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From Florence: Siena, San Gimignano & Monteriggioni Tour

From Florence: Siena, San Gimignano & Monteriggioni Tour

From US$ 56.71 per person

Enjoy an unforgettable day in Tuscany with delicious local wines and a tasty lunch. Visit the charming medieval towns of Siena, San Gimignano and Monteriggioni. Discover the beauty of Chianti's landscape.

About this activity

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Duration 11 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German, French, Portuguese, Italian, Spanish

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit San Gimignano, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Discover the views in Monteriggioni, a dazzling hilltop town
  • Enjoy a local lunch followed by a tasting of traditional pastries
  • Wine tasting is provided in a farmhouse located in the heart of Chianti
Full description

Cross the beautiful Chianti hills as you ride south from Florence in an air-conditioned GT Coach. Arrive at 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 landscape. Make the second stop at Siena. Explore the Piazza del Campo, famous for the Palio Horse Race and for its splendid examples of Gothic civic architecture. You can also visit the magnificent Palazzo Pubblico.

Finally, visit Monteriggioni and its intact medieval city walls. Then, 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.

Includes
  • Round-trip transportation in a GT Coach equipped with a sound amplifying system, air-conditioning, and all modern conveniences
  • Free time in Siena, San Gimignano, and Monteriggioni
  • Visit to a famous estate with tour of the wine cellars and sampling of wines, oil and balsamic vinegar
  • Snack with sliced cold meats and typical salami
  • Possibility of buying wine, oil, balsamic vinegar, cheese and aromatic herbs from the estate at advantageous prices
  • A guided tour of Siena with a professional local guide (if option selected)
  • Light lunch in a cozy restaurant in Siena (if option selected)
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
    • All participants who are 12 years and older must present a Green Pass that is valid in the EU and has a verifiable QR code. Valid Green Passes can be obtained by uploading either proof of vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months, a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the activity starts, or a negative antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts to the Green Pass or Covid Certificate apps
    • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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    Meeting point

    Located a 5 to 10-minute walk from Santa Maria Novella Train Station. Look for a staff member wearing a fuchsia Ciaoflorence jacket and holding a Ciaoflorence clipboard.

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    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes

    Not allowed

    • Pets
    • Luggage or large bags

    Know before you go

    • This tour is conducted in multiple languages at the same time
    • English and Spanish languages are always guaranteed; a minimum of 4 pax is required for French, German, Italian or Portuguese
    • Please note that semi-independent options do not include lunch and the Siena guided tour
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.4 /5

    based on 493 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.6/5
    • Transportation
      4.6/5
    • Value for money
      4.4/5
    • Safety
      4.7/5

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    The most amazing trip and guide. loved every single emotional second. Very well planned and memories that will last forever. We attended the trip on the 24th November. I can't remember the name of the male guide but he was caring and excellent. Love Jo, Kerry, Lisa from the Wirral.x

    November 27, 2021

    Generally the trip is very attractive and worth spending time and money. All the places are really beutiful and we would like to spend a bit more time at each one, but on the other hands we understand it's very hard to do it within one day trip. We would reccomend to shorten the lunch: 1 h 40 min is waste of time, especially that lunch takes place in dark basement withot windows (and there is beatlutiful terrace in the restaurant which was almost empty during our stay).

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    November 23, 2021

    I was a bit nervous given some of the reviews and am happy to report that this tour far exceeded my expectations. It was a bit long, but, honestly, I don't even know what I would cut. The castle was very cool. The towns were beautiful. And the wine tasting was actually good. Overall, well worth the price; a great day.

    November 22, 2021

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