A Perfect Morning in Tuscany – Hiking Tour with Lunch and Wine

Enjoy relaxed morning hike in Tuscany.  Stunning views, villa visit, wine tasting & a delicious Tuscan lunch!

Tuscany Hiking Tour with Lunch and Wine

Enjoy seeing the beautiful hilltop town of Fiesole and classic Tuscan views on this easy half-day Tuscany hiking tour. Don’t worry, this tour won’t tire you out, it is a relaxed ramble through beautiful countryside very close to Florence, with spectacular views. Whatever time of year, there is beautiful scenery to behold.

Breath in the fresh Tuscan air

Breathe in the fresh Tuscan air with the scents of cypresses and wild flowers along shady forest paths. Listen to the sounds of the Italian countryside as you walk on this inclined forest and country roads among vineyards and olive groves just outside of Florence.

Enjoy a Tuscany hiking tour

Along the route, learn about the traditions of olive oil production, and the process of winemaking from our knowledgeable guides.

The group departs from the medieval town of Fiesole, just outside of Florence, and continues among the country roads through Chianti Colli Fiorentini’s vineyards.

Panoramic Tuscan views

Enjoy the panoramic views, then lunch in a typical Florentine osteria where you’ll taste local dishes, including olive oil and Chianti wine tastings.

Tuscan Lunch and Wine

Indeed, once you’ve worked up an appetite you’ll enjoy a typical local lunch. This tour is perfect for a stay in Florence to relax a bit in the countryside, without going too far. In fact, Fiesole sits just outside of Florence overlooking the city. Although it can even be reached walking, you’ll be taken to a drop off point in Fiesole to begin the tour.

Tour Details

Sites Visited

  • Fiesole
  • Chianti Colli Fiorentini’s vineyards

Children under 12 years are not permitted.

Guided tour, hiking on mixed terrain, small group tour size, and a delicious light lunch with wine and olive oil tasting

  • Be among nature walking through olive groves and Chianti vineyards
  • Learn about the olive oil making process
  • Taste local wines and learn a bit about the grapes in Chianti
  • Enjoy a delicious local lunch at an authentic Tuscan osteria

Not included:
Optional gratuities

Start Location:

End Location:

Dress Code:
Light clothes, comfortable shoes

The tour itinerary may be altered or the tour cancelled in cases of wet weather. Please contact us for more information about alternative options.

This tour includes 4.3mi./7km hike over mixed terrain. It is extremely important to wear comfortable closed-toed walking shoes. You must be fit and healthy to join this tour. Contact us for alternative options if you are not of an average level of physical fitness. For any dietary restrictions, please make a note in the Notes section so we can inform the kitchen and do our best to accommodate your requirements.

Meeting Point

Your meeting point will be on your ticket


We accept most major credit cards and payment forms. Please see the bottom of our website for the payment types accepted.

Most of our customers enjoy having the benefits of a private tour. You have your own guide. You can have rest stops when you like. We can tailor the tour to suit your needs and preferences. We always choose the best guide for your needs, whether you are a family, an art school, or a company doing an incentive event.

All our tours except our Sex, Drugs and Renaissance tour are kid friendly. When doing a private tour with us, you have your own guide, so tell us in the notes of the booking the ages of your kids and we will tailor the tour and choose a guide that’s great for kids for you. We also have 4 special kids’ tours in Florence.

No large bags or backpacks in museums, in churches shoulders and knees must be covered so bring a scarf to cover your shoulders. IF it’s a walking, bicycle or a countryside tour make sure to bring comfortable shoes.

It’s important for everyone to bring their ID

student or children for the museum

All tours are conducted in English only unless otherwise noted or requested. Other languages available for all private tours on request.

We recommend arriving 15 minutes before departure time for all tours and services

We are offering mainly Private and some Semi-private tours at the moment. We do not offer many semi private small group tours anymore due to the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic. The difference between Private and Semi-private is that the private tours are fully private tours with your own guide and the Semi-private are small shared group tours where individuals can join others.

Knees and shoulders must be covered to enter the churches! Travelling in hot weather? Don’t worry, you can drape a shawl over your shoulders.

If you enjoyed your tour and would like to give your guide a token of appreciation, tips are happily accepted. When asked, the office staff recommends whatever amount you feel comfortable with giving.

Yes, visit our Get In Touch page for all our contact details.

Save time by browsing our website for ideas on romantic getaways, historic residences, palace and castle stays, beautiful views, good value vacations, classic Tuscan country holidays and top attractions. Stop by to chat with us about the best shopping and restaurants in Florence and Tuscany!

Yes. ArtViva, The Original and Best Walking Tours is an ASTA registered company based in Florence, Italy, respecting national and international laws and regulations regarding tourism. (Chamber of Commerce Number 516411)


8 reviews for A Perfect Morning in Tuscany – Hiking Tour with Lunch and Wine

  1. Holly Nilson

    We LOVED our walking tour in Tuscany! It was nice to do something different than walking through museums. My husband loved it – it was probably one of our favorite things on the trip. We enjoyed the hike and the views. The villa was lovely, and the lunch was WONDERFUL! Thank you guys for planning a great tour

  2. Kendell Slee

    This has been a treat! Excellent tour guide, wonderful itinerary – and we love the small group. We’ll definitely recommend it and come back!

  3. Sally Sellars

    Well I have to say and I’m sure my 2 sisters will agree, It was the best tour we have ever had, our guide was informative, interesting and had such a beautiful way of describing the scenery, and how thing were in Tuscany then and now, that you just wanted to hear more, we could have walked all day not even noticing the time, soaking up magnificent scenery, and interesting facts, we laughed a lot, and the lunch was beautiful. Our guide was delightful and able to connect with all age groups on our tour. we will be back one day to enjoy another Walking tour.

  4. Sue Omaha

    A Perfect Morning in Tuscany . A joy to share this beauty with you. Thank you for engaging all of us!

  5. Nicole Widley

    Had an absolutely wonderful walk on the Perfect Morning in Tuscany.. Very informative and beautiful scenery…definitely recommend it!

  6. Aaron Briesemeister

    Our tour guide was great. He was very knowledgeable about basically everything. From history, culture, politics, to wine and oil processing. The hike was beautiful and Davide was very kind and personable. We have a baby and Davide was great at working with us.

  7. Marjam

    I really enjoyed this tour into the environs of Florence! We went to Monteceri near Fiesole, with part of the tour in Fiesole itself. Our guide was knowledgeable and told us many things about nature and the history of the area, while we were hiking through a gorgeous forest. I was happy to see a different part of Tuscany (apart from Florence).

  8. Enid and Bryan Forman

    Amazing tour with two very personable young men — Davide e Jacopo — who took us by car into the hills of Fiesole for a hike, followed by lunch, a visit to a monastery and a tour of a family olive oil and wine business. We are tired but extremely appreciative for a very energizing and totally enjoyable day in the company of two knowledgeable and entertaining young men. Take a day away from the crowds in Bella Firenze.

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