The following itinerary can be differently matched and personalized
according to your needs, desires and preferred historical sites.
|San Gimignano Chianti Countryside & Wine Tasting
After meeting at the gangway we will take the highway towards Pontedera and then through a nice and relaxing drive we will approach San Gimignano with its beautiful medieval towers. Your walking tour will start from San Giovanni Gate and continue through the only main street with historical palaces, churches and typical handicraft shops offering leather and pottery goods together with local products and Vernaccia white wine. After leaving this “Medieval Manhattan” we will enter the Chianti region driving through scenic back roads overlooking typical gentle hills with vineyards, olive groves and farm houses with opportunity to take beautiful photos.
We will stop at Badia a Passignano and Montefioralle, hamlets with lots of character.
Then we will arrive to Grave in Chianti where Giovanni da Verrazzano, who discovered the bay of New York, was born. Visit Piazza Matteotti with its porticoes, shops and famous centuries old Falorni butcher.
Finally you will enjoy a proper wine tasting along the itinerary with guided tour of the historical wine and oil cellars.
Note: some itineraries may require extensive walking activity
with steps, inclines,
cobblestones or rough ground.