Explore the cradle of the Italian Renaissance.
FLORENCE HIGHLIGHTS & BOTTEGAS
Access Italy offers the most breathtaking overview of Florence that will begin with a private excursion along the ancient streets of the city center, passing by the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Piazza della Repubblica—the historic center of Florence where famous writers and artists often sip café on the outdoor patios—and Piazza della Signoria, the city’s political center since medieval times. Your Access Italy guide will lead you through Discover the ancient art of crafting and modeling precious jewels and pieces of art and you will have the opportunity to visit the shops of local artisans and admire them at work. During your exploration, you will be shown a variety of antiques, models and prototypes that are still used today to make carved wooden items and leather goods sold throughout the world.
ANTINORI LUXURY WINE AND LUNCH EXPERIENCE
Leave town and head towards the Tuscan countryside, home to renowned wineries and tasty dishes. Your Access Italy driver will take you to discover a world of grapes, corks and exclusive labels in a worldwide famous winery. Here you will be led through a completely private visit of the premises, where the resident wine expert will explain all the steps of their wine making process and the varieties of grapes. After the visit you will enjoy an exclusive lunch, where you will be able to taste their best bottles and discover for yourself why it is considered one of the most renowned wineries in the world.
THE ULTIMATE BRUNELLO EXPERIENCE
Explore the Tuscan countryside and dive into a land made of wineries and tasty cuisine. Your Access Europe driver will take you to discover the most renowned Brunello producers near Montalcino with an unforgettable Tuscany wine tour. As you admire landscapes celebrated by writers and artists from all over the world, you will stop to visit one of the most renowned wineries in the area, where the local enologist will escort you through the vineyards and an impressive tour of the cellars. Your driver will recommend an authentic or gourmet lunch in the area and then set off towards a second winery to complete your Brunello experience, learning all the secrets of one of the most sought after wines in the world.