Tour On Natural Film Sets - The Gladiator & The English Patient (Val D'Orcia) ! - Florence

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Tour on Natural Film Sets - The Gladiator & the English PatientYour Tuscan tour includes: Drive through Tuscanys most famous postcard scenery with your local expert Driver. Scenic and photographic tour of the Val dorcia. Visit and free time to tour the town of Pienza. Visit and free time to stop to see the famous Gladiator House (Gladiator movie set) Visit and free time tostop to see the famous monastery of S. Anna in Camprena (English Patient movie set) Visit and free time to tour the town of Montepulciano.We will also visit the stunningly beautiful towns of Montepulciano, and Pienza. Apart from being so pretty, each of these towns have another claim to fame; Montepulciano for wine (Nobile) and Pienza for cheese (Pecorino).

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What you will see

Discover the beautiful landscape that was the magic frame for the "Gladiator" (The Ispanicus - Russell Crowe) by director Ridley Scott and the love story between the nurse Hana and the soldier Kiph in the major blockbuster The English Patient by director Anthony Minghella.
Youd touch by hand an extraordinary atmosphere of a land rich of culture, preserved hamlets and precious products that this earth has been giving since centuries. The tour starts fromFlorence and the road to the Crete it worths itself, following the crests of the Crete hills since the famous villages of Pienza and Montepulciano. Last but not least, lets move into a movie set, the stunning monastery of S. Anna in Camprena where Ralph Fiennes (actually Count Laszlo Almsy) spent his last days.

  • Visit Montepulciano (time to taste the famous Nobile Wine and see the underground cellars)
  • VisitPienza (time to taste the world champion cheese..the famous Pecorino)
  • We suggest you lunch in Pienza (Pecorino, Tuscan Wines, Truffle, Olive Oil)
  • Stop to see the Gladiator house
  • Stop to see the English Patient monastery
As a guest once put it, an overdose of scenery. This tour of Tuscany will take us through the incredible Val dOrcia (Orcia Valley), one of the most photographed regions of Tuscany. (All photos on this site are from our tours). It was nearly six hundred years ago when merchants had the idea of combining agricultural land with aesthetically pleasing scenery. Thus giving birth to the concept of landscaping as a man made creation. Today the farmers still pay as much attention to the aesthetics of their land as to the crops. The result is a feast for the eyes. In 2004, UNESCO elevated the Val DOrcia to a World Heritage status need I say more? The Val DOrcia also has gastronomic treasures for the finest of palates, among which Italys most highly rated wines and sheeps cheese.

Inclusions for Tour On Natural Film Sets - The Gladiator & The English Patient (Val D'Orcia) !

  • Your Tuscan tour in the famous Val d'Orcia Valley 8Tuscany) includes:, Drive through Tuscanys most famous postcard scenery with your local expert Driver., Scenic and photgraphic tour of the Val dorcia., Visit and free time to tour the town of Pienza., Visit and free time to tour the town of Montalcino., Stop to see the Gladiator House, Stop to visit the English Patient monastery

Exclusions for Tour On Natural Film Sets - The Gladiator & The English Patient (Val D'Orcia) !

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Lunch

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

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

Minimum drinking age is 18 years

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Wheelchair accessible

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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