Tour Code: RVT7
Book now a San Gimignano day trip from Florence and get the chance to also visit the Royal Medici House, Palazzo Pitti, one of the most important highlights of Renaissance’s Capital. If you only have a few days to spend in the region of Lorenzo il Magnifico, this could be a perfect mix of art, culture, food and wine tastings in the homeland of the Chianti classico.
Minivan car service with pick-up and departure for San Gimignano: the excursion takes you through the Chianti, land of the famous hills dotted with vineyards and olive groves, you won’t easily forget this breathtaking route, known as the ”Chiantigiana”. Live a fascinating experience and discover the unique atmosphere of several medieval villages like Greve in Chianti.
Lunch at an organic farmhouse, renowned for its homemade products, awaits us: here it will be possible to savor the excellent balsamic vinegar. Wine lovers pay attention! After this break we will reach a lovely traditional farmhouse, in order to have a spectacular tasting of some of the best Chianti. Then we will move to the town of San Gimignano, worldwide celebrated for its many towers, where we will walk through the historical center and enjoy some free time to ourselves. What about a glass of Vernaccia or a gelato (ice-cream) in one of the settings of the game (and movie) “Assassin’s creed”?
Back in Florence, we join “An invitation to Court” a group tour: at the Pitti Palace. The tour focuses on the power of the Medici family. The itinerary recreates the cultural climate at court during the reign of the Medici. The Galleria Palatina (Palatine Gallery), a private collection of paintings owned by the grand duke, is displayed in the official staterooms on the first floor of the Pitti Palace. Here you will admire some incredible masterpieces from the Medici collections, by masters like Raphael, Titian, and Rubens.
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