A DAY IN TUSCANY with WINE TASTING! SMALL GROUP TOUR!
Enjoy a day in Tuscany with the visit of a local winery with Wine Tasting including a visit to the medieval towns of Volterra and San Gimignano. This amazing shore excursion from Livorno port has been designed for our guests who have already visited the famous cities of Florence and Pisa, and are interested in exploring other incredible areas of Tuscany rich in charm, history and local traditions.
This tour will start with a relaxing drive through the rolling hills of Tuscany towards our first destination, Volterra, one of the most beautiful and charming villages in the whole region. Volterra has an amazing in history, architecture, and famous for the beautifully crafted alabaster objects produced by local artisans that you will discover on your visit, that’s why Volterra is known as the World Capital of Alabaster. You will have time to stroll around for 1,5 hours . Some of the highlights includes Piazza dei Priori and the clocktower (made famous by the american Twilight movie saga), The ancient Roman theatre,and the 2,500 year old medieval walls, a section of which still stands, and the Pinacoteca Comunale…but also the ruins of the Etruscan Acropolis of op of the hill.
Later on will start to drive towards San Gimignano and visit a local winery, in the middle of the Chianti wine region, where you will have the opportunity to taste delicious wines paired with snacks (included in the rate).Afterwards, you will visit the village of San Gimignano, knowns as the Manhattan of Tuscany or the Manhattan of the Middle Ages. San Gimignano is best known for its watchtowers, which represented power and prosperity in Medieval times. Although only 14 of San Gimignanos original 76 towers remain, the architecture remains one of a kind. Don’t forget to enjoy a delicious Gelato (Italian Ice Cream) in San Gimignano!
Wine tasting and snacks
This is not a private tour but a small group tour
The tour sequence may be altered to avoid congestions but always covering mentioned sights.
If less than 9 people are on your tour you will travel in a small vehicle with excellent access to all sights and your tour will be led by a guide who is also your driver. If more than 8 people are on your tour, you will travel in a van or minibus that will include a separate driver and guide.
Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
English speaking host/guide with over 8 passsngers
English speaking driver with under 9 passengers
Pick up and drop off at the port hub
Guaranteed return to the pier on time
Tips to driver and guide
FLAT RATES (in Euro)
Price per person: 105.00 €