Siena, Cortona, Montepulciano & Val D'Orcia from Florence - Semi private tour

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Duration: 11 hours

Departs: Florence, Florence

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Explore in the comfort of a 8 seat van the most beautiful Tuscan towns made famous through films together with a passionate local driving guide. Enjoy lunchoverlooking the rolling hills of Montepulciano while tasting famous wine.

Wander the winding streets of Cortona walked by Diane Lane in "Under the Tuscan sun", watch out for the vampires of the Twilight saga " New Moon" in Montapulciano and taste the famous Noble of Montepulciano wine. Explore the locations made famous by Michelle Pfieffer in "A Midsummer night's dream" and Ralph Fienes in " The English patient". Spot the iconic rolling hills of Tuscany from " Letters to Juliet" and enjoy a taste of the local lifestyle by sampling fine local wine, cheese and other products from the region.

What's Included

1h free time to explore Cortona

Air-conditioned vehicle

Light lunch in a local winery including 2 wine tasting including the famous " vino nobile di Montepulciano"

Orientation walk of Montepulciano and free time

Orientation walk of Siena and free time

Wine and cheese tasting in a 13th century cellar

What's Not Included


Pick up / Drop off

Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 70

Additional Info

  • FFP2 / N95 masks mandatory on board of bus/van
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • FFP2 / N95 masks mandatory on board of bus/van
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

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

Meet your local tour leader at the Italy on a Budget tour office in central Florence, just 10 minutes walk from the Santa Maria Novella train station, and the rest of your group of like-minded young travellers.

From Florence you will travel for an hour and a half by private 8 seat mini-van through the beautiful Tuscan countryside enjoyed by generations on the movie screen.

• Admission Ticket Free

Learn about the Italian way of life, the local customs, cuisines and quirks from your guide before reaching the first stop of the day. SIENA is the medieval town that set the backdrop of the famous movie Letters to Julliet and Stealing beauty. Be ready to be amaized by Siena a town full of charm, narrow streets with local artisans and medieval squares made in red brigs.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Duomo di Siena
A stop of the gotic Cathedral of Siena will be a must before we continue our trips towards our next destination.

• Admission Ticket Free

Piazza Grande a Montepulciano
From here, you head to the famous MONTEPULCIANO, where vampires converge in the Twilight Saga's New Moon. The beautiful walled town is also the home of the Montepulciano DOCG WINE, making it the perfect opportunity for a tasting of vino and other local products at an ancient underground cellar from the 14th century. You will have the chance to purchase products for the perfect gift or to ship home. Your guide will provide you with a local insight, information about the specific scenes and other films set in each place, as well as free time to explore the other attractions that the the towns have to offer at your leisure.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Just a 10 mins drive from Montepulciano we will find our local restaurant located in a stunning position overlooking the Tuscan hills and also producers of the famous Montepulciano DOCG wine. Here we will enjoy our LIGHT LUNCH with local Tuscan products including WINE TASTING.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Piazza della Repubblica
After lunch you will head to CORTONA, the luscious hilltop town known for its olive groves and made famous by Diane Lane in Under the Tuscan Sun. You will be given free time in Cortona to explore the narrow streets, artisan stores and other landmarks seen in the cinematic adapation of Frances Mayes' novel. Who knows, maybe your own Italian love story will unfold!

We will head back to Florence for approximately 8:00pm

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

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