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About us

Exclusive Country Tours is an Incoming Tour Operator & Travel Agency based in Siena , provides  tailor made tours of Italy. It has been the first company in Siena providing wine and gourmet tours, since 1996.

Today we offer unique journeys in prestigious wine areas all around Italy such as Tuscany, Piedmont, Sicily, Franciacorta, Valpolicella, and Friuli Venezia Giulia tasting outstanding wines. Food lovers will discover with us excellent local cuisine in terrific trattoria and Michelin Starred restaurants as well, the most typical products in every region like Balsamic Vinegard, Culatello, Parmigiano Reggiano, Prosciutto di Parma, San Daniele, Cinta Senese,  Pecorino Cheese, Extra virgin olive oil, Saffron...

Our expert travel planners will customize for you unique and memorable vacations through personalized private tours, handpicked passionate city guides and native drivers, the finest hotels and villas in supreme destinations.
With our long travel experience and passion we are proud to show you not only the most famous spots, but even the unknown corners, after years of big investments in reliable contacts and relationships with the best suppliers.

Travel with us, we will exceed your highest expectations!


Antonio Ginanneschi

Chairman & Founder

He was born in Siena and founded the company in 1996. He has been the first in Siena and Tuscany arranging wine & gourmet tours . He has grown up in a farmhouse where his grandmother produced Chianti wine and olive oil. Today he produces exqusite extra virgin olive olive for family use, and  friends only. He has followed FISAR and Slow Food wine classes that have improved  his big passion and knowledge on food and wine. He manages the company but still love doing tours for his repeted clients. Antonio will open you doors closed to others and give you unique experiences.

 

 

 

Alexandra Becatti

Travel Designer

Wine and food lover, with a big knowledge in Amalfi Coast and Naples, thanks to her origins. She has been a hotel manager for over 10 years and became a partner of the company in 1999. She loves travelling and meeting people from all over the world and will be your private travel designer for memorable vacations. Her expertise in the travel industry will give you exclusive insider access to unique experiences.

Contact Alexandra for your dream trip and get the best value and quality with a lot of passion.


 


Fabio Mancini

Tour Leader

Born in the square Il Campo in Siena he has lived for a long time in the Caribbean where he used to collaborate with a famous Italian tour operator.  Good friend of Antonio since 30 years, he also run a Limousine company which is the official supplier of Exclusive Country Tours since 2000. He is very knowledgeable about Italy, the back roads and most authentic spots, little villages, boutique wineries and small producers. He is also specialized in family trips and knows the best restaurants ! Voted by customers as the Best Driver in Italy!!!!!