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Soak up the rich flavors of Tuscany on this 4-hour wine and dinner experience from Florence. Travel out to a rustic estate in the Tuscan countryside and sip on an Italian 'aperitivo' before dinner. Then enjoy a 4-course meal al fresco, complemented by local wines and the stunning backdrop of olive groves and lush hillside. Conclude your evening with a romantic drive around Florence before being dropped off at one of several central locations.

Highlights

  • Four-hour wine and dinner experience in Tuscany from Florence
  • Start with an Italian aperitivo (aperitif) and delicious local appetizers
  • Taste three fine Tuscan wines handpicked to complement your food
  • Admire stunning views over the Tuscan hills during your al fresco meal (weather permitting)
  • End your evening with an enchanting sightseeing tour of Florence by night

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What You Can Expect

Wine and Dine in the Tuscan Countryside Including a Night Tour of Florence

Take in the beauty of the lights of Florence

Your wine and dine experience will begin in central Florence, as you join up with your guide and hop aboard your coach. Leave the bustling city streets behind and watch the landscape change to the rolling hills of the Tuscan countryside.

Arrive at a beautiful estate in the hills, where you’ll head outside and enjoy a refreshing aperitivo. Settle in with a glass of sparkling prosecco or a traditional Florentine cocktail. As you sip, admire the views over the hills, savor a selection of Tuscan appetizers and chat with your fellow diners.

Weather permitting, enjoy a meal al fresco on the garden terrace. Made from fresh, local ingredients, your 4-course meal is paired with three Tuscan wines, all carefully selected to pair with the menu. (See a sample menu in the Itinerary section below.)

After dessert and some time to digest among the beautiful scenery, soak up a sightseeing tour on your return to Florence. Pass the iconic Duomo, the Palazzo Vecchio and other architectural gems. Your evening will finish with drop-off in the center.

Itinerary

Sample Menu:

Starter:
  • Pecorino cheese flan with basil sauce and Tuscan cured ham
First course:
  • Crespelle Florentine (Florence-style savory crêpes)
Main course:
  • Bistecca alla Fiorentina (Florentine T-bone steak) with mixed roasted vegetables
Dessert:
  • La Religieuse (choux pastry filled with zabaione and chocolate cream)
Coffee with homemade biscotti (homemade biscuits)

Customer Reviews

Michael T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Talk about dinner and a show!! This was such a good time. The food and wine were amazing and the view from the farm was beautiful. The tour afterwards through Florence was a blast. Stefano is a highly entertaining guide and Isaac was such a good chef. I would recommend this trip to anyone visiting Florence!

wino

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

This was a fantastic experience. The staff, the guide Steffano sorry about the spelling, the owners of the amazing property on which we enjoyed a truly exceptional meal prepared by Chef Isaac, and the wine ... the magic in a glass that is Italian wine! The night bus tour of Florence was also enjoyable and Steffano knew his subject and spoke well about all points of interest. I absolutely recommend this tour. You cannot go wrong with WalkAbout Florence tours.

Patricia A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

We have done many tours and this was the best experience!! Angel and Isaac made the event special. Both extremely knowledgeable in their fields- wine, history, food and with such charisma. We thank them for making our evening wonderful- from the Minnesota group!!!

anteater

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

This was an experience we won't forget. The combination of food and wine knowledge from the guide and the chef made the night. We didn't want it to end. Well worth it and we are looking forward to reviving the recipes. Even their ability to accommodate the coeliac within the group was appreciated.

paul a

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Highlight of our visit to Florence. My wife is not a wine drinker but still thoroughly enjoyed the location, the food and the company. Great location at the tour operators estate on a hill just outside Florence. Views grab you as soon as you arrive. The venue. food and wine then take over. Meal is taken in a large glass walled dining room which provide great ambience. The guide was a trained sommelier who guided us through the wines chosen, the reason they were chosen and the make up of the wine before setting up for tasting and appreciation of those wines. The same was carried out by the chef for each of the 4 courses of the meal. All the wines and food were excellent. This was all bookended by aperitif and liqueur at each end of the meal. Great opportunity to meet fellow travellers at the same time as enjoying all of the above. I found Florence to be generally good value when eating out in the restaurants but this knocked spots everywhere for value for money for what you got. Well done to all concerned.

docmarch25

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

This is the highlight of our trip! First it was just us on this tour lucky so it ended up as a private tour. Steffano was great. He knows his wine. THE WINE the wine.... the wine... oh boy the wine! 4 of us finished 3 bottles in less than 3 hours . We were introduced to the supertuscan wine and drinking wine will never be the same again. The food and wine pairing... marvelous! Chef Isak thanks for the wonderful food.

Clarence H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

no just a tour but an experience
this was awesome!!!!

David M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

What a great evening......8 dinner guests, amazing food, stunning atmosphere.......a 10 out of 10 for sure! You can book this tour with confidence, knowing that you'll have an amazing experience!

Nancy M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Awesome! Excellent 4-course meal, paired with good Tuscan wines, shared with a small fun group ... we couldn't have asked for more. Our hosts Stephano and Isaac made the evening memorable. From Stephano's sommelier expertise and explaining the need for seasoning the wine glasses, to Isaac's culinary mastery and amazing verbena aperitif, and making new friends in the process, the evening was great fun. The nighttime tour of the lights of Florence was a nice finish.

Maria Fortuna H United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

The BEST steak I ever tasted - from someone who does not like steak, that is saying a lot! I highly recommend this to anyone who would like to savor authentic Florentine cuisine. Stefano was a great guide with a delicate sense of humor. Truly enjoyed every savory moment.

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