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See the Tuscan gems of San Gimignano, Siena, and Chianti on a day trip from Florence. Stop first in the city of Siena to visit a 'contrada' museum for some Sienese history. Afterward, explore the medieval hilltop town of San Gimignano and enjoy a tasting of local blends at a nearby winery. Top off your trip at the village in Chianti before returning to Florence.

Highlights

  • Day trip to Siena, San Gimignano and Monteriggioni from Florence, led by a professional tour escort
  • Travel through the Chianti countryside in Tuscany
  • Explore Siena's Old Town with your guide
  • Explore one of Siena's contrade museums
  • Discover the famous Siena Cathedral and its treasures
  • Make a stop in a charming village in Chianti

What You Can Expect

Siena with Palio’s Contrada, San Gimignano and Chianti, Day Trip from Florence with Wines and Food Tasting

Admire the beautiful Siena Duomo

Depart from central Florence (near Santa Maria Novella train station) and ride south through the Tuscan countryside by coach.

After a scenic drive past the vineyards, arrive in Siena. Admire the Renaissance artwork inside with your guide before taking off on a walking tour. Take note of the uniquely striped marble of the Siena Cathedral and then enter one of the city's contrada museums.

Learn the history behind the contrades, or districts, of the city as you wander the exhibits. Hear about the individual traditions of each still celebrated today during the famous Palio horse race, which takes place in the main square twice a year. Afterward, take a brief break to purchase lunch.

Continue to San Gimignano, a medieval hill town best known for its impressive towers and frescoes. Soak up some free time to explore its streets independently before traveling to a small winery in the Chianti hillside to sample fine local wines, accompanied by snacks.

Top off your trip with a visit to a charming village in Chianti to peruse the local shops and main square. Your trip will conclude with transportation back to Florence.

Please note that the order of the visits may change.

Itinerary

Customer Reviews

FLORIN N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Very well organized tour, special thanks to our professional guide Tiziana!

Richard A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Great trip and good value for the price of the tour. Four stops all good. Obviously, when your making four stop you don't have as much time to explore as you want at each place but I'm glad we took this tour instead of one that just covers Siena. Be prepared for 11 hour day.....8:30 AM to 7:30 PM. Enjoy!!!

MARK R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Siena is one of my favorite towns. We loved the tour and our guide

Siok Lan P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Definitely value for money...very worthwhile trip...covered quite a fair bit with enough free time to roam around .

ellen.atoz

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Amazing

Gab

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Loved this tour. Long day but worth it.

ioyfe

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

This tour was amazing!

victoriarendine

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

This tour was amazing!! Extremely informative with lots of things to see. Our tour guide was a doll, she was so sweet and very smart! Definitely recommend, my family and I loved this trip!

Daniel L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

We enjoy visiting these small towns, each with their own particular point of view and interest, and the trip went by very quickly. You take in a lot of interesting stuff.

Christine W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

A great tour with a knowledgeable and informed guide who was most thoughtful and helpful. An enlightening visit which brought alive the history and traditions of the places visited. The bus driver was 'the best' and reliable in difficult driving conditions in the evening in the clouds of the Tuscan hills.

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