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Casa Howard Special Chianti Tour
HALF DAY CHIANTI WEST TOUR

Chianti is the place to go if you’re looking to discover the ancient traditions of peasants, the daily work they carried out on the lands, the nature of the olive groves and the famous red and white grape vineyards from which the famous Chianti wine is extracted. When visiting the vineyards you will be accompanied by their beautiful scent - a wonderful companion when admiring the world-renowned countryside of the Gallo Nero Chianti Wine area. It will be a day filled with country houses, farmhouses, castles, ancient villages with narrow streets and landscapes – all an excellent example of its typical nature.

suggested program

10 a.m. Departure from Casa Howard
11 a.m. Arrival in the Chianti area and stopping  in the Town of Greve in Chianti
12 p.m. Driving along the hills  until reaching  Castello da Verrazzano
12 wine tasting session
2 p.m. Back in Florence with the tour having ended at 1 p.m.

Tidy rows of vineyards set amid historic villages and silvery-green olive trees are the scenic backdrop for this half day wine excursion to the Chianti Country, showcasing the world-renowned Chianti Classico wine. The first stop is a tour of the town of Greve in Chianti. Its picturesque, asymmetrical main piazza is aligned with palaces, porticoes and loggias, with the reconstructed church of Santa Croce housing beautiful Renaissance paintings from the School of Fra Angelico at one end and a statue of the explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano, who discovered New York Harbor, at the other.Following this, you will head to the Castel di Verrazzano, whose horizon silhouette can be seen in all its ancient grandeur. The road lined with characteristic cypress trees lead you into one of the most famous and typical wineries in the whole of Tuscany, where you will enjoy a wine tasting session.

RATES:

180 Euros for

1 to 3 Guests including a deluxe car at your disposal for 4 hrs with an English-speaking drive

Wine tasting session at Castello da Verrazzano starting from 14 Euros per Guest, to be paid directly