If you like shopping and touring, this is a very good combination for you!!! About 40 minutes from Florence there is an outlet called “The Mall”. This is the perfect place for “fashion victims”: here you can find the most famous brands such as Gucci, Prada, D&G, Fendi, Valentino, Armani, Cavalli, Hogan, Pinco Pallino, La Perla, Loro Piana, Salvatore Ferragamo, Sergio Rossi, Stella McCartney, Tod’s etc, discounted up to 50%. From here to the Chianti area si only another 45 minutes driving, crossing some hills. You have the chance to eat at various bars or restaurants inside the Mall outlet or you can decide to have the lunch in the chianti area in a characteristic open-air “trattorias” (local family restaurant) where you can taste a typical menu of Tuscan cooking.
This is the Program
09.00 pm Departure from Florence or its vicinities.
10.00 pm Through the beautiful Tuscan countryside approaching San Gimignano admire the beautiful Florentine hills. We will guide you through the Chianti wine area. Then go up the hills of Chianti and arrive in San Gimignano. Visit San Gimignano (the unique medieval city of towers). The town of San Gimignano, also known for its beautifully preserved medieval towers. 14 left out of 72 initially built in the 13th century. We suggest you climb the Torre Grossa (Bigger Tower) and taste the best Gelato in the world at Antica Gelateria di Piazza.
12.30 pm Visit to organic winery where we stop for typical tuscany lunch and wine tasting at organic wine farm in Chianti (Vernaccia white Wine, Chianti Classico, Chianti Riserva, Brunello from Montalcino, Supertuscan, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Truffle Oil, Vinsanto with Cantuccini)
After the lunch and the wine tasting, driving along the Tuscany hills where you can see the different types of vineyards and olive grooves and arrive at Fashion Valley (the exclusive outlet destination for shoppinh top brands at bargain prices)
02.00 pm Full Shopping immersion at Fashion Valley (The Mall, Prada, Gucci, D&G, Armani, Roberto Cavalli, Ferragamo, Bottega Veneta, Sergio Rossi, Yves Saint Laurent, Fendi, Ungaro, Valentino, Bottega Veneta, Sergio Rossi, Ermengildo Zegna, Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga, Burberry, Dior, Emilio Pucci, Ermenegildo Zegna, Fay, Hogan, Loro Piana, Marni, Sergio Rossi, Stella McCartney, Tod’s, Valentino, Rebecca..)
4.00 pm We go back to Florence where the tour would be end by 5:00 pm but only after making a stop at the unique Leather Factory and at Piazzale Michelangelo for a panoramic appreciate the exceptional view of Florence at the sunset time.
5.00 pm Drop off directly at your accomodation and end of the tour.
Included in the Price:
• Transportation to and from Florence or its vicinities with mercedes
• Tour/driver for the day at your disposal
• Pick up and drop off directly at your accomodation
• Stop in Chianti, San Gimignano, Fashion Valley, Michelangelo square.
• Traditional Tuscan Lunch with Wine Tasting in a local organic wine Farm
• All Local Taxes
Please note that all prices above are quoted considering a pick up and drop off in Florence or its vicinities. We can organise pick up/drop off directly to your villa, castle or accomodation in other areas of Tuscany and prices will be quoted seperately upon request. We can guarantee the tour even more people (up to 17, up to 32..)