A half-day tour along the hills of the countryside between Florence and Arezzo. A guided tour that takes you from the Romanesque period to the Renaissance, with an interlude for a tasting and visit to an oil mill and then for a perfect end of the tour a lunch based on vegetarian and vegan dishes.
A local guide will take you to the discovery of the Romanesque church of Cascia Reggello, along the ancient Cassia Vetus, dedicated to Saints Peter and Paul. Perfectly preserved and presenting its self in all its simple and elegant beauty. Here you will admire the Triptych of San Giovenale, the first work by Masaccio, Florentine painter known for his fundamental contribution to the Brancacci Chapel. An extraordinary artistic debut for the artist who with this work opens a new expressive stream in the early Renaissance.
Visiting the historic Santa Téa Olive Oil Mill, built in 1426, you will see will see the old cellars discovering the oil production cycle, and then taste its final product on classic bruschetta. A healthy, natural and genuine product produced in its highest quality and respecting the environment.
At the end of the tour, you can relax and enjoy a vegan and vegetarian lunch-tasting, made with organic, seasonal and local produce.
The tour ends here, but we highly recommend you to stay for the rest of the afternoon to explore the area.
Vallombrosa , with its ancient Natural Reserve and the ancient monks’ abbey,for those of you who want to enjoy the cool peaceful nature.
And for those who want to go shopping, we recommend the Outlet The Mall,
Leccio (Reggello), exclusive destination for prestigious international fashion brands at reduced prices.
On request, you can book a private vehicle for transfers.