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Leave the bustle of the city and escape to the glorious Tuscan countryside on this delightful awayday. The tour focuses on the famous Val D’Orcia region with its quaint hill-towns and lush vineyards. Visit the ancient Etruscan town of Montepulciano and see the Duomo, the main square and Punch’s Tower.
You will board a comfortable air-conditioned bus in Rome and drive through the scenic Italian countryside. The places that you will visit are:
Montepulciano: see the exposed brick Duomo, the main square, Punch’s Tower and ancient Etruscan wells and medieval wine cellars.
Sant’Antimo Abbey: listen to Gregorian chants.
Montalciano: full of vineyards and home to Italian’s finest wine, Brunello di Montalcino. Stop at a vineyard for lunch and wine tastings.
Pienza: tour this UNESCO-listed “utopian village” at your leisure. Do not forget to pack some pecorino cheese for home!
At the end of the tour, you will be driven back to Rome.
About the Supplier: City Wonders are leaders in Italy tours and experiences. Their tours are insightful and entertaining with expert guides taking you around the city’s known as well as offbeat attractions. They believe in having a small group size to provide intimate experiences in all major cities of Italy.
Daily. Use the calendar to see live availability.Duration
Approximately 12 - 13 hoursStart time
At the center of Piazza del Popolo, by the large fountain with the lions and the obelisk. The nearest metro stop is Flaminio (Line A).
Piazza del Popolo
So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 15 mins early.
If you have any dietary requirements, let us know in the special request field.
Unfortunately, the tour is not suitable for those with mobility problems.
Since we would visit a place of worship, wearing shirts with sleeves and avoiding shorts, vest tops and open-toe sandals would be best.
Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)
Your guide will have a City Wonders sign with the name of the tour at the meeting
point for easy recognition.
This tour takes you to the most picturesque Tuscany cities on the hilltops. Scenes from Under the Tuscan Sun and Twilight: New Moon were shot at some of the locations we went to!...TAM M HA, United States
A great day out to see a bit of Italy outside Rome. The scenery and hilside villages of Montepulciano and Montalcino were delightful. The monks' Gregorian Chant was refreshing...Mr Richard F Sims, United Kingdom