Numbers are limited to eight people on this small-group tour, ensuring you'll receive personalized attention from your guide.
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
- Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
- Seasonal Offer
Next, head to the beautiful town of Greve in Chianti, famous for its triangular-shaped piazza and for being the home of famous sailor Verrazzano. Have leisure time here to sample wines (additional cost) or visit the local boutiques and market stalls.
From Greve, you'll take a short drive over to Montefioralle, a village that claims to be the birthplace of Amerigo Verpucci, the famous cartographer who gave his name to the Americas. Enjoy a walk along Montefioralle’s cobbled streets and take in the breathtaking views.
Just outside of this beautiful village is a family-run winery, where you'll enjoy a delicious Tuscan lunch, consisting of cured meats, home-grown vegetables and cheeses, and enjoy a wine tasting of the famous Black Rooster Chianti Classico. While you eat and drink, learn from your friendly guide about the region’s customs and traditions. Then visit another, larger winery, where you’ll be guided through the process of wine production and visit the wine cellars. Hear more about Chianti’s famous red wines, including how they are made and the differences in flavor of the various blends and grapes.
Your last stop before returning to Siena is the beautiful Abbey of Passignano, where you’ll admire the glorious landscapes of the surrounding countryside. The abbey, whose existence has been documented from the beginning of the 11th century, was once one of the most powerful castles of the Val di Pesa.
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Small-Group Day Trip to Castellina and Greve in Chianti from Siena
- Transport by air-conditioned minivan
- Tour of wine cellars with wine tasting
- Gratuities (optional)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
- Customers who have not reached Italy's legal drinking age of 18 will not be served alcohol
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Reviewed by: doodly, October 2014
This is definetely a tour worth doing while visiting the Chianti region! This was the highlight of my weekend trip to Siena. We were escorted to the beautfil village of Castellina by private van, after listening to an interesting take on Chinati wine thanks to our guide. After spending some free time in the village and seeing the main attraction of the medieval tunnel, we departed for Greve where a weekend market was taking place. The tour guide stopped at a beautiful little village and let us take photos. The highlight of the day was eating a delicious home-cooked Italian lunch in a little farm and winery. The Italian couple were amazing hosts and were so passionate about their wine business and the Chianti region. They made the lunch so enjoyable, thank you so much! We then went to a larger winery where we were able to watch part of the harvesting process occur. This was exciting and fascinating to watch. We enjoyed another wine tasting here. This is a tour definetely worth doing when you stay in Siena, but be mindful it's a busy day as you do so much! Thank you for an excellent day out!
Reviewed by: merryberry, China, October 2014
It was a wonderful day in the Chianti region. Both Castellina and Greve in Chianti are beautiful towns not to be missed. The farm where we had lunch gave you a true and sincere experience of Italian family. I'm surprised that this tour is yet to be rated on Viator.