Learn to cook traditional Italian dishes during this Tuscan cooking class in Siena. From homemade pastas to juicy cuts of meat, a professional chef leads you through a combination of family-favorite recipes and time-tested dishes, culminating with a shared meal and excellent wine. This class is held in a professional kitchen and limited to a small group of 15 people or fewer for a more intimate experience.
See the hills of Tuscany in true Italian style with this action-packed day trip on a Vespa scooter from Siena. Set off on your scooter through the Tuscan countryside, your guide leading the way, as you and other scooter-riding participants make your way to a Chianti winery for lunch. Tour the vineyards and cellars, sample some wine and indulge in an antipasto lunch before heading back to Siena.
Giddy up! Traverse the hills of Tuscany via a unique mode of transportation with this guided horseback tour from Siena. Roam the rolling hills, some clad in grapevines, others blanketed with olive groves, as you and your horse calmly explore the region. Pass through rustic villages, all while learning about the history of the place from your guide. See stunning scenery that you would not have had the chance to encounter.
There’s only one way to see Tuscany: from above. And the best way to do that is via hot air balloon. This 1-hour hot air balloon flight from Siena takes you above Tuscany to get a breathtaking view of the low-rolling hills, some clad in grape vines, others crowned by a rustic ancient villa. Ascend as high as 2,000 feet (609 meters) as you get a commanding view of the countryside and surrounding ancient villages and towns. Upon landing, enjoy a nice glass of sparkling wine to celebrate the amazing trip through the Tuscan heavens.
Become a pilgrim of sorts and take a scenic hike on the historic Via Francigena, an old pilgrimage route that stretched from Canterbury in England to Rome. The rural route takes you through villages, vineyards, and some of the most scenic countryside in Tuscany. Best of all, once you get to the medieval village of Monteriggioni you're rewarded with a wine tasting. At the end, head back to Siena via train.
Get an authentic taste of northern Italy on this 4-hour cooking class in Siena. Led by a local chef, learn how to craft a delicious spread of Tuscan favorites, including bruschetta, crostini and pici, thick, hand-rolled pasta originating in Siena. Afterward, enjoy the fruits of your labor as you savor your creations with your group and a glass of vino. Group size is reserved to 15 to keep this experience as intimate as possible.
Experience a side of Italy rarely available to visitors when you take a cooking class in the Chianti wine region. During your private session, discover the secrets of Tuscan cuisine, from sauces to tiramisu. After dining on the food you just learned to make, continue on to a vineyard for a complimentary wine tasting and pairing lesson. Round-trip transport from Siena is included for your convenience.
Saddle up to explore the stunning countryside of the Chianti wine region on this private half-day horseback riding tour from Castellina. Suitable for all abilities, you’ll ride through scenic vineyards, olive groves, and medieval villages, and stop along the way for a typical Tuscan lunch and wine and olive oil tastings.
Spend a day sipping one of Italy’s top wines, Brunello di Montalcino, on this day trip from Siena. Led by an expert guide, travel to the cellars to learn about the production process and meet the locals behind the delicious red wine. Then, pause at a family-run winery for an authentic Tuscan lunch before exploring the village of Montalcino and the abbey of Sant'Antimo. Stop for additional tastings along the way and conclude with transportation back to Siena. Group size is reserved to eight people for a more intimate experience.
Travel off-road through the Chianti valley on this day-long Tuscan wine tour. As your guide drives a vintage SUV, you'll gaze out at the gentle green hills and grapevine groves that typify the landscape. Stop at three wineries to sample several varietals of wine along with local products such as honey and olive oil, then relax over a traditional Tuscan picnic for lunch at your final stop. The tour starts and ends in the village of Castellina in Chianti.
Explore Tuscany beyond Florence or Siena with a full-day wine tour. Get picked up at your hotel for a small-group tour to visit local wineries and relax over lunch in the town of Montepulciano. Learn about how wine is made and taste regional specialties including Brunello. Meet the people behind the wine without the hassle of a rental car or navigating between wineries.
