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Florence Sunset Wine Tour

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Overview

Experience the magic of a Tuscan sunset in Florence with a traditional Italian aperitivo on this evening tour. Soak up the atmosphere of the Renaissance capital after dark as you follow your guide on a walking tour around the historic center and the districts of Oltrarno and San Frediano. Admire illuminated landmarks like the Ponte Vecchio, Santo Spirito church, and the Duomo as you explore the city, and stop along the way to sip Chianti wine and nibble on delicious Tuscan ‘crostini’.
  • 2-hour sunset wine tasting tour of Florence
  • Experience the atmosphere of Florence at night
  • Admire illuminated landmarks like Ponte Vecchio, Santo Spirito church, and the Duomo
  • Stop at two different locations for a traditional Italian ‘aperitivo’
  • Sample Tuscan specialties like Chianti wine and 'crostini'
  • Ideal introduction to Florence for first-time visitors or those short on time
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Wine tasting
Light refreshments for younger than 18 y.o.
Professional guide
Food tasting
Hotel pickup and drop-off (available for additional price upon request)
Wine, bottled (available to purchase after tasting)
Ponte Vecchio , 50122 Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Italy

Ponte Vecchio, by the Statue of Benvenuto Cellini, Florence

Piazza del Duomo , Piazza del Duomo, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy

Right side of the Cathedral

Meet your guide in central Florence to begin your sunset wine tour and set out to explore the city at dusk. Admire the views from the iconic Ponte Vecchio and pose for photos by the riverside, then wind through the parks and piazzas of elegant Oltrarno. Follow your guide to landmarks like Santo Spirito church and Piazzale Michelangelo, and get a feel for Florentine life as you duck down the buzzing alleys and peek into lively cafés.

Continue to the hip San Frediano district, where the streets are lined with artisan shops, traditional taverns and wine bars, as your guide fills you in on the city’s social traditions. Then, make your first stop, for a typical ‘aperitivo’ at a local wine cellar, and sip a glass of wine as you watch the sunset over the city. As you sample Tuscan wines from the famous Chianti region, sate your appetite with a platter of delicious ‘crostini’, another Tuscan specialty.

Cross over the river to Florence’s historic center, where the streetlamps will be flickering into action and star attractions like the Duomo cathedral will be dramatically floodlit. After learning more about the Renaissance city, make a second stop and toast to a fun-filled evening with another glass of wine.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Ponte Vecchio
Ponte Vecchio, the most important bridge of Florence
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Oltrarno
Oltrarno, the neighborhhod of the Florentine craft workshops
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
San Frediano in Cestello
Neighbourhood of Florence
Stop At:  
Piazza Santo Spirito
Square of Florence famous for its wine-bars
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide (tour might happen in 2 languages)
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Arrive at departure point at least 15 minutes prior to scheduled time
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Florence Tours by Made of Tuscany
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Florence Sunset Wine Tour?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Florence Sunset Wine Tour.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Florence Sunset Wine Tour?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Florence Sunset Wine Tour.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Florence Sunset Wine Tour?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Florence Sunset Wine Tour.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Florence Sunset Wine Tour?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Florence Sunset Wine Tour.

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  • "This is a very low key walking tour but it's perfect for that reason." See review

