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From Florence: Siena, San Gimignano and Chianti Day Trip with Siena Cathedral and Lunch

4.3 / 5

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From Florence: Siena, San Gimignano and Chianti Day Trip with Siena Cathedral and Lunch

From $91.10 per person

Discover the Italian countryside on this tour through the heart of Tuscany. Visit the medieval village of San Gimignano and enjoy lunch and wine tasting at a Chianti winery.

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Duration options: 11 hours
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Includes

  • Siena Cathedral day trip
  • Access to Siena Cathedral
  • Live tour guide
  • Lunch
  • Wine tasting
    Highlights
    • Visit two UNESCO World Heritage sites
    • Tour the beautiful Siena Cathedral, led by a local guide
    • Stop at a winery in the Chianti region for lunch
    • Enjoy wonderful views of the rolling Chianti countryside
    • Take part in a guided tasting of different wines
    Full description
    Depart from Florence and drive to Siena. Take a guided tour of the city center, including Piazza del Campo. Enjoy a guided tour of the famous Siena Cathedral, built in the 12th century, to discover the beauty of its treasures and works of art. There will also be free time to explore the narrow and ancient streets on your own. Then, crossing the gently rolling hills of the Chinati regiob, arrive at a small and typical winery. Taste different wines and enjoy a lunch made with fresh local produce. Arrive in Monteriggioni, where you will have a short stop to discover this small medieval village enclosed by its famous walls. Continue to San Gimignano, a walled town located on a hilltop, which remained intact through the centuries. You will have free time to explore its tall towers, beautiful frescoes, and many other valuable works of art.

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    Piazzale Montelungo (Montelungo Square), in front of the yellow sign with the local partner's name on it.

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    • The activity may be operated by a multilingual guide.
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    Overall rating

    4.3 / 5

    based on 27 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.2/5
    • Transportation
      4.2/5
    • Value for money
      4.4/5
    • Service
      4.5/5
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    It was a very big day, with lots packed in. We loved San Gimignano and would have liked more time there. Perhaps if the brief stop at Monteriggioni was eliminated, we could have spent more time at San Gimignano. Siena is a beautiful city, and we appreciated having a little free time before a guided tour of the highlights of the city - thoroughly enjoyable and very interesting. A disappointment for us, however, was the lack of guidance. The tour guide travelling with us did provide us with some general, historical information en route to our stops, but she did not guide us through San Gimignano, Monteriggioni or Sienna at all. The guide who showed us Siena was introduced to us after our free time there, and only stayed with us for about an hour or so. It would have been much better to have been shown some of the highlights of our other stops, rather than just letting us wander freely without knowing what we were looking at! Our stop at a local winery was very enjoyable and tasty!

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    October 16, 2019

    The tour was quite good though the group was rather large. Sara, our guide, bravely shepherded us through three towns. She was excellent - very friendly and caring. The balance between guided sightseeing and free time was good. The wine tasting was a bit of a disappointment. We really wanted to buy some wine for our one week stay in Florence, but we did not find the wines as good as what we had in restaurants.

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    May 30, 2019

    Pleasant Day

    Had plenty of time at each location to enjoy it at your own pace. Enjoyed the wine tasting at the end.

    January 25, 2019

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