Looking into visiting Tuscany? Excellent choice, Tuscany is home to countless classic artworks, beautiful architecture, delicious local cuisine, fantastic vineyards, an superfluous natural beauty. With so much to choose from, it can be difficult to decide which Tuscany tours to experience during your visit. In this guide, discover our best Tuscany Tours and pick which one is best for you.
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Should You Take a Tour in Tuscany?
Absolutely! Tuscany is quintessential Italy, but logistics can be difficult. More importantly, one of the best experiences you can have in Tuscany is a long lazy lunch at a vineyard, and you don’t want to be driving after that.
The best way to enjoy all that Tuscany has to offer is with the help of a professional guide who truly loves their region and has all the insider knowledge. Don’t believe me? Check out what other clients have said!
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The Best and Most Popular Tuscany Tours To Take
Tuscany has a lot to offer every kind of traveler, which makes it a popular destination. It has cultural attractions, beautiful architecture, a great food and bar scene, as well as a diverse countryside. Tuscan Hills, anyone?
The great news is that the area is extremely well set up for tourism with many innovative tours and experiences. Counting down to our absolute favorites, here are the best Florence tours!
Looking for a VIP-like experience? This tour is one of a kind. Instead of a tour bus or even a luxury van, you will jump into an iconic Land Rover and traverse the Tuscan countryside.
You’ll find yourself going from paved roads to vineyard trails in no time. It is a special experience for the adventurous at heart that will make your trip that much more memorable. The tour includes pick-up in Florence, a stop at a vineyard with wine tasting, a wine-filled picnic, and various stops in Tuscan towns, including a medieval castle.
- 7-hour day tour
- Off-Road Chianti Hills tour in 4×4 vehicle
- Wine tour of Chianti farmhouse, cellar, and vineyards
- Visit a Medieval Tuscan castle
- Authentic three-course Tuscan lunch
There are very few Italian things more iconic than the Vespa. In this tour, you’ll learn to ride the stylish motorcycle that has been a cornerstone of Italian style. Then, you’ll set off from Florence and ride through the rolling hills and ancient villages of Tuscany.
Along the way, you’ll stop at two of the best Chianti wineries to taste some fantastic wine and local produce. Your guide will point out their favorite places and views you ride through the region’s enchanting countryside.
This tour is an exciting way to get outdoors and explore beyond the city of Florence and sample the good food, wine, and way of life in this famous part of Italy.
- 6-hour tour
- Vintage Vespa rental and training session
- Guided ride through the Tuscan countryside
- Wine tasting at two Chianti wineries
- Hearty, traditional local lunch
While Pisa is renowned for its spectacular leaning tower, the sumptuous baptistery, and the Romanesque cathedral, Lucca is a less visited but arguably far more stunning destination.
While it is possible to explore both these days on your own, it requires expert planning of multiple train timetables, a wish that there’s no strike action, and a prayer that the air conditioning is working.
With this tour, you can put aside all that worry. You’ll meet your English speaking trip-leader in Florence before traveling to the walled town of Lucca and the university city of Pisa. You’ll have plenty of free time to explore both before jumping back onto your air-conditioned transport for a relaxing ride back to the base.
- Comfortable, air-conditioned round-trip from Florence
- Up to three and a half hours of free time in Pisa
- Up to two and a half hours of free time in
- Friendly English-speaking trip leader
The rolling hills of Chianti, the historic town of Siena, picturesque Tuscan village, sunbaked farmhouses? This tour has them all and throws in door-to-door private air-conditioned transportation.
From your apartment or hotel, your private driver will pick you off before whisking you away to historic Siena, you’ll be given time to explore the wonderful cathedral and the beautiful squares dotted around the city. From there, you’ll be driven past vineyards and olive groves on your way to an amazing home-cooked meal at a beautiful organic farmhouse.
You’ll have already had a few glasses of wine by this stage, so you’ll be thankful as your driver takes you off to a bucolic local town before going on to more tastings at a local vineyard.
With a private driver at the wheel, all you need to do is sit back, maybe tack a nap, and be dropped off back at your front door. If that’s not worth it, I don’t know what is!
- Enjoy an amazing home-cooked lunch at an organic farmhouse
- Drink plenty of Chianti’s best wines
- Private luxury climate-controlled transportation