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Florence Tour and Chianti Roads with Lunch

Highlights / General details Enjoy a 90-minute introductory tour that’s been designed for visitors who are interested in learning all the facts and secrets of the city’s 2,000 years of history. Your guide will tell you about the city’s Roman origins, show you a 15th-century palace, and take you from the Ponte Vecchio, through the famous Uffizi courtyard, to the architectural wonder that is Brunelleschi’s Dome, overlooking the Baptistery’s golden Gates of Paradise. On this close encounter with this fascinating city, you’ll gain an understanding and appreciation for the background and context and Florence’s place in history, thanks to the professionalism of your expert guide. You will have lunch afterwords, with Pizza or pasta and drinks included, and then we will be off to the Chianti area. Discover the Tuscan wine region of Chianti on a 5-hour scenic tour. Immerse yourself in the picturesque scenery of gently rolling hills, studded with ancient vineyards and cypress trees. You will go to the sublime town and fortress of Monteriggioni, mentioned in Dante Alighieri’s “Divine Comedy,” and boasting some of the best-preserved city walls in all of Italy. Continue with a visit to a charming Chianti wine estate. After a guided tour of the wine cellars, to gain an insight into the various stages of wine production, sit down and taste the various wines that the winery produces, paired with samples of sliced cold meats, bruschetta and salami. Inclusion Hotel Pick-up (on request); Travel by GT coach or minivan with air conditioning; Expert multilingual tour leaders (English, Spanish, Italian); 90 minutes guided walk in Florence; Visit to Monteriggioni fortress and a local winery; Visit to a famous estate with tour of the wine cellars and sampling of wines; Lunch with pizza or pasta and drinks included. Exclusion Drop off (€6,00 per pax); Gratuity. Hours of operation Available: Daily; Departing at 11:00am. Duration Approximately 9 hours. Location Meeting Point: MY TOUR OFFICE, Via Cavour 21 R - Florence. Policies This tour requires a minimum of 2 people to operate. Guests are requested to be at the meeting point 15 minutes before departure time. Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher. **All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**