2 days discovering Southern Tuscany landscapes and Food Specialties driving your own car
Enjoy a more than enchanting tour of south Tuscany and its delicious gastronomy. Discover the treasures of Pienza, Montepulciano and Montalcino. Sample the delicious products and the prestigious wine of Montalcino and Montepulciano.
Self-drive Tour of Southern Tuscany with Gastronomic experience highlights:
- Visit the beautiful town of Pienza and admire its architecture with your own car
- Learn about the production of cheese in Pienza and enjoy a typical lunch
- Discover the amazing heritage of Montepulciano and Montalcino
- Visit the town of Montepulciano and sample the delicious wine
- Taste the famous Brunello di Montalcino wine
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Experience the magical beauty and heritage of southern Tuscany with your car
Prepare for a short introduction into the authentic gastronomy of south Tuscany, while also discovering the marvelous beauty of this unique region.
This two day gastronomic tour of Tuscany will make you fall in love with this special part of Italy, an experience of a lifetime though the most beautiful and insightful destinations of southern Tuscany. You will get the chance to sample the most delicious traditional products of south Tuscany, but also taste the famous wine of the region.
Day 1: Pienza - Montepulciano
The unique Italian experience will include the three gems of the south of Tuscany, Pienza, Montalcino and Montepulciano, enchanting destinations full of character. The gastronomic tour of southern Tuscany will begin with a visit of Pienza, where you will have the chance to admire the marvelous Renaissance architecture created after the election of Pope Pius II, who was born here.
The tour of Pienza will include a visit to a typical cheese farm, where you get to see how the traditional product is created, but also taste some cheese and salami with a glass of wine. After this delightful visit, you will drive to Montepulciano for the overnight.
Day 2: Montepulciano – Montalcino
After breakfast, the gastronomic tour in Tuscany will visit Montepulciano, where the Vino Nobile di Montepulciano is produced. After a short visit of the town, you will visit a winery in Montepulciano, learning about the wine production process and enjoying a light lunch with a wine tasting session that will reveal the true valor of the best Tuscan wines.
In the afternoon, you will also visit Montalcino, famous in the whole world for the prestigious Brunello di Montalcino wine. The tous ends here, but we suggest you to visit also San Gimignano.
- Overnight in 3* hotel in Montepulciano with breakfast included
- 1 winery tour and tasting-light lunch in Montepulciano
- 1 cheese making tour and tasting-light lunch in Pienza
- Car rental and transfers
- Guided tours
- City tax to pay locally in all the hotels
- Tips (optional)
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
The tour does NOT include the car rental, neither any transport and travel costs. Therefore, we recommend the use your own vehicle or to rent one. NO guided tours included.
The itinerary may be altered according to availability.
If the hotels are fully booked, you will overnight in similar hotels in the Chianti area.
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability. Once your booking is confirmed we will email you a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.