Day trip

The Tuscany Experience: Full-Day Tour with Tastings

The Tuscany Experience: Full-Day Tour with Tastings

From US$ 137 per person

Discover Tuscany's most beautiful towns on a full-day budget day trip from Florence for 18-39 year olds. Visit Siena, Monteriggioni, San Gimignano, and the wine-growing region of Chianti with travellers of the same age for more fun.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 8 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the city of Siena, home to the Palio horse race
  • Marvel at the stunning scenery of the Chianti region, Tuscany’s wine land
  • Taste Tuscan wine and extra virgin olive oil
  • Take a walk through San Gimignano, the city of the towers
Full description

If you’re only in Florence for a few days and want to see more of Tuscany, this budget day tour is the perfect option. Your full-day tour departs from Florence and heads to historic Siena, where you’ll be enchanted by the architecture of the Cathedral and the Palazzo Communal in Piazza del Campo, home to the famous Palio horse race held in July and August. Stop in San Gimignano, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the most famous walled medieval hill town in Tuscany. You’ll have free time to explore the narrow streets and alleys and check out the local shops that sell Tuscan delicacies. On the way to Siena you’ll also visit Monteriggioni, where you’ll have the opportunity to see where the Hollywood sensation, Gladiator was filmed. Ride throughout the Chianti region and take in the scenic views en route to a local lunch with wine and olive oil tasting at a Tuscan winery surrounded by rolling hills, vineyards, and olive groves.

Includes
  • Transportation by private minivan
  • Wine and olive oil tasting
  • Authentic Tuscan meal
  • English-speaking local guide
  • Visit to Siena with time to explore
  • Visit to Monteriggioni
  • Visit to San Gimignano
  • Scenic drive through the Chianti region
    Not suitable for
    • Pregnant women
    • People with mobility impairments
    • People with back problems
    • People with heart problems
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • You must fill out a travel information form
    • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
    • All participants who are 12 years and older must present a Reinforced Green Pass that is valid in the EU and has a verifiable QR code. Reinforced Green Passes can only be obtained by uploading either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months to either the Green Pass or Covid Certificate app
    • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)
    • All participants are required to bring and wear FFP2 masks. Blue surgical masks will not be accepted

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    Meeting point

    Meet at Piazza Della Calza right in front of Porta Romana at the blue P (parking) sign.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes

    Know before you go

    • All departure and arrival times are estimates and subject to change due to road conditions and traffic.
    • Don’t forget to bring your camera as there will be some stunning scenery along the way!
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    5 /5

    based on 2 reviews

    Review summary

    • Value for money
      4.5/5
    • Safety
      4.5/5
    • Service
      4.5/5
    • Organization
      4.5/5

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    Insanely beautiful trip - definitely recommendable!

    Our tour guide Veronca was an incredibly warm, funny person who provided us with enough information and always made for a good atmosphere. The small travel group of 6 people creates a very familiar atmosphere - ideal for getting into conversation with everyone. After visiting the towns and villages, the wine and oil tasting was the perfect end to a really successful trip.

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    September 25, 2017

    Nice tour

    Nice tour in which we got to see a lot of places.

    September 11, 2017

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