Tours in Rome by Cristina Giannicchi
Italy is a country renowned throughout the world for its art and for its food.
What better way to learn about all this than travel from Rome to Florence to discover recipes, wines, nature and traditions of one of the world's most renowned Italian regions: Tuscany!
You wll discover the unique landscapes and sights of Italy, between enchanted hills, medieval villages, hot springs, Etruscan and Roman archeological remains and, above all, that will delight you with excellent wine and food.
In fact, the tour winds its way through areas of greatest interest in wine, such as Scansano, Montalcino and Chianti. And to give you an unforgettable experience, we will take you through the vineyards and then down in the cellars, to discover how the wine maker completes his work of art.
The program includes also a Wine Tasting Class to experiment with various techniques for the evaluation of wines and to learn about the different stages of the winemaking process.
The Tuscan cuisine will be one of the unforgettable features of your holiday. A cuisine made of simple dishes linked to tradition and to local products but nevertheless tasty.
Meat is excellent in Tuscany, which is famous for "Chianina" and "Cinta senese" (Chianina is a cattle breed, whereas the Cinta senese is a pig breed with dark coat). Local butchers sell any kind of salami, ham and sausages.
Contact Cristina and you will receive a detailed guide about costs, services included, and available options.
Full Day Tours
Driver + Wine Tasting Class
-Departure: Florence, Siena or Rome
-Vineyards tour, wine tasting
(Chianti classico, Chianti riserva)
-Wine Tasting Class with oenologist
-Drop off: Rome, Florence, or Siena.
-Departure: Florence, Siena or Rome.
-Destination: Chianti and/or Siena.
-Wine tasting: Chianti classico, Chianti Riserva, Rosso di Montalcino, Brunello di Montalcino.
-Drop off: Rome, Florence, Siena.
For the ones having the drop off in Florence, see the page Florence to know more about the available tours.