Volterra etruscan town wine and food tour de gustibus
In the morning we will visit Colle Val d’Elsa ( famous for its crystal, with the opportunity to participate in a workshop – to be quoted separately depending on availability) or San Gimignano according to your preferences.
Then, so well known around the world for being the place where the episodes of the Twilight New Moon saga were filmed… Volterra: famous for the extraction and processing of alabaster, is a notable historical Etruscan’s center, Roman ruins ( the theater ) and medieval buildings like the Cathedral, the Medici fortress and Palazzo dei Priori on the main square, all in the main center of town. It will be an adventure to retrace the small alleys and then look out the view at the surrounding hills. And here is where you could visit the Etruscan museum (at your choice, and expense). On the way back we could make an additional stop at a member-producer for an organic wine tasting.
– Leave from Florence at 09:30 (appointment at bistrot De-Gustibus Piazza Torquato Tasso 13red Firenze or at a prefixed point);
– Stop in Colle Val d’Elsa or San Gimignano;
– Lunch at a small local associated farm . Visit the farm and their productive activity. Taste local products accompanied by red or white wine, water and other specialties of the farm;
– In the Afternoon, Volterra, brief visit of town or for those interested, you can visit the Etruscan Museum (at your expense);
– Return to Florence by/around 18:00
At the end of the tour “for those who still did not have enough”, you can stop at De-Gustibus Culinaria bistrot for a glass of wine or to have dinner in good company !
With us you will not live an ordinary tour: as said before we are going to share with you a human and life experience and to “explore” the lifestyle of our country listening to those who live it. You can establish a personal relationship with the farmers and not only taste their products …
Visits to farms will not be just a quick stop for a glass of wine, but a real “intercultural experience“.
Period: all year on request.
How many: from 2 to 8 people.
Meeting and departure point of all our tours: Piazza Torquato Tasso 13 red (in front of Culinaria Bistro).
Frequency: every day at 09:30 am.
Price full day (adults): 2 pax 170 € each; 3 pax 130 € each, 4 pax 110 € each, 5 pax 95 € each, 6 pax 90 € each, 7 pax 85 € each, 8 pax 80 € each. (Lunch included)
IMPORTANT: children aged 5 to 10 years 50% discount / Children 0-4 FREE.
What’s included: De Gustibus Network card valid for the whole year, round-trip from Florence by car or comfortable Minivan Degusti-Bus + driver / guide + tasting + lunch in the company.
Please note: that the law in Italy does not allow the sale of alcohol to young people under 16 as children under this age will be served non-alcoholic beverages. Let us know in advance any special need or for people with reduced mobility and will do our best to accommodate you.
For any further request, please cantact:
Tommaso: email@example.com(tour planner) +39 340 5796207,
Gilberto: firstname.lastname@example.org(tour leader) +39 393 2355445.
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