San Gimignano, Siena, Chianti Full-Day Tour with Lunch

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Highlights:

Escape the bustle of Florence for a day and explore the beautiful Tuscan countryside

Drive through the gently rolling hills of the Val D’Elsa in luxury, air-conditioned coaches

Visit the medieval town of San Gimignano, home to Vernaccia di San Gimignano wine and saffron

Explore the immaculate town of Siena, world-renowned for its Palio horse race

Sample wines at a Chianti Classico winery

Enjoy a delicious light lunch of sliced cold meats, bruschetta, salami, and cheeses

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Overview:

Enjoy a full-day tour of Tuscany’s villages and wine regions from Florence and travel into the heart of the beautiful Tuscan countryside. Visit the town of San Gimignano, the wine territory of Chianti, and the medieval town of Siena.

Description:

Explore the heart of beautiful Tuscany on a full-day tour of the towns of San Gimignano and Siena, then discover the bucolic wine region of Chianti. Departing from Florence by luxury air-conditioned bus, your first stop will be the UNESCO World Heritage Site of San Gimignano, one of the most splendid examples of an Italian medieval town.

Distinguished by its famous towered skyline, San Gimignano stands along the Via Francigena on the hills of the Upper Val D’Elsa. Also famous for its Vernaccia di San Gimignano wine, saffron, and precious Santa Fina pottery, it is an excellent place to get acquainted with the Tuscan environment. You will enjoy some free time to stroll through the town on your own and explore its beautiful squares, architecture, churches, and side streets.

Continue to Siena for a guided tour of its enchanting architectural styles, including the Cathedral and Palazzo Comunale (Municipal Building) in Piazza del Campo. The famous shell-shaped square provides the stage for the thrilling Palio horse race, run twice every summer.

In the afternoon you will tour the Chianti Classico area, taking in charming scenic views. Here you will have the pleasure of touring a famous wine estate where Chianti Classico, oil, balsamic vinegar, and aromatic herbs are all produced. Enjoy a delicious lunch of sliced cold meats, bruschetta, salami, pasta, and cheeses before your return journey to Florence.

What's Included:

• Air-conditioned bus or minivan transport
• 2 hours of free time in San Gimignano
• Lunch – vegetarian menu available upon request
• 3 hours of free time in Siena
• Visit to the Monteriggioni fortress

What's Not Included:

• Admission to Siena Cathedral – available at an additional cost upon request

Good to Know:

• Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before departure time.
• Please provide the name of your hotel, where you will receive round-trip train tickets to and from Florence. Once in Florence, you need to reach the meeting point on your own.

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  • Rating: 4 “beautiful views”

    Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer from Jakarta, Indonesia on November 20, 2014 Beautiful views along the trip.
    Guide could have been more informative in San Gimignano rather than just letting us explore ourselves.
    The visit to a snack shop at the end of day was unnecessary.


  • Rating: 5 “Great tour, Flavio was the perfect guide one can wish.”

    Reviewed by GILA from TEL AVIV, Israel on November 14, 2014 We had great day and tour, very professional , as a travel agent I shal recomand your company to all my clients.
    Flavio was an excellent guide, and very proffesional, speaks various languages, and with huge knowledge .


  • Rating: 5 “It was a great tour and the wine tasting is really fun”

    Reviewed by Jolema from singapore, Singapore on November 13, 2014 The tour guide is really patience and attentive. San Gigmignano and Siena is a really beautiful place. I am crazy about wine so..the wine tasting was really awesome..definitely a must try!!


  • Rating: 5 “Well organised, great venues and nicely timed”

    Reviewed by Zoe from Yarraville, Australia on October 30, 2014 Good fun, thanks!


  • Rating: 5 “Excellent Day Trip”

    Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer from Kings Langley, United Kingdom on October 22, 2014 Excellent trip, very informative and very good value for money. Our guide Viola Mastragostino was very helpful, cheerful and knowlegeable about the area we were visiting. The entertainment value of the wine tasting part of the trip alone made it worth it. It was also very informative and interesting and the lunch was better and more than I was expecting. Well done to everyone one involved in making it a very enjoyable day.


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  • “Amazing, one of the best tours- not to be missed.”

    “The guides were excellent and informative.Could have spent a whole day in each place. The sights and views were absolutely amazing , not to be missed, a tour that you will never forget.”

    Jill from Shrewsbury, United Kingdom

  • “It's a great trip to Tuscany!”

    “Is a great trip and we had a very nice lunch! I would recommend this to anyone!pb”

    Jesse from Omaha, United States

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