Under the tuscan sun
Full Day Program:
Departure from your location to Montepulciano, a former Roman Settlement, risen on “Mons Politianus” Owen its present appearance not just to the middle ages but also to the Renaissance, as we see from numerous churches and palaces built by Antonio da Sangallo and by Michelozzo.
You will participate to a guided tour of an historical farmhouse cellars with a delightful tasting of the famous Vino Nobile di Montepulciano and extra virgin olive oil tasting during the visit of the town.
After that let’s going to Pienza that is famous for its Pecorino cheese but it has been the first renaissance town in Europe, a model of perfect illuminate architecture for Florence, Paris etc.…..
Art lovers, however, will associate this small south Tuscan town with Enea Silvio Piccolomini, later Pope Pius II, who asked Bernardo Rossellino to transform his birthplace into an ideal city of the Renaissance.
Enjoy here a tasting lunch of local products.
At last you admire Montalcino that is like an “island” in the heart of Tuscany, on a hilltop 564 meters height above sea level, immersed in the green environment that is still intact and wild, its symbol is the imposing Fourteenth-century Fortress, theater of several wars between Siena and Florence.
But also Montalcino have enjoyed its moment of proud glory, in the sixteen-century, when it resisted for a long time the besieging armies of Spain and France. Today, undoubtedly, the image of Montalcino is revealed by that of the “Brunello”, one of the most vintage wine of Italy, a DOCG wine that born thanks to the soil and favorable climatic conditions of this Tuscan “island”. Visit and tasting of a Brunello farmhouse.
Departure for your location.
Included: Private vehicle, English speaking driver, tolls, parking, luggage handling, water on board, guided visit of a “Nobile di Montepulciano” farmhouse and wine tasting (3 wines), guided visit of a “ Brunello di Montalcino “ farmhouse and wine tasting (3 wines), Pienza tasting light lunch (Tuscan starters, first course, dessert, wine and water included).
Not Included: everything not written under “Includes”.