Pienza and Montalcino, Organic Cheese and Wine tour

Cheese and wine, a great combination

Description

Make your way to the Val d'Orcia in the morning and stop to visit a local dairy farm for a tour of the farm and it's small dairy, then savour a fresh tasting of the farms cheeses on a panoramic terrace (weather permitting) overlooking the entire Val d'Orcia valley, recently recognized as a Unesco world heritage site.

Continue to the beautiful renaissance town of Pienza, rightly considered the gem of the renaissance in the Val d’Orcia. Here you have time to view the ancient Romanesque church of Corsignano or spend time shopping in the town's many stores and enjoying the pretty alleys and views of this little town. Lunch in Pienza at your own leisure.

Continue to the Hill of Montalcino where the famed Brunello wine is produced. Visit a Brunello winery, tour the cellars and enjoy a tasting of this famous nectar and learn off the winemakers about the new methods of farming and winemaking.

In the afternoon visit the town of Montalcino for time at your own leisure enjoying the views from the town, visiting the winebars for more Brunello tasting or just walking the historic centre and its cobbled streets.

Highlights:
  • Visit of the Val d'Orcia
  • Visit the hill towns of Pienza and Montalcino
  • Enjoy a tour of dairy farm and cheese tasting
  • Tour wine cellars and taste of Brunello wines
  • Enjoy the company of an expert English speaking driver guide

Tour details

  • Duration: 8.0 hours
  • Start time: 9:30am