Experience an unforgettable day on our private Tuscany tours from Florence, featuring a delightful exploration of the esteemed Brunello wine region with Brunello di Montalcino wine to the backdrop of the enchanting hills town of Montalcino.
Immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscapes of the Orcia Valley, where rolling hills, medieval towns, olive groves, and vineyards create a postcard-perfect image of Italian beauty for your Brunello winery tour.
Scenic Journey Through Tuscany
Venture off-the-beaten-track as you travel south from Florence along the panoramic ancient road, Cassia. As you traverse this ancient route, prepare to be captivated by the awe-inspiring scenery of the Orcia Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage site, where the idyllic Tuscan countryside unfurls in a magnificent tapestry of colors and textures.
Feast your eyes on the picturesque Valle D'Orcia region dotted with medieval hilltop towns, sun-kissed vineyards, olive trees, verdant olive groves, and majestic cypress-lined avenues. This quintessential Tuscan panorama will ignite your senses and create unforgettable memories, as you immerse yourself in the harmonious blend of natural beauty and rich cultural heritage that makes Tuscany such a beloved destination.
Exquisite Wine Tastings
On our private Brunello rosso di Montalcino doc and wine tours, you'll visit the renowned Piombaia wine estate or a similar top winery.
Immerse yourself in the winemaking process with a guided tour of the wine cellar, where you'll learn about all the secrets, unique techniques and traditions that contribute to the exceptional quality of their wines.
Following the cellar tour, indulge in a meticulously curated Brunello wine tasting experience, showcasing the winery's finest creations, ranging from the vibrant Rosso di Montalcino to the distinguished Brunello. Each sip will reveal the depth, complexity, and elegance that have earned these wines their stellar reputation in Italy.
As you revel in the captivating flavors and aromas, delight in an incredible lunch prepared with locally-sourced ingredients for an authentic experience. This sumptuous meal will be expertly paired with a handpicked selection of wines produced by the estate, allowing you to fully appreciate the harmonious interplay between Tuscan food and the exquisite wines that define the Chianti region.
Following your delightful wine tasting at your first winery, journey to the charming medieval town of Montalcino, perched majestically atop a hill with commanding views of the verdant Val D'Orcia below. As you wander through the cobblestone streets of this historic village and marvel at the well-preserved ancient buildings, you'll be transported back in time, feeling the centuries-old history that resonates throughout this charming village.
Explore Montalcino's captivating architecture, which includes the impressive 14th-century fortress, the Rocca di Montalcino, and the beautiful Piazza del Popolo with its Gothic-style Palazzo dei Priori. Discover the town's rich artistic heritage at the Museo Civico e Diocesano d'Arte Sacra, where you'll find an array of religious artifacts and artworks.
As you stroll through the picturesque alleys and squares, be sure to pause and take in the breathtaking panoramic views that surround you. The mesmerizing vistas of the lush Tuscan countryside, with its rolling hills, vineyards, and olive groves, serve as a stunning backdrop to the unforgettable experience of exploring Montalcino's alluring charm.
Historic Sant'Antimo Abbey
Continue your guided tour with a visit to the magnificent Sant'Antimo Abbey, a 9th-century architectural marvel nestled amidst the picturesque Tuscan countryside. This remarkable structure is an iconic stop along the Via Francigena, the medieval pilgrims' road that used ancient roads that once connected Canterbury to Rome. As you explore the serene and tranquil surroundings, be captivated by the abbey's timeless beauty, rich history, and spiritual tradition.
More Wine Experiences
To further enhance your Tuscany wine tour of the Brunello region, on this amazing day we'll take you to another prestigious wine producer, showing you only the best Tuscan wines.
When you visit this distinguished estate, you'll be treated to an engaging and informative winery tour, providing an insider's look into the intricate winemaking process. Following the tour, indulge in a full wine tasting of their carefully curated wine selection, broadening your palate and deepening your appreciation for the region's exceptional wines.
Return to Florence
As the sun begins to set on your memorable day, unwind and savor the cherished moments of your Tuscan adventure as we make our way back to Florence. Reflect on the captivating sights, rich history, family run wineries and tantalizing flavors you've experienced throughout the day, leaving you with a treasure trove of unforgettable memories that will forever be etched in your heart as a testament to the enchanting allure of Tuscany.
Customizable Private Tour
As a private and tour guide, we can customize the itinerary to include different local wineries or attractions, tailored to your preferences. Enjoy the flexibility and personalized attention that makes our private tours truly unique, creating a one-of-a-kind adventure in Tuscany's exquisite wine country.
We know you'll have a wonderful time!