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Florence: S. Gimignano, Siena, Chianti & Wine Tasting Lunch

Florence: S. Gimignano, Siena, Chianti & Wine Tasting Lunch

Embark on a scenic guided tour from Florence to the charming Tuscan towns of San Gimignano, Monteriggioni, and Siena, listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Stroll around the historic villages and enjoy a delicious Chianti Hills wine and balsamic vinegar tasting. Upgrade your experience with tickets to Siena Cathedral. Start at San Gimignano, the world-famous walled town located on a hilltop, which has remained intact through the centuries and is known for its tall towers, frescoes, and many other works of art. Take around 2 hours of free time to explore the city center. Visit the historical walled hamlet of Monteriggioni. Cross Chianti’s rolling hills to a cozy winery where you can relax and enjoy three wines and balsamic vinegar, followed by a Chianti-style three-course lunch. Enjoy a guided tour of Siena’s historic center (if selected in the option), starting with the 13th-century Basilica of San Domenico. Stroll along the narrow medieval streets of the city, flanked by splendid palaces and historic shops. Pass through the Piazza del Campo and visit the cathedral, if you select the option.  Take some free time in Siena before returning to Florence. The order of the visit may change.

From Florence: Siena, San Gimignano & Monteriggioni Tour

From Florence: Siena, San Gimignano & Monteriggioni Tour

Experience the charm of Tuscany on a day trip to Siena, San Gimignano, and Monteriggioni from Florence. Try a variety of Chianti wines paired with snacks and admire the picturesque Tuscan hills.  Cross the beautiful Chianti hills as you ride south from Florence in an air-conditioned GT bus. The first stop is at Monteriggioni, a medieval hilltop town that is famous for its intact medieval city walls. After some free time, head to the world famous Siena. Explore the Piazza del Campo, that is known for the Palio Horse Race and for its splendid examples of Gothic civic architecture. Have time to visit the magnificent Palazzo Pubblico.  Arrive in San Gimignano, a medieval town declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Take time to wind your way through the narrow streets and admire the lush landscape. Finally, head to the Chianti area and enjoy postcard-perfect landscapes. Conclude your day at a famous wine estate and taste fine Chianti red wine along with homemade snacks.

From Florence: Chianti Half-Day Afternoon Tour

From Florence: Chianti Half-Day Afternoon Tour

Discover the Tuscan wine region of Chianti on a scenic guided tour by van from Florence. Visit a local wine estate, tasting its wines and local produce. Immerse yourself in the surrounding picturesque landscape, with a visit to a medieval village in the region. Reach easily our meeting point by taking the T1.3 tram heading to Villa Costanza. Visit a charming Chianti wine estate, enjoy a guided tour of its wine cellars, and gain an insight into the various stages of wine production. Afterward, enjoy some wine tastings. Visit a winery that not only offers a tasting that even true connoisseurs will enjoy with great pleasure, paired with some Tuscan samples, but you will also get to enjoy the wonderful surrounding landscape, immersed in an enchanting and welcoming atmosphere. Visit a real Medieval architecture village in Chianti hills, enjoy some free time to stroll out, and breathe in the local atmosphere. You'll also have the opportunity to buy Italian wine, Chianti Classico, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, cheese, and herbs to take home.

From Florence: San Gimignano, Siena, and Chianti Wine Tour

From Florence: San Gimignano, Siena, and Chianti Wine Tour

Explore the heart of beautiful Tuscany on a full-day tour of the towns of San Gimignano, Siena and Monteriggioni, then discover the bucolic wine region of Chianti. Reach easily our meeting point by taking the T1.3 tram heading to Villa Costanza. Depart from Florence by an air-conditioned bus to your first stop, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of San Gimignano. Discover Siena, the city of Palio horse-race and its enchanting architectural styles, including the Cathedral in Piazza del Duomo and Palazzo Comunale (Municipal Building) in Piazza del Campo. Piazza del Campo is famous shell-shaped square provides the stage for the thrilling Palio horse race, run twice every summer. Afterward, head out to a unique location in the Chianti countryside to enjoy a wine tasting. Once you hop off the bus, be guided around a splendid winery. Get introduced to the estate's fascinating history and background. Head inside the cellars to learn the secrets of Chianti winemaking together with the local host. Then enjoy a delicious wine tasting of Chianti Classico. Once the winery stop is over, the tour will end with a visit to the marvelous Monteriggioni castle, a medieval fortress that is really well-preserved. You may also recognize it from the Assassin's Creed video game series. Last but not least, enjoy one of the most splendid examples of an Italian medieval town, San Gimignano. Distinguished by its famous towering skyline, San Gimignano stands along the Via Francigena on the hills of the Upper Val D’Elsa. Get acquainted with the Tuscan environment with the town’s Vernaccia di San Gimignano wine, saffron, and Santa Fina pottery. Take your free time to stroll through the town on your own and see its beautiful squares, architecture, churches, and side streets.

