Visit the hills surrounding Florence, loved by the Florentine aristocracy as well as artists and writers of international fame. Travel by minivan and enjoy the serenity of the countryside just minutes from the historical city center. We start at Piazzale Michelangelo from where you will find not only stunning views of the city but will also see the surrounding hills, crowned by some of the historic towns we will visit. As we move outside the city’s confines, breathtaking landscapes, which include ancient churches, picturesque olive groves and rolling vineyards, will unfold before your eyes. See the grand summer estates of the powerful families of Florence with their sumptuous gardens where also many artists and writers have stayed and found inspiration for their masterworks over the centuries. Arrive in Fiesole and stop in a local restaurant for a glass of wine and some Affettati (platters of cold cuts, cheeses and bruschetta), locally produced, and also have the opportunity to purchase wine and oil.
Pian dei Giullari
S.Miniato / Piazzale Michelangelo
VAN WITH A VIEW – THE HILLS OF FLORENCE and WINE TASTING