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  • Florence: Pisa, Siena, San Gimignano, and Chianti Experience

    1. Florence: Pisa, Siena, San Gimignano, and Chianti Experience

    Your day starts in the morning with a free tour of Pisa, where you will have time to admire the magnificent cathedral, the baptistery, the monumental cemetery and the famous Leaning Tower. Afterwards, you'll move on to a typical winery in the Chianti Hills on the slopes of San Gimignano. There you will enjoy a typical Tuscan lunch accompanied with a good local wine tasting. Following lunch you will discover one of the most beautiful medieval villages of San Gimignano, or the "Medieval Manhattan, where you can explore the maze of cobbled streets, small squares and many local craft stores. Your exciting day continues with a panoramic view of the true Chianti countryside before arriving in Siena, where if desired, your professional guide will let you discover the most important squares, from Piazza del Campo to the cathedral, passing through the most beautiful contrade that charac...

    Tour was planned and time was sufficient for cowering Pisa, Sangimignano with wine tasting and Siena tour, Driver was good and tour guide was efficient in explanation and guiding the best possible key locations across all 3 cities

  • From Florence: Chianti Hills Wineries Tour with Tasting

    2. From Florence: Chianti Hills Wineries Tour with Tasting

    Immerse yourself in Italy's renowned winemaking culture on this tour. Meet your friendly guide at the local partner’s office in Santa Maria Novella Train Station, then leave the city behind as you head out into the Tuscan countryside. Arrive in the charming town of Radda in Chianti and visit one of the town’s traditional wineries. Enjoy a tasting session of 3 regional wines, then have the opportunity to purchase the wines you’ve tasted as well as other local products including olive oil. Afterwards, spend some free time exploring the narrow streets of the town and peruse the local stores for handmade souvenirs. Later, Continue your tour to the next stop of the day, a traditional farm and winery located in the Chianti Hills. Follow your guide on a tour of the entire winery and learn about the winemaking process from grape to glass. Then enjoy another tasting session of 3 Chianti wines a...

    The guide from the service was just ok. She spoke English and was nice but was quiet mostly the entire bus ride and admitted to knowing nothing about wine. The people at the two places we did wine tours were super nice and knowledgeable. Both in beautiful places. The town we went to was nice but also there was one we passed much closer to Florence that would have cut out a lot of driving. Most of the experience was driving.

  • From Florence: Pisa, Siena, San Gimignano, Chianti Day Trip with Siena Cathedral and Lunch

    3. From Florence: Pisa, Siena, San Gimignano, Chianti Day Trip with Siena Cathedral and Lunch

    Your day begins early in the morning with a tour of Pisa, where you will admire the stunning Cathedral, the Baptistery, and the Monumental Cemetery. Take photographs next to the celebrated Leaning Tower. Continue to a winery in the foothills of San Gimignano, where you will enjoy a typical Tuscan lunch with wine tasting. After lunch, explore one of the most famous medieval hilltop villages in Italy, San Gimignano. Discover the maze of cobbled streets, picturesque piazzas, and local artisan shops. Next, admire a panoramic view of the Chianti countryside, followed by a stop in Siena. Here, a specialist guide will lead you on a walk through the city's historical center. Skip the ticket line to see the interior of the magnificent cathedral, and pass through the shell–shaped Piazza del Campo, where the Palio horse race is held twice a year. You will then return to Florence.

  • From Florence: Private Full-Day Jewels of Tuscany Tour

    4. From Florence: Private Full-Day Jewels of Tuscany Tour

    Be seduced by the eternal charm of Tuscany’s jewels on this 12-hour tour. What are Tuscany’s jewels? The beautiful cities and villages, as well as art and the historical monuments that call this unique region of Italy home. Falling in step with the more ‘human’ way of life in Tuscany, this relaxed tour begins when you want it to. You determine the pick-up time from your centrally-located Florence hotel. You will also enjoy the transportation, which is provided by a private vehicle operated by an English-speaking driver. After pick-up, you will drive through the Tuscan countryside until your first stop, Siena, is reached. Siena is a medieval city known for its artistic treasures, which have been recognized by UNESCO. In Siena you will visit the shell-shaped Piazza del Campo. Here you will find the Palazzo Comunale flanked by the Torre del Mangia. Every year the famous Palio takes place ...

  • From Florence: Siena & San Gimignano Day Trip with Lunch

    5. From Florence: Siena & San Gimignano Day Trip with Lunch

    Meet your driver and tour leader in your hotel lobby to embark on a full-day trip to Siena and San Gimignano. Hop aboard a private vehicle for a scenic drive through the rolling hills of the Chianti region, covered with vineyards and olive groves. First up, make your way to the town of Siena, stopping at the Basilica of San Domenico. Inside the church are the relics of Saint Catherine, the patron saint of Siena. Take a stroll to the Piazza del Campo to see the political center of town where the famous horse race Il Palio is held twice a year. From there, meander towards the Gothic Cathedral, which boasts an impressive collection of artworks by Michelangelo, Donatello and Bernini. Along the way, pass by a delicatessen that sells wild boar salami. If you fancy it, you can step inside for a tasting. Then, it’s onward to lunch at a boutique winery surrounded by the Chianti hills and viney...

