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Taste of Chianti: Tuscan Cheese, Wine and Lunch from Florence provided by Walkabout Florence Tours

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Overview
Gain in-depth knowledge about Tuscany's cuisine, winemaking, and history on this full-day tour from Florence. With transportation provided, you can listen to your guide's commentary and enjoy the scenery while you travel through the Tuscan countryside in a 4x4 vehicle. The off-road transportation gives you access to a Chianti cellar, a historic villa, and a wine estate. A 3-course traditional Italian meal is included.
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You'll start at
Walkabout Florence Tours
Via Vinegia, 23R, 50122 Firenze FI, ItalyCheck in 8:45 am
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  • 1
    Walkabout Florence Tours
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 2
    Villa le Corti
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 3
    Località Rignana
    Stop: 90 minutes -
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  • 4
    Lamole Di Lamole
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 5
    Greve in Chianti
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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You'll end at
Walkabout Florence Tours
Via Vinegia, 23R, 50122 Firenze FI, ItalyCheck in 8:45 am
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Highlights
  • Hear in-depth commentary on Tuscan cuisine and wine from your guide
  • Includes several stops at wineries, olive-oil mills, and a butcher
  • 3-course Tuscan lunch at a handpicked restaurant
  • Provided transportation means a sober, designated driver
What to Expect
Meet your air-conditioned, 4x4 minibus in central Florence. As you ride, enjoy watching the city landscape melt into rolling hills of vineyards and olive groves while your guide takes care of the navigation. Stop at a winery owned by a prominent Italian family to taste a selection of carefully curated wine, cheese, and olive oil. You also get a guided tour of the cellars to learn how wine and olive oil are made. At a nearby Tuscan restaurant, dig into a 3-course meal, including regional specialties paired with two glasses of Chianti. Move on to an award-winning winery and learn about and taste Chianti Classico. Then head to Greve in Chianti to pick up salumi from a butcher, before heading back to Florence.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Walkabout Florence Tours, Via Vinegia, 23R, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
Duration
10h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Transport by air-conditioned 4x4 vehicle
  • Professional guide
  • 9 samples of wine
  • 2 samples of olive oil
  • Food tastings
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Villa le Corti
  • Entry/Admission - Lamole Di Lamole
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Vegetarian option are not available and other alternative dietary requirements cannot be catered for
  • Minimum age is 18 years old
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 26 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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languer wrote a review May 2020
Phoenix, Arizona58 contributions24 helpful votes
We did this tour almost a year back and it was amazing. We got really busy right afterwards and completely forgot to review it, even though I had taken notes so we didn't forget it. We were looking back at some of the pictures today and that's when it hit us; how inconsiderate
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from walkaboutflorence, Owner at Taste of Chianti: Tuscan Cheese, Wine and Lunch from Florence
Responded 1 Jun 2020
Hello, Believe it or not, it is never too late to say that this experience was amazing. Stefano will be so proud to see how good you are at choosing the right wine and olive oil. Thanks for your great recommendation and hope to see you here around on another tour! Kind Regards Walkabout
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Matthew Bagin wrote a review May 2020
Toronto, Canada2 contributions2 helpful votes
We visited three beautiful wineries throughout the Chianti region and our guide Gloria was amazing at telling the story of each one. She provided great detail in describing the processes used to produce the wine and olive oil. When it came to tasting, she made sure we knew what
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from walkaboutflorence, Owner at Taste of Chianti: Tuscan Cheese, Wine and Lunch from Florence
Responded 9 May 2020
Hello, We are sure that Gloria will be extremely happy to know that you had an amazing experience on our wine tour with her. Thanks for sharing! Kind Regards Walkabout
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Carlos Q wrote a review Mar 2020
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This tour was one of our best experiences in Italy. It is a full day activity but they take you all over the Chianti area to have different wines and cheese. The lunch was unreal yummy with a great view. Alex was an amazing tour guide that you can just tell loves what he does
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from walkaboutflorence, Front Office Manager at Taste of Chianti: Tuscan Cheese, Wine and Lunch from Florence
Responded 18 Mar 2020
Hello, Wow, a big thank you from us and especially Alex for this review! It really makes our day to know this was an amazing experience for you :). Kind Regards, Walkabout
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Rebecca D wrote a review Mar 2020
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My husband and I booked this tour as part of our honeymoon. Alex was our guide and was extremely friendly, attentive, and knowledgeable. We were fortunate enough to be in a group with only two other couples which made the experience even more special and personalized. Tasted
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from walkaboutflorence, Front Office Manager at Taste of Chianti: Tuscan Cheese, Wine and Lunch from Florence
Responded 9 Mar 2020
Hello, Wow, we are loving your review about your wonderful full day experience with Alex! Thank you for letting us be part of your honeymoon. Kind Regards, Walkabout
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Connor W wrote a review Mar 2020
Kalamazoo, Michigan2 contributions
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This tour is worth every penny. At first, the armored-looking vehicle seemed like it could be a gimmick. However, it really was useful and necessary for getting to some of the smaller and more remote stops, making it a highly memorable and less commercial feel. There is a nice
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from walkaboutflorence, Front Office Manager at Taste of Chianti: Tuscan Cheese, Wine and Lunch from Florence
Responded 3 Mar 2020
Hello Connor, Thank you very much for sharing here your great experience on our 4x4 bus through the Chianti and especially for your outstanding description of our tour leader Stefano. We couldn't agree more on that :D Kind Regards Walkabout
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WOW!
Stephano our guide was superb. Most memorable was thought talk in the middle of a vineyard. The Vespas were quirky
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Great Tour!
The tour was very cool and our guide Stephano was great! We were able to get a good look at the countryside around
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Amazing Day Trip with Gloria
This was my husband and my first trip to Italy. My boss told me that this was his and his wife's favorite part of
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This is the first experience you need to book!!
Lucca had us laughing from the moment we stepped on the charter and in love with him when they dropped us back off.
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AMAZING Day Trip to Cinque Terre!
This tour was the absolute highlight of our 9-day trip to Italy and a great way to explore the five villages of Cin
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An amazing day in Tuscany with Alessandro!
My wife and i visited Italy from Australia for our 9th wedding anniversary and our 30th birthdays, our most memorab
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Carmela & Cris are wonderful
This experience was great. We felt that we were part of a family cooking with Carmela and Cris We learned a lot an
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Great fun, brilliant day out
A wonderful day driving first through Florence and then out into the lovely countryside, all the time being careful
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Vacation of a lifetime!
We absolutely had the best experience renting scooters and riding into the countryside. Our guide was the best! He
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Please do this tour!
I actually did this tour July 2015 and was going through my old photo albums and decided to look it up on TA to tel
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Fantastic experience!!
Amazing!! We loved every minute! The views, food, and company were beautiful. Highly recommend it!!!
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You must do this when you are in Florence!
We had the most wonderful afternoon with Luca and Max. They are both so knowledgeable and friendly - Luca had us l
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Well worth the money and time. Tour guides filled our knowledge of the history and customs of the region. My co-co-
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100% would do again! It was a great venue. The people were fantastic company and very knowledgeable. The food we ma
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Amazing fun and great food!
We weren’t sure what to expect when we arrived at the property but it quickly turned fun. We picked ingredients for
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