Helicopter Wine Tour & UNESCO Treasure Chigi Tower
If you want to visit San Gimignano in a different way this tour is perfect for you! The flight starts from one of the most import city in Tuscany, Florence, and it allows you to have a breathtaking view of Tuscan landscape. You will fly over the Chianti region, with its vineyards and colorful medieval towns like Certaldo and San Gimignano,
known also as “Medieval Manhattan”.
Enjoy the Winetasting
We will pick you up directly from your hotel or villa, and our driver will accompany you to the helipad point. Before leaving, the captain will welcome you on board of the helicopter, and he will explain all the necessary procedures for the tour.
You will overfly above the most important city of Tuscany, like Florence city center and you will admire famous monuments like the Dome, Ponte Vecchio and Fiesole, then the Chianti Classico hills with its castles and San Gimignano where you will land in Tenuta Torciano Winery.
ARRIVAL IN TENUTA TORCIANO WINERY (San Gimignano)
Once landed in Tenuta Torciano Winery in San Gimignano the Giachi family will welcome you like a member of their family and make sure you have the most incredible time of your trip. You will enjoy a visit of the vineyard, the cellar and the truffle wood, then you will get to learn the wine etiquette and taste a selection of top-quality wines, sitting in the vineyard, in the wine cellar or in an exclusive private room and eating delicious home-made dishes.
Lunch consists of four courses, each of those truffles based and our chef will surprise you with a first quality match between wines and food. During the wine tasting you will be followed by our Sommelier, who will explain the secret of the art of tasting wine with different kind of food. The winery experience consists of a vertical Wine Tasting of 13 Tuscan wines and gourmet products including personal reserves with vintage 1995, 1996-1997 and limited editions.
Total time in the winery: 3 hours
VISIT OF SAN GIMIGNANO & PRIVATE CHIGI TOWER (Unesco Heritage)
Your tour continues with the visit of the marvelous city of San Gimignano, the “Town of Fine Towers” with a private guide. San Gimignano with its medieval charm and beauty, the unchanged language of every home and every street, the time away that stopped on every wall and every corner, make the town a small but precious jewel of Tuscany known all over the world.
Your private guide will accompany you to our private Chigi Tower (Unesco Heritage), another treasure of the city, where you will have a visit and an aperitif with wine tasting. This is an exclusive and private level, quiet but at the same time elegant, characterized by an intimate atmosphere and with a breathtaking view of San Gimignano.
Flight back to the helipad and from there a private driver will accompany you to your accommodation.
Total duration tour: about 8 hours
Flight time: 45 minutes
Price starting from: € 780,00 702,00 per person
· Pick up with private driver to the helipad
· Qualified Captain
· Helicopter Tour
· Visit of Tenuta Torciano Winery in San Gimignano
· 4-courses Lunch with Wine Tasting with Wine School
· 1 hour of visit of San Gimignano with private guide
· Visit and aperitif in Chigi Tower in San Gimignano
· Flight back to Florence helipad
· Drop off with private driver back to your Hotel or Villa
Tour and Tasting of wines including our library reserve vintages:
• Brunello di Montalcino D.O.C.G.
• Rosso di Montalcino D.O.C.
• Cabernet Bartolomeo Riserva I.G.T.
• Merlot Baldassarre Riserva I.G.T.
• Syrah Cavaliere Riserva I.G.T.
• Vernaccia of San Gimignano D.O.C.G.
• Chianti D.O.C.G.
• Chianti Classico D.O.C.G.
• Chianti Classico Riserva D.O.C.G.
• Red of Montepulciano D.O.C.
• VinBeato – Dessert Wine
• Extra Virgin Olive Oil Cold Pressing
• White Truffle flavored Olive Oil
• Pepper Hot Olive Oil
• Balsamic Old Vinegar selected
Discover the Chianti area
Fly above Chianti castles
Tenuta Torciano helipad
Pierluigi Giachi welcomes you
Lunch and Wine Tasting
Torre Chigi interior
Torre Chigi interior
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