Tuscany (Chianti Countryside)
Wine Tasting Tour
Journey times estimated from Livorno port (traffic / weather permitting)
1h and 35 minutes from Livorno to Tuscany (Chianti countryside) Chianti classico area
Where is the geographical area of the tour? In Tuscany region.
Despite the distance on the journey, we will touch places that will leave you breathless. We are talking about the area of the Chianti area between Florence and Siena renowned worldwide for its grapes and olive-tree hills. Here they have produced numerous films such as Ridley Scott’s Gladiator, Stealing Beauty by Bernardo Bertolucci, Kenneth Branagh’s Much Ado About Nothing with Keanu Reeves, Anthony Minghella’s The English Patient, Life is Beautiful by Roberto Benigni and many others.
We will stop in 2 or 3 wineries or in 2 wineries and in one area specific for oil tasting. We arrange a small stop in Greve the native area of Giovanni Da Verrazzano and land of “black rooster” Chianti wine label with a full immersion in nature and in the food and drink specialties of our territory.
On every tour I give you an understanding of local history, curiosities and traditions I show you the main sights and places for photo-stop.
Please note that in some areas of the historic town going for a walk and visit will be more enjoyable rather than sightseeing from the vehicle.
The tour generally starts from Livorno port or from the port of La Spezia, Carrara or Piombino.
The departure point can be also customised according to your needs (hotel for example). The duration of the transfer depends on the departure location.
The journey will take place on van Mercedes
This tour includes
- English/Spanish speaking driver
- Wi-Fi and water on board
- Parking fees
- Highway tolls
- Legal insurance
This tour doesn’t include
- Food, beverages (except water)
- wine tasting
- museum entrance fees and gratuities
- walking tour guide service and tips
What do I propose?
Transfers and Private tours
PISA & FLORENCE
During the tour we will focus on the most interesting sites such as the Miracle Square with the Leaning Tower, Piazzale Michelangelo, Santa Croce, Piazza del Duomo and Ponte Vecchio but we can customize the tour according to your needs.
PISA & LUCCA
During the tour we will focus on the most interesting sites such as the Miracles Square with the Leaning Tower, Piazza dei Cavalieri, the amazing Lucca walls, San Michele Square, Puccini’s Home and Napoleone Square and we can customize the tour according to your needs.
SIENA & SAN GIMIGNANO
During the tour we will focus on the most interesting sites such as Piazza del Campo (Palio Square), Cathedral, Torre del Mangia, the Public Palace, San Domenico Church and we can customize the tour according to your needs.
The Cinque Terre is a UNESCO heritage area with 5 towns perched between the mountains and the sea of the Ligurian Riviera. They are called the “Amalfi coast of Liguria” for their beauty.
PISA, VOLTERRA & LAJATICO
During the tour we will focus on the most interesting sites such as the Miracle Square with the Leaning Tower in Pisa, then we will discover Volterra a walled mountaintop town founded in the 8th century BC rich of history and with the main production of alabaster the most prized alabaster in Europe.
We begin the tour with Livorno, an almost unknown cosmopolitan city of the Renaissance founded by the Medici. Livorno will amaze you with its two fortresses, the central market, the Venice district, a prominent promenade, the Terrazza Mascagni, and the panoramic point Montenero where the Santuario of the Virgin of the Graces is located.
MONTALCINO, PIENZA AND MONTEPULCIANO
Despite the distance of the journey, we will touch places that will leave you breathless. We are talking about the area of the Chianti area in the province of Siena renowned worldwide for its grapes and olive-tree hills. The villages that we visit are internationally famous for BRUNELLO the king of the red wine, NOBILE another special red wine and PECORINO cheese.