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Val d'Orcia Tours

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Val d'Orcia
If you’ve ever seen a picture of the Tuscan countryside—softly rolling hills, towering cypress trees, winding country roads, and quaint hill towns—chances are that you were looking at the Val d'Orcia. This unique landscape, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is considered among the loveliest in Italy, and the wines produced here are among Italy’s best.

The Basics
The Val d'Orcia, a favorite subject of Renaissance painters and modern photographers, covers a small area of Tuscany between the town of Siena and Mount Amiata, and is known for its beautiful landscapes, medieval towns, and excellent cuisine. Take a Val d'Orcia tour to visit the villages of Montalcino and Montepulciano, and to sample their local Brunello di Montalcino and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano wines—perhaps paired with pecorino cheeses from nearby Pienza—during a wine tasting session. Other delightful small towns worth a visit on a private tour of the Val d'Orcia are San Quirico d'Orcia, famous for its olive oil, and Bagno Vignoni, home to historic thermal baths. 

Things to Know Before You Go
  • The scenery around the Val d'Orcia area is truly picturesque, so don’t forget your camera.
  • Some of Italy’s most prestigious wines are produced in the Val d'Orcia, so wine lovers will especially appreciate exploring the area’s wineries and tasting rooms.
  • There is a small amount of walking during most Tuscany tours, either through hilltop towns or across winery vineyards; comfortable shoes and a sun hat are recommended.
  • Winery visits may not be appropriate for young children.

How to Get There
Val d'Orcia is located about an hour south of Florence and is an easy day trip from Rome, Florence, Pisa, San Gimignano, and Siena. There is little public transportation between the towns and wineries in this area, so by far the best way to explore is by joining a small-group tour with transportation included.

When to Get There
The Val d'Orcia is lovely year-round but is particularly interesting to visit in the fall, when the grapes and olives are harvested and many towns hold wine and olive oil festivals.

Famous Tuscan Landscapes
The Val d'Orcia is just one of many areas in Tuscany known for its striking scenery. The stark chalk hills of the Crete Senesi and the wooded countryside of Chianti are also beautiful—and are equally popular wine tour destinations.

Address: Val D’Orcia, Tuscany, Italy, Italy
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53 Tours and Activities to Experience Val d'Orcia

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Private Tour: Medieval Val d'Orcia by Minivan from Florence

Private Tour: Medieval Val d'Orcia by Minivan from Florence

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Spend a day in the UNESCO-listed Val d'Orcia on this 10-hour private tour from Florence. Visit Montepulciano and Pienza to admire the historic architecture. Sample some of the area's famous Noble Wines.
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  • 9 hours
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$333.60
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$333.60
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Pienza, Val d'Orcia, Montalcino wine and Pecorino cheese PRIVATE TOUR from SIENA

Pienza, Val d'Orcia, Montalcino wine and Pecorino cheese PRIVATE TOUR from SIENA

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Explore southern Tuscany with your own private guide on a full-day wine and food tour from Siena. Visit Pienza, Val d'Orcia, Montalcino, and more as you take in small towns, a 14th-century monastery, and sample Brunello di Montalcino, the famous wine of the region. Ride in comfort in a luxury Mercedes vehicle with a private guide who shares the best of the region.
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  • 8 hours
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$270.26
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Tuscan Food and Wine Tour of Val d'Orcia from Florence

Tuscan Food and Wine Tour of Val d'Orcia from Florence

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Experience the sights and flavors of Tuscany on a full-day tour from Florence that takes you through the Val d'Orcia region to the elegant Renaissance architecture of Montepulciano. Explore the history of Montalcino’s imposing fortress and the jewel-box village of Pienza, savoring the bounty of the Val d’Orcia region with tastings of local wines and specialty foods along the way.
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  • 12 hours
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$83.70
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Small-Group Montepulciano and Pienza Day Trip from Siena

