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A Slow Day in Tuscany

Viale G Mazzini, 40, 50123, Florence, Italy
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A very enjoyable day.

We were picked up in front of the Library in Florence by Simon, our U.K. transplant tour guide. We... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
Levi W
via mobile
Great day. Great tour.

Simon led a fantastic day. Relaxed but informative. Beautiful family vineyard visit. Lovely wines... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
benJ8675DL
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Ballina, Australia
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'Slow day in Tuscany'offered by Slow-Days® takes you to a family owned vineyard for wine tasting, a charming medieval hill town and full meal at a Tuscan Slow Food restaurant. Not so much a tour as a chance to meet the locals.
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“arno river” (2 reviews)
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Viale G Mazzini, 40, 50123, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We were picked up in front of the Library in Florence by Simon, our U.K. transplant tour guide. We traveled East along the Arno river to Petreto Winery - a small family winery that has operated since the 1870's. The fourth generation owner Giovanni was...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

Simon led a fantastic day. Relaxed but informative. Beautiful family vineyard visit. Lovely wines tasted. Lunch at a restaurant in the hills was superb.

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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Simon is great guide. Believe me because of Simon we can see & understand Tuscan region. This is not routine stereotype tour where u visit any winery & taste wine -olive oil .......& go back to home. Simon took us to beautiful countryside of Tuscan...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

What a perfect trip to Tuscany! It was the better than i could have imagined! The entire day was wonderful and relaxing! Thank you Simon

1  Thank JDV841
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

A definite highlight of our short visit to Florence, we highly recommend this tour if you want to get out into the Tuscan countryside. Simon was very knowledgeable and a great host for the day. We loved our visit to the Winery, learning about the...More

2  Thank Jennifer N
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Reviewed 16 June 2016

I did this tour on June 2 with my two daughters who are 16 and 13. Out of a really wonderful 15 day trip in Italy, this is one of the days that stands out for me. Simon is warm and friendly and genuinely enjoys...More

Thank ChrisGifford
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Reviewed 10 June 2016

A friend recommended this tour saying it was one of her favorite things she did while in Italy. We were supposed to do a different Tuscany tour but it got cancelled so we booked this last minute. Simon was very responsive and accommodating and we...More

2  Thank Stephanie Pam R
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Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Our favorite day in Italy was with Simon on this tour - it's a must do! Our family of 6 just returned and are still talking about this day! From beginning to end he was the perfect host for a day in Tuscany - the...More

2  Thank trippy77
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Reviewed 12 March 2016

This was the second time I booked this tour, and still think it was well worth it! It is great way to get outside the city for a day and see the countryside. We visited a different vineyard than on my previous trip, had a...More

Thank jw9691
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Reviewed 31 January 2016

What a great tour. Even now a 6 months after getting back to Australia we still talk about this wonderful day spent in Tuscany. Simon was an excellent host. Thank you to Manuela and her family for hosting us. What a beautiful home and beautiful...More

Thank Julieann E
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