Florence and Chianti Castle Full Day Tour

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A combination of sites promising great satisfaction of your eyes, soul and taste! The renowned city of Florence, the impossing castle of Greve and the Mediterranean wine gourmand delicacies are the components of this shore excursion.

                Departure from Leghorn by A/C deluxe coach  the journey takes approximately 1,5 hours through the Tuscany countryside. , which is bathed by a diaphanous , amber light . The low surrounding hills are clad with olive groves, vineyards and cypresses which appear to have been landscaped to please the human eye.

            Florence is withouth doubt the city where the italian genius has flourished with the greatest display of brilliance and purity. For three centuries the city was the cradle of an exceptional artisitc and intellectual activity which evolved the precepts which were to dictate the appearance of Italy at that time and also the aspects of  modern  civilisation throughout Europe. Florence is set in the heart of a serenely beautiful countryside , the surrounding hills are clad with olive groves, vineyards and cypresses which appear to have been landscaped to please the human eye.

         The fashion wear (shoes, leather goods, clothing) as well as the local handicrafts (ceramics, glassware wood and leather works ,jewellery, embroidery fabrics) are always elegant, well designed and at very attractive price !

                 After your free time , reboard the coach and drive through the wine road  to Greve in Chianti , the unufficial capital of the Chianti region . The town came to prominence in the 13th and 14th centuries as a major trading center. The town lies in the very heart of the Chianti wine area , surrounded by landscapes considered to be the most beautiful in the country. The Chianti region is one of the oldest wine regions in the world .

Walk in the Castle’s gardens and historical ageing cellars followed by a wine tasting and gastronomic specialities according to the most genuine Chianti tradition,  in one of the leading castles with a superb view of the surroundings valleys.

If time permits, you will have a quich look at the little village of GReve in chianti.

Reboard the coach and drive back to Leghorn.

Inclusions

-         transportation by air-conditioned vehicle, late-model

(bus, minibus or taxi, according to your group’s size)

-         professional driver

-         insurance cover during transfers by vehicle

-         licensed English-speaking guide * (concerns “with guide” rate only)

       wine tasting and gastronomic specialities

-         all taxes

-         identification sign with your name on it

-         mobile contact number for any emergency, available 24/7

* guides in other languages available, upon request

Exclusions

-         entrance fees (paid by you on the spot)

Step 1

Your tour starts from Livorno port

Step 2

Visit the city of Florence and free time in Florence

Step 3

Through the wine road- visit of Greve in Chianti for a culture visit and wine tasting

Step 4

Visit of the little village of Greve (time permitting)

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