PRIVATE TOUR: Full-Day in Volterra and San Gimignano with Lunch & Wine Tasting

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  • 8 hr

Spend a day visiting Volterra with its splendid Roman theatre and the “Fine Towers” of San Gimignano. A day trip from the Etruscan period to the Renaissance. A wonderful experience between art, wine and local food to discover vineyards, towers and typical tuscan farms Itinerary • Meet your driver at your location • First stop at Volterra, for sure one the most beautiful viewpoint in Tuscany, with visit of the old town and the roman theater. • For lunch we'll move to a real Tuscan Farm, to understand the secrets of wine production and enjoy a lunch with Lasagna and 8 wine tastings • Afterwards, we'll drive through the sweet Chianti hills, amidst olive groves, cypress trees and vineyards up to the Medieval town of San Gimignano • We'll visit the magnificent towers of the city and we'll discover the legend of the Black Rooster. In the main square you will taste the best ice cream in the world two-time world champion • The return is scheduled around 5.00 pm Take a look "What to expect"

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Pek Tuscany In Limo

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Volterra

Our professional Driver-guide pick you up at your hotel or another chosen location, (B&B or private flat) and will take you to discover our Region. We will drive through the Tuscan countryside, among olive trees, vineyards and sunflowers. The first stop will be in Volterra. Volterra is a beautiful walled city, built on the top of a hill. The town was built over one of the Twelve Cities of the ancient Etruscan civilisation capitals and has some of the original gates from that era still standing along with a dedicated museum packed with Etruscan and Roman relics. The most interesting things to visit are the ancient Roman theater, the Baptistery and the “Palazzo dei Priori” in the main square.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Tenuta Torciano

For lunch we will move to a typical tuscan farm. Visit, Lunch and Wine tastings. This farm promotes the Italian wine & food culture all over the world. A beautiful Italian experience to learn the best combinations beetween wine & food, the glass etiquette, the secrets of Italian cuisine, Tuscan wine-making techniques and more." Wine tasting and Lunch in the farm”: • Tuscan lunch: Bruschettas, Lasagna o home made pasta, cold cuts, Salame, Prosciutto, Pecorino cheese and more... • Wine tastings (Chianti, Chianti, Chianti Riseva, Brunello di Montalcino, Sangiovese, Nobile, Vernaccia and Super tuscan). Also Tasting of: Extra Olive, Oil tasting Pepper Olive Oil tasting, Balsamic Vinegar tasting, Truffle Oilive Oil tasting.

Duration: 2 hour

Pass By: Chianti Road

After the visit to the farm, we will drive through one of the famous "Chianti wine road" and the sweet Chianti hills, amidst olive-groves, cypress trees and vineyards up to the Medieval town of San Gimignano.

Stop At: San Gimignano

Last stop at San Gimignano: The visit of the town and its magnificent towers will take about an hour. San Gimignano is a small walled medieval hill town not far from Siena. Known as the “Town of Fine Towers”, during the Middle Ages there were more than 70 towers in the city. Now it is a real open-air museum, where it seems to walk in the medieval period. The town also is known for saffron, the Golden Ham, and its white wine, Vernaccia di San Gimignano, produced from the ancient variety of Vernaccia grape which is grown on the sandstone hillsides of the area. In the main square don't forget to taste the best 'ice cream in the world'(Gelateria Dondoli), and in the streets of the village you can admire the extraordinary work of expert craftsmen. At the end of the visit we will come back to your location (Hotel, B&B or private flat).

Duration: 1 hour
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