Small-Group Montepulciano and Pienza Day Trip from Siena

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Discover Tuscany's stunning landscape, culinary delights and UNESCO-listed sites on a day trip to Montepulciano and Pienza from Siena. Led by a local guide, admire the architectural gems of the Val d'Orcia region and stop at a dairy farm for lunch and samples of salty Pecorino cheese. Conclude your trip in the scenic hill town of Montepulciano, with an optional visit to a winery. Group size is limited to eight people, ensuring personalized attention from your guide.
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  • 8 hours
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$167.40
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San Gimignano, Chianti, and Montalcino Day Trip from Siena

San Gimignano, Chianti, and Montalcino Day Trip from Siena

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Visit San Gimignano, Monteriggioni, and Montalcino on a day trip from Siena, and discover medieval architecture, wine, and stunning views of Tuscany. With ample free time in each of the hill towns, the tour also includes lunch at a Monteriggioni winery plus samples of Chianti and Brunello di Montalcino wine.
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  • 11 hours
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$119.57
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Brunello and Nobile Wine Lovers' Tour: Montalcino and Montepulciano

Brunello and Nobile Wine Lovers' Tour: Montalcino and Montepulciano

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Journey to the origins some of Italy’s most celebrated ‘vino’ on a private, full-day tour designed for wine lovers and connoisseurs. Visit the medieval town of Montalcino for a gourmet lunch and tasting of famed Brunello di Montalcino wine. Continue through Tuscany’s World Heritage-listed Val d’Orcia region to reach Montepulciano, known for its Nobile di Montepulciano wine, and taste this prized elixir at a winery. Learn about the area’s history and winemaking heritage from a private guide, and meet local producers for an immersive tasting experience. Price is per group, with a maximum of either three or eight passengers, depending on season and vehicle type.
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  • 9 hours
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$671.86
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Val d'Orcia private tour: Montalcino, Pienza and Montepulciano

Val d'Orcia private tour: Montalcino, Pienza and Montepulciano

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Experience the heart of Tuscany by visiting the enchanting Val D’Orcia led by your private driver. Let your personal chauffeur do all the work and take you on a journey through the spellbinding Val D'Orcia countryside, a region known for its scenic beauty, picturesque villages, rolling hills and cypresses! Explore in total freedom the enchanting towns of Montalcino, Pienza and Montepulciano and savour the best wines in the world! The first stop will be Montalcino, land of the world-renowned Brunello wine, a labyrinth of cobbled streets, quaint wine shops and Romanesque-style churches. The following stop is Pienza, which stands high upon a hill and dominates all the Orcia valley with extraordinary views. The last stop reaches Montepulciano, home to the famous Vino Nobile vineyards and more recently famous for the filming of the vampire movie "New Moon". Enjoy your free time in the most elegant village of the entire Val D'Orcia.
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  • 9 hours
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$394.58
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Siena and Chianti Castle with Lunch&WineTasting from Florence

Siena and Chianti Castle with Lunch&WineTasting from Florence

Delve into Tuscany’s history and culture on a full-day private tour of Siena, Montalcino and Val d’Orcia. Depart early from Florence to take your time as you visit lovely towns, see stunning architecture, savor delicious food and wine, and learn about the places you visit from your informative driver-guide. In the Val d’Orcia region, you can enjoy the ambiance of towns such Pienza or Montepulciano. Your driver-guide customizes the tour itinerary to best suit your interests.
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  • 10 hours
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$358.71
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$358.71
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Full-Day Brunello Wine Tour

Full-Day Brunello Wine Tour

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Experience the world-famous wine and scenery of Tuscany on this full-day tasting tour from Florence. Travel along ancient roads through a landscape of vineyards and olive groves, stopping at the charming village of Montalcino, located in the renowned Brunello wine region. Learn about the origins and characteristics of Brunello wine with a cellar tour and tastings at two different wineries, and savor regional cuisine with a traditional Tuscan lunch. 
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  • 10 hours
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$223.26
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Private Tour: Orcia Valley to Montalcino and Montepulciano with Brunello Wine Tasting

Private Tour: Orcia Valley to Montalcino and Montepulciano with Brunello Wine Tasting

