Tuscany Private Tours

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    Tuscany and Chianti

    TUSCANY TOURS

    Full Day: Siena and Chianti Countryside

    Your tour starts from Siena, one of the most beautiful cities of Tuscany. The city is famed for the "Palio", the annual historic horse-race and for its Duomo, the art-filled Cathedral that features works by Michelangelo, Bernini and Donatello. In Siena day tour you will enjoy a walk through the typical narrow medieval streets, admiring the highlights of the city and you will have time for lunch.

    After lunch your wine expert driver will take you in the Chianti Classico region, the most beautiful countryside of the region. You will enjoy the scenic landscape, with its rolling hills, olive groves and vineyards. You will stop in one of the famous Chianti Villages and you will enjoy a wine tasting in a great winery on the road

    Full Day: San Gimignano and Chianti Countryside

    Your tour starts in San Gimignano, one of the most charming and picturesque Tuscan hill towns with medieval towers built for the richest families of the time. Here you can choose to visit the Cathedral, climb the “Torre Grossa”, take pictures of the gorgeous landscape and enjoy a delicious gelato in the Cistern Square and you will have time for lunch. You could also choose to have lunch in the countryside

    After lunch your wine expert driver will take you in the Chianti Classico region, the most beautiful countryside of the region. You will enjoy the scenic landscape, with its rolling hills, olive groves and vineyards. You will stop in one of the famous Chianti Villages and you will enjoy a wine tasting in a great winery on the road

    Full Day: Alternative tour in Chianti: learning making handmade gelato , lunch in a pecorino cheese factory and olive oil tasting (Saturday and Sunday not available)

    It is an alternative tour that you can do in place of the Chianti wine tour. Your driver guide will take you to an ice cream shop where you will learn how to make real Italian gelato and enjoy a lot of them. Then for lunch you will go to a cheese factory where you will have a light lunch with tasting of different kinds of the famous pecorino cheese. In the afternoon stop in a family farm where you can taste their olive oil ( even wine if you want)

    Full Day: Private Truffle hunting

    This tour includes a real truffle hunting with the dog and the meal in the house of the truffle hunter, the menu is 4 courses based on fresh truffle and wine.

    You can decide to do the tour in the morning and will include the lunch or in the afternoon and will include the dinner.

    Your driver will take you at the house of the truffle hunter from where with his dog you will go to the private forest where you will start the hunting following the dog. After the hunting you will go in his house where his family will prepare just for you a special meal (4 courses) with the fresh truffle you found during the hunting. At the end of your lunch or dinner your driver will take you home

    Full Day: Siena and San Gimignano

    Your tour starts from Siena, one of the most beautiful cities of Tuscany. The city is famed for the "Palio", the annual historic horse-race and for its Duomo, the art-filled Cathedral that features works by Michelangelo, Bernini and Donatello. In Siena day tour you will enjoy a walk through the typical narrow medieval streets, admiring the highlights of the city and you will have time for lunch.

    After lunch you can stop on the road in a boutique winery where you could taste Chianti Classico wine and olive oil

    You will spend the rest of the afternoon in San Gimignano, one of the most charming and picturesque Tuscan hill towns with medieval towers built for the richest families of the time. Here you can choose to visit the Cathedral, climb the “Torre Grossa”, take pictures of the gorgeous landscape and enjoy a delicious gelato in the Cistern Square.

    Full Day : Lucca and Pisa

    Your tour starts from Lucca, a lovely walled city with Roman origins and a very well preserved historical center. In Lucca you'll enjoy a walk through the narrow streets, full of nice shops and cafés. You can visit the Cathedral, the square of the amphitheater and San Michele Church. Opera lovers will also have the opportunity to visit Puccini's birthplace museum. You will have time for lunch.

    In the afternoon, the driver will take you to Pisa,where in the world famous "Miracle Square” you will admire some of the most important Romanesque masterpieces: the Leaning Tower, the Baptistery and the Cathedral. If you would like to climb the Leaning Tower you will need to purchase the tickets on line in advance (between 20 days and 1 day prior the visit).