From Siena: Chianti and Castles Tour with Wine Tastings

From Siena: Chianti and Castles Tour with Wine Tastings

Immerse yourself in picturesque Tuscan scenery on a sightseeing day trip from Siena to the region of Chianti. Visit the Castellina in Chianti before partaking in a wine tasting experience at a wine estate.   Board a spacious and climate controlled van in a centrally-located meeting point in Siena. Admire the Italian countryside on the ride as you pass thorugh pristine landscapes that have been cradling the Chianti vineyards for centuries. Discover a harmony of colors that can only be found in the hills of this region. Delight your senses as you dive into the sounds, scents, and flavors of this land will capture your senses through this unique experience.  Visit ancient churches, medieval castles, and small villages where the rhythm of life remains unaltered over time. Continues to a charming wine estate.  Indulge in a wine tasting paired with typical Tuscan food. View the beautiful ruby-red color and the characteristic bouquet with scents of violet are the special to Chianti wine. Savor this blend of Sangiovese, Canaiolo, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. Later, move on to another winery in the middle of the Chianti Classico area. The tour will end with a return to Siena.

Florence: Monteriggioni and Val d’Orcia Medieval Experience

Florence: Monteriggioni and Val d’Orcia Medieval Experience

Depart from Florence for a journey through the natural beauties of Tuscany to discover walls, castles, and Templar legends. Leave with an equipped GT bus and head for the vault of Montriggioni, the small fortified village with walls dating back to 1200 AD. Enjoy the option to walk through this vault for an unprecedented immersive experience. Discover why Monteriggioni has become famous worldwide for a well-known gaming title where the protagonist fought the infamous Knights Templar. On site you can discover the museum which is dedicated to them which is included in the itinerary of this tour. Continue on your tour and leave for the Val d'Orcia, a UNESCO heritage area characterized by expanses of emerald hills that turn into golden fields during the summer. In this beautiful area of Tuscany you will first visit Montalcino, a village well known by Tuscans for its wine, the best in all of Tuscany. Make your visit even more special by selecting the option that includes a possible wine tasting paired with local produce. After a picturesque stroll through the streets and authentic shops you will depart for the last stop of your tour, Pienza; a famous village known for its cheese production. Take some free time and visit the Pecorino di Pienza for a spot of shopping. Witness fabulous panoramic views of Val d'Orcia before heading back to Florence for the end of your day.

Siena: San Gimignano, Chianti & Montalcino Small-Group Tour

Siena: San Gimignano, Chianti & Montalcino Small-Group Tour

The first part of your full-day tour begins with a visit to the walled medieval town of San Gimignano, the City of Fine Towers. Armed with helpful information from your tour escort you’ll have free time to explore the town’s historical center and browse its artisan shops. Visit San Gimignano, the birthplace of Vernaccia, a white wine produced exclusively in the area. The wine is noted for its high quality and for being the first Italian DOCG wine. Afterwards, stop at a winery for an optional lunch of salami, cheese, and other local products, accompanied by Chianti tasting.  Discover Val d’Orcia, another Tuscan jewel and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue on to Montalcino, perched on a hill overlooking 1,500 hectares of Brunello vineyards that have contributed to the area’s international reputation. Finally, enter a local wine cellar, where you’ll have a chance to taste the renowned Brunello of Montalcino, rated among the finest Italian DOCG wines.

Florence: 24-Hour Noleggio Vespa, Scooter & Moped

Florence: 24-Hour Noleggio Vespa, Scooter & Moped

Enjoy an amazing trip around Tuscany, Florence, Siena and the Chianti area. Discover all most famous sights of Florence such as Piazzale Michelangelo, Fiesole, the Duomo, international museums, David and the fashion streets. Then, head to the countryside area, Chianti and Siena, where you will be introduced to delicious foods like cheeses, Florentine steak and the best wines of Italy. Along the way, you'll be able to capture colorful, pristine, natural and fantastic viewpoints with your camera. With your Vespa 125, you will not be obliged to eat near your hotel, but can go to the best restaurants with the best reviews without effort or spend 40 EUR for a short trip in a taxi. This service is not like the usual tourist tour but an amazing adventure through the real Tuscany and Florence.

