Montalcino and Pienza day tour from Florence

  • DRIVING TOUR FROM FLORENCE – 10 HRS

We offer you a private customized tour of the most spectacular monuments and sights of Montalcino,Sant’Antimo and Pienza  with our comfortable and air conditioned Sedan/Van departing from Florence. You will have a fluent English speaking Driver, very knowledgeable who will guide you through the discovery of these incredible towns, reaching the main streets and squares, hopping on and off the car as much as you want.

Driving south of Florence and taking the ancient Roman road “Cassia” we will reach the charming town of Montalcino,in the middle ages the southernmost defensive point of the Sienese Republic and today the capital of the Brunello Wine, one of the best Reds of Italy.

We will enjoy a guided visit and tasting at one of the best wineries of the area, take a  walk  through the vineyards, visit the cellars and have a technical description of such a great product.

We will continue our tour with the visit of the charming town of Montalcino, a typical medieval Tuscan defensive point, built on top a hill and dominated by the fortress.

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Lunch timeRelax and enjoy a typical meal. Would you like to have it reserved?

Do not hesitate to ask and we will book it for you!

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Our next stop will be Pienza, a small lovely town located in the middle of the so called Orcia Valley, the most typical landscape of Tuscany with lots a cypress trees geometrically lined up, rolls of hey and farmhouses on top of hills. This area was also the setting of famous movies like “the English Patient” and “The Gladiator”.

Pienza is the best point to admire such a beauty, the splendour of the city was given by the Pope Pius 2nd who was born here and who commissioned the famous Florentine architect Rossellino the construction of  the Pope’s Palace and  Cathedral. The town is also the capital of Pecorino cheese (sheep milk) and all the stores proudly sell this special product.

You will have some free time to stroll around the town and do some shopping.

Return to Florence.

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Duration: 10 hrs approximately

Meeting point: at the hotel

 Payment: cash on the spot or paypal in advance (+4%)

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TOUR INCLUSIONS

  • Comfortable and air conditioned Sedan/Van for the whole day (10 hrs)
  • Assistance of our professional English speaking driver (10 hrs)

NOT INCLUDED

  • Admissions to churches and museums

PRICES (per group)

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