Essence of Chianti Small Group Tour with Lunch and Tastings from Florence

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 8 hours

Departs: Florence, Florence

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Discover the real essence of the Tuscan countryside, driving through amazing postcard views; departing from Florence, in a small group, that means top comfort and quality, you will see Greve in Chianti, you will have a guided visit to 3 of the best wine estate, you will enjoy a genuine Tuscan light lunch, and you will taste and compare different wines, olive oil and other typical products. This unique experience will finish with your trip back to Florence in the afternoon.

What's Included

Free wi-fi on board

Guided visit to 3 wineries, tasting of great wines, olive oil and more

Professional and informative English speaking driver/guide to lead you through the experience

Quick stop to see Greve in Chianti, the most representative Village of the Chianti Classico area

Small group tour: no crowds and more personalized experience

Transportation by air-conditioned and fully equipped vehicle

Typical Tuscan lunch: assorted cold cuts, cured ham, salami, cheeses, bruschetta, pasta (usually handmade pasta), and dessert.

What's Not Included


Hotel pickup and drop-off

Traveler Information

  • YOUTH: Age: 12 - 17
  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 99

Additional Info

  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • In case the mentioned wineries are not available, we will choose estates in the same area and with the same level/quality.
  • Luggage can be stored on the bus during the tour, if needed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Return at departure point: approx. 5:00pm. To reserve other activities, allow plenty of time, in case of heavy traffic, etc.
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Vegetarian option available on request
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Due to uneven surfaces, and a few stairs to access wine cellars, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Itinerary and/or visited wineries may change, based on their availability
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers

What To Expect

After having meet your guide and your travel companions in Florence depart in the direction of the Tuscan wine country. During the ride your guide will explain the schedule of your day.

• Admission Ticket Free

Fattoria San Michele a Torri
After a 30 minutes ride, you will stop to Fattoria di San Michele a Torri, an organic hilltop winery of 370 hectares; the estate is 211 meters above sea level, right in the middle of the most well known wine regions of Classic Chianti and Chianti Colli Fiorentini. Here after the visit you will taste a selection of their wines and olive oil

1 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Chianti Road
Leave the first estate and during the 45 minutes ride to the second stop admire the famous Tuscan countryside (rolling hills, huge vineyards, olive trees, etc).

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Casa Emma
Your experience at the second winery will start with an introduction about the history of the estate, 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 to enjoy a typical Tuscan light lunch paired with different wines (Chianti Classico, Riserva, Super Tuscans, etc.) and the olive oil, one of the most important ingredients of the italian cooking.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Greve in Chianti
After a panoramic ride along one of the most beautiful wine road in the world, you will reach Greve in Chianti, (a typical 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; here you will spend approx. 30/45 minutes to admire the Piazza Matteotti, a gently sloping square which is the hub of life in Greve, and have a look at the many local shops and wine stores, including the famous butcher shop Falorni, etc.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Poggio Torselli
The last stop is at Poggio Torselli, a family-owned historical Villa/Winery, where you will have the chance to admire the views over Florence and one of the most beautiful Italian garden in the area (weather permitting). Taste their genuine products, made with the deepest respect for the cultivation traditions of the territory, with almost the totality of the plants being represented by indigenous varietals, particularly Sangiovese. The third stop represent the perfect way to conclude your wine and food experience and complete your overview about the Tuscan wines by comparing the products and the philosophy of 3 different wine makers of the area.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Included

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