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Shopping, Parking & Getting Around

  • Shopping

    Given that we’re in the home country of one of Italy’s most famous wines, it would be criminal not to shop for Brunello di Montalcino in several of our favourite vineyards. The choice reflects the complete experience - a combination of the wine, the sense of place and true hospitality.

  • Sesti Wine

    This romantic, charmingly set wine estate is run by an eclectic family whose roots don’t lie in wine. Owner Giuseppe Sesti started out as an astronomer and opera-director before rescuing a tumbledown Tuscan hamlet. Sesti brings his eclectic knowledge of the stars to bear on the biodynamics of wine-making. The results are impressive, from the starry Brunellos to the simpler Rosso di Montalcino.
    Address: Sesti Wine, Castello di Argiano, 53024 Montalcino (SI)
    Tel: +39 0577 843921
    Web: www.sestiwine.com

  • Il Palazzone

    Run by Laura and Marco, this small, welcoming Montalcino wine estate is noted for the owners’ enthusiasm, expertise and generosity of spirit, which is ably communicated. In addition to fine Brunello, try the versatile and affordable Rosso del Palazzone, which goes with most meals. Also on offer are estate-produced virgin olive oil, a Grappa di Brunello Riserva and a Super-Tuscan, dedicated to the owner’s parents.
    Address: Localita Le Due Porte, 245, 53024 Montalcino
    Tel: +39 0577 846142
    Web: www.ilpalazzone.com

  • Parking & Getting Around

    Hilltop Montalcino lies south of Siena, off of the SS2, about a 45-minute drive. Approaching from the north, leave the SS2 just south of Buonconvento. From the south or east, you can arrive via San Quirico d'Orcia, the heart of the Val d’Orcia, or via Grosseto. Parking in Montalcino can be tricky, particularly in the height of summer, when you might need to park outside the city walls.  More convenient is to both enter the town and park around the Fortezza, where there are several car parks. Explore the town on foot, beginning with the Fortezza. Unless you book an organized tour, you’ll need a car to visit the wine estates. As for lovely drives from Montalcino, expect a range of dreamy routes through the Val d’Orcia that combine rolling hills and hilltop villages with a mystical atmosphere.

Experience an official tuscany tour with

500 Vintage tour of Florence by night with Street Food Dinner

Get on a vintage FIAT 500  scooter and enjoy a 3-hour tour that will take you around Florence’s most famous and spectacular sightseeing spots. Reach the Piazzale Michelangelo and the San Miniato convent at night. Take unique shots of the city lights and on the way back to the center taste the one and only Florentine street food: “Panino con Lampredotto”

from 102,24 US Dollar

Private Transfer: Florence to Venice with Stop in Bologna

Through our network of drivers, and a widespread knowledge of the area, we can offer personalized transfers all over the national territory, providing a comfortable, safe and accurate service.

On the way from one city to the next you will have the opportunity to make an intermediate stop for sightseeing. This is a perfect solution to optimize your time visiting a city during your transfer.

from 890,05 US Dollar

Skip-The-Line Florence Highlights and David Walking Tour

A guided walking tour Florence discovering the main attractions such as Piazza della Signoria, the Ponte Vecchio, Michelangelo's David and hidden gems of this magic city.

from 84,19 US Dollar

Private Transfer from Florence City to Florence Train station (WITH ASSISTANCE)

We provide transfer services with Mercedes Luxury sedans/vans and minibuses to and from Santa Maria Novella Train station (SMN) of Florence.
In order to offer transfers service to and from all the hotels, private villas, apartments, residences and farmhouses.

  • (very important) The service will be guaranteed with the assistance of the driver up to the coach.

from 102,24 US Dollar
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