Explore and enjoy breathtaking walks in the medieval towns of San Gimignano And Siena on an 11 hours tour. Transportation to this region will be done using a comfortable modern minivan. Upon reaching the area, you will dine with a local family in their wineries and sample some of their best servings. Take a walk around the ancient walls of the tall standing buildings and enjoy the atmosphere while shopping at local gourmet shops.
After lunch the tour will proceed to Siena – A Vibrant Medieval City Your tour begins in Siena’s famous 13th-century Piazza del Campo, the stunning main square, where the famous Palio horse race is still held twice each summer.
Your fun and knowledgeable English-speaking guide will explain the history of Siena and point out all the main attractions that face onto the Campo, including Palazzo Pubblico (the Siena Town Hall) and its majestic bell tower.
Then on to the Duomo, main cathedral, one of the most impressive examples of Italian gothic architecture, built between 1180 and 1370. At the Museo dell’Opera del Duomo, you guide will lead you through rooms filled with treasures of great Sienese art, and together you can ascend to the top of the frontone for a breathtaking view of Siena and its environ.
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