San Gimignano and Volterra: Day Tour from Siena

San Gimignano and Volterra: Day Tour from Siena

Start your day tour with a scenic drive from Siena to San Gimignano. Stop in Monteriggioni to see the well-preserved fortress built in the 13th century. Explore San Gimignano, admiring its many medieval towers. Listed by UNESCO, the town also boasts numerous artisanal boutiques. Head to a small family-run farm to enjoy lunch made with the farm’s seasonal products. Taste dishes prepared with saffron, and accompanied by Vernaccia wine. Continue to Volterra, stopping at a small alabaster workshop to see the ancient art of sculpting. In Volterra, admire the harmonious blend of Etruscan, Roman, Medieval, and Renaissance styles as you walk along the streets of the historic center.

From Siena: Chianti and San Gimignano Sunset Tour

From Siena: Chianti and San Gimignano Sunset Tour

Explore the Chianti wine region and the hilltop town of San Gimignano on a sightseeing and wine-tasting tour from Siena. Travel in a small group and enjoy comfortable transfers by air-conditioned vehicle. Depart Siena in the early afternoon, and drive past the vineyards of the Chianti wine lands: neat rows of vineyards, and landscapes shaped into works of art by the combined forces of nature and mankind. Head to a Chianti wine estate to tour the grounds and wine cellars. Learn the winemaking process before sitting down to a tasting of local Chianti wines and olive oil. Explore the medieval fortress of Monteriggioni and marvel at its intact ring of walls and turrets. Travel to the village of San Gimignano to enjoy the charming streets and laneways as the sun begins to set and daytime crowds have departed. Admire the medieval towers at a leisurely pace, and explore the many streets and squares. Visit the boutique stores of local crafts and products. Enjoy a typical Tuscan dinner at a local farm in the countryside. Taste the white wine of San Gimignano, the Vernaccia, or have some local Chianti red wine. Weather permitting, dinner will be served outdoors. Return to Siena after dinner.

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Our most recommended Monteriggioni Sightseeing

Florence: S. Gimignano, Siena, Chianti & Wine Tasting Lunch

Florence: S. Gimignano, Siena, Chianti & Wine Tasting Lunch

Embark on a scenic guided tour from Florence to the charming Tuscan towns of San Gimignano, Monteriggioni, and Siena, listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Stroll around the historic villages and enjoy a delicious Chianti Hills wine and balsamic vinegar tasting. Upgrade your experience with tickets to Siena Cathedral. Start at San Gimignano, the world-famous walled town located on a hilltop, which has remained intact through the centuries and is known for its tall towers, frescoes, and many other works of art. Take around 2 hours of free time to explore the city center. Visit the historical walled hamlet of Monteriggioni. Cross Chianti’s rolling hills to a cozy winery where you can relax and enjoy three wines and balsamic vinegar, followed by a Chianti-style three-course lunch. Enjoy a guided tour of Siena’s historic center (if selected in the option), starting with the 13th-century Basilica of San Domenico. Stroll along the narrow medieval streets of the city, flanked by splendid palaces and historic shops. Pass through the Piazza del Campo and visit the cathedral, if you select the option.  Take some free time in Siena before returning to Florence. The order of the visit may change.

From Florence: Siena, San Gimignano & Monteriggioni Tour

From Florence: Siena, San Gimignano & Monteriggioni Tour

Experience the charm of Tuscany on a day trip to Siena, San Gimignano, and Monteriggioni from Florence. Try a variety of Chianti wines paired with snacks and admire the picturesque Tuscan hills.  Cross the beautiful Chianti hills as you ride south from Florence in an air-conditioned GT bus. The first stop is at Monteriggioni, a medieval hilltop town that is famous for its intact medieval city walls. After some free time, head to the world famous Siena. Explore the Piazza del Campo, that is known for the Palio Horse Race and for its splendid examples of Gothic civic architecture. Have time to visit the magnificent Palazzo Pubblico.  Arrive in San Gimignano, a medieval town declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Take time to wind your way through the narrow streets and admire the lush landscape. Finally, head to the Chianti area and enjoy postcard-perfect landscapes. Conclude your day at a famous wine estate and taste fine Chianti red wine along with homemade snacks.

