A day trip to Tuscany from Rome With 2 wineries, amazing scenery and the visit to San Gimignano all in 1 Day!
Join our fun day trip to the Chianti countryside to meet other travellers of the same age and to discover why the area is famous for its scenery as well as its wine.
You will depart from Rome at 7:50am approx on a 1h30m journey by fast speed train to Florence. Once in Florence come directly to the meeting point, just 20 minutes walk from the train station where you will meet our guide who will take you to an exciting trip to Tuscany. The tour departs from Florence at 9:45 am.
First stop will be at a WINERY AND TUSCANY WINE TASTING SCHOOL where you will taste 4 different type of wines including the famous Chianti Classico, Brunello of Montalcino, Super Tuscan wines, a 30 year-old balsamic vinegar and the delicious truffle extra virgin olive oil. Here you will learn how to recognize the different flavours and develop your taste buds with a passionate wine producer. Don’t worry this is not a real school where you have to take notes and be tested at the end so only fun is guaranteed.
The second stop will be at a second LOCAL WINERY located in a stunning area well known for the production of the D.O.C.G. Vernaccia white wine facing the famous towers of San Gimignano. The wine makers will guide you through the vineyards and the cellars and they will share the secrets of the wine and oil production as well as the best wine and food combinations. At the winery you will enjoy 3 wines; the famous Vernaccia white wine, a rosè wine and a Chianti colli senesi D.O.C.G. You will also have the opportunity to buy the local products and wine at a great price to bring back home or ship to friends and family.
In the afternoon you will be free to visit and spend time wandering through the narrow streets shopping in the local stores of the most beautiful medieval town of Tuscany, SAN GIMIGNANO and check out the tower filled skyline while eating the ice cream from a world-champion gelateria. Maps will be provided from your tour leader and tips about the best places to visit in the town.
We will arrive back to Florence at approx 5:00pm** – Back to Rome by 7:30pm**
** all departure/ arrival time are all estimated and are subject to change due to road conditions and traffic.
DURATION: 7 hours.
Florence: Piazza della Calza, at the “P” parking sign by Porta Romana.
The meeting point is 20 minutes walk from the train station S.M.N. in Florence or easy to reach by local bus ( n.11 – n.36 – n.37) or by taxi
MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY. The train leaves Rome at 7:50 am approx.
Do you wish to stay longer in Florence? If you wish to take a later train back to Rome and stay longer in Florence after the trip , it is possible. Just make sure you to inform our team at the moment of the booking.