Posted on 26/02/2020
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From Florence: Siena, San Gimignano and Chianti Tuscany Day Tour with Wine Tasting

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Take an unforgettable day tour and visit majestic Tuscany from Florence. Marvel over the medieval castle of Monteriggioni, discover the architectural wonders of famous Siena, and explore the stunning skyline of hilltop San Gimignano. End your day tour to central Tuscany with a wine tasting at a local farmhouse in the Chianti region.

DURATION: 10-11 hours
STARTING TIME: 8.45 am
MEETING POINT: Bus Terminal En Piazzale Montelungo, next to Santa Maria Novella Train Station. Look staff wearing a FUCHSIA CIAOFLORENCE jacket
LANGUAGES: English, Spanish
OPENING SEASON: All year round
WHO CAN COME: Tour is suitable for anyone to participate in. Not wheelchair accessible

Highlights

◾ Visit the famous region of Tuscany and discover the medieval gems of Monteriggioni, San Gimignano, and Siena
◾ Admire the impressive lush Chianti landscapes, covered with olive groves and vineyards
◾ Walk around Monteriggioni known worldwide for its wine and beautiful countryside
◾ Enjoy a wine tasting and a sampling of Tuscan cuisine at a charming farmhouse in Chianti

What is included

✔ Air-conditioned bus transport throughout your Tuscany day tour
✔ Expert multilingual tour guide
✔ Siena tour with a professional guide
✔ Free tour of San Gimignano and Monteriggioni
✔Light lunch in a cozy restaurant in Siena
✔ Visit a picturesque wine estate in the Chianti area
✔ Wine tasting and sampling of extra-virgin olive oil, and local products including traditional pastries

Description - What to expect

Take a full-day tour to the famous Tuscany, admiring the most beautiful landscapes of Siena, San Gimignano, and the Chianti area, with a wine tasting experience at a charming farmhouse in the Chianti region included.

Your day tour to Tuscany starts from Florence, and you will soon be crossing the beautiful Chianti hills to arrive at the Medieval hilltop gem of Monteriggioni, with its still intact walls, known worldwide for its wine and delightful countryside. Admire the unique hilly landscape covered with olive groves and vineyards dotted with farmhouses and castles.

Continue to impressive Siena, famous for its splendid examples of Gothic architecture and the traditional Palio horse race. Follow your local guide to the iconic Piazza del Campo, where the magnificent Palazzo Pubblico stands, with its Torre del Mangia. Visit Piazza del Duomo and be impressed by the imposing Cathedral, one of the most beautiful masterpieces of Italian Gothic architecture. Before departing Siena, taste a delicious light lunch in a comfortable restaurant made of genuine Tuscan products, including traditional pastries.

Your day tour continues to San Gimignano, one of the most interesting examples of medieval towns, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Follow your guide into the heart of the town, and you will have free time to discover the beautiful squares, buildings, churches, and alleyways, as well as to shop around your souvenirs.

For the end of your Tuscany day tour and before you start your return journey to Florence, visit Chianti for a unique wine tasting experience. Taste the best Chianti red wine in a picturesque wine estate along with home-made snacks.

Not included/Bring with you

Please bring with you comfortable shoes, a hat and sunscreen for the hot days

Cutoff time before activity

  • 24 hours

Important Info

Please inform us of any food intolerance or allergy in advance
Please note that the tour is always available in English and Spanish, while the other languages will be confirmed as follows: German: only Mondays - min 2 pax, French: only Tuesdays - min 2 pax, Portuguese: only Wednesdays - min 2 pax, Italian: Only Saturdays and Sundays - min 2 pax

Country

  • Italy