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Wine tour (Greve, Castellina, Montalcino, Montepulciano)

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17 Excursions from Rome - Wines tour (12 hours) Euro 500,00 Euro 540,00 Euro 580,00
24 Excursions from Florence - Wine tour (Greve, Castellina, Montalcino, Montepulciano) (10 hours) Euro 420,00 Euro 460,00 Euro 500,00

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Castellina in Chianti

Castellina in ChiantiAt the end of the 13 C. the town was on the border between the territoris of Florence and Siena and it often changed hands because of its strategic position between the river valleys of the Elsa, Pese and Arbia. At the entrance to the town opposite the romanesque church is the start of an unusual street Via delle volte, that is vaulted along almost its entire length. Interesting to visit Palazzo Ugolino with wine cellars dating from the Renaissance period. Opposite the Palazzo a narrow street climbs to the Rocca the crenellated 15C. castle.

 

Greve in Chianti

Greve in ChiantiVisitors to greve in Chianti should not miss a opportunity of setting to know one of the oldest tradition in Tuscany: the art of making leather goods. In one of these workshops it's possible a guided visit during which the process involved in the creation and production of leather goods are explaned, then there is the leather store where it is possible to smell the fragrance and observe the large variety of leather from the best italian tanneries. The visit continues in the cutting departament where master cutters shape the individual pieces. Lastly the guide will accompany you where the pieces are prepared and assembled with care.At the end of the visit, it is possible to purchase products in the factory outlet at competitive prices choosing from ladies handbags or leather jackets or accessories such as belts and wallets.

Montalcino

MontalcinoThe hillside town of Montalcino still has part of its 13C. walls and its fortress built in 1361. It was ruled by Siena for several centuries and served as a refuge for the members of the governament offf the Republic of Siena when their town was captured by Charles V in 1555. Montalcino is known throooughout Italy for its excellent red wine Brunello a veru high quality vintage from a restrected wine growing area.



Montepulciano

Montepulciano Is an attractive little town typical of the Renaissance period. It occupies a remarkably picturesque setting on top of a tufa hill separating two valleys. The town was founded in 6C. by people from Chiusi fleeing the Barbarian invasion. Interesting sight : the main square, the town hall, the tower, the cathedral. Montepulciano is famous also for the production of the wine "Nobile di Montepulciano". It adquired its name not only because of its sofhistication but also because it was produced directly by local noble family.

 

Rome

Sample image Rome's early history is shrouded in legend. According to Roman tradition, the city was founded by Romulus on 21 April 753 BC. The legendary origin of the city's name is the traditional founder and first ruler. It is said that Romulus and Remus decided to build a city. After an argument, Romulus killed his brother Remus. Then he named it after himself, Rome.

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Florence

Sample 6 The city lies on the River Arno and is known for its history and its importance in the Middle Ages and in the Renaissance, especially for its art and architecture. A centre of medieval European trade and finance  and one of the richest and wealthiest cities of the time, Florence is considered the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance; in fact, it has been called the Athens of the Middle Ages.

Siena

Sample image The historic centre of Siena has been declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site. It is one of the nation's most visited tourist attractions, with over 169,000 international arrivals in 2008.  Siena is famous for its cuisine, art, museums, medieval cityscape and the palio. Siena, like other Tuscan hill towns, was first settled in the time of the Etruscans (c. 900-400 BC) when it was inhabited by a tribe called the Saina.

Chianti travel guide

Sample image Chianti is an area of Tuscany, Italy made famous by the red wine of the same name. It has much to offer for a visitor interested in wine, food and natural beauty. Many of the wineries are open for a tour and a tasting, and some offer accommodation services as well. Chianti is above all a wine region. The Chianti DOCG appellation is divided into seven subregions (Classico, Colli Aretini, Colli Fiorentini, Colline Pisane, Colli Senesi, Montalbano and Rufina), of which Classico is most famous.