Livorno shore excursion to wine regions in Tuscany
Tuscany wine tours from Livorno
Tasting the nectars of Tuscany
The Italian way of life is even based on the wine culture. Nowhere else you can find such a large variety of wines like in Italy. Tuscany is the place where are made some of the most renown wines in the world and if this is your first visit to Tuscany definitely start from the great Tuscans like Chianti, Brunello di Montalcino, Nobile di Montepulciano, Bolgheri and Sassicaia.
If you already are a wine connoisseur, you might like to discover other interesting wine regions like: Lucca and Pisa hills, Chianti della Rufina region, Candia and Luni hills near Carrara, or Cinque Terre, less renown but still worth tasting.
Of course in one day you will be able to experience just a touch of the Tuscan wines, but the visit of 2/3 wineries will give you the opportunity to taste and compare several types of wine in order to expand your wine knowledge. Your driver-guide will assist you all day long, informing you about the landscape, the uses customs and traditions, the history of the sites you will visit.
The choice of itineraries is very wide all around the region, and the number of wineries id huge! Here below you see a couple of proposals of tours without too long drive, feel free to customize them according to your interests or wishes.
Chianti wine tour: depart from Livorno and travel directly to the first winery located into the very hearth of the Chianti Classico Gallo Nero region. After the visit have lunch in a wine farm located in the neighborhood, in the afternoon you may choose to walk off the wine and the food by walking around San Gimignano or visit another winery.
Bolgheri wine tour: depart from Livorno and drive down the coastline of Tuscany, this is known as Costa degli Etruschi and bithplace of great wines like Sassicaia and Ornellaia. The so-called Super Tuscans
Lucca hills wine tour: this is the closest place to Livorno, the locals have been making wine for many centuries, but only in the last decades the production has improved. You may decide to spend your day including Lucca or just travel around the countryside and visit the beautiful mansions built in the countryside.