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star-5
Worth an Evening
Trevor_S
, May 2022
Maria was charming and historically very knowledgeable, we had a marvelous time tasting 4 different wines in a small out of the way wine shop after touring the city.
star-5
A Great Introduction to Florence
Sara_F
, Feb 2022
A five star experience with a knowledgeable & enthusiastic guide. A great way to get to know Florence on our 1st day. Also interesting to hear a little about Italian life. Unfortunately just a shame no sun so no sunset that day
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-4
No sunset but a nice tour
Anyamacias
, Nov 2021
The fog rolled in to Florence the afternoon of the tour so there was no sunset to watch. The most and God off the Arno was so thick you could not even see the water. Beautiful! The tour guide was friendly and the one stop for wine and appetizers was nice. I wish she had talked more during our walk about the different shops and restaurants we passed but it was good anyway.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Highly Recommend!
Maya_T
, Aug 2021
Everything was smooth, from communications about the dates, flexibility when my flight was delayed and then the experience itself. I learned a lot and enjoyed the wine (and even purchased some to take home).
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-2
Not what we expected
Karen_R
, Dec 2018
1) guide was walking way too fast to keep the group together. She didn’t even look back to make sure everyone was together. We had to tell her she needed to keep us together. She gave a roll of the eyes. 2) We expected to go to a bar or restaurant for the tasting, but it was just an abandoned workshop. 3) Would have liked to have had a little more creative bruschetta than provides. 4) guide was knowledgeable. A lot of walking, but very little discussion regarding the town, walk, etc while walking, at least not with the whole group. 5) Wines were good and portions were generous.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Great start to the evening!
Daydream30340
, Nov 2018
Such a cute tour. Our guide was great. She was a local and was very knowledgeable about the area and showed us really cool sights in Florence. The food we snacked on excellent and the wine was also very very good. I would highly recommend this tour.
star-5
Fun!
Olivia_K
, Oct 2018
We really enjoyed our nighttime walk around Florence with Giorno. We had lots of fun, saw lots of sites, and enjoyed trying a few new wines.
star-5
Fun, Interesting Walking Wine Tour
Explore563720
, Sep 2018
Fun walking tour across the Ponte de Vecchio. Guide was informative. Wine and snacks were tasty! Lots of walking. Recommend!
star-3
Guide Lucia fun
jeanne_g
, Sep 2018
Tour 4 but food & wine -3. Interesting to learn about the Medici family & history of Florence while walking across the Ponte tour Vecchio to a sit down & tasting of 3 wines & some bruschetta. Group gets to know each other a bit so you feel not so alone in a new city. Back Over the bridge to another singl wine tasting and ending near the Duomo. 10 people. Informative regarding history & wine tasting in general. Fairly low end wines and 2 kinds of bruschetta. Do not expect this to replace your dinner.
star-5
We really enjoyed this tour. Our...
Dave_B
, Aug 2018
We really enjoyed this tour. Our guide, Sara, was a local winemaker from many generations back and this personal connection made the tour that much more memorable. Loved Sara's dry humor, it added to the outrageous historical stories of the families who inhabited and built Florence. We learned about Chianti wines and the varietal differences that we've already used back home when ordering in restaurants! This is a very low key walking tour but it's perfect for that reason. Small group was key, and also a very gracious and interesting host!
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Sunset wine tour
Brian W
, Jul 2018
Totally recommend for your first night in town! Learned of some local hidden gems, history of Italian wine along with some history lessons along the way. What more do you need? The length of the event was perfect and recommend to anyone visiting Florence!
star-4
Our guide was great at pointing out...
Sara_U
, Jul 2018
Our guide was great at pointing out restaurants that she enjoys along the way, so we were able to build a list of places to try. Most of the tour was of the Oltrarno area, which was great. I wish we could find more tours of this area. Throughout the tour, we were able to try several different red and white wines. There was also food included with each of the stops, so we were able to try several local delicacies with the wine. I definitely felt a little tipsy by the end of the tour, so if you aren't a heavy drinker, you'll want to make sure that you have something on your stomach. I absolutely recommend this tour for trying local wines and learning more about Chianti and the wine-making process. I would also encourage you to ask for restaurant recommendations from your guide. We tried several places that our guide recommended and all of them were tasty and cheap!.
star-5
Lots of fun. Easy to find the...
Kerry_E
, Jun 2018
Lots of fun. Easy to find the meeting point and a great way to find out some interesting facts around parts of the city you may not visit. It was also nice to meet with other travellers from all over the world and enjoy a few drinks. It was great fun. Harry and Kerry Williams
star-4
This tour was a good way to see and...
Mandy W
, May 2018
This tour was a good way to see and learn about different parts of the city. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly! The wine was good, although we did not get to try food at the first place as it was too busy due to a Liberation Day celebration. The second place we stopped was awesome. The food and wine were great there! Overall, a really good experience that we recommend for a fun evening out!
star-4
Would have liked a more in depth tour...
David C
, Mar 2018
Would have liked a more in depth tour but it hit the highlights
star-4
Good walking tour, and several good...
Robert D
, Nov 2017
Good walking tour, and several good wines and snacks.
star-5
This Tour was fantastic, we learned...
Jelissa_B
, Oct 2017
This Tour was fantastic, we learned about Florence and had some amazing wine. We stopped at two restaurant where we tried wine and has some amazing snacks. After the wine tour our group continued to walk around and went wine tasting on our own. I would recommend this tour. The tour consisted of walking around the town and the guide informed us about hidden gems and stories around town.
star-5
Great introduction to the city with...
Monica G
, Oct 2017
Great introduction to the city with wine along the way! We did this tour on our first night in Florence and it was a great way to start off our stay. We got to enjoy several glasses of wine and not only find out about the main landmarks in the city but also information about the wine we were trying. We met some great people on our tour and had a fun night. Highly recommend!
star-5
This was more of a wine tour than a...
Dottie_J
, Sep 2017
This was more of a wine tour than a history tour, but it was fun. We had a super small group so it was intimate. The tour guide was nice, but she couldn't control the conversation from the guests so the night got away from her. We went across the river to learn more about Florence, and I'm glad we did. If we had one more day after we would have had lots of restaurants to try that would be much better than the tourist traps all in central Florence. Do this one early!
star-5
Great tour of the city! Thank you...
JenniferM_B
, Sep 2017
Great tour of the city! Thank you Diana for all of the knowledge about the area and the wine!

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