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From Florence: Tuscany Day Trip with Optional Lunch and Wine

From Florence: Tuscany Day Trip with Optional Lunch and Wine

From US$ 63.76 per person

Discover the vineyards and medieval architecture of Siena, San Gimignano, and Pisa on a small-group or private full-day Chianti journey, with optional lunch and wine.

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Duration 12 hours
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The Original experience

Itinerary
9 hours
  • Florence

  • 1.5 hours
  • Siena (free time, guided tour)

  • Chianti Hills (lunch)

  • San Gimignano (free time)

  • Pisa (free time)

  • 1.5 hours
  • Florence

Meeting point
Main stop
Highlights
  • Admire the beautiful medieval architecture of Siena and its gothic-style Cathedral
  • Explore the splendid squares, churches, and the magnificent towers of San Gimignano
  • See the Leaning Tower of Pisa and other impressive marble monuments in Pisa
  • Choose from either a small-group or private guided experience
  • Savor an organic farmhouse lunch with homemade pasta, cured meats, and local cheeses, if the option is selected
  • Enjoy a wine tasting of 4 Chianti region wines in a traditional wine estate, if the option is selected
Full description
Begin your journey of Tuscany at Florence’s central train station, where you will be greeted by your guide who will take care of you throughout the day.  Head straight to Siena, Italy’s most picturesque medieval city, whereupon arrival your guide will take you on a walking tour. Look up to admire the lovely terracotta roofs adorning the buildings and marvel at the magnificent Gothic and Romanesque architecture of the main cathedral.   Next, head to the hilltop town of San Gimignano, a UNESCO world heritage site, famous for the tower houses built in the Middle Ages. Enjoy free time here to see its splendid squares, palaces, churches, and magnificent towers. The last stop on your Tuscan excursion is a visit to Pisa and its iconic leaning tower. Take a stroll through the Piazza dei Miracoli and see other marvelous monuments, before driving back to Florence. Best of all, choose from either a small-group or private guided experience to make your trip special. Choose the lunch option to enjoy a homemade lunch paired with an informal wine tasting at a traditional wine estate in the Chianti wine region. Savor 4 regional wines at lunch and learn about their unique production techniques. Feast on an organic, farmhouse meal while you overlook the rolling vineyards under the Tuscan sun.
Includes
  • Expert guide
  • Guided walking tour of Siena
  • Entry ticket to Siena Cathedral
  • Farmhouse lunch at a winery estate in Chianti (if lunch option selected)
  • Wine tasting of 4 regional wines (if lunch option selected)
  • Free time in Siena, San Gimignano, and Pisa
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • We’re enforcing extra health and safety measures for GetYourGuide Originals
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 15 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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Meeting point

• Meet in front of the Santa Maria Novella train station by the taxi stand • Look for a guide wearing GetYourGuide attire and holding a red GetYourGuide flag • Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled departure

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • Shared group and private options do not always offer the same languages. Please check all languages of interest to find your preferred option type
  • If the Siena Cathedral is closed for religious services, the Santa Maria della Scala Museum will be visited instead
  • If you are leaving Florence by train after the tour or need to get off at Pisa to catch a flight or train from there, you can bring your luggage with you. It is recommended that you book any rail travel from Florence after 9:00 PM to allow time for any delays on the return journey
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 593 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.9/5

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An opportunity to sample some of the delights of Tuscany in a day. Thoroughly enjoyed sampling the food and wine at lunch time and taking in the glorious views around San Gimignano. The gelato was delicious there too. Lots of information about the region from Alessandro, and a comfortable and safe journey thanks to our driver Riccardo.

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October 16, 2021

Great alternative to get a glimpse of Tuscany, specially when solo travelling/not renting a car. There were many couples and small groups too. The group was very diverse (from ages, nationality, backgrounds…) and that always help make it very interesting! Coach driver and guides were extremely professional - all very well organized and perfectly timed! Spending 60-90 minutes in Sienna, San Gimminiano and Pisa respectively is more than enough so don’t worry about not having enough time to discover those places and having a Gelato (or Spritz!) The lunch was lovely, specially the location - amazing views to the Valley and vineyards. It is a long day but worth every minute!! Really good value for money!

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October 14, 2021

It was an awesome day and the guide ¿Lavina? is incredibly informative and helpful. Be aware that is isn't a small group; there were about 50 of us, but regardless we'll worth it. The farmhouse tour was kind of pointless but the lunch and wine was very very good. The ability to bring luggage was also useful! Overall highly recommended.

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October 12, 2021

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