THE HEART OF TUSCANY AND HIS WINES

The wine that flows between Montalcino and San Gimignano!

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 Starting from: Florence
Duration: 7 hours

Depart from your hotel by private car to San Gimignano. We will first stop to taste Certaldo's sweet purple onions and visit an organic olive oil farm. Arriving in San Gimignano, we will enjoy a special lunch at local restaurant.
In the afternoon depart to Montalcino a beautiful art city surrounded by vineyards and renowned for its Brunello wine. Visit the Enoteca La Fortezza, housed in an impressive fortress, where you can try some wine. Continue to Azienda Casanova dei Neri, one of the region's leading wine producers.
Firenze--San-Gimignano-Originale"San Gimignano is a small walled medieval hill town in the province of Siena, Tuscany, north-central Italy. Known as the Town of Fine Towers, San Gimignano is famous for its medieval architecture, unique in the preservation of about a dozen of its tower houses,[1] which, with its hilltop setting and encircling walls form "an unforgettable skyline".[2] Within the walls, the well-preserved buildings include notable examples of both Romanesque and Gothic architecture, with outstanding examples of secular buildings as well as churches. The Palazzo Comunale, the Collegiate Church and Church of Sant' Agostino contain frescos, including cycles dating from the 14th and 15th centuries. The "Historic Centre of San Gimignano", is a UNESCO World Heritage Site
The town of Montalcino takes its name from a variety of oak tree that once covered the terrain. The very high site of the town offers stunning views over the Asso, Ombrone and Arbia valleys of Tuscany, dotted with silvery olive orchards, vineyards, fields and villages. The lower slopes of the Montalcino hill itself are dominated by highly productive vines and olive orchards.
During medieval times the city was known for its tanneries and for the shoes and other leather goods that were made from the high-quality leathers that were produced there. As time went by, many medieval hill towns, including Montalcino, went into serious economic decline.
Like many of the medieval towns of Tuscany, Montalcino experienced long periods of peace and often enjoyed a measure of prosperity. This peace and prosperity was, however, interrupted by a number of extremely violent episodes."

THE EXPERIENCE INCLUDES: Private car, private guide, lunch at local restaurant in San Gimignano (3 courses and ¼ wine + ½ beverages), wine tasting in La Fortezza Enoteca and in Casanova di Neri, local products tasting

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