Private Orvieto And Montepulciano Wine Tour From Rome

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Tour Information

Key Details

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  • Duration: 10 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 am Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Centrally located Rome hotels, b&b's and apartments
  • Return Details :
    Centrally located Rome hotels, b&b's and apartments
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

This is the ideal tour that will take you away from the city chaos of Rome, for an inspiring cultural and gastronomic experience in Umbria & Tuscany. You will enjoy a private pick-up transfer from your accommodation, by one of our expert English speaking drivers, and taken north towards Orvieto. In this beautiful medieval town, you'll have a private tour guide take you around the highlights for a 2 hour walking tour, focusing on the world renowned cathedral with Luca Signorelli's "Last Judgement" and the local "palazzi's". From Orvieto, your private driver will take you to Montepulciano where you will enjoy the wine tasting experience in one of the most awarded wineries of Italy, including local snacks and Tuscany delicacies.

Know More about this tour

Having left the center of Rome, you will drive north with your english speaking driver, through the beautiful landscape of Lazio and Umbria. After about an hours drive, you will stop at the picturesque medieval town of Orvieto where you will have plenty of time to visit the old center and stroll around local artisan shops. Orvieto sits dramatically on a vulcanic plateau, high above the Umbrian countryside which surrounds the whole town. Its rich history began with the Etruscans and includes periods of Roman rule, barbarian invaders, medieval battles with the papacy for its independence and it has also been used as a papal refuge during the famous sack of Rome! In addition to being known for its high quality truffles, the town boasts an incredible Gothic cathedral with a frescoed Last Judgement to rival Michelangelos in the Sistine Chapel, a labyrinth of ancient underground tunnels and a fine art gallery.

After the experience in Orvieto, you will drive for another hour through the old medieval town of Chianciano in Tuscany, today a famous international Spa resort, and from there onward to the historical center of Montepulciano. You will be given time to explore at your leisure the cobblestoned streets, to admire noble residences, medieval churches, fortifications and City Hall square with the high bell tower, the symbol of the town. Visit the courtyard and Palazzo Ricci, the work of the architect Baldassare Peruzzi. The wine tasting experience is held inside an ancient cellar, described by Bella Italia magazine as the most beautiful in the world. You will taste four different world renowned wines including the Vino Nobile di Montepulciano while also sampling the regions artisan salamis and cheeses. You will have the opportunity to buy wines and olive oils directly from the producer which can be shipped anywhere in the world, skipping all intermediaries. Continue then to explore the shops of local craftsmen where you will learn the technique used for the production of copper objects, mosaics, wood carving and jewelry-making.

The drive back to Rome is about two and a half hours, where you will be dropped-off at your hotel after this unforgettable day trip in Umbria and Tuscany.

Inclusions

  • Food tasting
  • Wine tasting
  • Private English speaking driver at your disposal
  • Private guide for Orvieto walking tour
  • Luxury transportation
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Round-trip private transfer

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Transport is wheelchair accessible however be prepared for uneven surfaces at the sites visited which may be difficult for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions

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