Autumn in Tuscany. The Country Life: Olive and Grape Harvest

Overview

Experience Tuscan farm life by participating in grape or olive harvesting in the Chianti!

Available every day, from September 15 to November 20, at 9:15am.

Meeting Point: Piazza San Firenze, corner of Via della Condotta at the newsstand. Alternately, pickup at your hotel if located in central Florence. Participants are requested to be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start of all tours.

Duration: 5 hours.

Minimum 4 participants to confirm the tour.

Tour price includes:

  • Transportation in comfortable 7-8 seat cabs
  • Professional English language driver
  • Languages: English and Italian
  • Complimentary pickup from your centrally located accommodation in Florence
  • Tools for harvesting
  • Complementary gift
  • Wine tasting & light lunch

Required clothing fit for rural area.

Not suitable for children under 5 years old.

 

Cancellation Policy: All client cancellations must arrive in writing up to 7 days before the booked date of the tour to be reimbursed free of charge. If you cancel 7 to 3 days before the date, you will be charged 30% of the total fee. Further cancellations imply no refund possible. No reimbursements for clients arriving late, for clients who get separated from the group during the visit, or who do not complete the visit. In case of cancellation of a tour by the tour operator for reasons of force majeure, clients will only be reimbursed for the amount paid for the tour. Tour operator is not responsible for any additional costs in connection with the reimbursement.

 

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Autumn in Tuscany. The Country Life: the Olive and Grape Harvest

Experience Tuscan farm life by participating in grape or olive harvesting in the bucolic hills of the Chianti region just outside Florence!

A minivan will take you from Florence to a traditional farm in Greve in Chianti where, after an explanation of the day’s task, you will help with the gathering of either olives for oil or grapes for wine production. You’ll also receive an explanation of how the fruits of your labor are transformed from their natural state to the finished product.

Your farm experience will culminate in a wine tasting and light lunch, during which you'll have the opportunity to sample the farm’s own olive oil and wine. You'll enjoy the taste all the more after having worked the raw ingredients with your own hands! All products are available for purchase.

Your day tour will give you the satisfaction of having done a good day’s work in beautiful surroundings as well as the knowledge that, someday, someone will taste the fruits of your labor!

Comfortable clothing and shoes shuitable for the country required.

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