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Where in the world: Europe  /  Italy  /  Tuscany  /  Province of Florence  /  Vinci

Top 15 things to do in Vinci

1. Museo Leonardiano di Vinci

Inside the medieval Conti Guidi Castle, Museo Leonardiano di Vinci features one of the world's most extensive collections of Leonardo da Vinci inventions, including tanks, locks, bearings, and many war machines. You can see the models based on Leonardo's sketches that IBM donated to the museum when it first opened in 1953. Pick up the audio guide to learn more about the inventions' history and context within the greater Renaissance period. All of the exhibits are wheelchair-accessible.
Suggested duration: 1h 30 min
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2. Casa Natale di Leonardo da Vinci

See the farmhouse where the original Renaissance man was born at Casa Natale di Leonardo da Vinci, which tells the story of Leonardo da Vinci's life through state-of-the-art installations. Not only will you get to tour the home near Vinci where Leonardo was born, but you will also gain insight into the artist, thinker, and inventor through interactive exhibits. Since a major renovation in 2012, this museum has advanced storytelling technology that helps visitors explore the painter's life and artwork. Walk through the home site, delve into his famous paintings, and learn about the legendary Italian artist in an intimate setting. Of course, you can't miss the life-size hologram of the man himself who greets you as you enter the attraction.
Suggested duration: 1h 30 min
Tours from $323 › Learn more about Casa Natale di Leonardo da Vinci

3. Giardino Zoologico di Pistoia, Pistoia

With more than 7 hectares (17.3 acres), Giardino Zoologico di Pistoia is one of Italy's largest zoos, featuring at least 400 animals. Exhibits are organized in a variety of themes and areas. Follow sign-posted learning paths that address different age groups and interests. Bring a picnic, or grab a bite at the zoo's restaurant, which serves alcoholic drinks, hot meals and typical snacks. Let children blow off steam at the playground. The zoo is a founding member of the Italian Association of Zoos and Aquariums.
Suggested duration: 2h 30 min
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4. Tuscany Wine Tours Podere Pellicciano

FROM $44
Tuscany Wine Tours at Podere Pellicciano – Agrisole A unique tasty experience! A tuscany wine tours at Podere Pellicciano – Agrisole represents a unique tasty experience that will allow you to discover secrets and curiosities on wine, from its birth, to the moment in which it is tasted. You can know the wine cellar and the hills of our wines, the love for our work and our history through the visit of the vineyards and the winery. A story that tell you about our project for the restoration and enhancement of Tuscany grapes like Sangiovese, Malvasia, Colorino, Trebbiano etc.
Suggested duration: 2min - 30min
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5. Castello Dei Conti Guidi

Suggested duration: 1h 30 min
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6. Comune Di Certaldo, Certaldo

Located less than an hour by train from Florence, the hilltop town of Comune Di Certaldo served as the home of the family of poet Giovanni Boccaccio. You’ll find their red brick home along with a statue of the man himself in the main square. The Palazzo Pretorio offers another point of interest, as its frescoes date from the 13th to the 16th century. Check online in advance to see if your visit coincides with a street festival. Keep an eye out for weddings taking place in this scenic location.
Suggested duration: 1h 30 min
Tours from $1,208 › Learn more about Comune Di Certaldo

7. Poggio al Bosco, Chiostrini

Suggested duration: 1h 30 min
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8. WINE TOURS VIP Wines & Wineries of Chianti Classico PRIVATE Tours

FROM $736
A wonderfull day with many stops for panoramic photos on the beautiful countryside of Chianti classico, the famous countryside of Tuscany, guided from an English speaking professional driver, expert of the area, the history but expecilly of the wines, will make your day the best of your vacation and a confortable Mercedes E class will garantie the best confort with free bottles of water on board and free wi-fi ; the lunch and a complete wine tasting with 6~7 different types of wines it will be on a original Chianti Classico winery on the heart of Chianti Classico where you will have a grate experience on food and many different Wines like SuperTuscans, Chianti Riserva, Chianti Classico and tastings of extravirgin olive oil from the vinery and also Original balsamic vinegar aged several years all typical food from our land and original flavours from Tuscany. The pick up and the drop off will be by the Hotel or anywhere the client want in Florence city.
Suggested duration: 8h
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10. Golf Club Bellosguardo Vinci

Suggested duration: 1h 30 min
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11. A Solatio Organic Farm, Certaldo

Suggested duration: 1h 30 min
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12. Brunello di Montalcino, small biodynamic wineries

FROM $328
The Brunello Organic and Biodynamic Wine Tour is a full day (8/9 hours) trip to Montalcino including a visit with tastings and Tuscan lunch to two small family run wineries. A walk in the mediaval town of Montalcino for shopping, pictures and a bit of art is also included. The tour is for individual and small groups, NOT for big groups. Perfect if you love small wineries, working with organic or biodynamic approach and making "terroir" wines.
Suggested duration: 8h
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14. Piazza del Duomo, Pistoia

Suggested duration: 1h 30 min
Tours from $121 › Learn more about Piazza del Duomo

15. Day Trip to Leonardo da Vinci Birthplace from Florence with Light Lunch

FROM $323
Discover the genius of great Leonardo da Vinci through this 5-hour tour by an air-conditioned 7-seat van. You will leave from Florence and cross the countryside through Leonardo's birthplace (Anchiano) and Vinci having the opportunity to meet him (metaphorically) and get to know about his life as an artist. The tour will end with a wine tasting and a light lunch in a typical farmhouse.
Suggested duration: 6h
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