Private Full-Day Guided Tour: Siena, San Gimignano And Chianti_2654748

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Private Full-Day Guided Tour: Siena, San Gimignano And Chianti

Duration
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Difficulty
Easy
Pickup Option
Free Pickup

Siena San Gimignano and Chianti with private GUIDE 9hrs

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What to expect?

  • Experience for your private group. (guided tour in Siena)

This GUIDED tour will take you in the morning to visit the city of Siena accompanied by an expert official guide. The afternoon will be dedicated to the discovery of the historical wine territory of Chianti. You will have the opportunity to visit some of the most famous vineyards, or small family-owned businesses, see their cellars and taste their excellent food and wines. Lastly, explore the wonderful medieval city of San Gimignano, considered one of the most beautiful historic Italian villages. Add an optional, unforgettable lunch to savor traditional Tuscan wines and specialties in a local organic farm or winery!

  • 9hr Full-Day private tour of Tuscany from Florence.
  • Licensed TOUR GUIDE in Siena included.
  • Visit the medieval cities of Monteriggioni and San Gimignano.
  • Travel in a private Mercedes-Benz (up to 8 passengers).
  • Tasting of cold cuts and cheeses from the exceptional Falorni butcher shop.

What To Expect

Options Include

  • Stop At: Siena, Tuscany.

Experience Siena through the expert and knowledgeable lens of a professional tour guide! Siena is one of the most popular and visited places in Tuscany. It is known throughout Italy for its distinguished medieval architecture. Upon arrival, explore with your guide Siena’s rich history and art, through its notable local monuments such as the famous seashell-shaped Piazza del Campo and the outstanding Siena Cathedral. Many local shops fill the historic streets of Siena, a great opportunity for you to taste local food or buy some gifts!

Duration: 3 hours

  • Stop At; Duomo di Siena, Tuscany

The Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta is the main location of Catholic worship in Tuscany, and the diocese of Siena. The building is located in the square of the same name in the center of the city. Built in Italian Gothic style, it is one of the most significant and spectacular churches built in Italy.

  • Stop At: Piazza del Campo, Tuscany.

Piazza del Campo (or simply, il Campo) is the main square of the city of Siena. Unique for its particular and original seashell shape, it is renowned all over the world for its beauty and architectural integrity, as well as for being the place where the Palio di Siena takes place twice a year.

  • Stop At: Castello di Monteriggioni, Tuscany.

Make a lovely stop in the small, fortified village, which is still surrounded by its original medieval walls. Located not far from Siena, Monteriggioni is a great spot for a short walk after lunch at one of the local restaurants.

Duration: 2 hours

  • Pass By; Chianti Road.

The SS222 road, better known as Chiantigiana, is one of the most beautiful roads in Italy. It passes along the entire Chianti region, from Florence to Siena. Driving on it is a great way to discover the area. You will take this scenic road going north, starting from Siena and reaching Castellina in Chianti. The area is rich with castles and villages. One example is the Castle of Fonterutoli, where you will stop to admire the small medieval village surrounded by endless vineyards, centuries-old woods, and green hills.

Duration: 1 hour

  • Pass By: Village of Fonterutoli, Siena.

Fonterutoli has been an important village ever since the Roman times. The Via Romea passes here, and is still today traveled by pilgrims from all over the world. Location of the historic Mazzei family since 1435 (for 24 generations), the village of Fonterutoli maintains its medieval appearance intact. Stroll in the village to stretch your legs and take some beautiful photos.

Duration: 30 minutes

  • Stop At: Organic Farm/Winery Tenuta Casanova, Tuscany. (*option)

*OPTIONAL lunch at the Farm or Winery.

Have lunch in a wonderful organic farm. While the owner will show you around the property, his wife will prepare a delicious and unforgettable lunch for your private group. The owner will show you to his cellar to admire his Super Tuscans and Chianti Classico wines -Craft Wine- and to the nearby Acetaia, a vinegar cellar, with old vinegar. Afterwards, experience a unique dining setting while taking in an amazing Tuscan panorama. You will taste organic specialties, such as the typical Lasagna with traditional sauces, crostini, local meats and cold cuts, legumes, seasonal vegetables, honey, and cheeses seasoned with an incredible aged balsamic vinegar. Wine will accompany this lunch every step of the way. Each of the four main courses and desserts will be paired with a different and distinctive glass of wine. We will conclude with ice cream and balsamic vinegar or other desserts.

(This option will slightly reduce your time to visit the cities of Siena and San Gimignano, and exclude the possibility to visit the fortress of Monteriggioni).

Duration: 2 hours

  • Stop At: Historic Centre of San Gimignano, Tuscany.

The beautiful stronghold of San Gimignano is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Tuscany. San Gimignano is a treasure of medieval architecture, frozen in time at 1300 AD. Above all, it is famous for its ancient towers, which still stand out from its skyline, earning it the nickname Manhattan of the Middle Ages. Don't forget to stop by the famous Dondoli ice cream shop, winner of many awards for the best ice cream in the world.

This is the last destination of the day, before returning to Florence.

Duration: 1,30hr

With agreements during the reservation we can organize lunch in wine cellars or in the farms, this is a highly recommended experience, especially for the wine lover.ecially for the wine lover.

What is included?

  • A licensed TOUR GUIDE in Siena
  • Pick-up and drop-off at your selected hotel/location (in Downtown Florence)
  • Private transportation by Mercedes-Benz Minivan, Air-Conditioned
  • English-speaking licensed driver
  • Unlimited cold mineral water
  • On-Board WiFi
  • Panorama view photo stop

What do I need to bring?

  • We suggest you wearing comfortable shoes.

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
    • Cancellation Policy: Fee of $0 if cancelled 1000 days before event or less.
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$657