Volterra and San Gimignano Day Trip from Florence

Volterra and San Gimignano Day Trip from Florence

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Key Details
11 hours
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What You'll Do
  • Explore the well-preserved ramparts of the medieval town of Volterra
  • Marvel at the timeless views from the hilltop town of San Gimignano
  • Go to a wine estate of the Chianti wine lands for a tasting of local wines
  • Sample the regional cheeses of Tuscany
  • Stroll the atmospheric streets of San Gimignano at leisure
Learn the history of the alabaster industry, see the preserved ramparts of Volterra, and marvel at the towers of San Gimignano on an 11-hour tour from Florence. Taste the regional cheeses of Tuscany, and sample local wines at a famous wine estate.
What to Expect
Escape the crowds of Florence for the day on a full-day sightseeing tour of Volterra and San Gimignano.

Travel by comfortable vehicle to the medieval town of Volterra, and discover one of the most magical hilltop towns in Tuscany. Learn about its Etruscan origins as you stroll within the well-preserved 4th century BC walls. Explore its cultural richness and cause célèbre as the setting for the “Twilight” saga!

Go to the Alabaster Museum to see the stone that made Volterra famous across the world. Relax with a tasting of some typical Tuscan cheeses in a specialized shop in the heart of town.

Then, transfer to San Gimignano to marvel at the remaining towers of one of Tuscany's most magnificent medieval town. Stroll around the characteristic streets and alleys at leisure, and enjoy timeless views of the surrounding countryside.

Before your transfer back to Florence, stop at a wine cellar to taste a selection of locally-produced wines. End with a visit to a medieval fortress in the Chianti wine lands.
What's Included
  • Hotel pick-up (on request)
  • Transportation by minivan or GT coach
  • Multilingual tour leader
  • Visit to the Alabaster Museum
  • Tasting of typical Tuscan cheeses
  • Wine tasting in a famous wine estate
What's Not Included
  • Drop off service
Meeting Point

Meet your guide in front of the pharmacy with the green cross inside Santa Maria Novella Station

What to Remember
• Please note that participants are not guaranteed to travel on the same bus for the entire tour. The itinerary is planned using the connection buses of other tours, therefore clients will switch buses
• A tour leader will escort you throughout the entire itinerary
• Please note that the itinerary is subject to change due to acts of force majeure, such us strikes, bad weather etc.
• You must be able to climb up and down stairs

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