Type: Driver and tour leader
Address: Firenze (FI)
Phone: +39 338 6782191
Services: transfer and tours in Tuscany and Italy
Languages: italian /english
Discover Cortona and Montepulciano, two enchanting villages known for their wine production in the surrounding area. Enjoy the beauty of the area comfortably guided by an expert driver. With Tuscany by GC you will be guided in the visit of the most interesting and attractive places in Tuscany such as the most beautiful medieval villages in Tuscany, cities of art rich in history, starred restaurants, paths along the beautiful Tuscan coast, in order to appreciate and enjoy them all the most beautiful attractions and experiences that Tuscany can offer to visitors.
Transport: comfortable 7 seater V Class Mercedes minivan with air conditioning
English speaking driver
CORTONA & MONTEPULCIANO TOUR
Relive the Medieval Era
Time: 10 hours
Depart: Florence – service of “door to door”.
Journey time outwards 2hrs to Cortona and return 2hr back to Florence
Travel to Cortona a walled Etruscan town, well worth visiting not only for its beauty as it is majestically perched on the top of a hill with superb views but also for its history.
We will drive to the top of the village and I will point out some interesting facts and then you will have 1 hour free time to explore.
Afterwards we will have a look at the “Bramasole” house situated just outside Cortona where the famous film and book “ Under the Tuscan Sun “ written by Frances Mayes was filmed.
We will also visit the Eremo delle Celle fonded by San Francesco of Assisi and where he used to pray.
From Cortona we will continue our tour for another 45 mins to the medieval village of Montepulciano, famous for it’s wines.
We can either make a stop for lunch on the way or have lunch in Montepulciano.
Free time to explore the town (1 hr), followed by wine-tasting in a famous winery or combine lunch and wine-tasting together.
You will taste the Nobile di Montepulciano and other good wines.
Wine tasting €10-15
Wine tasting and light lunch €15-20
Wine tasting and lunch €30-40
TUSCANY by GC is an individual company specializing in tours and transfers in Tuscany and Italy with car rental with driver. Created and managed by Giancarlo Manzini, the company has a vast working experience in the tourism sector. With elegant and comfortable cars, Giancarlo will guide you to visit some of the best producers of Italian food and wine excellence, including a wide selection of wine cellars known for wines renowned, as well as of course the visit to farms producing the precious extra virgin olive oil ollio and much more.
- Limo Services, Tours, Excursions, Transfers And Shore Excursions
- City and country tours
- Visits to wine estates/olive oil farms/balsamic vineyard cellars
- Personalized itineraries (Truffle, cheese and chocolate tasting)
- Special ( weddings/ceremonies/ business congress)
- Shore excursions ( From Livorno or La Spezia port)
- Reservations for museums, opera, ballet and other exhibitions
- Suggestions for restaurants/hotels/villas/bed & breakfast, in the cities and countryside
- Shopping trips ( outlets: The Mall/ Prada/D&G/Cavalli/McArthurglen Barberino…)
- Transfers from cities to cities
INFORMATION AND RESERVATIONS
On confirmation of a booking, I would require a deposit to be paid by bank transfer, details given below. This is based on the type of service requested. The balance can be paid either by credit card (Visa/Mastercard) or travellers cheques, at the end of the service.
In the eventuality of cancellation:
100% of the deposit will be returned if notified at least 4 days before the booking date.
50% of the deposit will be returned if notified at least 24 hours before the booking date.
After only 24 hours notice, the deposit will be totally forfeited.
For information and requests for private experiences leave name, email, telephone and description of the event of interest, you will be contacted as soon as possible. We would be happy to create an ad hoc experience for you.