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San Gimignano and Volterra: Day Tour from Siena

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Learn the history of the conflicts and triumphs of San Gimignano, the Town of Fine Towers. See the ancient art of sculpting alabaster in Volterra.
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  • Drive through the stunning landscapes of Tuscany
  • See an alabaster sculptor at work and learn about the art
  • Enjoy a traditional home-cooked meal at an organic farm
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Start your day tour with a scenic drive from Siena to San Gimignano. Stop in Monteriggioni to see the well-preserved fortress built in the 13th century.

Explore San Gimignano, admiring its many medieval towers. Recently listed by UNESCO, the town also boasts numerous artisanal boutiques.

Head to a small family-run farm to enjoy lunch made with the farm’s seasonal products. Taste dishes prepared with saffron, and accompanied by Vernaccia wine.

Continue to Volterra, stopping at a small alabaster workshop to see the ancient art of sculpting. In Volterra, admire the harmonious blend of Etruscan, Roman, Medieval, and Renaissance styles as you walk along the streets of the historic center.
  • Home-cooked meal at an organic farm
  • Alabaster workshop visit
  • English-speaking expert guide
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
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  • Hotel pickup
  • Tips/gratuities

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San Domenico Basilica in Siena

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• There will be no more than 8 participants per group

From US$ 166.78 per person

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Product ID: 47302