Tuscany Day Trip from Rome including 3-Course Lunch and Wine Tasting
See the very best of Tuscany on a full-day trip from Rome! Traveling to the stunning Val d'Orcia region, south of Siena, you'll be introduced to a beautiful landscape where medieval towns cling to sunny hills and rustic farms adorn the countryside. With an expert guide, you'll visit Montelpulciano, Montalcino and the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Pienza, sampling fine wines and local delicacies as you go!Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Val d'Orcia, Italy
Take a Tuscany tour from Rome and see the best of the captivating Val d’Orcia region, near Siena. Board your luxury coach, and travel from Rome to Tuscany with its scenic, rolling hills.
Duration: 2 hoursStop At:
Montepulciano, Montepulciano, Tuscany
Your first stop is Montepulciano, a town renowned for its fine wine and views. The Renaissance hilltown is best-known for its production of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, a full-bodied red wine. Learn about it on a walking tour and discover highlights such as the Florence-style clock tower, the cathedral with its yet-to-be-finished façade, medieval wine cellars and the old town walls.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At:
Tempio di San Biagio, Via di San Biagio, 53045, Montepulciano Italy
Immerse yourself in the architecture of St. Biagio's Church. This temple is the result of an exceptional synthesis between the artistic language of the Renaissance and the beauty of the Tuscan landscape, due to its peculiar location in the midst of a breath-taking landscape overlooking the Tuscan hills. The church, an example of a Renaissance Greek cross central plan, was used for the original design by Bramante and Michelangelo for St. Peter's Basilica in Rome.
Having worked up an appetite, you'll have lunch with your group surrounded by vineyards. You’ll discover why Tuscany is Italy’s most renowned wine region as you enjoy a traditional 3-course lunch, with a local wine pairing including the world-famous Brunello di Montalcino wines.
Duration: 30 minutesStop At:
Historic Centre of the City of Pienza, near Montepulciano, 53026, Pienza Italy
From the farm, travel on to Pienza, one of the region’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Here, enjoy up to 45 minutes of free time to explore. The layout of the town was created by Pope Pius II, who wanted to change the look of his birth town. Admire the historic center, which stays true to the pope’s vision, and gaze at the fine architecture that abounds. If you are a fan of food, check the shops for pecorino cheese, arguably Pienza’s most prized product.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Pienza, Pienza, Tuscany
Explore Pienza and shop for local food and wines, take photographs and eat gelato.
Next, return to Rome in air-conditioned comfort — fulfilled, relaxed, and ready for the next day.
Duration: 1 hour
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Customers who have not reached Italy's legal drinking age of 18 will not be served alcohol"
"Appropriate dress is required for entry into some sites on this tour. Knees, shoulders and backs must be covered"
"Please note that itinerary and venues visited might vary according to season and availability, always offering the same inclusions."
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
Duration: 12 Hours
Piazza del Popolo, Roma RM, Italy
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.