Small-Group Tuscany Wine Country Day Trip From Rome With Lunch

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Tour Information

Key Details

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  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
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  • Duration: 12 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    6:45 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy, , Traveler pickup is offered, If you stay outside the city center ( outside the Aurelian walls ) there will be a central meeting place in Piazza Barberini in fr.. read more
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Embark on a tantalizing journey around Tuscanys wine country on this day trip from Rome. Traveling in a luxury minivan with an expert driver-guide, visit the postcard-perfect towns of Montepulciano and Montalcino, and the beautiful ancient village Bagno Vignoni. In Montalcino wine area youll savor the regions revered wine, including the ruby-red Vino di Nobile, during two guided tastings. After a light lunch of cured meat, cheese and bruschetta, visit the enchanting hilltown of Pienza, also a UNESCO World Heritage site. Numbers limited to eight people per minivan, ensuring a small-group experience.

Highlights

  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Small-group tour by minibus
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

Know More about this tour

Start your day with a pickup from your centrally located Rome hotel. Then, sitting comfortably in a luxury minivan, make your way out of the city to Tuscanys UNESCO-listed Val d'Orcia region. As you travel, gaze out at the idyllic countryside and listen to your driver-guide share details of the days itinerary.

Make your first stop in the hilltop town of Montepulciano, known for its Vino di Nobile and Rosso di Montepulciano wines. With your driver-guide and small group, traverse the cobbled streets and have your camera ready as you pass buildings that date back to the Renaissance and Middle Ages. Then, visit an atmospheric wine cellar located in subterranean tunnels once used as tombs by the Etruscan people. Here youll also enjoy free time to explore this picturesque town on your own.

Next head to the charming medieval village of Bagno Vignoni, located on a hill surrounded by the Valley Orcia river and famous also for its thermal waters used since Roman times - the village is built around its central 'piazza of water', a huge pool of thermal water. Spend some time walking around this beautiful and unique village and capture the vibrant atmosphere of the place.

Continue on to Montalcino wine area, famous for its rich Brunello di Montepulciano wine. Enjoy a tour of a prestigious winery to learn about its winemaking methods. After exploring the vineyards and cellars, treat your taste buds to another tasting session while you savor a light lunch of cured meat, cheese, bruschetta and extra virgin olive oil.

Your final stop of the day is the UNESCO World Heritagelisted town of Pienza, whose layout was designed by Pope Pius II in the 14th century. With time here to spend at your leisure, revel in the relaxed atmosphere and marvel at the towns stunning ancient architecture. You might also wish to purchase some Pecorino cheese, Pienzas most famous export.

When the time comes, meet back up with your driver-guide and relax on the journey back to your hotel in Rome.

Inclusions

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Expert driver-guide

Transport by air-conditioned minivan

Wine samples

Typical Tuscan lunch with cold cuts, cheeses and bruschettas

Entry/Admission - Abbazia di Sant'Antimo

Entry/Admission - Val d'Orcia

Exclusions

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Not recommended for child aged 6 and under

Comfortable shoes are recommended

Appropriate dress is required to enter some sites - knees and shoulders must be covered

Minimum drinking age is 18 years

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking (children who are under 36 kg/97 pounds or 150 cm/4ft 9 in,must use proper child restraints). We reserve the right to refuse infants or children if we are not notified at the time of the booking and if the car seats brought do not comply with requirements by Italian law.

This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If its canceled because the minimum isnt met, youll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

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