models designed by Leonardo
A model of the wings as an experiment
Da Vinci code
The winery is in a charming Medicean
Large oak casks typical of the Tuscany
birthplace of the genius
hilltop village by Florence is the
birthplace of probably the
most famous genius all times: Leonardo
Vinci is the name of this
village and it is a very original
day destination when visiting Tuscany.
Here you will visit the Museo di
Leonardo, an exhibition completely
dedicated to him, located right in
a historical castle of the town.
to the museum in Vinci
meet your private English speaking
tour leader at an agreed meeting point
and together you get to Vinci, about
30 minutes from Florence.
Your tour leader gives you an introduction
to the area and to the habits
and traditions of the rural Tuscany,
as well as to the medieval village
of Vinci, as you approach the museum.
Vinci is a picturesque little village
with the real spirit of the countryside
Tuscany. The visit is a good occasion
for some shopping of local goods and
Once at the museum, you will admire
a series of Leonardo's full-scale
models of machinery and inventions
together with many of his drawings
and manuscript notes through
the guidance of an experienced museum
guide. The models are often reconstructions
of his ideas listed in the world famous
Da Vinci code. The museum is
in a medieval fortress whose tower
is the end of the visiting route.
Here you will enjoy a wonderful
view over the valley all around
up to the Pisan and Luccan hills.
Visit to a magnificent Medicean villa
and its historical cellar with wine
Vinci, the tour continues at a spectacular
16th century Medicean villa, located
just 20 minutes from the town, where
a renowned winery has its premises.
It is a charming historical chalet
that the Medici family from Florence
used as a hunting mansion. Nowadays
the property is a charming location
for wedding ceremonies and wine events.
The basement of the villa hosts a
fascinating historical cellar
which was wisely restored and
turned into a sort of museum of
old winemaking techniques and
instruments. Your tour leader and
a local guide will show you the fascinating
production rooms in a particularly
At the end of the visit, you sit in
a very elegant tasting room where
a delicious full lunch is served
and the winemaker introduces you to
the best wines of the property.
You can taste a Chianti and
a Chianti Riserva from the
Montalbano region as well as some
day tour to Vinci, the winery and
the charming surroundings takes about
5 hours. Transportation to the
locations is not included.
need collection with our chauffeured
car, van or minibus, please specify
this in the booking form.