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.
Chianti Colli Fiorentini’s vineyards
Children under 12 years are not permitted.
Included 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
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.
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
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.
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