Chianti wine tour, cruise ship excursion from Livorno to the Tuscan countryside with wine tasting and winery visit
The Chianti is probably the most famous wine region in the world, their people have been making wine for 2500 years, they accumulated knowledge and skills that together with the particular type of soil and the climatic conditions created such a unique wine district. What the French call terroir.
There are so many wineries and routes to follow that not even a month is enough to explore. It’s possible to visit small family run wineries, modern wineries designed to achieve the perfection in wine aging, or traditional wine farms located in villas and castles.
In one day you will be able to visit of 1/2 maybe 3 wineries and arrange lunch in one of them, or just hang around the countryside, stop in pretty tiny hilltop villages for a walk, or visit bigger towns like Greve in Chianti, Barberino Val d’Elsa, San Gimignano. Your driver-guide will assist you all day long, providing information about the landscape, the traditions, the history of the area.
- Private tour.
- Personal English speaking driver.
- Comfortable A/C minivan.
- Car sightseeing of Chianti wine region and San Gimignano.
- Guided visit to a winery with wine tastings.
- Lunch/wine tasting in a wine farm.
There is a big variety of routes to follow in the region, here you see a sample itinerary, feel free to customize it according to your interests or wishes: meet your driver-guide in Livorno and journey to the first winery located into the very heart of the Chianti Classico Gallo Nero region. After the guided visit and wine tasting have lunch in a winery in the surroundings. The afternoon could be spent to walk off the wine and the food hanging around San Gimignano or dedicated to the visit of another winery.