Day Trips from Rome: Cortona or Southern Chianti (Montalcino, Montepulciano)

From Rome or Florence to Montepulciano (wines), Montalcino and/or Orvieto. Depending on your individual tastes and needs, the tour consultants at Green Italy are happy to create a customized package for a most memorable stay in Italy. Vineyard tours, chauffeured transport, and multi-lingual guides.

 Costs: Day Trip with lunch included (mimimum 2 participants): 215 Euros per person (one winery), 250 Euros per person (two wineries). Discounts for larger groups.  We use standard VW or Opel vehicles.

200 Euros (total) extra for luxury Mercedes or Chrisler Limo vehicles. Rolls Royce vehicles available upon request.

For Private Tours we need to receive reservations  at least one weeks prior to the desired date.

What’s Included:

• Service from Rome or Florence/Siena and surroundings.

• Private transport, fully equipped for your complete comfort and safety

• Expert bilingual (English/Italian or German/Italian) tour escort and drivers.

• Visit 1 vineyard (with wine tastings) and one town with free time. Second vineyard upon request at 35 Euros Extra.

• A mouth-watering, multi-course meal of typical Tuscan cusine at a gourmet/upscale location like "La Terrazza del Chiostro" in Pienza, or "Locanda Cicolina" (www.locandacicolina.com) in Montepulciano with wine/beer/other beverages included. 

  What’s Not Included:

• Pick-up from your accommodation outside Rome or Florence.

  Tour guides in languages other than English, German, Spanish or Italian (Russian, French or Chinese at extra fees).

• Additional Stops: We want your day with us to be PERFETTO!  We are more than happy to customize your day tour to with special stops or accommodation.  If you are celebrating an anniversary, birthday cakes or flowers are on us, if you want to make a stop to visit any special sites or particular restaurants, we encourage you to work with us to plan your special day.

    Please note, however, that depending on the nature and potential additional costs of the request, drive time, etc., the price of the tour may vary.  Please let us know far enough in advance so that we can make sure we're able to make it happen!

From Rome to Cortona (Under the Tuscan Sun Tour), Montefalco's Sagrantino and Orvieto.

Costs: Day Trip with lunch included (mimimum 2 participants): 215 Euros per person (one winery), 250 Euros per person (two wineries). Discounts for larger groups.

 We use standard VW or Opel vehicles. 200 Euros (total) extra for luxury Mercedes vehicles. Rolls Royce and Chrisler Limo vehicles available upon request.

For Private Tours we need to receive reservations  at least one weeks prior to the desired date. We charge 10 Euros per person for late bookings (less than 5 working days, subject to availability).

What’s Included: • Service from Rome or Florence/Siena and surroundings.

• Private transport, fully equipped for your complete comfort and safety

• Expert bilingual (English/Italian or German/Italian) tour escort and drivers.

• Visit 1 vineyard (with wine tastings) and one town with free time.

Second vineyard upon request at 35 Euros Extra.

• A mouth-watering, multi-course meal of typical Tuscan cusine at a gourmet/upscale location like "Altro Vissani" in Orvieto,  with wine/beer/other beverages included. 

  What’s Not Included:

• Pick-up from your accommodation outside Rome or Florence.

  Tour guides in languages other than English, German, Spanish or Italian (Russian, French or Chinese at extra fees).

• Additional Stops: We want your day with us to be PERFETTO!  We are more than happy to customize your day tour to with special stops or accommodations.  If you are celebrating an anniversary, birthday cakes or flowers are on us, if you want to make a stop to visit any special sites or particular restaurants, we encourage you to work with us to plan your special day. 

  Please note, however, that depending on the nature and potential additional costs of the request, drive time, etc., the price of the tour may vary.  Please let us know far enough in advance so that we can make sure we're able to make it happen! We will pick you up from your hotel at 9 am and drive north to Montefalco where we will visit one of the best wineries in Italy (Arnaldo Caprai) famous for its Sagrantino, and or “Lungarotti”. From there we will drive to Cortona, where “Under the Tuscan sun " was filmed, as well as Montalcino, famous for the "Brunello" red wine. We will visit castles and medieval towns like Orvieto and Civita di Bagnoregio, the fortresse town !!

Our private tour will take approx. ten hours, we like to start at 9 am and return at 7 pm approx., but we are happy to start earlier or later according to your requirements i.e. jet lag, late night out etc...

Umbria is the magnificent, hilly region between Rome and Florence, with a variety of medieval towns incredibly built on the edge of hills. Arriving in Orvieto  a medieval picturesque town on top of a tufa slope, known since the ancient day as “Oinarea” “the city where wine flows”. We will visit its impressive the awesome Cathedral and its most impressive Renaissance Chapel of San Brizio, masterpiece by Luca Signorelli, and some unique artisan shops.

After stopping for lunch, in theafternoon you will continue sightseeing upon the hilltop city of Orvieto and Civita Bagnoregio. Departure from Rome at 9.00 am, arrive at Arnaldo Caprai at 10.45, one hour and 15 min. wine tasting, lunch at 12,45 in Bevagna (www.redibis.it) or at Michelin and TV star Vissani (50 Euros extra) till 2 pm, then proceed to Cortona (approx. one hour drive) visit the town and the villa (from the outside) at 4 pm drive to Montepulciano or Orvieto…Back at your hotel in Rome at 8.00 pm 11 hours  215 Euros with one winetasting and 150 with two. We may skip Sagrantino and drive straight to Cortona (thus saving two hours and 15 Euros).

 Tranfer Option: Full Day Chauffeur up to 3 pax: 350 Euros with standard Fiat or VW vehicles, 450 Euros with Mercedes vehicles.  Full Day Chauffeur up to 8 pax: 550 Euros with standard Fiat or VW vehicles, 650 Euros with Mercedes vehicles.