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Franco Wine Tour Experience

Siena, Italy
+39 347 910 6890
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Ranked #15 of 52 Activities in Siena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Franco Fadda Tours & Activities Snc is a fully licensed and insured Italy-based Travel Agency. You're staying in Siena and want to dedicate a day... more » Owner description: Franco Fadda Tours & Activities Snc is a fully licensed and insured Italy-based Travel Agency. You're staying in Siena and want to dedicate a day touring the wine regions?! Spend the day in the company of a local wine passionate and perhaps with a few other wine travelers. « less
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Auckland, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

We (and a lovely couple from Ecuador) spent a day with Franco doing his Chianti Classico wine tour. We visited 3 wineries and a castle in the Tuscany countryside. Franco was very professional, informative and had a great understanding of the history and wine-making of the area. The scenery was amazing and the visit to the castle a highlight. We... More

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San Francisco, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

If I could give Franco 10 stars I would! We had such an amazing time on his Montalcino Brunello tour. The wineries were very unique and offered a very personalized tour and tasting experience. Between winery visits we had one of the best meals I had in my entire 4 weeks in Italy accompanied by more wonderful wine. Franco is... More

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Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

You will always remember your wine tours with Franco! He knows everyone and he knows wine. He lives on a farm outside Siena and he picked us up at our Siena hotel. Franco shares the history of the region, he knows wine country and the winemakers, the cooks in the kitchens, the shop owners. Prepare for a full day tour,... More

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Milwaukee, WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

A few days before departing Siena, my wife and I and another couple travelling with us decided it would be fun to have a tour of the Chianti region with a guide. We contacted Franco, who promptly responded to our email confirming a tour for us with Angela. From the moment we met her, we knew this was a great... More

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We booked this wine tour with my fiancé and two couple friends - we did the Brunello Dal Montalcino tour. Franco picked us up at our hotel in the morning and we went off in his well air conditioned van. One of our friends mentioned his love for beer so even though we were on a wine tour, Franco stopped... More

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Southington, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

My husband and I spent 12 days in Italy recently and Franco's wine tour (it is so much more than that!!) was definitely a highlight. He picked us up at our hotel and then we picked up 7 more people - who were all together but never made us feel like outsiders. We started the day by sampling several different... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

My wife and I had a fantastic day with Franco. We did the Brunello di Montalcino tour. Neither of us had ever really heard of Montalcino before; I'm not sure it's that well known in the UK. In any event, Franco was the perfect host balancing an encyclopaedic knowledge of the subject matter without boring anyone. We finished the day... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

My husband Marcus and I did the Montalcino wine tour with Franco today on Wednesday, October 8th and it was wonderful!!!!! I could go on and on about how fabulous the day was from start to finish. Both of the wineries Franco took us to were run by individuals who were friendly, accommodating, generous, and knowledgable. We sampled delicious wine... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We had a fun and eventful wine tour with Franco on October 4th. It was a full day! We went to two family run Brunello wineries and met with the wine makers/owners. We sampled their wines and enjoyed learning about their wine making procedures. But, the highlight was the wonderful lunch! Great food and wine plus we were able to... More

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Houston, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

My wife and I enjoyed a great wine tour with Franco and 6 other guests. The day started with sampling cheese from a local market. Then we made our way to the first of 2 wineries. After the first tour, we ate lunch at a great local restaurant with more wine tasting. Our second winery was a great experience too.... More

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