La Spezia Shore Excursion: Chianti Wine-Tasting Trip

6 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Day Trip
  • Pickup Service
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 9 hr

While in port in La Spezia, leave the city behind and set off into the heart of the Chianti region on this private wine-tasting shore excursion. Sit back and enjoy a scenic drive through the beautiful Tuscan countryside and be enchanted by the villages of Greve in Chianti. Explore notable Chianti sites such as the Piazza Matteotti and the Basilica of Santa Croce and enjoy exquisite wine/olive oil tastings at one of the most famous Tuscan winery.

Itinerary Details

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: La Spezia

Meet your private driver at La Spezia Port, and after a 2 hours drive, reach one of the most beautiful area of the Tuscan countryside.

Stop At: Greve in Chianti

Greve in Chianti, (the most famous village of the Chianti Classico countryside), and the birthplace of the famous Tuscan explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano, the Tuscan who discovered the New York Harbor, admire the Piazza Matteotti, a gently sloping square which is the hub of life in Greve; visit the many local shops and wine stores, including the famous butcher shop Falorni, or the Enoteca Le Cantine (one of the biggest wine shop in Tuscany)

Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: Chianti Road

You will drive through the most beautiful Tuscan countryside and see vineyards, olive trees, rolling hills, etc.

Stop At: Fattoria di Montecchio

Your experience at the winery will start with an introduction about the history of the estate, followed by the visit of the old wine cellars with the explanations about the wine making process, and all the secrets to produce the Chianti red wine and the Tuscan olive oil, famous all over the world. After the visit, take a seat and taste different wines (Chianti Classico, Riserva, Super Tuscans, etc.) and the olive oil, one of the most important ingredients of the italian cooking.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Casa Emma

As an alternative, in case Fattoria Montecchio is not available for your date, the visit followed by the wine tasting will be made at Casa Emma, another hill top winery located in the same area (the earth of the Chianti Classico countryside).

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: San Donato in Poggio

For food lovers, just 5 minutes away from the wineries, there is a family owned restaurant called La Locanda di Pietracupa, where you can taste one of the best and most genuine food of Tuscany, paired with a great selection of local wines. This is just an option in case you like to have a lunch at a restaurant; obviously being lunch at your own expenses, you are free to decide where to go, or skip the restaurant and eat something faster on the way.

Pass By: La Spezia

At the end of your experience, with a relaxing drive you will reach your ship at La Spezia Port
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