Val d’Orcia Tour

Brunello di Montalcino and Pienza

The Val D'Orcia wine tour is a delightful day trip that takes you to the charming towns of Montalcino and Pienza in Tuscany. These two towns are renowned for their vineyards and winemaking traditions, making it the perfect destination for wine enthusiasts. The tour begins in Montalcino, a medieval hilltop town known for its prestigious Brunello di Montalcino wines.

Here, you'll have the opportunity to visit local wineries and vineyards, where you can learn about the winemaking process and sample some of the region's finest wines. Montalcino is also home to an impressive fortress, which offers panoramic views of the surrounding vineyards and countryside. Next, the tour takes you to Pienza, a picturesque Renaissance town famous for its pecorino cheese and its stunning views of the Val D'Orcia valley.

Pienza is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is known for its well-preserved architecture and charming streets lined with artisanal shops and traditional trattorias. After that you can enjoy a leisurely lunch, sampling local cheeses, cured meats, and other typical Tuscan dishes. Throughout the tour, you'll have the opportunity to explore the rolling hills, cypress trees, and beautiful landscapes that make the Val D'Orcia region so enchanting.

The tour also includes informative commentary from a knowledgeable driver, who will share insights into the history, culture, and traditions of these two charming towns.

In conclusion, the Val D'Orcia wine tour to Montalcino and Pienza is an excellent way to immerse yourself in the world of Tuscan wines and experience the beauty of the Italian countryside. Whether you're a wine connoisseur or simply someone who appreciates fine food and breathtaking landscapes, this tour is sure to leave a lasting impression.