Day Trip From Rome: Tuscan Hilltowns, Fortresses & Vineyards

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Location: Rome
Category: Tours & Sightseeing
Duration: 13.0 hours
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Max Group Size:
Currency: EUR
Language: English
TimeZone: Europe/Rome
Highlights Explore the ancient Tuscan hill towns of Pienza and Montalcino, with incredible views over Tuscany, picturesque winding streets and gourmet shopping.
Visit and learn about an active, organic Tuscan farm, where you’ll also enjoy a homemade meal of regional Tuscan specialties including bread, olive oil, sheep and goat cheeses, honey, and jams (depending on the season).
Climb the walls of the famous Montalcino Castle and take in stunning views of the surrounding countryside.
Tour an authentic vineyard with a guided tasting of famous Tuscan wines.
Enjoy an intimate group of 18 people or fewer with an expert English-speaking tour leader to chaperone you to each destination.
Summary
Tuscany has so much to offer in the way of food, culture, and scenery that it can be overwhelming. To help make it more manageable, we’ve decided to pack it all into the perfect day trip, our Tuscany day trip from Rome.
Description
The day starts when your expert, English-speaking tour leader picks you up in Rome in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle and whisks you off to the Tuscan countryside. Your first stop is the UNESCO world heritage hill town of Pienza. Here you’ll wander the beautiful streets, seeing views over the countryside and shopping for food and wine if you wish. Your tour leader will introduce you to traditional Tuscan delicacies like pecorino cheese and wild boar, and point out the best ceramics stores. 

Next we’re heading over to an organic, family-run farm. After a tour of the farm, it’s time to sit down for a Tuscan feast of local, seasonal ingredients straight from the fields. In between chats with the farm owners you will sip on local wines and enjoy incredible views over the famous Val d’Orcia region.

After lunch you’ll go to Montalcino, a hill town famous, among many other things, for its beautiful castle. With special, extended access tickets you can climb the lookout towers and gape at the views of the surrounding countryside or snap off a few pictures that will be the envy of all your friends back home. 

To end the day you’ll visit an authentic vineyard for a guided tour of the vines and wine cellar. And what would a visit to a Tuscan vineyard be without a full tasting? Try a flight of some of the region’s best wines and feel free to buy a bottle or two (once again, with no obligation) to stash in your bag.

We won’t spoil a perfect day with a large group. Enjoy an intimate group of 18 people or fewer with an expert, English-speaking leader to facilitate your journey and make introductions as well as an expert driver who knows the country roads better than anyone. Our goal is to give you a truly Italian experience that will leave you hankering for Tuscany long after you’ve returned home.


Commentary English: Guide
Included Round trip transport from Rome
English-speaking tour leader
Lunch at an organic farm
Wine tastings at Montalcino vineyard
Cheese Tasting
Small groups of max 18 people
Comfortable, air-conditioned transport
Professional driver
Special access ticket to climb Montalcino Castle Walls
Excluded Gratuities
Hotel Pick-Up/Drop-Off
Know before you book Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate guests with mobility impairments, wheelchairs or strollers on this tour.
Please notify us if you have food allergies or other special requirements and we will do our very best to accommodate you.
Know before you go Please note that the tour meeting time is 15 minutes prior to the start time. No refunds or re-bookings can be provided for late arrivals or no shows after tour commencement or departure.
Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate guests with mobility impairments, wheelchairs or strollers on this tour.
Comfortable walking shoes recommended.
Please notify us if you have food allergies or other special requirements and we will do our very best to accommodate you.
Additional Information
Gratuities to guides are appreciated but never obligatory.
Health Items

Operating Info

Product Start Date 2020-04-08
Product End Date 2020-10-31
Booking Cut-off 2 hours
Minimum 1 guests per booking
Maximum 18 guests per booking
Valid Only on date on reservation

Availability Notes

From To Notes
March 01, 2021 October 31, 2021 7:15 AM Departure - Mon, Thurs, Sat (Except 05 Apr 2021)

Locations

Type: Starts location
Lat & Long: 41.911978, 12.4729883
Address: Piazzale Flaminio n. 5/6, Roma, Rome, 00196, IT
Directions: https://www.google.com/maps/place/CAFF%C3%88+VERGNANO+1882/@41.911978,12.4729883,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x132f60f9a92ae799:0x8af832f9bd3a29ce!8m2!3d41.911978!4d12.475177
Notes: This tour meets in front of Caffè Vergnano 1882 on Piazzale Flaminio n. 5/6, next door to Intesa San Paolo bank. Piazzale Flaminio is a centrally located square (just outside the arches of Piazza del Popolo), served by the Metro A. The closest Metro / Underground stop is Flaminio - Piazza del Popolo.
Start Location Notes Piazzale Flaminio n. 5/6, Roma, Rome, 00196, IT
End Location Address Piazzale Flaminio , Roma, 12.4729883, IT
Type: Ends location
Lat & Long: 41.911978, 12.4729883
Address: Piazzale Flaminio , Roma, 12.4729883, IT
Notes:
Start Location Notes Piazzale Flaminio n. 5/6, Roma, Rome, 00196, IT
End Location Address Piazzale Flaminio , Roma, 12.4729883, IT

Cancellation

Cancellation Policy: standard
Cancellation Cut-off: 72 hours
Cancellation Notes: Cancellations received greater than 72 hours prior to tour commencement are fully refundable. Cancellations received within 72 hours of tour commencement are nonrefundable. Amendment requests are subject to availability and price changes. Late arrivals and no shows are nonrefundable. This is applicable to any tour participant that fails to arrive, or arrives after tour departure.

Pricing

2020 PRICING RETAIL PRICE NET RATE
Adult 15-99 years €159.00 Available on request
Child 2-14 years €149.00 Available on request
Infant 0-1 years €0.00 Available on request

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Terms and Conditions

Before you travel, please read our important notes about possible disruptions & site entrance requirements.

Voucher Info

Mobile tickets will be accepted

Confirmation necessary? No
Redemption Your voucher will be collected or scanned on redemption