Pienza, Montalcino & Montepulciano

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Head south to explore some of Tuscany’s most beautiful villages and meet local winemakers

After picking you up from your hotel, the driver will take you on a scenic drive through the heart of Tuscany to visit beautiful villages where history, art, and a great wine tradition intertwine. The itinerary includes stops at Montalcino, a walled medieval town famous for the production of the renowned Brunello, and Montepulciano, the Renaissance jewel home to one of Italy’s most ancient wines, the Vino Nobile, and Pienza, a lovely town in the heart of Val d’Orcia known as the "Ideal City” because it is one of the first examples of humanistic ideal urban planning. Included in the tour is a visit to a local winery to sample some of the region’s best wines and a delicious lunch in a farmhouse to taste Tuscan specialties.