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Description

NEW! This small group hike tour will provide a great overview of the Chianti wine region. The activity starts right in the city center of Florence where you will be shuttled out of the city in just 20 minutes.
We head to the beautiful countryside where the trail starts.
You will reach an olive oil mill in an ancient noble estate, where you will enjoy a guided tour of their spaces in a unique mix of ancient and modern setting, learning about the processes involved in producing olive oil. A taste of their gourmet olive oil will reveal all the incredible flavors that their passion and work generate.
A friendly environmental guide will then guide you around this area that is characterized by a continues alternation of valleys and gentle hills cloaked in vines and olives, but also of harsh peaks covered in woods of oaks, chestnuts, cypresses and pines. This area is dense of warm materials such as limestone, pietra serena and terracotta.
The itinerary includes many photo opportunities along the way and some interesting information about the history of this spectacular territory full of great landscapes and amazing views, little ancient churches and medieval towers.
The glorious hike trail ends at a boutique winery, where you will get to visit their cellar and understand the wine-making process.
A delicious typical Tuscan lunch is then served, paired with a taste of elegant wines.

The official hat is provided to every participant.
Time to relax before getting back to the city center by minivan.
Trail: 4 miles hike (about 6 Kms) in hilly terrain
Hiking time: 2 hours
Terrain: Mostly dirt patch roads, forest path, grassland.
Difficulty: Moderate

Departure

EVERY DAY at 9:30am

Duration

Approx. 5.5 hours

Period

APRIL to OCTOBER

Price Notes: EUR 99 p.p. (age 13+) / students 10% disc.

What's included

  • Small-group tour
  • Transportation IN/OUT Florence by comfortable Minivan
  • Water bottle
  • Official tour hat
  • English speaking environmental guide
  • Guided visit to an olive oil mill and olive oil tasting
  • Learn about Olive Oil production
  • Guided visit of a boutique winery
  • Tuscan Lunch with wine tasting
People on this tour: min1 - max16

Meeting Point

FLORENCETOWN TOURS & NEWS STAND - Piazza della Repubblica (next to the APPLE STORE under the loggias, corner with Via Pellicceria) - Florence - SEE ON MAP

Notes

Please note that Italy's law doesn't permit selling alcoholic beverage to teens under 18 y.o. so clients under this age will be served non-alcoholic beverages.
We regret to inform that this tour is not suitable for guests with wheelchairs or with impaired mobility.
We recommend good walking shoes (no flip-flops!), a sporty outfit, as well as a sunscreen.

Rain Policy

This tour runs rain or shine.
In case of heavy rain we reserve the final decision to stop the hiking and proceed in the comfort of a minivan instead. No refund will be granted in this case

Photos of This Tour

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Booking Office Phone     (+39) 055 281103

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