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Wine Tasting & Tuscany Countryside including San Gimignano & Volterra

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Livorno, Italy

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icon9 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

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What you can expect during your visit
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
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Overview

See a different side of Tuscany on this full-day, small-group tour. Meet your tour guide at a central point to travel via air-conditioned vehicle into the Tuscan countryside. Visit the ancient town of Volterra, renowned for its Etruscan history and Roman–era ruins. Then, stop at a local winery to enjoy a traditional Tuscan lunch and numerous wine samples. Finally, head to the UNESCO-listed city of San Gimignano, which is famed for its soaring towers.
  • Round-trip transportation is provided via air-conditioned coach
  • Get off the typical tourist trail and see a different side of Tuscany
  • Visit San Gimignano, a UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Enjoy a traditional Tuscan lunch and wine samples during your winery visit
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Wine Tasting & Tuscany Countryside including San Gimignano & Volterra?
A:
The policy on sanitization is:

  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Wine Tasting & Tuscany Countryside including San Gimignano & Volterra?
A:
The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Wine Tasting & Tuscany Countryside including San Gimignano & Volterra.
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What is the maximum group size during Wine Tasting & Tuscany Countryside including San Gimignano & Volterra?
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This activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers.

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Traveler Tips


  • "It was a long 1.5 to 2 hour drive from the port to the first stop but worth it"
  • "Request her as your guide and you will not regret it!" See review
  • "The winery was a great stop with some great views along the way, but you could get car sick." See review

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Wine tasting
dawnsteinhoffwalker
, Jan 2020
We had a wonderful time! The winery tour was picturesque and delicious. The guide was friendly and gave us extra time whenever we needed it!
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Amazing time!
dsdebode
, Jan 2020
We had an amazing time with Marco! He picked us up at the port where our cruise ship came in and from the start was very friendly and informative. Our drive through the Tuscan countryside was nothing short of spectacular; great views everywhere you looked. We stopped at a small coffee shop on the way to the winery, just to get out and appreciate the views (and have an espresso, of course). When we were ready, Marco took us to the winery where we sampled about 10 different wines, their olive oils, and a small snack plate (sausage slices, bread, and a small salad). I think we were at the winery for around an hour or hour and a half, which was just about perfect; we didn't feel rushed at all. When we were ready to leave, Marco drove us to San Gimignano where he showed us around and then let us wander the town for 90 minutes or so. Then off to Volterra for the same pattern. On the way back to our cruise ship, Marco answered all of our questions about the area and we had a nice conversation. Overall, I can't recommend this highly enough. Marco was just about the best tour guide we could have asked for, the countryside was outstanding, and we thoroughly enjoyed our time at the winery and in both towns. We'd definitely do this again!
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A marvelous day, with our driver/guide
yveslafleur1
, Dec 2019
Marco our driver/guide was courteous and a good driver. We did three stop. Each of them was precious, while driving and passing some special area , we were made aware. The winery was excellent with a little tour prior the testing, the surrounding was postal card all around. The visit after of 2 UNESCO sites was priceless, Sam Gimignano and Volterra, ouch....
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Wonderful experience
Pioneer49816725038
, Nov 2019
Sara was our tour guide and she made the entire experience wonderful. She was friendly, smart and a local to the area which only offered more insight into everything. The winery was beautiful and we enjoyed every minute.
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Tuscany
David A
, Nov 2019
I enjoyed the day. I would do it again and recommend it. I would have preferred to visit another winery.
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Fantastic!
Ty2kman
, Oct 2019
This was probably our favorite tour out of 14 cities in 21 days! The wine tasting was incredible and taking us to San Gamigano was great! But the best part was our tour guide Stefania! What a lovely woman and so informative! Request her as your guide and you will not regret it! Don’t miss this tour to Tuscany as well worth the price plus some.
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Best experience
What's The Prob... w
, Oct 2019
I thought I might regret missing the leaning tower of pisa to do this excursion. I'm so glad We did this instead.The driver Francesco was amazing. The winery is unforgettable and Volterra is a place you must see. I would highly recommend this tour. It was so convenient being picked up from the cruise terminal also.
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Great Excursion!
katiebain9
, Oct 2019
My husband and I took this tour when our cruise ship stopped in Livorno for the day. The weather was very windy causing our ship to be over 2 hours late docking, but our tour guide Francesco waited at the port for us and rearranged the tour so that we could enjoy each stop in a slightly different order, making sure we had lunch at an appropriate time. Francesco was incredibly knowledgable and very funny. He brought us to Volterra and San Gimignano, two beautiful mid-evil cities and a wonderful vineyard where we met many of the family members who own and work there. We enjoyed a generous tasting of 12 wines and ate 4 courses - meat and cheese, Grandmama's soup and lasagna, and biscotti for dessert. This excursion is well worth it and absolutely one of our favorite highlights from our Mediteranean cruise. Thanks, Francesco!
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Gorgeous scenic tour with a wine tasting
g0lflady
, Oct 2019
We booked this trip for our cruise stop in Livorno, a very industrial port. Our guide Francesco was extremely knowledgeable about the region and even made a stop to show us the beautiful view from Toscana Resort Castelfalfi. After that viewing we continued on to Fattoria Poggio Alloro for our tour of the winery and tasting. Gorgeous countryside and a nice sampling of cheese and meats with our wine samples. From there we went to Volterra and San Gimignano and returned to our ship around 1730 hours. Our day started at 0830 and we spent enough time at all stops to appreciate the towns historical sights, sampling, and shopping. There were 6 on our tour and our guide was a very good driver. I would definitely recommend this tour.
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Great guide and lovely day out
janet504230
, Oct 2019
Francesco is a great guide, very good driver and I am a nervous passenger but never felt anxious, lovely wine visit and San Gimignano and Volterre were gorgeous

Product code: 6721P28

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