Siena, the city of the Palio, that jealously preserves its traditions, is famous all over the world for its refined art, delicious food, and precious wine. Discover the city on a guided tour and taste its famous Chianti wines!
Your tour begins from the heart of the city, Piazza del Campo, where you'll visit Palazzo Pubblico, the seat of the 'Government of the Nine'. Here, you'll admire the beautiful medieval frescoes by Ambrogio Lorenzetti 'The Effects of Good and Bad Government'. After a walking tour in Siena, the journey will continue exploring the Chianti region and particularly Fonterutoli, one of the most ancient and famous wine farms.
Fonterutoli is also a small and picturesque village, located just 5 miles south of Castellina in Chianti. The company is owned by the Mazzei family since 1435. Filippo Mazzei in 1770 was the first to bring Sangiovese vines to the US in the Monticello farmhouse, in Virginia, owned by Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States. After the visit to the cellar, enjoy a wine tasting of Chianti.