Check out these 5 Top selling Tours of Tuscany brought to you by Viator. You can get a quick & easy taste of Tuscany in one day from Florence, take a cooking class in a farmhouse or ride a Vespa through the Tuscan hills. Experience Siena’s history with a walking tour and taste the Chianti in all its glory.
These are essential tours recommended by travellers for the quality of the service and experience. Convenient and good value for money, these tours allow you to discover Tuscany with professional guides who know the territory and can show you the best this region has to offer.
5 Popular Tours in Tuscany
Tuscany in one day from Florence
Only got one day to get a taste of Tuscany? We’ve already found the tour for you . This Tuscany in One Day Sightseeing Tour leaves Florence and drives through the Tuscan countryside to Siena where you will see the magnificent cathedral and Piazza del Campo. You’ll have a scenic lunch and wine tasting in the hills before heading off to the Medieval jewel that is San Gimignano.
After a stroll through its picturesque streets admiring the house-towers that give this town its famous silhouette, the tour proceeds to Pisa. Here you’ll come face to face with one of the wonders of Italy – the Leaning Tower in the square of Miracles – before heading back to Florence.
WHAT YOU’LL LOVE: Get a taste of the Best of Tuscany – Knowledgeable guides – Lunch in a Chianti winery
Taste of Chianti
The Taste of Chianti Tour is a treat. A full-day Chianti wine and food tour leaving from Florence, it gives your tastebuds the possibility to savour some of Tuscany’s mouthwatering wines and cheeses, meats, chocolate and more! The gastronomic heritage of the region will be explained by your knowledgable local guide as you travel through Tuscany in a comfortable vehicle. As part of the tour you’ll be able to tour an historic villa, and visit a Chianti Classico winery. Enjoy up to seven glasses of wine throughout the day, and tuck into food samples and a 3-course meal at an authentic restaurant in the Chianti hills.
The tour will take you through Tuscany’s ancient woodlands and along winding roads in the hills. As part of the tour you will visit Greve in Chianti, enjoy wine tasting at two different wineries and enjoy a lunch at a traditional Tuscan restaurant.
WHAT YOU’LL LOVE: Professional guides – Learn about local food and wine – Visit an historic villa
Cooking class in the Tuscan countryside
This is a full-day tour that’s made for food lovers. It combines a market visit with a cooking class, and you’ll enjoy a 4-course meal with wine.The Tuscany Cooking Class Tour starts at the famous San Lorenzo food market in the centre of Florence where you can explore the delicious local ingredients.
The tour then takes you to a rustic farmhouse outside Florence, immersed in the Tuscan countryside. Here you’ll have the chance to prepare your own meal. Think bruschetta, pasta and roast pork, not to mention all time favourite desserts like tiramisu. You’ll be able to enjoy four complimentary glasses of wine. Oh, and you’ll receive your own cooking diploma and the recipes you’ve used. Buon appetito!
WHAT YOU’LL LOVE: Value for money – Excellent food – Great atmosphere.
Siena Walking Tour & Cathedral
Explore Siena’s historic centre, a UNESCO Heritage site whose beauty will leave you speechless. This two-hour Siena Walking Tour & Cathedral is a perfect introduction to this beautifully-preserved Medieval town. See the highlights of Siena: the shell-shaped Piazza del Campo, San Domenico Church with the relics of Saint Catherine, and awe at the stunning architecture of the Cathedral.
Siena’s Cathedral is one of Italy’s most beautiful Gothic churches, a feast of marble, statues, and stunning frescoes. By joining this tour you’ll skip the line and have a professional guide will bring the rich history of the Cathedral to life.
WHAT YOU’LL LOVE: Get up close to Medieval architecture – Informative tour – Skip the line to visit the Cathedral
Vespa Tour on the Chianti hills
Would you like to try the thrill of riding a real Vespa around the Chianti countryside? This is your chance to live the Dolce Vita, and enjoy the amazing Tuscan landscape on two wheels. This Tuscany Vespa Tour departs from Florence in the morning, and takes you by Minivan to a Chianti winery half an hour away. Here you get your own Vespa, and a lesson on how to ride it, and you’re ready to go!
Zip through the Chianti hills, and marvel at the breathtaking views just like a local. The small group and professional guide ensure you enjoy an authentic and personal experience. A visit to a local winery and a lunch included in the price make this day just perfect. The tour will end up back in Florence.
WHAT YOU’LL LOVE: Authentic Vespa experience – small group and personal service – Spectacular Chianti views
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