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Taste your way through some of Tuscany’s finest wine regions and most charming medieval villages on this private, full-day tour from Florence. Drive through the scenic Orcia Valley and visit the birthplaces of prized Brunello di Montalcino and Nobile di Montepulciano red wines. Whether you want to explore the medieval villages, tour historic wine cellars and vineyards or savor a farm-fresh lunch, a private driver and guide will customize the itinerary to create a perfect day in the Tuscan countryside. Price is per group, based on a maximum of 7 passengers per vehicle.
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  • 9 hours
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$916.32
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From Siena: Pienza and Montepulciano Wine Tour

From Siena: Pienza and Montepulciano Wine Tour

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Taste your way through Tuscany with this full-day wine tour of Montalcino, Pienza, and Montepulciano from Siena. Visit the charming town of Pienza and stop for one wine tasting each in Montepulciano and Montalcino.
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  • 9 hours
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$65.76
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Montalcino, Pienza and Montepulciano Private Tour

Montalcino, Pienza and Montepulciano Private Tour

In less than two hours drive you will arrive at the first stop in Montepulciano, traveling with an air-conditioned comfortable van you will reach the main squares where buses can not go, you will have a little free time, before the light lunch and the wine tasting will start, light lunch will be provided in a beautiful winery where you will try the most important wine produced in Montepulciano called Nobile di Montepulciano and local food. The second stop will be in Pienza which was billeted on porous as a summer residence for an important Sienese pop called Pius the ll, Pienza is famous for the milk sheep cheese (pecorino) via dell’amore alley, breathtaking panoramic views The third stop will be in Montalcino when you will have free time to wonder around the beautiful village, famous for the Brunello di Montalcino, the hilly roads, honey, extra virgin olive oil, typical Tuscany houses and more, you will be offered a three glasses tastings of Brunello in a typical enoteca (wine shop).
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  • 10 hours
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$518.86
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Private The Essence of Tuscany: Chianti Classico, Montalcino, Montepulciano

Private The Essence of Tuscany: Chianti Classico, Montalcino, Montepulciano

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Following the scent of the Great Wines through the most stunning landscapes of Chianti, Val d’Orcia and Val di Chiana
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  • 12 hours
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$538.06
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Tuscany Semi Private Day Tour with Wine and Cheese Tasting

Tuscany Semi Private Day Tour with Wine and Cheese Tasting

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Discover Tuscany’s renowned wine country on a day trip from Florence with a small group. Led by a driver-tour escort, venture to the town of Montepulciano by minivan and stop at a rustic wine cellar to taste the area’s vino di nobile blends. Then head to Montalcino to sample three Brunello di Montalcino wines. Top off your day with a stroll to Pienza, a beautiful Renaissance hill town and home to the famous Pienza Pecorino cheese. Numbers are limited to eight people to keep this experience as intimate as possible.
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  • 10 hours
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$405.34
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Brunello di Montalcino wine experience with a sommelier from Siena

Brunello di Montalcino wine experience with a sommelier from Siena

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One of the best wine region of the world with a local driving-guide and wine connoisseur, born and raise in the area.Private tour in two boutique wineries , driving through the most scenic road of Val d'Orcia with chance to stop for the best Tuscan countryside pictures.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
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$322.84
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Montepulciano Wine & Pienza Flavors Day Tour from Rome

Montepulciano Wine & Pienza Flavors Day Tour from Rome

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For those who love Italian wine and food. Thanks for the luxurious Mercedes Benz Minivan, in a completely private tour! Is also incredible knowledgeable about Italy and will have to be ready to answer anyway and give you interesting tips along the way! In addition, it´s also good to highlight we know to make this experience super value one!
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  • 10 hours
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$446.57
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$446.57
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Brunello di Montalcino, small biodynamic wineries

Brunello di Montalcino, small biodynamic wineries

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Sip wine and go back to medieval times during this full-day, guided wine, walking, and food tour that includes a Tuscan lunch. Wander the streets of the ancient, hilltop town of Montalcino known for its wine before touring the Brunello di Montalcino winery. Learn how biodynamic wines are made and sample varieties straight from the barrel. After lunch, visit a second winery to sip samples and eat Tuscan fare.
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  • 8 hours
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$249.90
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Truffle and Brunello Sommelier Vip Experience in Tuscany Lands from Florence

