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Montalcino, Pienza & Montepulciano Enogastronomic

Highlights / General details The tour begins in SIENA in the morning where you will see the magic of the Gothic architectural style of the cathedral known as Duomo and Palazzo Comunale, in Piazza del Campo, the theatre of an amazing and unique horse race, The Palio. The tour continues with a visit of a cellar in MONTALCINO where you will taste a sampling of wines produced with a delicious snack consisting of local products. In the afternoon, one of our brilliant tour leaders will show you around Montalcino, where you will visit the typical village and its fortress. Then you will visit PIENZA and MONTEPULCIANO, two artistic jewels, representing the landscape of Val d’Orcia. Pienza is a perfect combination of architectural beauty and harmony. Most of the numerous lanes bearing impressive names overlook the breathtaking landscape of Val d’Orcia. Unique tastes, smells and flavors support this natural and artistic heritage. PIENZA’s most renowned tradition is in fact the typical Pecorino cheese. The tour ends with the visit to MONTEPULCIANO where the stateliness of its Renaissance buildings and the refined beauty of its churches intertwined with the ancient tradition of its wine, Nobile di Montepulciano, symbol of the city as well as delight of your palate. You will taste it in a local winery. Inclusion Hotel Pick-up (on request); Travel by GT coach or minivan with air conditioning; Expert multilingual tour leaders (English, Spanish, Italian, German**; French*, Russian*, Swiss*); Guided Visit of Siena; Brunello di Montalcino Wine tasting; Free time in Montalcino; Nobile di Montepulciano wine tasting; Free time in Montepulciano; Pienza pecorino cheese tasting; Free time in Pienza. Exclusion Drop off (€6,00 per pax); Gratuity. Hours of operation Available: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday; Departing at 8:30am. Duration Approximately 12 hours. Location Meeting Point: Inside Santa Maria Novella train station, in front of pharmacy (check in closes 15 minutes before departure). Policies This tour requires a minimum of 2 people to operate. Tour in *French, *Russian, *Czech, *Japanese requires a minimum of 4 people to guarantee language; **German requires 6 people to guarantee language. 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**