Monteriggioni & Val d’Orcia medieval day trip with optional tastings
- Walk within the historic walls of Monteriggioni dating back to 1200 AD
- Choose an optional upgrade to taste Tuscan wine and traditional culinary products
- See a well-known scene filmed with the hills you'll travel by
Join a trip to the picturesque areas of Monteriggioni, Val d'Orcia, Montalcino and more. You'll step back in time and be immersed in medieval history and learn fascinating facts. At the checkout, you can choose between the tour only, or the Classic option + with tasting of local wines and products of the Tuscan medieval tradition.
Discover the small fortified village with walls dating back to 1200 AD that you get to walk through for an unprecedented immersive experience. Learn how Monteriggioni became famous worldwide and about its title. Plus, hear about the Templar knights battle, and the museum dedicated to them. Once your free time there is over, it will be time to leave for the Val d'Orcia, a Unesco heritage area characterized by expanses of emerald hills that turn into golden fields during the summer.
See if you recognize a well-known scene from a famous film based on the life of a Gladiator of Imperial Rome which was in fact filmed on these hills along our route. First visit Montalcino, a village extremely well known by true Tuscans for its wine, the best in all of Tuscany. Walk through the streets and typical shops. Then, explore the village known for its production of cheeses, including the one with its name called Pecorino di Pienza. Lastly, marvel at the panoramic view of the Val d'Orcia again whilst returning to Florence.