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  • Location:Rome, Italy
  • Duration:13 hours (approx.)

Tuscany in One Day Sightseeing Tour from Rome

Take a Tuscany tour from Rome and see the best of the captivating Val d’Orcia region, near Siena. With a local guide at your side, you’ll discover countryside where historic hilltowns perch on sun-drenched hills and Tuscan farms dot the landscape. Visit the wine towns of Montepulciano and Montalcino, and enjoy free time to explore Pienza, a UNESCO World Heritage town.  Wine tasting and lunch at a farm is included.


  • Visit Val d'Orcia in Tuscany on a day trip from Rome
  • Take a walking tour around the medieval hill-town of Montepulciano
  • See Sant' Antimo Abbey, and enjoy views over the vineyards of Montalcino
  • Relax with a locally produced 3-course lunch on a Tuscan farm
  • Sample regional wines, including the famous Brunello di Montalcino
  • Spend time at leisure in Pienza, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

You go off the beaten track on this excursion to lovely and light-filled Tuscany. The lunch, wine and views are all amazing. Don't forget to pick up some Pecorino cheese in Pienza!

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What You Can Expect

Tuscany in One Day Sightseeing Tour from Rome

Tuscany in One Day Sightseeing Tour from Rome

Board your luxury coach, and travel from Rome to Tuscany with its scenic, rolling hills. Your first stop is Montepulciano, a town renowned for its fine wine and views. The Renaissance hilltown is best-known for its production of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, a full-bodied red wine. Learn about it on a walking tour, and discover highlights such as the Florence-style clock tower, the cathedral with its yet-to-be-finished façade, medieval wine cellars and the old town walls.

After a break for photos, travel further into Tuscany to explore the area around Montalcino. Step inside Sant’ Antimo Abbey, whose stone walls resonate with Gregorian chants, and then soak up the vistas that stretch beyond the vineyards.

Hear how the local vineyards produce the acclaimed Brunello di Montepulciano wine, and then sample a glass for yourself over a 3-course lunch at a local farm. In traditional Tuscan style, the menu features fresh farm-grown produce as well as a selection of local wine.

From the farm, travel on to Pienza, one of the region’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Here, enjoy up to 45 minutes of free time to explore. The layout of the town was created by Pope Pius II, who wanted to change the look of his birth town. Admire the historic center, which stays true to the pope’s vision, and gaze at the fine architecture that abounds. If you are a fan of food, check the shops for pecorino cheese, arguably Pienza’s most prized product.

Your day trip finishes with your coach journey back from Tuscany to Rome.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

fantastic....loved our guide Peter!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Our trip was everything imagined in the photos. Comfortable bus, hitting all the top spots in Tuscany. Lunch at the winery was superior. Our guide, Gia was spectacular. Explained things so well plus gave us other tips for visiting Rome. A little more time in Montipulciano would have made it even better. A well planned day with stops to break up the day.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

This is a wonderful - relaxing and at the same time very informative.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015


5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

My wife and I had a wonderful time in Tuscany, from the rolling countryside to the winery it was a beautiful and peaceful trip. Lunch at the winery was great as well. This is a great get-a-way from the hustle and bustle of Rome.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

This is a good tour if you want to get away from Rome on your 3rd day. Our guide, Gyle or Kaily an Aussie was excellent and very knowledgable about Rome, wine vintage, Tuscany. Highly recommended!!!
I just wish they offer hotel pick-up.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Arrived in Rome a few days early before our Transatlantic cruise. Wanted to revisit Tuscany as we had not been there in some time. Selected Viator and were not disappointed! Had a fantastic tour guide, Peter, who was informative, punctual and had a good sense of humor. Montelpuciano was beautiful as were the wines. The countryside is spectacular and we hated to leave. Visiting the private vineyard for lunch was delightful, eating among the casks of wine, and the other villages we visited were lovely. An unexpected surprise visit to an Abbey was a highlight, as we witnessed this select group of monks deliver their Gregorian chant. The coach was very clean and comfortable as were the rest stops for coffee, espresso, etc. I would highly recommend this tour and look forward to experiencing other Viator excursions.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

A great tour. We visited some beautiful sites plus a great lunch at a winery.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

My son and I thoroughly enjoyed our day in Tuscany. The tour was informative, interesting, and the lunch was very delicious! We would recommend this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Excellent day trip, despite its length. The guide, Peter, was very good. Enjoyed all the three hill towns. Had an amazing lunch too.

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