Self-Drive Vintage Vespa Tour With Villa And Winery Tour - Florence

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Overview

Drive an Italian Icon, the Vespa, through beautiful canopied streets, wooded areas with streams and cypress tree lined stretches of road.
You will marvel at the olive trees and grape vines and feel like you are driving in a postcard. After a hour of scenic drive, we arrive at our destination, Villa Le Corti, which is a family residence of one of the oldest and most prestigious Italian aristocratic families.

We will tour the Villa Le Corti Winery, learn about the various types of grapes in the Chianti region, their characteristics, the fermentation process and more. You will learn about the unique way the cellar was built underground! Here you will appreciate the beauty of the terracotta olive oil vases and the French oak barrels that deliver the character of the Chianti wines to your palate.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Led by an art historian
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

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Drive an Italian Icon, the Vespa, through beautiful canopied streets, wooded areas with streams and cypress tree lined stretches of road.
You will marvel at the olive trees and grape vines and feel like you are driving in a postcard. After a hour of scenic drive, we arrive at our destination, Villa Le Corti, which is a family residence of one of the oldest and most prestigious Italian aristocratic families.

We will tour the Villa Le Corti Winery, learn about the various types of grapes in the Chianti region, their characteristics, the fermentation process and more. You will learn about the unique way the cellar was built….underground! Here you will appreciate the beauty of the terracotta olive oil vases and the French oak barrels that deliver the character of the Chianti wines to your palate.

Upon completion of the Winery Tour, we will proceed to the Villa’s Cantina where you will experience tasting of 3 types of Villa Le Corti wines. We will feast upon a typical 3 course Tuscan meal. Your meal will include a variety of cold cuts and cheeses, choice of pastas or rice dish, and a dessert.

When lunch has concluded, we will walk through the Villa garden, where you can appreciate the full 360 degree panoramic view of the campagna.

We will make our way to the Renaissance Villa, where a Villa Le Corti guide will show us various rooms of the 16th Century Villa, discuss the various coats of arms, Roman busts, and view other antiques that will tell the story and traditions of the Corsini family, their link to the Pope, the Vatican and the Trevi Fountain. This villa has been declared a national monument. Villa Tour lasts approximately 40 minutes.

At the conclusion of the Villa Tour, we will once again get behind the wheel of our Fiat 500 for the return drive to our Clubhouse.
This will truly be an experience that will highlight your trip to Tuscany!

Inclusions for Self-Drive Vintage Vespa Tour With Villa And Winery Tour

  • Introduction and Safety Briefing of the Vespa
  • Several photo-op stops with views over olive groves and Chianti Classico vineyards
  • Full Tour Commentary from an experienced guide
  • Professional wine tasting
  • Visit of Villa grounds, Italian gardens, historical residence and ancient wine cellar
  • Note: We will have 2 people from same party on 1 Vespa,

Exclusions for Self-Drive Vintage Vespa Tour With Villa And Winery Tour

  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Minimum age is 21 year

We recommend long pants and close toe shoes while using the Vespa

Our guide has absolute discretion to terminate the participation of any rider who is unable to ride the Vespa safely.

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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