San Gimignano Visit & Wine Tasting in Chianti Region - Italy

Tasting
Wine, Olive Oil, Local Food
Activity
Walking Tour
Included
Meal, Pick up, Tour guide
Languages
English, Italian
Theme
Cultural, Historical
Minimum Drinking Age
18
$
73
32
/ Person
Greta W
Activity Overview
Visit the town of San Gimignano and immerse yourself in the art and architecture on a half day tour of San Gimignano and the Tuscan countryside. Enjoy a wine tasting in the Chianti region. 

Northwest of Siena, on the hills of Val d'Elsa, stands the medieval town of San Gimignano.
Defined as the town "with a hundred towers", owing to the presence of these impressive buildings symbolizing power and wealth, till the thirteenth century the town counted seventy-two towers, fourteen of them are still standing today.

Due to the development of trade on the Via Francigena, crossed by thousands of pilgrims in the Middle Ages on their way to Rome, San Gimignano interweaved with the secrets of the local wine and gastronomy in a potpourri of fragrances and tastes, that our expert tour leaders will give you the opportunity of testing, in a unique tour. This incomparable experience will give you the possibility to appreciate the particular beauty of Santa Fina pottery and local handicrafts. You will also have the opportunity to discover the history of the only Tuscan white wine recognized as D.O.C.G., the famous Vernaccia, that you will taste in one of the most renowned of the San Gimignano area, with a vast selection of other typical wines and products.
 
Included
  • Pick-up service
  • Travel by minivan with air conditioning for a maximum of 8 people
  • Expert multilingual escorts
  • Wine, oil and balsamic vinegar tasting
  • Snack with sliced cold meat and typical salami
  • Drop off service
Rates
Per
Price
Person
$
73
32
Timing
Dates
Start Time
Weekly on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, starting May 1, 2018, until Nov 1, 20188:30 AM
Duration
5 H
More Info
Cancellation Policy
Standard
  • Cancellations made 2 days before will be fully refunded.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
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