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THE WINES AND HISTORY OF TUSCANY

Join Wine History Tours for this once in a lifetime wine tour through Southern Tuscany and Florence.

This professionally curated trip features beautiful countrysides, iconic wineries, historic chapels and pilgrim roads, and expert local tour guides. Get ready to learn about the cuisine, culture and countryside of one of the most renowned places on earth!

As a bonus, you will learn about the Renaissance & Reformation as we journey through Tuscany and into Florence. Your host will also help connect the fascinating story of this famous region to larger important historic themes in art and religion.

Space is limited*

(Pictured at right: Fattoria di Fugnano winemaker, Laura Dell’Aira, and tour host, Ken Wytsma).

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Hotels

Building in Italy at night

SAN GIMIGNANO, LEON BIANCO

IN 09/24/23 - OUT 09/26/23 (2 NIGHTS)

italy tour scenery

MONTALCINO, LOCANDA FRANCI

IN 09/26/23 - OUT 09/28/23 (2 NIGHT)

building in Italy

FIRENZE, SANTA MARIA NOVELLA

IN 09/28/23 - OUT 10/01/23 (3 NIGHTS)

Dates: September 24-October 1, 2023

Cost: $ 3,979 per person

(Single add on $899)

Deposit: $1000 

For more information, contact hello@winehistorytours.com

Included in Price

  • accommodation with breakfast for 7 nights (taxes included)
  • transportation by private luxury minibus
  • all the activities as described
  • tour guides and tours (no expectation of gratuity)
  • lunches
  • all the reservations for dinner (order
    a la carte and pay directly on spot)

Not included

  • airfare
  • anything that is not included in the
    “Included” section

Itinerary

Tuscany

DAY 1 - SUNDAY 24 SEPTEMBER 2023

  • Arrival and transfer to San Gimignano, check in the hotel
  • H 20.00 - reservation for dinner at Cum Quibus
San Gimignano tour picture

DAY 2 - MONDAY 25TH

  • H 10.00 - meet the guide by the hotel
  • H 10.00 - 13.00 - Guided tour of San Gimignano with the guide
  • H 13.30 - Food & Wine pairing lunch @ Fugnano
  • H 15.30 - wine tasting @ Santa Chiara
  • H 20.00 - reservation for dinner at San Martino
Italy wine tour

DAY 3 - TUESDAY 26TH

  • H 9.30 - Check-out
  • H 11.00 - private visit & tasting @ Ciacci Piccolomini winery in Montalcino with the guide
  • H 13.00 - stop at S. Antimo abbey for a free visit of this beautiful place
  • H 13.30 - pairing lunch @ Tenuta Fanti winery in Montalcino
  • H 15.30 - private visit & tasting @ La Fornace winery
  • H 18.00 - check in the locanda Franci in Montalcino
  • H 20.00 - reservation for dinner at Drogheria Franci
elderly enjoying Italy

DAY 4 - WEDNESDAY 27TH

  • H 10.00 - 13.00 - private cooking class @ Locanda Demetra
  • H 15.00 - stop in San Quirico for a mini guided tour with the guide
  • H 16.00 - stop in Bagno Vignoni for a mini guided tour with the guide
  • H 20.00 - reservation for dinner at Il Giglio or Il Giardino
Italy architecture

DAY 5 - THURSDAY 28TH

  • check out
  • H 9.00 -13.00 Guided tour of Pienza and Montepulciano with the guide
  • H 13.30 - private visit & tasting @ Nobile winery with lunch on site
  • H 16.00 - transfer to Florence, check in the hotel in Piazza Santa Maria Novella
  • H 20.00 - reservation for dinner at TBD restaurant
Florence Duomo tour image

DAY 6 - FRIDAY 29TH

  • H 10.00 -16.00 - Guided tour of Florence with the guide including the Uffizi and stop for lunch
  • H 20.00 - reservation for dinner at TBD restaurant
beautiful architecture

DAY 7 - SATURDAY 30TH

  • H 10.00 -16.00 - Guided tour of Florence with the guide including the Accademia and stop for lunch
  • H 20.00 - reservation for dinner at TBD restaurant
vineyard near Montalcino, Tuscany

DAY 8 - SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1ST

  • check out and transfer to the airport
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