Chianti day tour from Perugia

  • DRIVING TOUR FROM Perugia
    Castle closed on Sunday

We offer you a private customized tour of the most spectacular sights of the Chianti region  with our comfortable and air conditioned Sedan/Van departing from Siena. You will have a fluent English speaking Driver, very knowledgeable who will guide you through the discovery of this beautiful and popular wine area of Tuscany.

Between the city of Perugia and Siena, Chianti region is certainly the most representative landscape of Tuscany with its hilly roads the vineyards and olive trees and its wine is today known all over the world.

The beautiful ruby-red colour and the characteristic bouquet with scents of violet are the special features that reveal the identity of one of the most famous wines in the world: Chianti. This wine results from the wise blend of Sangiovese, Canaiolo, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes and originates from the hilly area from which it draws its name. We will lead you to the discovery of the breathtaking, uncontaminated landscapes that have been cradling the Chianti vineyards for centuries, presenting you a harmony of colours that can only be found in the hills of this region. The sounds, scents and flavours of this land will capture your senses through a unique experience that you will live, relish and comprehend by visiting ancient churches, medieval castles and small villages where the rhythm of life remains unaltered over time.

Driving through the Chiantigiana road  we will reach the 12th century Castle of Verrazzano,  known for being the birthplace of the family Verrazzano to which the Navigator Giovanni belonged to and we will enjoy a guided visit of the property including the wine cellars.

The visit will be followed by a very special meal called “CHIANTI TRADITION”, including the tasting of 3 different wines and a selection of  ham, tuscan salami, finocchiona (salami with fennel seeds), wild boar specialities, garlic bread, tuscan crostino,black crostino with lard, head cheese, pecorino, traditional cantuccini and  Vin Santo.

 

Return to Perugia

 

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Duration: 8 hrs approximately

Meeting point: at the hotel

 

Payment: cash on the spot or paypal in advance (+5%)

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TOUR INCLUSIONS

  • Comfortable and air conditioned Sedan/Van for the whole day (8 hrs)
  • Assistance of our professional English speaking driver (8 hrs)
  • Visit  at the Castle of Verrazzano

NOT INCLUDED

  • Lunch

 

 

PRICES (per group)

1 to 3 persons
on request
4 to 6 persons
on request
7 to 8 persons
on request