From Florence: Chianti Half-Day Afternoon Tour

From Florence: Chianti Half-Day Afternoon Tour

Discover the Tuscan wine region of Chianti on a scenic guided tour by van from Florence. Visit a local wine estate, tasting its wines and local produce. Immerse yourself in the surrounding picturesque landscape, with a visit to a medieval village in the region. Reach easily our meeting point by taking the T1.3 tram heading to Villa Costanza. Visit a charming Chianti wine estate, enjoy a guided tour of its wine cellars, and gain an insight into the various stages of wine production. Afterward, enjoy some wine tastings. Visit a winery that not only offers a tasting that even true connoisseurs will enjoy with great pleasure, paired with some Tuscan samples, but you will also get to enjoy the wonderful surrounding landscape, immersed in an enchanting and welcoming atmosphere. Visit a real Medieval architecture village in Chianti hills, enjoy some free time to stroll out, and breathe in the local atmosphere. You'll also have the opportunity to buy Italian wine, Chianti Classico, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, cheese, and herbs to take home.

From Florence: San Gimignano, Siena, and Chianti Wine Tour

From Florence: San Gimignano, Siena, and Chianti Wine Tour

Explore the heart of beautiful Tuscany on a full-day tour of the towns of San Gimignano, Siena and Monteriggioni, then discover the bucolic wine region of Chianti. Reach easily our meeting point by taking the T1.3 tram heading to Villa Costanza. Depart from Florence by an air-conditioned bus to your first stop, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of San Gimignano. Discover Siena, the city of Palio horse-race and its enchanting architectural styles, including the Cathedral in Piazza del Duomo and Palazzo Comunale (Municipal Building) in Piazza del Campo. Piazza del Campo is famous shell-shaped square provides the stage for the thrilling Palio horse race, run twice every summer. Afterward, head out to a unique location in the Chianti countryside to enjoy a wine tasting. Once you hop off the bus, be guided around a splendid winery. Get introduced to the estate's fascinating history and background. Head inside the cellars to learn the secrets of Chianti winemaking together with the local host. Then enjoy a delicious wine tasting of Chianti Classico. Once the winery stop is over, the tour will end with a visit to the marvelous Monteriggioni castle, a medieval fortress that is really well-preserved. You may also recognize it from the Assassin's Creed video game series. Last but not least, enjoy one of the most splendid examples of an Italian medieval town, San Gimignano. Distinguished by its famous towering skyline, San Gimignano stands along the Via Francigena on the hills of the Upper Val D’Elsa. Get acquainted with the Tuscan environment with the town’s Vernaccia di San Gimignano wine, saffron, and Santa Fina pottery. Take your free time to stroll through the town on your own and see its beautiful squares, architecture, churches, and side streets.

From Siena: Chianti and Castles Tour with Wine Tastings

From Siena: Chianti and Castles Tour with Wine Tastings

Immerse yourself in picturesque Tuscan scenery on a sightseeing day trip from Siena to the region of Chianti. Visit the Castellina in Chianti before partaking in a wine tasting experience at a wine estate.   Board a spacious and climate controlled van in a centrally-located meeting point in Siena. Admire the Italian countryside on the ride as you pass thorugh pristine landscapes that have been cradling the Chianti vineyards for centuries. Discover a harmony of colors that can only be found in the hills of this region. Delight your senses as you dive into the sounds, scents, and flavors of this land will capture your senses through this unique experience.  Visit ancient churches, medieval castles, and small villages where the rhythm of life remains unaltered over time. Continues to a charming wine estate.  Indulge in a wine tasting paired with typical Tuscan food. View the beautiful ruby-red color and the characteristic bouquet with scents of violet are the special to Chianti wine. Savor this blend of Sangiovese, Canaiolo, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. Later, move on to another winery in the middle of the Chianti Classico area. The tour will end with a return to Siena.

