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Tuscany: Leonardo da Vinci – Oil and Wine Discovery Tour

1. Tuscany: Leonardo da Vinci – Oil and Wine Discovery Tour

Enjoy scenic views while immersing yourself in the life of Leonardo da Vinci on this guided tour in Tuscany. Visit his birthplace and the museum dedicated to his work. Enjoy a wine tasting, olive oil tasting, and a typical Tuscan lunch. Get a glimpse of Leonardo da Vinci’s life by visiting his birth house in Vinci and the museum where his projects are displayed. There will be an opportunity to view replicas of the pictures made by Leonardo. Then, experience a spectacular organic extra virgin olive oil tasting in a special villa, close to Vinci. Here, you will see the big mill that is currently used for pressing olives. Afterward, have lunch in an amazing Medici villa, where you will visit its historic wine cellars. During lunch, enjoy a wine tasting of wines from the Leonardo da Vinci vineyards. The grapes are clones of the ones Leonardo planted himself.

Vinci: The World of Leonardo Tour

2. Vinci: The World of Leonardo Tour

Meet your driver at your accommodation and enjoy the comfort of an air-conditioned vehicle. Start the tour at the birthplace of Leonardo da Vinci. Many people think that he was born in Vinci, as the name seems to suggest. But the truth is that the birthplace of Leonardo da Vinci is in Anchiano, about 3 kilometers from Vinci. Visit the farmhouse where he was born and grew up immersed in the green hills. For sure this place inspired him since it is reproduced in the background of some of his most famous paintings. Discover some reproductions of Leonardo da Vinci’s drawings and learn from a life-sized hologram who narrates the events of his life and work. Then reach Vinci and visit the Leonardian Museum at your own pace. The museum houses one of the largest collections of models constructed on the basis of Leonardo da Vinci's drawings. At the end of the tour, walk the narrow streets of the town and visit the Church of Santa Croce. Admire the ancient baptismal font where Leonardo was baptized before going back to the starting point.

Florence: Truffle Hunting and Vinci with Lunch and Winery

3. Florence: Truffle Hunting and Vinci with Lunch and Winery

Meet your professional guide and embark on a journey to the heart of Tuscany. Then, start truffle hunting with a professional and his Lagotto dog. After two hours in the woods hunting for the "Food of Kings", enjoy a memorable lunch in a local restaurant based on the fresh truffles you have found. After this experience, discover Vinci, the hometown of Renaissance polymath Leonardo da Vinci. Admire breathtaking views and explore the Medieval town. At the end of the day, visit The Borchi winery. Taste the best wine of the Chianti region before going back to Florence.


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