Discovering Wine

AROUND SIENA: SPA AND WINE

    


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Price per pax €285 in H/BB for 3days/2nights from 1st March to 31st Octuber
Price includes:

Hotel 3*** in Asciano in B/B
1 dinner in a restaurant near the hotel (drinks included).
1 dinner in hotel (drinks included)
Standing wine tasting in a cellar in Montepulciano and standing cheese tasting in Pienza.
Guided tour of Meleto Castle.
Guided tour of Pienza and Montepulciano.
Wine tasting in farmhouses in Meleto and Montalcino and visits of cellars
Entrance valid for all athe day for the swimming pool in Terme Antica Querciolaia in Rapolano Terme.
Single room €30
Extra for 1 hammam treatment (30m) + 1 relaxing massage at Terme Antica Querciolaia in Rapolano €50
Other treatments at the spa on request. Transfers are free and not included.




Program

1st day - A two-day trip through the vineyards, wineries and history of the 3 big red wines of Tuscany: Chianti, Nobile di Montepulciano, Brunello di Montalcino.
The route begins in the heart of Chianti, near Gaiole, Meleto Castle. In Meleto you will visit one of the residences of the Ricasoli barons, built on a medieval castle and its cellars. At the end of the visit a tasting of 3 types of Chianti produced by Meleto will be offered. After a stop in Castellina in Chianti where you should stop for lunch, the tour continues through the heart of the production area of Chianti Classico Gallo Nero, towards Monteriggioni. Monteriggioni is an old fortress built by people from Siena to guard the boundary with Florentine state. A place where is still possible to find a medieval atmosphere.
In the late afternoon, from Monteriggioni, transfer to Asciano (40km), hotel accommodation, dinner in a restaurant near the hotel and overnight.
The route from Monteriggioni to Asciano includes one of the most spectacular roads of Tuscany because of the views you can see, via Lauretana. Along the 18km between Taverne d'Arbia and Asciano (the final part of the journey) you can admire many of the most famous images and sights of our region. 

2nd day  - Breakfast at the hotel. Meeting point with your guide at the Piazza Grande, Montepulciano, where we will begin a journey to discover the city of Vino Nobile, through its Renaissance buildings and its historic cellars. Standing wine-tasting of the wine that the noble poet Francesco Redi defined: 'the king of all wines ". Later in the morning we will continue with the visit of Pienza, the ideal Renaissance town, birthplace of Pope Pius II and home of the famous pecorino. Cheese-tasting. Free lunch.
In the afternoon transfer to Montalcino (24km), the town  of Brunello, where we will visit the cellars of a company and where we will do a tasting of at least 3 wines including Brunello. Around h16.00, 
Dinner at reastaurant La Mencia in Asciano and overnight in hotel.

3rd day - Breakfast at the hotel. Enter at the spa (valid for all the day) included in the price. and end of our services.

 



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