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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 14/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 14/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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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Important Information
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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kristendnae wrote a review Jul. 2020
Dunfermline, United Kingdom3 contributions1 helpful vote
This tour far surpassed our expectations. There were only 9 of us and it felt like a private tour tailored just to us. Each of the 3 stops were unique and we learned so much. Martina was an amazing tour guide, super knowledgeable and fun. This was easily our favourite day on our
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from walkaboutflorence, Owner at Taste of Chianti: Tuscan Cheese, Wine and Lunch from Florence
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Hello Kristen, We are delighted to hear that our tour exceeded your expectations and Martina will be over the moon for all your kind words. Thank you from all our team. Kind Regards Walkabout
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Will H wrote a review Jul. 2020
201 contributions34 helpful votes
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Amazing scenery, wine and food to boot! Learnt way more about wine than we ever knew before. Would recommend splashing out on this one rather than some of the cheaper ones.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Hello Will, We are thrilled that you loved our Chianti tour and that you were able to learn something new about wine and our region. Thanks for leaving this awesome review. Kind Regards Walkabout
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languer wrote a review May 2020
Phoenix, Arizona58 contributions24 helpful votes
We did this tour almost a year back and it was amazing. We got really busy right afterwards and completely forgot to review it, even though I had taken notes so we didn't forget it. We were looking back at some of the pictures today and that's when it hit us; how inconsiderate
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from walkaboutflorence, Owner at Taste of Chianti: Tuscan Cheese, Wine and Lunch from Florence
Responded 1 Jun. 2020
Hello, Believe it or not, it is never too late to say that this experience was amazing. Stefano will be so proud to see how good you are at choosing the right wine and olive oil. Thanks for your great recommendation and hope to see you here around on another tour! Kind Regards Walkabout
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Matthew Bagin wrote a review May 2020
Toronto, Canada2 contributions2 helpful votes
We visited three beautiful wineries throughout the Chianti region and our guide Gloria was amazing at telling the story of each one. She provided great detail in describing the processes used to produce the wine and olive oil. When it came to tasting, she made sure we knew what
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from walkaboutflorence, Owner at Taste of Chianti: Tuscan Cheese, Wine and Lunch from Florence
Responded 9 May 2020
Hello, We are sure that Gloria will be extremely happy to know that you had an amazing experience on our wine tour with her. Thanks for sharing! Kind Regards Walkabout
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Carlos Q wrote a review Mar. 2020
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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
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Response from walkaboutflorence, Front Office Manager at Taste of Chianti: Tuscan Cheese, Wine and Lunch from Florence
Responded 18 Mar. 2020
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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Really nice
We had a fun evening - learned something and enjoyed the scenery and the company. The hosts were well entertaining
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You have to go!!
We had such a lovely time and completely worth it! The group was small because of Covid but it wasn’t much of an is
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Awesome Fun and I learned so much!
AMAZING!!!! If I could leave more stars I would!!! This trip was definitely worth doing! We got picked up early in
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This was a really good time! We had a small group of 7 people, which was really nice. Gabriel was our guide, and he
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Making pizza babies :o)
A fantastic afternoon spent with Luca, Luigi and Lovinia. Definitely recommend this fun, hands on experience. With
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Cook, Love 💘 and a lot of fun
We had the best time of our live, with Lucca, Luigi and Max. It's a must do in Florence. You will learn, but also b
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Well planned tour
I took this tour in September 2019 and I highly recommend it from Florence. The tour was well planned and along wit
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Fantastic fun packed tour
Fantastic tour today, we got to see a lot in one day and was great value for money. The best part was lunch at the
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Great 👍🏻
A great and lovely cooking experience, I enjoy it with a big smile.. Luca , Chris and luigi thanks for the great da
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Great experience
We have had a great experience with the vespa tour. Our guide Stefano was very friendly and was very helpful to get
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MarkopoloTravels
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Great way to see the best of Tuscany in 1 day
Amazing 1 day tour of Tuscany jammed packed with some of the top sights in the region - Pisa, Siena, San Gimignano,
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Michel W
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We love to cook with Lucca, Luigi & Angela
What can we say. What a performance! If you come to the area Florence, you definitively should follow this amazing
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An incredible experience
We enjoyed the cooking lessons very much. Max and Luigi are delightful! We had fun following their instructions and
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Fantastic way to see the sights of Tuscany
We took this tour on the 17th July from Florence. At a time when, luckily for us, tourism was low and the tour oper
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coufperenoel
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Vintage Vespa tour with Christian
We have a very good time with our guide Chris! The views of tosacane so close to firenze is incredible. The place a
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