A pleasant and comfortable drive in a small group tour, through the famous Chianti area, leads you to San Gimignano, the charming medieval village surrounded by walls and when passing under the ancient Porta San Giovanni you are immediately immersed in the magical medieval atmosphere of the hill town known for its many towers.
You get lost among the multicolored shops that display items of artistic craftsmanship, wines and oil of the territory and among the galleries of contemporary art that showcase original paintings and sculptures that capture the interest of the art lovers. The evocative Piazza della Cisterna offers a wealth of images: soaring tower houses, palaces with elegant mullioned windows and the monumental well in travertine that occupies the central part of the square.[readmore] In Piazza Duomo, a spectacular staircase leads to the Church with its frescoes decorated interiors. From Piazza delle Erbe it is possible to reach the Rocca and to climb the tower for a stunning view of the town center, the surrounding countryside and the others San Gimignano towers. In the surroundings San Gimignano you then reach, in the Chianti countryside, a typical wine and oil farm where you can enjoy of an authentic local experience.
After the vineyard and the cellars visit, you will take a seat inside a fresh "barricaia" (barrique cellar), in a suggestive and romantic atmosphere, to enjoy a guided wine dinner with fine wines and fresh and tasty products from the Chianti area. A unique and engaging Tuscan lifestyle experience! For those who wish it will be possible to buy wines and oil produced by the farm estate directly in the cellar. Please note that the order of the visits may changeRead more
Tours available: Tuesday, Friday and Sunday at 16:15