This small group hike tour will start right in the city center of Florence, where you will be shuttled out of the city in just 20 minutes. Once reached the countryside, you will start walking on the trail. First you will reach an olive oil mill and you will be able to try delicious local olive oil and you will learn the processes involved in oil production. Then, you will walk around Chianti area accompanied by an expert local guide. You will admire the unique Tuscan lanscape, full of valleys with vines and olives, harsh peaks, cypresses and pines, little churces and medieval towers.
Many of travelers visiting Italy only stay in the cities and never explore the wonderful countryside. One of the most enchanting natural regions of the country is Tuscany, a legendary land that many artists have captured in their paintings, with their traditional rolling hills, hilltop medieval towns and endless stretches of vineyard and olive groves.
A tour to discover the beauty of the Tuscan countryside
While having a marvelous trip to Florence, you can also choose to head into the mythical Chianti Wine Area for an unforgettable hiking experience in Tuscany, discovering the precious treasures lying in this blessed region of Italy.
This unique activity from Florence is the perfect way to spend a few hours away from the streets of the city and enjoy nature in its purest form.
Hike in Chianti, one of the best areas of Tuscany
The hiking in Tuscany experience starts in the centre of Florence and ventures a short way from the city, where you start your adventure alongside a small group and an extremely friendly guide.
During this activity in Tuscany, you will follow a beautiful path passing through some of the most authentic Tuscan countryside, with valleys and hills covered in vineyards and olives, small peaks with charming woods, as well as many other small wonders. The first stop of your day will be an olive oil mill in an ancient noble estate, where you will enjoy a guided tour, learning about the processes involved in producing olive oil. A taste of their gourmet olive oil will reveal all the incredible flavors of 100% Italian production.
Discover the Chianti together with a environmental guide
The Tuscany hiking tour also includes endless photo opportunities, with small medieval towns, picturesque ancient churches and unforgettable landscapes. All along this trail, the guide will share precious or fascinating information about Chianti and Tuscany, about the history and nature. Along the hiking route, that will last around 2 hours and half, there will be a nice pic nic break in the beautidul Chianti countryside. The hiking tour in Tuscany will end with a visit to a traditional boutique winery, with wine tasting but also a healthy Tuscan lunch. A delicious typical lunch will then be served, paired with elegant wines.
At the end of this relaxing experience, you will be driven back to the centre of Florence, where you can continue to discover the city of culture.
Other eXPeriences in Tuscany
If you are willing to immerse yourself in nature and you would like to join another excursion in Tuscany, take a look at the Horse ride through the Tuscan hills departing from Siena or San Gimignano or to the E-bike Tour in Chianti departing from Florence, Siena and San Gimignano.