Ultimate Small Group -THE GRAND TOUR: TRUFFLE HUNTING with dogs, WINE & FOOD TOUR IN CHIANTI
Ultimate Small Group -THE GRAND TOUR: TRUFFLE HUNTING, WINE & FOOD TOUR IN CHIANTI
If you are interested in truffle hunting with dogs and great wine tasting and yummy food, why not experience this side of Chianti during your vacation in Tuscany? Tuscany has an incredible number of wonderful wineries in the heart of the famous wine-producing Chianti region,
Your small group full-day wine tour begins in the morning when your English-speaking driver picks you up in a luxury vehicle at our meeting point in PIAZZA MENTANA in Florence (welcome sign ULTIMATE TOURS). You’ll be off through the stunning hills of Tuscany, between hilltop towns and hidden valleys to experience these wonderful Chianti wines. Your first stop will be the Chianti wine region where we start the Truffe hunting with the Guide and its dogs. afeter the Truffle eperience will be the time to taste the Chianti wines and enjoy a typical farm lunch.
You’ll tour the winery in with an English-speaking winery guide, see the cellars and then taste their delicious Chianti wines. Lunch can be served here in a delicious authentic wine estate which sources local foods for their creative, delectable dishes. Learn about the winery’s techniques and taste their lovely Chianti wines as you soak in the relaxing, countryside atmosphere.
After lunch you’ll be driven to San Gimignano, a charming Tuscan village with its gourmet food and wine shops.
Your day is finished when your private English-speaking driver returns you to either Florence or Siena, but the memories of this amazing full-day tour will stay with you surely each time you open a bottle of wine back at home.
This is the “Grand Tour” Program
09.30 am Meet your driver directly at our meeting point in Piazza Mentana n°7 (Mentana Square) in front of Balestri Hotel. Welcome sign ULTIMATE TOURS
10.30 am Truffle Hunting with Guide and its dogs. Tour of Chianti winery with winery owner or qualified guide. Guided tasting of Chianti wines with English-speaking winery expert.
12.30 am Booking for lunch at Wine Estate (meal included).Visit the Vineyard in Chianti (enjoy the wine tour, wine tasting, olive oli oil tasting and tuscany authentic lunch)
3.00 pm Visit San Gimignano (the town of the medieval towers – time to climb the Great Tower. Gelato stop at the famous Gelateria di Piazza (Gelato World Champion since 2006).
03.00 pm Visit San Gimignano (time to climb the Great Tower and taste the Gelato World Champion)
5.00 pm On the way back to Florence time to stop at Michelangelo square (stunning view on Florence).
5.30 pm Return to your address.
Pickup and Drop-Off at our Company Meeting Point in Piazza Mentana (Mentana Square) in Florence – welcome sign ULTIMATE TOURS
Travel by Mercedes or equivalent luxury-level minibus with an English-speaking driver (approx. 8 hours).
Truffle Hunting with Guide and its dogs
Tour of Chianti winery with winery owner or qualified guide.
Guided tasting of Chianti wines with English-speaking winery expert.
Visit San Gimignano and its wine and gourmet food shops.
Panoramic Photo Stops between the vineyards, olive grooves and cypress.
Panoramic stop at Michelangelo Square (stunning view on Florence)
Booking for lunch at Wine Estate (meal included).
Excellent day out. The truffle hunting was a lot of fun, and the lunch with the wine tasting was amazing… we had to buy the cookbook!