Day trip

Florence: San Gimignano & Volterra Day Trip with Food & Wine

Activity provider: Tuscany 4 Explore

Florence: San Gimignano & Volterra Day Trip with Food & Wine

Activity provider: Tuscany 4 Explore

From US$ 199.49 per person

Discover the villages of San Gimignano and Volterra by traveling through the Tuscan hills with a guide. Enjoy a day immersed in nature, food and wine.

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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 4 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at the medieval monuments of UNESCO-listed San Gimignano
  • Wander through the narrow streets of the hilltop town of Volterra
  • Tuck into typical Tuscan dishes during lunch at a winery
Full description
See the Tuscan gems of San Gimignano and Volterra on a day trip from Florence. Admire the fascinating Tuscan landscape with its rolling hills on the way. Top off your trip with a stop at a scenic winery to enjoy the sunset. Meet your guide in Florence and hop on a comfortable minivan to reach San Gimignano. Get a brief introduction about the city's history and its countless towers. Savor a delicious wine tasting session with light snacks. Stop at a popular gelato shop, winner of the world gelato championship, and order some for yourself from this master ice cream maker. After a guided walking tour, enjoy some free time to shop around the boutiques of the city center. Visit a local winery for a mouth-watering lunch in a unique venue offering spectacular views. Then, proceed to Volterra to enjoy another guided walking tour. Visit local monuments and iconic attractions. Have the chance to see a Tuscan jewelry store and an Etruscan museum. On your way back to Florence, stop at another winery to enjoy the sunset over another wine tasting.
Includes
  • Transporation by air-conditioned car
  • Professional guide
  • Private Driver
  • Guided visits to Volterra and San Gimignano
  • Light lunch in a local winery
  • Ice cream tasting
  • Wine tastings of Vernaccia and Chianti Super Tuscan
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Arrive 15 minutes before the activity starts. The meeting point is right in front of the entrance of the National Central Library of Florence.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Passport or ID card, copy accepted

Know before you go

  • This tour will take place rain or shine
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 9 reviews

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This tour was amazing. Luciana was the perfect guide and can adapt the tour based on your interests. In this case, we just wanted the best of everything and of both towns and were not disappointed. It was fast-paced but San Gimignano and especially Volterra have so much to offer! The local food and wines were incredible, and the amount of sights and culture concentrated in this small corner of Tuscany is unreal. Highly, highly recommending this tour and Tuscany4explore.

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November 3, 2022

My husband and I had a great time! Luciana was amazing and made sure we saw as much as possible. I had been to Volterra before, but I learned so much more the second time from her. The food and tastings were great. We will definitely recommend this company to our friends and will try some of the other tours next time we are in town.

October 8, 2022

Super good tour guide - Luciana - great trip with culture, food and wine. You see San Gimignano and Volterra in detail, learn about the sights from the outside and often inside, learn what is produced in both towns, have a wonderful lunch overlooking Tuscany and a wine tasting at the end of the day. Everything included in the price! Just great!

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May 10, 2022

Product ID: 394540