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Overview
A day trip exploring Tuscany with visits to 2 wineries. Taste seven different types of wine, three extra virgin olive oils, balsamic vinegar and Tuscan snacks, enjoy amazing scenery and visit San Gimignano all in one day! This is a great opportunity for 18-to-39-year-olds to meet other travellers and enjoy the Tuscan countryside while sampling and learning about wines.
Highlights
  • Full-day wine tasting tour of Tuscany designed specifically for young adults
  • Learn the essentials of tasting wine from your sommelier guide
  • Tour two authentic Italian wineries and enjoy generous tastings
  • Wander the streets of medieval San Gimignano on the way back to Florence
What to Expect
Head to the meeting point in Florence, then travel via air-conditioned coach into the Tuscan countryside. The first stop is a winery and tasting school where you learn the essentials to develop your palate. Taste four different wines, including the world-famous Chianti Classico. Also taste a 30-year-old balsamic vinegar, plus truffle oil and extra virgin olive oil. Next, head to a second winery located in the Vernaccia white-wine region for a vintner-led tour of the entire wine production process from vineyard to cellar. Learn about pairings and sample a rosè, a Vernaccia white, and a Colli Senesi Chianti. Finally, wander the well-preserved, medieval town of San Gimignano at your own pace. Browse handcrafted shops, climb the Torre Grossa for the best view of the city, sample some of the best gelato in Italy, and mingle with the other young travelers on your tour before the ride back to Florence.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Italy on a Budget Tours, Via Nazionale, 149R, 50129 Firenze FI, Italy
Departure Time
10:00 AM
Duration
7h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local guide
  • Wine tasting
  • Snacks
Exclusions
  • Hotel/Hostel Pickup - dropoff
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 18 years - No kids allowed
  • Maximum age is 39 years
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • We are not strict with the age limit and people older than 39 BUT younger than 50 are always welcome as long as they are young in heart and have no walking disabilities and are happy to be with younger people. Our Tour Operator has a general audience of college students, backpackers, solo travellers, etc... that often fall into this category. The tour is more fast-paced, budget-minded and are made for travellers to meet and connect with other passengers of the same age from all parts of the world who share the same interests, lifestyles and traveling styles.
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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The tour itself was not what we were expecting, especially for the money! The guide was very quiet, barely spoke, and we could not understand her when she did speak. The two wineries were rushed, and the host at the second winery was monotone and un-engaged. Thankfully, we met
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This tour was everything we were looking for - a taste of Tuscany countryside, wineries, a small historical town (San Gimignano), only a half day (not 12 hours), and actually affordable. We all met at the office and then took a decent walk to load up on the bus. Our guide,
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The wine tour was fantastic, our guide, Paola, was energetic and fun, the wineries were gorgeous and the wine was delicious! Definitely recommend to any and all that want to do a wine tour in Tuscany! It is a young crowd, though (average age was likely 28-30), which was great
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We loved the Wine Tour With Emma! She was super informative on history of Florence/Tuscany & all the wine regions. So thankful we could get booked in on such short notice! Loved the day and it was certainly a highlight for our trip to Italy. Thank you Emma for being a great
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Emma was an amazing guide and would recommend her to everyone Very professional and great information Great value
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