Chianti: Authentic Wine Tasting Experience from Florence

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Discover the traditions of the Tuscan countryside, enjoy breathtaking landscapes of vineyards and olive groves, visit two cellars, taste the famous wines and typical products and be captivated by the charm of Greve and Castellina in Chianti.

A comprehensive experience in one of the most fascinating areas of Tuscany, known all over the world for its wine and its countryside of unrivalled charm, where woods alternate with vineyards and olive groves, in a landscape dotted with Romanesque parish churches, farmhouses, villas and castles of rare beauty. The first stop of the tour is in the heart of the Florentine area of Chianti Classico, in a historic winery where you can taste excellent wines paired with snacks.  Continue to the picturesque medieval village of Greve, birthplace of the famous navigator Giovanni da Verrazzano, where every year takes place the most important wine fair of the Chianti region. Here you will have free time to admire the famous main square of the ancient "market" with its characteristic arcades and to browse through the local artisan shops. Moving along the ancient "Via Chiantigiana", cross the heart of the Chianti Classico, admiring the breathtaking views of the rolling hills that made famous this part of Tuscany. Then reach a family-run Winery located in the Sienese area of the Chianti Classico, which stands out for the excellent quality of its wines. Here you will be warmly welcomed by its passionate winemaker and after the guided tour of the cellars and the lovely aromatic garden, a delicious tasting of four different wines and local products will be waiting. The last stop of the tour is Castellina, a fortified hilltop village of Etruscan origin, among the most lively and picturesque of Chianti, characterized by an imposing fortress: here, walking through the picturesque medieval covered street "Via delle Volte", the tour leader will guide you to discover the charming historical center and its picturesque houses, squares and shops.

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