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Walking in Tuscany

Tour of the “Bottegai”

An exploration through the steep and winding streets and alleyways of splendid Cortona, on trail of restaurants, ceramicists and antiques shops, with a obligatory break for lunch in the most authentic and typical trattoria the town has to offer.


Duration: min 2 hours max 3



Tour of the churches

A walk outside and around the walls of Cortona, leaving from the historic church of Santa Margherita, following a tranquil and spirtual road that leads to the inspirational landscape of the Cappuccine monks. Here you can admire and visit the enchanting monestry of San Francesco and then return via the picturesque church of Santa Maria Nouva.

Alernatively

A walk within the walls of Cortona, visiting the town’s churches leaving from San Benedetto and San Filippo, stopping at the Duomo, climbing up to San Francesco, continuing to San Niccolo and San Cristoforo, descending all the way to San Domenico. An historic tour guide can also be


Duration: 3 hours



Gastronomic tour of the lake

A gastronomic tour through the hills of Tuscany and Umbria and the lake Trasimeno, leaving and returning from Borghetto. The tour takes you through the vineyards of the area passing through Piana, Pozzuolo Petrignano del Lago, with tastings at Azienda Agricola Fanini (Colli del Trasimeno Bianco DOC, “Albello del Lago”), Ferretto, Az. Agr. Podere Marella (Colli del Trasimeno DOC, red table wine “Caluna”) and on the return journey, the possibility of lunch or tea in a typical Umbrian establishment.


Duration: min 3 hours max 4

Difficulty: easy-medium

 

alternatively

A tour through the hills of Trasimeno along the wine route, “la Strada del Vino”. A return trip from Terontola, passing through Puntabella, Vernazzano with tastings at Azienda Agricola Mezzetti (Dardano red Corona DOC), Castiglion del Lago, Gioiella, Petrignano Az. Agr. I Cucchi (Colli del Trasimeno white DOC “Albello del Lago”) and returning with the possibility of a lunch stop in one


Duration: min 3 hours max 4

Difficulty: easy-medium




Tour in Val D'orcia Montalcino Sant’Antimo
  • Visit of an historical cellar in Montalcino, wine tasting. Visit of the town and shopping time. Lunch in a typical restaurant whit traditional food Wine tasting to Banfi Castle whit “Brunello” wine
  • Visit to Sant’Antimo, Romanesque Church, whit a Gregorian songs
Departure for return trip, during full-day tour Meeting for departure to Montalcino



Duration: 8 hours



Tour in Val D'orcia Pienza Monticchiello Bagno Vignoni
  • Visit of Pienza wine tasting and typical cheese tasting in the center of the town. Lunch in a typical restaurant whit traditional food
  • Visit to Monticchiello and Bagno Vignoni whit the historical therms

Duration: 8 hours



CHIANTI CLASSICO HALF-DAY

During this half-day tour, you will get to know the Chianti region with visits to and wine-tasting in three different wineries.

The tour will visit: The Castello di Brolio Winery, which is run by the “Ricasoli” family and is the source of the famous “Chianti Classico” denomination. The Castello di Albola Winery- where there will be an interesting guided-tour of the wine cellar and an explanation of the process of winemaking, from the harvest to fermentation to the aging of the wine. The I Selvatici Winery- a typical family-owned business where absolute priority is given to maintaining traditions. This winery produces a world-renowned “Vinsanto” which was cited in Wine Spectator Magazine

Departure. Visit to the winery of Castello di Albola and wine-tasting Tasting at il Castello di Brolio Stop at Vertine for a visit at this typical Medieval village in the Chianti region Tasting at I Selvatici Departure for the return trip Half-day tour: wine-tasting and visits to three wine cellars


Duration: half day

Difficulty: easy-medium



CHIANTI CLASSICO FULL DAY

Full-day Tour Visit includes tours of three wine cellars, wine-tasting, lunch in a typical Tuscan restaurant, visits to a few typical towns of theChianti region. On this tour, you can get to know the Chianti region with wine-tasting and a visit to three different wine cellars. In addition, there will be opportunities to taste some of the traditional delicacies of the region and to take a pleasant stroll around a few typical, medieval small towns that have maintained their unique, timeless atmosphere.

The wine cellar selected for a tour will be based on the availability of the owners of the wine cellar, a client’s preference and on the place of departure for a tour.

We propose the following itineraries: The Castello di Albola Winery- where there will be an interesting guided-tour of the wine cellar and an explanation of the process of winemaking, from the harvest to fermentation to the aging of the wine. The I Selvatici Winery- a typical family-owned business where absolute priority is given to maintaining traditions. This winery produces a world-renowned “Vinsanto” which was cited in Wine Spectator Magazine The Castello di Brolio Winery is run by the “Ricasoli” family and is the source of the famous “Chianti Classico” denomination. The Fontodi Winery- a producer that makes a “Chianti Classico” of excellent quality. This winery is flanked by the famous hills of the Florentine Chianti region. The Fattoria di Felsina- which produces its own olive oil. Here you can try different olive oils produced on-site and visit the facilities for oil production. The Rocca di Castagnoli – apart from producing the singular “Chianti Classico,” a visit to this winery affords pleasant views of the medieval town, with its spectacular views of the “Chianti” region, all from the terrace of the winery’s castle.


Duration: full day

Difficulty: easy-medium