Availability: Mondays
Duration: 2 hours - In the morning



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FROM THE ETRUSCANS TO THE PRE-INDUSTRIAL SOCIETY

FREE guided walking tour of ChianniOn Monday mornings from 9.30 to 11.30 am from June through September with English and Italian speaking guide

A free guided tour called “From the Etruscans to the pre-industrial society” with a guided visit to the small and very picturesque medieval village of Chianni, on Monday mornings from 9:30 am. A walk in the town with a guided visit to its Etruscan hypogeum, witnessing an origin of a human settlement here since milleniums, and a detailled explanation of the medieval center and the productive district activated by water mills in the pre-industrial Italy …

 

PROGRAM:

  • Guided walk along tiny lanes and small squares in town
  • Detailed explanation of local art, history and habits
  • Visit to an ancient cellar in town and to charming water mills along a stream by the village
  • Visit to the complex of the church in the ancient “castello” neighborhood and to underground Etruscan tombs
  • Sampling of local specialties at the little shops in town and final toast with the wines of the producers in the area

 

MEETING POINT:

On Monday 18th June & every Monday morning from 2nd July to to 24th September 2018
Meeting with the guide every Monday at 9:25 am in front of the Tourist Information Point in Chianni, Piazza Bartoli 10, close to the town hall. Departure of the walk at 9:30 am.
A reservation is preferred but not compulsory.
FOR INFO AND BOOKINGS:

Tel: +39 0587 672088 – info@ariannandriends.com

DOWNLOAD POSTER OF THE FREE GUIDED TOUR OF CHIANNI ON MONDAYS HERE

 

This guided walking tour is free of charge as it is offered by the Municipality of Chianni in cooperation with the destination management company Arianna & Friends. The tour is led by a tour guide licensed for the territory of Pisa and its province.

 

This is a list of specialties that you are likely to sample as part of the program of this tour. Please, note that the specialties of the tasting session and/or lunch may vary according to the season and the availability of the products in the day of the tour.

In our tour we like showing you places off the beaten track and introducing you to Tuscan people with their personal stories, careers and characters. You will have one of our guides with your party during the whole tour. Please, see below all the guides who can be with you. During this experience you can also meet some of the Tuscan friends involved in the events. Please, see below which friends you are likely to encounter.

Moira

guide
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This tour is FREE OF CHARGE. It is a promotional activity offered by the Municipality of Chianni in cooperation with Arianna & Friends.

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LOCATION OF TOUR:
This guided walking tour takes place in the small village of Chianni, in a rural area between Pisa and Volterra.

MEET-UP LOCATION:
The meeting point with the guide is in Chianni, in front of the Tourist Information Point, in Piazza Bartoli, at 9:25 am. The tour starts at 9:30 am.

DURATION:
This program takes 2 hours. Time for reaching the meeting point not included.

AVAILABILITY:
On Monday 18th June and every Monday morning from 2nd July to 24th September 2018.

LANGUAGE:
This tour is available in English and Italian.

DIFFICULTY LEVEL:
Easy

CHILD FRIENDLY:
ideal for children.

CLOTHING:
No particular clothing required.

FOOD RESTRICTIONS:
The foods served during this cooking class might contain gluten, lactose, nuts and alcohol. If you have any food restriction, please inform our personnel during the enquiry process.

TRANSPORTATION:
This program does not include transportation to the meeting point and is set on a self-driving base. For further information see the box "transportation options".

The destinations reached during this activity are all in the small village of Chianni and are reached on foot during our walking tour. In order to reach our meeting point in Chianni, visitors can drive a rented car or take a public bus. For info on the local bus service timetable please click on the following URL http://www.pisa.cttnord.it/Linee_e_Orari/Linee_Extraurbane/L/134 (route 410).
The meeting point of this tour is in front of the tourist information point. Parking in the village is signalled and easy.

Private transfer:
As an alternative, we can offer a valued private service by chauffeured car, van or minibus. Please, contact us for a quotation of such a private service.

A cinquecento in front of San Gimignano
A bus of CTT Nord, serving the area of Pisa and Volterra
Luxury Mercedes Vito with driver
A vespa in the medieval village of Peccioli
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