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Taste of Chianti: Tuscan Cheese, Wine and Lunch from Florence provided by Walkabout Florence Tours

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Overview
Gain in-depth knowledge about Tuscany's cuisine, winemaking, and history on this full-day tour from Florence. With transportation provided, you can listen to your guide's commentary and enjoy the scenery while you travel through the Tuscan countryside in a 4x4 vehicle. The off-road transportation gives you access to a Chianti cellar, a historic villa, and a wine estate. A 3-course traditional Italian meal is included.
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You'll start at
Walkabout Florence Tours
Via Vinegia, 23R, 50122 Firenze FI, ItalyCheck in 8:45 am
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  • 1
    Walkabout Florence Tours
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 2
    Villa le Corti
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 3
    Località Rignana
    Stop: 90 minutes -
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  • 4
    Lamole Di Lamole
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 5
    Greve in Chianti
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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You'll end at
Walkabout Florence Tours
Via Vinegia, 23R, 50122 Firenze FI, ItalyCheck in 8:45 am
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Highlights
  • Hear in-depth commentary on Tuscan cuisine and wine from your guide
  • Includes several stops at wineries, olive-oil mills, and a butcher
  • 3-course Tuscan lunch at a handpicked restaurant
  • Provided transportation means a sober, designated driver
What to Expect
Meet your air-conditioned, 4x4 minibus in central Florence. As you ride, enjoy watching the city landscape melt into rolling hills of vineyards and olive groves while your guide takes care of the navigation. Stop at a winery owned by a prominent Italian family to taste a selection of carefully curated wine, cheese, and olive oil. You also get a guided tour of the cellars to learn how wine and olive oil are made. At a nearby Tuscan restaurant, dig into a 3-course meal, including regional specialties paired with two glasses of Chianti. Move on to an award-winning winery and learn about and taste Chianti Classico. Then head to Greve in Chianti to pick up salumi from a butcher, before heading back to Florence.
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Departure Point
Walkabout Florence Tours, Via Vinegia, 23R, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
Duration
10h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Transport by air-conditioned 4x4 vehicle
  • Professional guide
  • 9 samples of wine
  • 2 samples of olive oil
  • Food tastings
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Villa le Corti
  • Entry/Admission - Lamole Di Lamole
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Vegetarian option are not available and other alternative dietary requirements cannot be catered for
  • Minimum age is 18 years old
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 26 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Carlos Q wrote a review 17 Mar
13 contributions
This tour was one of our best experiences in Italy. It is a full day activity but they take you all over the Chianti area to have different wines and cheese. The lunch was unreal yummy with a great view. Alex was an amazing tour guide that you can just tell loves what he does
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Date of experience: March 2020
Response from walkaboutflorence, Front Office Manager at Taste of Chianti: Tuscan Cheese, Wine and Lunch from Florence
Responded 1 week ago
Hello, Wow, a big thank you from us and especially Alex for this review! It really makes our day to know this was an amazing experience for you :). Kind Regards, Walkabout
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Rebecca D wrote a review 7 Mar
1 contribution
My husband and I booked this tour as part of our honeymoon. Alex was our guide and was extremely friendly, attentive, and knowledgeable. We were fortunate enough to be in a group with only two other couples which made the experience even more special and personalized. Tasted
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Date of experience: March 2020
Response from walkaboutflorence, Front Office Manager at Taste of Chianti: Tuscan Cheese, Wine and Lunch from Florence
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hello, Wow, we are loving your review about your wonderful full day experience with Alex! Thank you for letting us be part of your honeymoon. Kind Regards, Walkabout
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Connor W wrote a review 1 Mar
Kalamazoo, Michigan2 contributions
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This tour is worth every penny. At first, the armored-looking vehicle seemed like it could be a gimmick. However, it really was useful and necessary for getting to some of the smaller and more remote stops, making it a highly memorable and less commercial feel. There is a nice
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Date of experience: July 2019
Response from walkaboutflorence, Front Office Manager at Taste of Chianti: Tuscan Cheese, Wine and Lunch from Florence
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hello Connor, Thank you very much for sharing here your great experience on our 4x4 bus through the Chianti and especially for your outstanding description of our tour leader Stefano. We couldn't agree more on that :D Kind Regards Walkabout
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Shaney F wrote a review Feb 2020
4 contributions
I took a solo backpacking trip through Italy over the summer and decided to stop in Florence to visit Tuscany. The Chianti Wine Tour and our guide, Martina, exceeded all my expectations. Not only is Martina incredibly knowledgable, but she made sure we got to sample some of the
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Date of experience: June 2019
Response from walkaboutflorence, Front Office Manager at Taste of Chianti: Tuscan Cheese, Wine and Lunch from Florence
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hello, Thanks a lot for letting us know that this tour with Martina exceeded your expectations. Kind Regards Walkabout
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Erin H wrote a review Feb 2020
Chicago, Illinois3 contributions
We had an amazing time on this tour! We visited 3 different wineries throughout the day, one in the morning, one over lunchtime, and one in the afternoon. Each location was paired with wonderful cheese and meats; the second winery was also a restaurant where, in addition to
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from walkaboutflorence, Front Office Manager at Taste of Chianti: Tuscan Cheese, Wine and Lunch from Florence
Responded 20 Feb 2020
Hello Erin, Many thanks from us and Martina for your great recommendation and for sharing this outstanding and detailed review. Kind Regards Walkabout
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Courtney C
United Kingdom
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So much fun!
We had the best time making pizza and gelato. Was really informative and great fun! They were all so lovely and
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Amy D
10
Most memorable part of our trip to Italy!
We had such a great time on this tour. Even with no prior Vespa experience, we were able to pass our test drive
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Jnine
10
Amazing day!
My husband and I were fortunate to be able to join our daughter at the end of her college study abroad trip to
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Braathen
Finnsnes, Norway
67
Great cooking class!
Professional and skilled hosts, great recepies and a fantastic kitchen to be in. We had a great time!
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Jason P
College Park, Maryland
10
Awesome Experience in Tuscany
My family and I had an amazing time. Not only was it fun and delicious, but we also learned a lot about Florence's
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David C
10
Best Guide!
Alex was one of the best guide we had, everything was espectacular! I would recommend this company and the tour!
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Carlos Q
120
Amazing experience
This tour was one of our best experiences in Italy. It is a full day activity but they take you all over the
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J Sheck
Indianapolis, Indiana
40
Amazing Day Trip
This was a last minute addition to our girls' trip itinerary and we are soooo glad we did not miss it! It ended up
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Cecil L
Plano, Texas
83
One fine day in Tuscany
Wonderful experience for my wife and I for having joined this group. Our visit to Sienna and San Gimignano were
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MichaelD255
Chorley, United Kingdom
3015
Brilliant day trip.
Very much recommended day trip, even though the places we visited were closed due to Coronavirus. The tour was
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