Delights of Chianti

Food and Wine Tours

A 5 day private gastronomic experience through a landscape of olive groves, vineyards and forests. Here in the beautiful Chianti, you will discover the traditional methods still used by the Tuscans to produce quality products while respecting nature. Visit the oldest wine region of the world and taste its wonderful wines, learn the secrets of olive oil production, learn the tricks of the great Tuscan Cuisine with a private cooking lesson. This program can be combined with any other program and works particularly well with our Delights of Southern Tuscany.

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Cities Visited:(Radda in Chianti, Greve in Chianti, Siena, San Gimignano)

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Day 1 - Arrival in Tuscany

Upon your arrival in Tuscany you will have the chance to relax and enjoy the area at leisure.Transfers to the accommodations can be arranged from your arrival point.

Day 2 - Chianti Tour and Cooking Lesson

This morning you will tour with your private driver the beautiful Chianti area visiting the charming and historical town of Greve. You will also visit a local winery where you will have a tour and you will sample the local wine. After the tour you will return to your hotel.

Day 3 - Siena and San Gimignano

Your Chianti adventure takes you to two cultural centers Siena and San Gimignano with your own private English speaking driver. Siena is the ultimate medieval town and a UNESCO world heritage site. You will visit Siena with a local guide. You will then continue to San Gimignano hose many towers are a symbol of its past power. This hill top town is a medieval gem. After the tour you will return to your accommodations for the evening.

Day 4 - Truffle hunting

Today's full day excursion will be fun, interesting and a culinary delight. You will depart with your driver to San Miniato where the use of the rare mushrooms called Truffles has been a long tradition. You will tour the area and hunt with a licensed truffle hunger and his truffle-sniffing trained dog. You will then visit a truffle processing plant where you will see how truffles are used in different products. You will be able to sample some typical dishes which include truffles. You will also visit the quaint town of San Miniato before returning to your accommodations for the evening

Day 5 - Departure

After checking out of your hotel, depart for your onward travel. Transfers can be arranged for your next point or the airport or rail station.

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Tuscany Hotel Palazzo Leopoldo in Radda in Chianti ( or Similar)



Radda in Chianti

Gaiole in Chianti

Walking tour of Siena

San Gimignano

Truffle hunting in San Miniato area


Private transfer from city to city as per itinerary with English speaking drivers


Breakfastat hotels daily

Wine tasting of a selected winery in Chianti

Cooking class at Palazzo Leopoldo followed by dinner with wines.


Assistancefrom our Road to Italy office in Italy and local rep offices throughout Italy

Local emergency contact number daily

Does not include


Travel Insurance (highly recommended)

Tips and gratuities to drivers and local guides

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Alternative Hotels available to suit your budget

Villa La Palagina(4)

Figline Valdarno - Palazzo Leopoldo

Radda in Chianti Palazzo Leopoldo

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The price is customized based on final hotel choices, travel dates, and other custom preferences.

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