DISCOVERING MEDICI FAMILY’S VILLAS IN TUSCAN COUNTRYSIDE & WINE TASTING

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1953
  • WHEN All year round
  • STARTS9:00 am
  • DURATION 6 h approx
  • LIVE GUIDEEnglish
  • PRIVATE TOUR

Imagine a picture-postcard village with an ancient entrance door, a little church exuding spirituality and a UNESCO World Heritage Medici villa on a hilltop towering over a sea of ​​olive trees and vineyards. This is what you will experience visiting Artimino. A few kilometres away lies a Renaissance masterpiece, the Medici villa of Poggio a Caiano, known as Villa Ambra. You will discover the homes of the Medici family, visit the Artimino Estate immersed in the green hills of the Florentine Chianti, tasting good food accompanied by excellent wines. A day full of Tuscan culture and flavors.

TOUR DETAILS

INCLUDED

  • Licensed driver
  • Private transfer by comfortable mini van
  • Licensed local guide
  • Tour of the cellars, wine tasting paired with local products

WHAT WILL YOU DO

You will depart from your hotel on board a comfortable van with a licensed professional driver. The first stop of the tour will lead you to the village of Artimino, where a professional guide will accompany you through a tour of the old village and the beautiful Medici villa La Ferdinanda, also known as the villa of the hundred chimneys due to a series of chimneys of various shapes placed on the roof. After the visit you will enjoy your private wine tasting and light lunch in the Villa.

The itinerary continues onward to Poggio a Caiano, site of another beautiful Medici villa, Villa Ambra, a cherished place of Lorenzo the Magnificent who had ordered its construction. The villa is surrounded by several gardens and enjoys a peculiar, not randomly chosen position above the surrounding area, which makes it a true masterpiece. You can visit both the Monumental Apartments and the Museum of Still Life accompanied by your guide.

 

DEPARTURE & RETURN LOCATION

Your accommodation

ADDITIONAL INFO

Minimum drinking age is 18 years
A moderate amount of walking is involved
Comfortable clothing recommended
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Not wheelchair accessible: Due to uneven surfaces at the sites visited may be difficult for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

CANCELLATION POLICY

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours days in advance of the start date of the experience

 

CUSTOMIZABLE TOUR

For special requests, customizing your tour or combining this tour to other activities, please contact us