Indulge in one of Italy's most beautiful cities, Siena, during this sightseeing tour. An expert guide gives you an insider's view of this UNESCO World Heritage-listed town. Linger for a while in Piazza del Campo, the superlative square that is home to the Palio, a wild horse race that takes place every July and August. Stroll the streets with your guide learning about the history of the place. Visit the Duomo, Siena's stunning cathedral, and stroll right in thanks to your skip-the-line ticket.
Discover the sights and flavors of Tuscany by bike on a private 6-hour tour. Set along gentle roads and trails, the countryside excursion is the perfect way to immerse yourself in the region’s world-famous landscape. Pedal your way to a traditional family farm and wine cellar. There you enjoy a filling meal paired with four different wines. Sample honey and homemade olive oil with bruschettas, cold cuts, and more.
Take the stress out of planning a day in Tuscany on this half-day small-group tour of the Chianti wine region from Siena, including transport. Enjoy an air-conditioned ride over to two popular wineries to taste wines and oils locals love. Plus spend some free time in Monteriggioni, and catch a glimpse of the town’s well-known medieval castle.
Soak up the local vino and small-town charm of San Gimignano on this wine tasting trip from Siena. Explore San Gimignano first at your leisure, spotting landmarks such as the Collegiata and Pizza del Duomo while strolling the medieval streets. Afterward, travel deeper into the Tuscan hills, and enjoy an intimate winery tour. Sip and swirl Chianti blends with an inside look at the winemaking process.
Explore the landscape of Tuscany on a private, full-day cycling tour from Siena. With the full attention of your guide, follow a route along the Via Francigena, an ancient pilgrimage route that once linked Canterbury to Rome and a popular destination for photographers. Rest and refuel after a day of activity with a three-course lunch and wine pairings at a Tuscan vineyard. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
See the Chianti region’s famous vineyards, olive groves, and medieval villages from an entirely new perspective when you embark on a half-day horseback riding tour. This private tour begins with pickup from your Siena accommodation; travel by car to an area winery, where the adventure begins. Once you’ve become acquainted with your horse, you’ll ride past some of the area’s loveliest scenery. Finish with a traditional Tuscan lunch, plus wine tasting.
Go off-road in a vintage SUV on this Chianti Valley tour from Greve. With a small group of just eight people or fewer, travel through the famous wine-producing region to learn the vintners' secrets. Stop at three cellars for 15 tastings of different varietals as well as local products (olive oil, honey) and a traditional Italian lunch.
The magnificent Duomo of Siena is one of the highlights of Siena’s UNESCO-listed historic center, but its popularity means that you could spend a long time queuing outside. This skip-the-line ticket ensures priority entrance and offers access to the Cathedral, the Piccolomini Library, the Baptistery of San Giovanni, the museum, and the Crypt.
Maximize time in Siena with a guided walking tour through the medieval city streets. See local landmarks including Piazza del Campo and the Siena Cathedral while hearing stories about the city’s history and architecture from a local guide. Explore a local district, called a Contrada, and learn about Siena’s famous Palio horse races.
Discover the secrets of traditional Tuscan cuisine with a private cooking course held at a charming farm in the heart of Tuscany. During this course, you’ll learn how to prepare authentic Tuscan dishes and then kick back and enjoy the fruits of your labor paired with local wine. You’ll take home recipes and new skills to dazzle friends and family when you recreate these dishes back home.
Visit San Gimignano, Monteriggioni, and Montalcino on a day trip from Siena, and discover medieval architecture, wine, and stunning views of Tuscany. With ample free time in each of the hill towns, the tour also includes lunch at a Monteriggioni winery plus samples of Chianti and Brunello di Montalcino wine.
Experience the Tuscan countryside from a perspective rare to visitors on a private Vespa tour with round–trip transport from your Siena hotel. In addition to navigating for you, your guide ensures the best views and stops for photo opportunities along the way. The day includes a Tuscan–style lunch and complimentary wine tasting with vineyard views.
Immerse yourself in the Tuscan countryside on a two-hour ATV excursion. Select a start time that works for you and get a briefing from your private guide. Test out the ATV until you feel comfortable. Then, enjoy the adrenaline rush as you discover the UNESCO listed Crete Senesi area from Chianti to Val d’Orcia by ATV. Your guide is on hand at all times to offer assistance or answer questions.