Florence: Monteriggioni and Val d’Orcia Medieval Experience

Florence: Monteriggioni and Val d’Orcia Medieval Experience

Depart from Florence for a journey through the natural beauties of Tuscany to discover walls, castles, and Templar legends. Leave with an equipped GT bus and head for the vault of Montriggioni, the small fortified village with walls dating back to 1200 AD. Enjoy the option to walk through this vault for an unprecedented immersive experience. Discover why Monteriggioni has become famous worldwide for a well-known gaming title where the protagonist fought the infamous Knights Templar. On site you can discover the museum which is dedicated to them which is included in the itinerary of this tour. Continue on your tour and leave for the Val d'Orcia, a UNESCO heritage area characterized by expanses of emerald hills that turn into golden fields during the summer. In this beautiful area of Tuscany you will first visit Montalcino, a village well known by Tuscans for its wine, the best in all of Tuscany. Make your visit even more special by selecting the option that includes a possible wine tasting paired with local produce. After a picturesque stroll through the streets and authentic shops you will depart for the last stop of your tour, Pienza; a famous village known for its cheese production. Take some free time and visit the Pecorino di Pienza for a spot of shopping. Witness fabulous panoramic views of Val d'Orcia before heading back to Florence for the end of your day.

Siena: San Gimignano, Chianti & Montalcino Small-Group Tour

Siena: San Gimignano, Chianti & Montalcino Small-Group Tour

The first part of your full-day tour begins with a visit to the walled medieval town of San Gimignano, the City of Fine Towers. Armed with helpful information from your tour escort you’ll have free time to explore the town’s historical center and browse its artisan shops. Visit San Gimignano, the birthplace of Vernaccia, a white wine produced exclusively in the area. The wine is noted for its high quality and for being the first Italian DOCG wine. Afterwards, stop at a winery for an optional lunch of salami, cheese, and other local products, accompanied by Chianti tasting.  Discover Val d’Orcia, another Tuscan jewel and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue on to Montalcino, perched on a hill overlooking 1,500 hectares of Brunello vineyards that have contributed to the area’s international reputation. Finally, enter a local wine cellar, where you’ll have a chance to taste the renowned Brunello of Montalcino, rated among the finest Italian DOCG wines.

Florence: 24-Hour Noleggio Vespa, Scooter & Moped

Florence: 24-Hour Noleggio Vespa, Scooter & Moped

Enjoy an amazing trip around Tuscany, Florence, Siena and the Chianti area. Discover all most famous sights of Florence such as Piazzale Michelangelo, Fiesole, the Duomo, international museums, David and the fashion streets. Then, head to the countryside area, Chianti and Siena, where you will be introduced to delicious foods like cheeses, Florentine steak and the best wines of Italy. Along the way, you'll be able to capture colorful, pristine, natural and fantastic viewpoints with your camera. With your Vespa 125, you will not be obliged to eat near your hotel, but can go to the best restaurants with the best reviews without effort or spend 40 EUR for a short trip in a taxi. This service is not like the usual tourist tour but an amazing adventure through the real Tuscany and Florence.

San Gimignano and Volterra: Day Tour from Siena

San Gimignano and Volterra: Day Tour from Siena

Start your day tour with a scenic drive from Siena to San Gimignano. Stop in Monteriggioni to see the well-preserved fortress built in the 13th century. Explore San Gimignano, admiring its many medieval towers. Listed by UNESCO, the town also boasts numerous artisanal boutiques. Head to a small family-run farm to enjoy lunch made with the farm’s seasonal products. Taste dishes prepared with saffron, and accompanied by Vernaccia wine. Continue to Volterra, stopping at a small alabaster workshop to see the ancient art of sculpting. In Volterra, admire the harmonious blend of Etruscan, Roman, Medieval, and Renaissance styles as you walk along the streets of the historic center.

From Siena: Chianti and San Gimignano Sunset Tour

From Siena: Chianti and San Gimignano Sunset Tour

Explore the Chianti wine region and the hilltop town of San Gimignano on a sightseeing and wine-tasting tour from Siena. Travel in a small group and enjoy comfortable transfers by air-conditioned vehicle. Depart Siena in the early afternoon, and drive past the vineyards of the Chianti wine lands: neat rows of vineyards, and landscapes shaped into works of art by the combined forces of nature and mankind. Head to a Chianti wine estate to tour the grounds and wine cellars. Learn the winemaking process before sitting down to a tasting of local Chianti wines and olive oil. Explore the medieval fortress of Monteriggioni and marvel at its intact ring of walls and turrets. Travel to the village of San Gimignano to enjoy the charming streets and laneways as the sun begins to set and daytime crowds have departed. Admire the medieval towers at a leisurely pace, and explore the many streets and squares. Visit the boutique stores of local crafts and products. Enjoy a typical Tuscan dinner at a local farm in the countryside. Taste the white wine of San Gimignano, the Vernaccia, or have some local Chianti red wine. Weather permitting, dinner will be served outdoors. Return to Siena after dinner.

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