    Full Day: Montepulciano and Pienza

    Your tour starts from Montepulciano, famous for its red wine, Nobile di Montepulciano, and for its great monuments made during the Renaissance by famous architects. 
    Here you will have time for a walk in the historical centre and for a wine tasting at a famous winery in the main square.
    At lunch time, you can have lunch in a local winery

    In the afternoon you will visit Pienza. This little town has medieval origins, but was transformed into a Renaissance town by the architect Rossellino, on request of Pope Pius II.
    In Pienza you can visit the beautiful Cathedral, the Diocesano museum and take a walk through the shops that offer food specialties such as sheep’s milk cheese. From this lovely town you can enjoy a great view of the Orcia Valley: a wonderful countryside with picturesque hill-towns

    Full Day: Cinque Terre and Porto Venere

    Cinque Terre is a National Park, also suitable for hiking and trekking. In this day trip, you could visit some of the five villages along this spectacular rocky coast. You will have to take a boat or a train ride to move between the villages, your driver will help you choose the best solution according to the weather conditions.

    In the afternoon (or in the morning depending on the weather) your driver will take you to Porto Venere a small picturesque 12th century hamlet of Genovese architecture, considered the jewel of the Riviera

    Full Day: Assisi and Cortona

    Your driver guide will first take you to Assisi, the hometown of Saint Francis, where you will spend time visiting its historical treasures dating back to Etruscan and Roman times.
    The highlight of the city is the Basilica of Saint Francis where he is buried, and where you can admire the beautiful frescoes by Giotto. You will have time to walk around and for lunch you can enjoy some of the local specialties such as pasta with truffle sauce.

    In the afternoon you will visit Cortona one of the oldest cities in Tuscany and founded by the Etruscans whose work can still be seen in the foundations of the town's massive stone walls. Made famous by Frances Mayes' book, Under the Tuscan Sun, Cortona was a major seat of power during the medieval period. A walk down Cortona's narrow streets and alleyways take you back to the medieval period.

    Full Day : Ferrari Museum and balsamic vinegar factory

    During this tour you will visit the Ferrari Museum at the galleria Ferrari: the myth keepers, have lunch in the favorite Ferrari team’s restaurant (if it is available) and visit the Leonardi family balsamic vinegar factory (or another one if not available). Guests get a glimpse into the laboratory, the cellars and taste 5 different kinds of balsamic vinegar  ranging from 10 years to 50 years old. The Leonardi family produces one of the best balsamic vinegars in the world and is the official provider for the English Royal Family.

    Full Day: Venice

    You will drive through the Apennines Mountains before arriving in Venice.
    The driver will park the vehicle in Roma square, the last place we can reach by car.
    Then, together with him you'll take a ferry-boat to arrive in the wonderful San Marco square. The driver will show you the highlights of this romantic city such as the Basilica, Ducal Palace, Bridge of Sighs and the Rialto Bridge. Then you will have free time for lunch and walking around.

    (parking ticket not included)

    Full Day: Rome

    Your driver guide, by car,  will take you to see the highlights of the “eternal city”, first to those of ancient Rome: Coliseum, Roman Forum, Pantheon, Marcello Theatre.

    On the same side of the Tiber River, you can also see the Trevi Fountain, the Spanish Steps and Piazza Navona. In the afternoon we will go to the Vatican State where you can see the square and the Basilica.

    Half Day: Siena

    Your tour starts from Siena, one of the most beautiful cities of Tuscany. The city is famed for the "Palio", the annual historic horse-race and for its Duomo, the art-filled Cathedral that features works by Michelangelo, Bernini and Donatello. In Siena day tour you will enjoy a walk through the typical narrow medieval streets, admiring the highlights of the city and you will have time for lunch.

    Half Day: San Gimignano

    Your tour starts in San Gimignano, one of the most charming and picturesque Tuscan hill towns with medieval towers built for the richest families of the time. Here you can choose to visit the Cathedral, climb the “Torre Grossa”, take pictures of the gorgeous landscape and enjoy a delicious gelato in the Cistern Square and you will have time for lunch. You could also choose to have lunch in the countryside

    Half Day: Pisa

    In the afternoon, the driver will take you to Pisa,where in the world famous "Miracle Square” you will admire some of the most important Romanesque masterpieces: the Leaning Tower, the Baptistery and the Cathedral. If you would like to climb the Leaning Tower you will need to purchase the tickets on line in advance (between 20 days and 1 day prior the visit).