An incredible Italy Wine Tour to experience the world famous Tuscan wines and explore the surprising wines and landscapes in Umbria. The tour features the world wide famous Tuscan wines with incredible great wines from Umbria. The tour combines incredible wine tastings, with authentical Italian food experiences. This incredible wine tour is enriched with visit to Assisi and the incredible St. Francis Basilica, Pisa and its gorgeous Campo dei Miracoli, Siena and its typical medieval architecture.
Tuscany and Umbria are densely populated with things to see, perhaps more so than any other region in Europe. It could take months to experience all of its art, architecture, food, and wine. Explore the olive groves and vineyards through the undulating hills of Tuscany and Umbria.
Montefalco is a stunning and beautiful town located in the heart of Umbria along the Italian region and offers some interesting attraction. The ancient walls of the town, cobbled streets, stone buildings along with the medieval architecture with some lovely churches and cathedrals are some of the main highlights of this town.
Siena is said to have been founded by Senius, son of Remus, one of the two legendary founders of Rome. Siena is home to an impressive medieval centre, which is filled with eye-catching buildings, particularly enchanting city bounding with Gothic architecture and Tuscan cuisine.
Explore Wine and Olive Oil museums which will reveal all the secrets of wine and olive oil making in this area of Italy, from the ancient times till today. Then Visit Lungarotti wineyards and taste the classicTorgiano Rosso “Rubesco”, Torgiano Bianco “Torre di Giano” and the newly created “Toralco” and “Torveto”.
Explore Assisi, the city of St. Francis with the beautiful St. Francis Basilica decorated with the worldwide famous Giotto’s frescoes. In Afternoon learn the secrets of traditional Italian and local cuisine, with wine pairing.
Visit Montefalco, the homeland of the worldwide famous Sagrantino wine. Taste the classic Montefalco Rosso, the famous Montefalco Sagrantino and the delicious sweet Montefalco Sagrantino Passito. In afternoon visit the beautiful medieval village of Spello and admire its white and pink stone houses with breathtaking renaissance fresco by Pinturicchio in the Cappella Baglioni. Then you can Visit a typical olive oil mill in this area, one of the top producers of Extra Virgin Olive Oil, with olive oil tastings.
Visit the beautiful town of Orvieto buit on a rock cliff, and visit the magnificent Cathedral and admire Signorelli’s most famous paintings.
In afternoon, Winery visit in the Orvieto area which is famous for its white grapes and renowned local wineries: Barberani or Castello di Corbara.
Start you day with visiting the incredible “ghost village” of Civita di Bagnoregio and the spectacular village built with “tufo” sandstone of Pitigliano.
In afternoon Winery visit in the Grosseto area in Maremma, famous for its Morellino di Scansano. Visit a renowned local winery and experience the great Morellino di Scansano and the exclusive “Saffredi” or “Avvoltore“.
• Start your day with the world famous Super Tuscan wines! Then Winery visit in Bolgheri, to taste the superb “Sassicaia” at Tenuta San Guido or in Castagneto Carducci to taste the equally great“Ornellaia” at Tenuta dell’Ornellaia.
• In afternoon explore Pisa to admire the beautiful Piazza dei Miracoli and climb the Leaning Tower. Enjoy the eveing at your own leisure in Pisa.
Enjoy the city sightseeing and admire Siena’s medieval architecture, its churches and small museums which harbour plenty of beautiful art works. In afternoon Wineries visit in the famous Chianti area, famous for its white grapes to taste some of the most iconic Chianti Classico wines.
Montalcino: visit of the beautiful medieval town and winery visit to the beautiful estates at Poggio Antico or Biondi Santi, to taste theBrunello di Montalcino and Rosso di Montalcino.
Arrival at Rome for the departure to your own destinations.