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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 $64.28 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

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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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Important information

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 511 reviews

Review summary

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

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Amazing experience! The transportation was fantastic; the bus was spotless and comfortable. Our tour guide, Alex, was very knowledgeable and professional. Overall the tour was a 10+! The trip's highlight was the second tour lady at the first stop- Analissa (sorry if I misspelled your name). She was fantastic, funny and very knowledgeable! I wish we had more time with her! I suggest staying with the tour the whole time, especially at the first stop, so you can better experience the church. Great locations to visit and explore.

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September 22, 2021

I strongly recommend visiting the places targeted by the tour. However, I consider it a very clear waste of time to visit and stay on the farm (short and meaningless visit) for wine tasting (of low quality) and lunch (very common). In my opinion, it would be preferable to spend some more time in Siena, have lunch there and anticipate arrivals in San Gimignano and above all in Pisa (an hour and ten minutes was too short). Although lunch and wine are not worth that much…. the experience lived in these places was very good. If I come back, I'll choose a tour that doesn't include the farm.

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September 22, 2021

Young or old, I recommend this to everyone. The places are picturesque and lively. The company is friendly and the guide, Olivia Tapai is amazing. She planned everything just right and made sure everyone had fun. The driver Antonio was a wizard with the wheel, taking us comfortably into narrow lanes of the hills.

September 20, 2021

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