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.
Are you a curious and thirsty traveler looking to discover some of Tuscany's wine secrets? Come to the Tuscan Wine School for 2 hours to learn about Tuscany's most important, traditional wines in a fun and informative class led by an English-speaking local expert.
Discover the history and legends behind The most significant wines and learn to swirl, smell and sip your way through the different types and styles of wine.
Will be able to make better choices if you want to eat better.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Discover Tuscany's stunning landscape, culinary delights and UNESCO-listed sites on a day trip to Montepulciano and Pienza from Siena. Led by a local guide, admire the architectural gems of the Val d'Orcia region and stop at a dairy farm for lunch and samples of salty Pecorino cheese. Conclude your trip in the scenic hill town of Montepulciano, with an optional visit to a winery. Group size is limited to eight people, ensuring personalized attention from your guide.
Oenophiles will appreciate this tour through Tuscany, which is known for its outstanding Chianti wine. Visit a working vineyard to learn about and sample Chianti Classico, Chianti Riserva and Super Tuscan wines. Take a break to explore a nearby Medieval village, then visit a second farmhouse-style winery to sample more wines and local olive oils.
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.
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.
Discover the fine wines and rich historical heritage of Chianti on a full-day trip from Siena. With a knowledgeable guide, travel through the sublime Tuscan countryside and visit castles cradled by rolling green hills and sprawling vineyards. Visit Castello di Brolio, the esteemed birthplace of Chianti wine, and delve into the opulent chambers of Castello di Ama. Pleasure your palate with fine samples of Chianti Classico wine during tasting sessions and feast on a traditional Italian lunch during your tour. Enjoy an intimate atmosphere on this small-group tour, limited to only eight people.
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.
Savor Siena offers a chance to not only taste, but to learn about Tuscany's wealth of foods. See how the local foods tie into local Tuscan culture and history, and enjoy many delicious bites. Since the class is due to a physical tour, you will need to be physically fit to walk around a mile.
Get medieval on this guided tour from Sienna to San Gimignano and Volterra. Head to the marvelously diminutive hilltop town of Monteriggioni and then stop for a while in UNESCO world Heritage-listed San Gimignano with its plethora of medieval towers and commanding views over the Tuscan countryside. Finally, spend some time in an alabaster workshop in Volterra before indulging in a rustic lunch at a Tuscan farm. This small-group tour is limited to just eight people, ensuring plenty of personalized attention from the guide.
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.
Tuscany is world-renowned for its wine, so ensure you get an insider’s glimpse into the industry during a tasting tour of the vineyards surrounding Siena. Receive personalized attention in a small group limited to 12 as you visit a historical cellar and educate your palate to recognize subtle flavors with the help of a sommelier. Plus, a choice of morning or afternoon departure means you can slot this tour into even the busiest of sightseeing schedules.
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.
Sip world-class wine and watch the sunset on this day trip to Chianti and San Gimignano from Siena. Led by an expert guide, explore the medieval town of Monteriggioni and visit Chianti wineries for tastings. Then, head to the UNESCO-listed San Gimignano to see the sunset as you savor a traditional Tuscan dinner in a farmhouse overlooking the hills. Group size is reserved for eight people to keep the experience as intimate as possible.
Explore southern Tuscany with your own private guide on a full-day wine and food tour from Siena. Visit Pienza, Val d'Orcia, Montalcino, and more as you take in small towns, a 14th-century monastery, and sample Brunello di Montalcino, the famous wine of the region. Ride in comfort in a luxury Mercedes vehicle with a private guide who shares the best of the region.
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.
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.
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.
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.