Hike & Chianti Wine Tour
HIKING IN TUSCANY
Level of difficulty: BASIC
Lengtt: 6 Km (3.7 miles)
Duration: 4-5 hours
Meeting point: Dicomano (FI), train station
Guided tour of the agricultural estate
Wine Tasting included: 3 glasses of Chianti Rufina wine and white wine
Extra virgin olive oil tasting
Typical Tuscan light lunch: local meats and cheese, tuscan bred with extra virgin olive oil (ask me for the vegetarian option)
An authentic experience into the Tuscan countryside that combine active hiking with great food and wines.
Enjoy a scenic active hike in the Tuscan countryside, a little slice of heaven a few step out of Florence and into Mugello area. Visit a family-run organic farm and experience the Chianti Rufina wine and the extra-virgin olive oil.
Nature lovers can get out and spend some hours hiking the Tuscan hills along silent country roads, through vineyard, olive groves and medieval villages, immersed in a land rich in history, where the Etruscan and Roman people lived in the past.
Halfway through the hike you’ll stop at the agricultural estate. Meet the wine makers and learn about their own specific methods and approaches to winemaking. Visit the vineyard, the cellar and take your time for sit, relax and enjoy the wine and extra-virgin olive oil tasting while the owner explane you their characteristics.
Is also included a typical Tuscan light lunch with salumi, cheese and tuscan bred with extra-virgin olive oil.
Hiking in Tuscany: 6Km moderate loop hike between Dicomano and Frascole.
You can easily reach the meeting place by train from Firenze S.M.Novella station to Dicomano (about 45 min scenic journey through the countryside).
We meet at the train station of Dicomano, a delightful village of medieval origin, sitting at the foothills of the Tuscan Apennines.
After a walk through the picturesque streets we get out of the town and immerse into the tuscan countryside for an active hiking on the Mugello area hills. Enjoy this pacefull land, the views of mountains and valleys, through vineyards and olive groves, stop on amazing viewpoints with scenic photo opportunities,
The agricultural estate is located on the hill of Frascole, into the Chianti Rufina area, not far from the important Etruscan archeological site, that prove the anscient origin of the cultivation of this land.