Luxury Tuscan Villa Experience Including Lunch and Wine Tasting
Spend three hours enjoying a taste of ‘la dolce vita’ (the good life) during a trip to a historical villa, tucked away in the glorious Tuscan hills. With a wine-expert guide, explore the cellars, sample the villaís home-produced Tuscan wine, and then savor some of the finest local delicacies over lunch. Bring a bathing suit for a swim in the villaís pool or make the most of the tranquility by sunbathing in the gardens; how you spend your free time at the villa is up to you!Leave Florence in the late morning and travel on a private vehicle into the sun-drenched Tuscan hills, passing the vineyards, olive groves and cypress trees that typify the seductive region. After a journey of roughly twenty minutes, arrive at your historical Tuscan villa ñ a gorgeous historical villa and boutique wine estate nestled deep in the countryside.Hop out of your vehicle and head inside the villa for a cellar tour and wine tasting, sampling some of the classic wines of the region. Hear about wine production in Tuscany ñ the grapes used, the terrain and the climate ñ and learn about the different Tuscan wine such as Super Tuscan and the esteemed Gallo Nero while walking around the cellars. Sip on a red and white wines, noting the characteristics that set them apart from other Italian varietals. Italians love to eat as they drink, so follow their lead and soak up the delicious wine with lunch next to the pool during nice weather or in the cellar if it’s raining. Dishes vary, but expect treats like bruschetta with ruby-red tomatoes plus a fresh pasta dish.After your relaxing lunch, make the most of your free time at the gorgeous villa. Towels are provided, so perhaps take a dip in the secluded pool and then bask in the sun with a book. Alternatively, the villaís colorful garden and rustic vineyard are perfect for leisurely strolls.Travel back to central Florence after staying in the villa by the pool-side on your own enjoying Tuscany. At the end of this unique and relaxing Tuscan villa experience, transport will be provided to return you to central Florence.