Join our unique tour to discover Impruneta, a small town at the gate of Chianti region,filled withnatural and architectural wonders. Led by our professional guide you will discover all the major sights of this ancient city, as well as its famous artisan traditions and its excellent cuisine.
This guided tour will take you to the discovery of the enchanting town of Impruneta, just a few kilometers from Florence, with lots of history, culture and ancient traditions.
Our tour of Impruneta begins in Piazza Buondelmonti, the main square, where our guide will tell you the story of the town, starting from its Etruscan origins up to its development in medieval times. Then, you will visit the Basilica of Santa Maria Impruneta, where you will relive the atmosphere made of miracles and memories of the past. You will also have the opportunity to visit the Museum of Religious Art, which hosts wall hangings, sacred furnishings, detached frescoes other eternal masterpieces such as the Cross of Ghiberti.
Thenext stop of our guided tour will be a typical craft shop, where you can discover the famous local “terracotta” made in Impruneta, produced from local clay and manufacture through an ancient technique that dates back to the Renaissance: just to make an example, Brunelleschi used this high-quality material for the dome of the Florence Cathedral.
After that, you will finally be able to eXPerience a tasting session dedicated to the local red wine, the famous Chianti Classico, whose quality is renowned across the world. The best way to end this amazing tour of Imbruneta, a Tuscany’s gem surrounded by green landscapes and ancient traditions.
If you would like to discover the surroundings of Florence, take a look at our Tour of Fiesole and the Florentine hills. Or, if you want to visit the must-see sights of the city, book our Florence Walk and Talk Tour.
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
We suggest that you wear comfortable clothes and shoes, and wear sunglasses and a sun hat in the summer months.
Also, appropriate clothing is required for the entrance to museums and places of worship.
You can book your private transportation service with ItalyXP.