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Franco Wine Tour Experience

Siena, Italy
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Hired Franco twice--loved our experience both times.

We have hired Franco two times. The first tour was to Montalcino. UNBELIEVABLE. We had the best... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Experience of a lifetime!

Our day with Franco is something my daughter and I will never forget. Franco is extremely... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
Michelle H
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Franco Fadda Tours & Activities Snc is a fully licensed and insured Italy-based Travel Agency. You're staying in Siena and want to dedicate a day touring the wine regions?! Spend the day in the company of a local wine passionate and perhaps with a few other wine travelers.
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"brunello di montalcino"
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"his knowledge"
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"amazing lunch"
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"highlight of our trip"
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

We have hired Franco two times. The first tour was to Montalcino. UNBELIEVABLE. We had the best time. Franco took us to two outstanding wineries, both of which make exquisite Brunello. Toured each winery, met with the owner/wine maker. In between the visits we ate...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Our day with Franco is something my daughter and I will never forget. Franco is extremely knowledgeable and passionate about the area and sharing its beauty. We loved all three different wineries, the families, their history and of course their wines! Our lunch was excellent...More

Thank Michelle H
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Franco is a gem! We did a private tour as a couple and had a great experience - even in the cold of February. Franco really sought to show us the best of Tuscany and the Brunello region. He is caring and knows so much...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

Franco picked us up on time and drove us to three great Brunello wineries with a three course lunch at an amazing restaurant, which included a very fine bottle of wine. The tour was absolutely the highlight of our trip to Italy. I can't imagine...More

Thank Phil L
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

This was my 4th private tour with Franco and each one has been unique and exceptional. It is crazy to me that at multiple wineries they know him so well they just give him the keys to the cellars to turn on the lights and...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

This tour is a true Tuscan experience, even in December. Don’t let the cold weather or low season fool you-a wine tour with Franco is an amazing experience any time of year! My friend and I did this tour in December and it was the...More

Thank Katie B
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

This was the best wine tour experience I've had in my life! Franco is a wonderful tour guide and we can't stop telling our friends, just how truly magical this experience was. We were recommended this tour from a friend who had such a great...More

1  Thank s0nalrp
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

What Franco offers is much more than a wine tour…in addition to the delicious wine from Brunello di Montalcino, he took us to little villages in the region. The lunch we had was DELICIOUS! It was the most authentic meal we had the entire trip....More

Thank KristinaATL2017
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

If you stay in Siena for a couple of days, you really must take Franco's wine tour. Like most folks, we did the Montalcino Wine Tour. Franco and his crew were very responsive to last minute e-mails to set up a tour with some other...More

Thank MBones7
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Franco was a great find for us to see and do in Montalcino. We experienced some great Brunellos all with their own distinct styles. Franco's passion for excellence is shown in the 3 wineries and olive oil processing (bought some fresh pressed) we visited and...More

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Rhonda V
2 April 2017|
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Response from FrancoWineTours | Property representative |
Hello Rhonda Thank you so very much for writing us. My small group tours have to start from Siena, wich is easily reachable by bus from Florence. I offer small group tours from Siena for a reasonable price because we... More
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Response from anjujha | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I know this response is late but hopefully will help some one.Yes I did provide cc info. He just took the info, he didn't charge us until after the tour when he had brought along a credit card machine. I believe he is... More
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Michelle M
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Hi Michelle, I book by calling Franco to make the necessary arrangement. As mine was made at very last minute (emailed him the night before the tour and confirmed the following morning) so payment was made at the end of the... More
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