  • From Rome: Full-Day Trip to Tuscany with Wine Tasting

    6. From Rome: Full-Day Trip to Tuscany with Wine Tasting

    This tour has been designed to showcase the very best of Tuscany in just one-day and is perfect for travelers who only have a short amount of time. The day begins with departure from Rome at 6:45am on a fast speed train to Florence. Upon arrival in Florence, head to the local partner’s office to meet your guide and set out on your sightseeing adventure. The first stop of the day is the historic city of Siena, which is bursting with rich architectural styles, best showcased at the cathedral and the old palace. After a brief guided walking tour of Siena, enjoy free time to explore on your own. Wander around the quaint streets of this magical town, have a traditional Italian lunch at one of the many cafés, or shop for handmade crafts and souvenirs. Continue the tour to the walled town of Monteriggioni next, which was the filming location of the blockbuster movie, Gladiator. Arrive at the ...

  • From Rome: Florence and Siena Private Day Trip

    7. From Rome: Florence and Siena Private Day Trip

    This day tour is for all tourists staying in Rome who wish to visit the two must-see sights of Tuscany: Florence and Siena. Your English-speaking tour driver will pick you up at your accommodation in Rome and take you first to Florence in a luxury Mercedes-Benz sedan or minivan. Florence means “the flowering” and the city is aptly named, since it fostered the birth and growth of the Renaissance period. The many structures from the period are breathtaking in their architectural beauty. The Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore in Piazza del Duomo with its multi-colored marble is a great example of the wealth and power that existed in Florence during the time with Michelangelo’s work seen throughout the city, including the world famous sculpture of David. The construction of Santa Maria del Fiore was completed by Filippo Brunelleschi with the marvellous dome that is still the largest dome in ...

  • Siena: Private Tour Ideal for Families with Children

    8. Siena: Private Tour Ideal for Families with Children

    Enjoy a private tour that takes into account children’s attention spans, not one where the young are dragged by their parents on exhausting journeys. With the help of a local guide, keep your children’s attention alive with language that is colorful and lively, and where history is mixed with art, legends, and traditions. By encouraging children to make observations, answer questions, and solve riddles, your guide will reveal the history and secrets of Siena’s monuments in a pleasant way that is sure to prevent children becoming impatient, bored, and complaining. From the meeting point in front of the Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico, you’ll learn about the traditions of the Palio di Siena horse race and admire the magnificent front of the Duomo di Siena cathedral. Next, walk the Via Banchi di Sopra — the former route of pilgrimage to Rome — that will you lead to Piazza del Campo, th...

  • Siena: 2-Hour Food and Wine Tour

    9. Siena: 2-Hour Food and Wine Tour

    Walk around Siena and discover its best foods while meeting local vendors. Learn about the region's wine production and taste a typical white and red wine. Taste extra virgin olive oil and sample different Pecorino sheep cheeses, from fresh to seasonal, and together with different local kinds of honey. As you tour the town, hear fascinating details about the rare Cinta Senese, an almost extinct pig that is unique to Siena. Learn how local truffles are found and taste black and white truffles. Follow your guide and discover why the Tuscan bread is plain and how it is used in recipes. Hear the history of the recipe behind Siena's medieval cakes and bread. Visit an artisanal ice-cream shop to learn some of its secrets and enjoy the local gelato culture.

  • Antinori Winery & Brolio's Castle: Private Tour

    10. Antinori Winery & Brolio's Castle: Private Tour

    Start your day at the office of the local partner, perfectly positioned in the city center. You will meet your personal driver with an exclusive car and your local private guide as well as wine expert. Leaving the city center, the first stop of your visit to Chianti will be Antinori's cellar in Bargino, a wonderfully innovative winery located in the green Chianti hills. Inside the cellar you can taste different types of wine, listening to stories and anecdotes about the Antinori family told by the guide who will accompany you on this wonderful journey. After this visit, you will have lunch in a typical Tuscan restaurant "La Cantinetta di Rignana", halfway between the Antinori vineyard and Brolio's Castle. Here you can taste local salami, cheeses, Tuscan crostini, extra virgin olive oil, pasta or meat dishes, accompanied by wines and local products. Ending the lunch, you can enjoy some f...

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What people are saying about Siena

Overall rating

4.1 / 5

based on 5 reviews

Excellent experience! very friendly welcome by our guide, the chance to have a good group and great wine tastings. Especially the second, in the field (in addition speaks French)

Really brilliant. Informative. Beautiful areas of Italy, and delicious wine! Thank you.

Amazing tour with Catia. Very relaxed trip and a beautiful area to visit!

Nature and vineyards, as well as wonderful lessons about wines

Great tour - well organised, and great value for money.