Truffle and Brunello Sommelier Vip Experience in Tuscany Lands from Florence

Treat yourself to two of Tuscany's most prized products straight from the source on a private wine and truffle tour from Florence. Learn the secrets of white truffle hunting and enjoy a lunch flavored with the fragrant tubers and sparkling wine in the UNESCO-listed Val d’Orcia region. Then head to medieval village of Montalcino, home to the world-renowned Brunello wine. Visit a local winery to learn about the strict production requirements and taste the ‘king of reds.’ Luxury transportation is included for a safe and stress-free experience.
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  • 10 hours
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$472.30
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Brunello of Montalcino Private Wine Tour with lunch from Florence or Siena

Brunello of Montalcino Private Wine Tour with lunch from Florence or Siena

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Skip the hassle of driving as you discover the great wine and food of the Brunello region on this full-day tour from Florence. Your driver-guide shows you around the region’s important wineries, the town of Montalcino, and landmarks such as Sant’Antimo Abbey. Enjoy a gourmet lunch in a typical osteria, sample a variety of Brunello wines, and visit small wine and food shops that showcase local specialties.
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  • 8 hours
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$502.19
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Val D'Orcia Dreaming!!

Val D'Orcia Dreaming!!

I was Born and raised in this magical region od Tuscany, I have key villagers that I have known for many years and you know in Italy is all about relationships...I go above and beyond to take care of my clients. One thing that makes me unique is that I have lived abroad for several years and my spoken English is excellent, this is very important for you to maximize your tour and investment, I comunicate well and I know how to relate to the culture overseas. One other thing is I can sure teach you history but what my clients love about me is the stories and secret I tell them and one thing is for sure...you will laugh and not be the usual boring tour!!!!!
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  • 4 hours
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$215.22
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From Siena and Florence: Private day trip to Val d'Orcia

From Siena and Florence: Private day trip to Val d'Orcia

The magnificent landscape of the Val d'Orcia, among the Tuscan hills, was included in the World Heritage List by Unesco in 2004. Montepulciano, Pienza and Montalcino are the 3 most famous ancient villages that you can visit together with our guide who will introduce you all the secrets and history of this incredible valley
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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$454.36
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Brunello Wine Tour and Val D'Orcia Landscape

Brunello Wine Tour and Val D'Orcia Landscape

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See Tuscany’s loveliest scenery, and discover the history of one of Italy’s most revered wines, on this private, half-day tour. Following pickup from your area hotel, head off the tourist trail to a local, family-owned winery. Taste Brunello di Montalcino—a 100% Sangiovese wine that’s one of Italy’s best—as well as other wines and nibbles. You’ll also tour the idyllic Val d’Orcia, from ancient hill towns to historic monasteries.
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  • 4 hours
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$245.69
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Private Tour from Florence Brunello and Vino Nobile Wine Tasting

Private Tour from Florence Brunello and Vino Nobile Wine Tasting

An incredible tour from Florence that will take you to discover the fascinating territory of Val d’Orcia and its gems: Montalcino, Pienza and Montepulciano, the homeland of red wine! On board a van you will cross this land with an almost surreal and mesmerizing atmosphere that gave origin to some of the finest and most appreciated Italian wines, such as Nobile di Montepulciano, Brunello di Montalcino and other excellent wines with DOCG denomination.
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  • 12 hours
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$585.89
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Montalcino and Pienza Tuscany Wine&Cheese Fullday from Florence

Montalcino and Pienza Tuscany Wine&Cheese Fullday from Florence

Enjoy this unforgettable Experience and make memories of the landmarks. A day exploring the landscapes and artistic small towns that Tuscany can offer: • Montalcino • Pienza • Val D'Orcia countryside area. Included: - Montalcino with Winery visit, Wine Tasting guided tour - Pienza town with Pecorino Cheese Tasting guided tour in a farm Upgradable with licensed local tour guide in Private option. Private or Shared Tour available options. Worry-Free and Safe Private Tour Experience, operated only with: • Expert Professional English-Speaking Drivers • Selected local Expert Licensed Tour Guides (when booked) • Welcoming by private licensed fully-insured air-conditioned comfortable Vehicles
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  • 10 hours
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$316.86
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$316.86
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