del Vignola" in Montepulciano. Overnight at Relais Terre di Nano in Pienza.

 

Day 6 - After breakfast, departure to Montalcino. Visit of the famous Cantine Banfi with vertical tasting of Brunello wine. Lunch in the Borgo del Castello Banfi, the historic fortress that overlooks the estate. Surrounded by vineyards and olive groves, the Borgo will pamper you with its luxorious rooms and its well-maintained gardens, the ideal places to enjoy the tranquility of the Tuscan countryside. Afternoon visit to the Bottle and Glass Museum, within Castello Banfi. Five-course dinner with pairings of five Banfi wines in the Borgo of Castello Banfi. overnight at Castello Banfi.

Day 7 - After breakfast departure to return to Rome.

 

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