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  • Florence: Pisa, Siena, San Gimignano, and Chianti Experience

    1. Florence: Pisa, Siena, San Gimignano, and Chianti Experience

    Your day starts in the morning with a free tour of Pisa, where you will have time to admire the magnificent cathedral, the baptistery, the monumental cemetery and the famous Leaning Tower. Afterwards, you'll move on to a typical winery in the Chianti Hills on the slopes of San Gimignano. There you will enjoy a typical Tuscan lunch accompanied with a good local wine tasting. Following lunch you will discover one of the most beautiful medieval villages of San Gimignano, or the "Medieval Manhattan, where you can explore the maze of cobbled streets, small squares and many local craft stores. Your exciting day continues with a panoramic view of the true Chianti countryside before arriving in Siena, where if desired, your professional guide will let you discover the most important squares, from Piazza del Campo to the cathedral, passing through the most beautiful contrade that charac...

    Tour was planned and time was sufficient for cowering Pisa, Sangimignano with wine tasting and Siena tour, Driver was good and tour guide was efficient in explanation and guiding the best possible key locations across all 3 cities

  • From Florence: Tuscany Day Trip with Optional Lunch and Wine

    2. From Florence: Tuscany Day Trip with Optional Lunch and Wine

    Begin your journey of Tuscany at Florence’s central train station, where you will be greeted by your guide who will take care of you throughout the day.  Head straight to Siena, Italy’s most picturesque medieval city, whereupon arrival your guide will take you on a walking tour. Look up to admire the lovely terracotta roofs adorning the buildings and marvel at the magnificent Gothic and Romanesque architecture of the main cathedral.   Next, head to the hilltop town of San Gimignano, a UNESCO world heritage site, famous for the tower houses built in the Middle Ages. Enjoy free time here to see its splendid squares, palaces, churches, and magnificent towers. The last stop on your Tuscan excursion is a visit to Pisa and its iconic leaning tower. Take a stroll through the Piazza dei Miracoli and see other marvelous monuments, before driving back to Florence. Best of all, choose from eit...

    This was such great value for money. Alessandro & Riccardo took very good care of us on our trip. It was well organised and kept to a timely schedule. Alessandro (guide) is very enthusiastic and has a wealth of knowledge to share. He also makes some great jokes that keeps the information enjoyable rather than a history lesson. Could not recommend more doing this trip as you really get to see all of Tuscany. The lunch will also cater for dietary needs which is great!

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

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

    Your day begins early in the morning with a tour of Pisa, where you will admire the stunning Cathedral, the Baptistery, and the Monumental Cemetery. Take photographs next to the celebrated Leaning Tower. Continue to a winery in the foothills of San Gimignano, where you will enjoy a typical Tuscan lunch with wine tasting. After lunch, explore one of the most famous medieval hilltop villages in Italy, San Gimignano. Discover the maze of cobbled streets, picturesque piazzas, and local artisan shops. Next, admire a panoramic view of the Chianti countryside, followed by a stop in Siena. Here, a specialist guide will lead you on a walk through the city's historical center. Skip the ticket line to see the interior of the magnificent cathedral, and pass through the shell–shaped Piazza del Campo, where the Palio horse race is held twice a year. You will then return to Florence.

  • From Florence: Pisa, Siena, San Gimignano, Chianti Wine Tasting Full-Day Trip with Lunch

    4. From Florence: Pisa, Siena, San Gimignano, Chianti Wine Tasting Full-Day Trip with Lunch

    Discover UNESCO World Heritage Sites and taste Chianti wines on a full-day trip from Florence. Visit Pisa, San Gimignano, and Siena, and savor a traditional Tuscan lunch. 

    First, head to Pisa to marvel at the Piazza dei Miracoli, Pisa Baptistery, Pisa Cathedral, and, of course, the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa.

    Continue to a wine villa in the Chianti countryside. Enjoy a tour of the estate and learn about its history in the medieval chapel before your first tasting of Chianti Classico on the panoramic terrace.

    Next, relish a typical lunch accompanied by two of the estate's products, a "Riserva" and an IGP wine. After lunch, relax a while in the villa's luscious gardens before going to the medieval town of San Gimignano. 

    Then, follow the scenic roads to Siena for a tour of the city's monuments and piazzas. Visit Piazza del Campo ...

  • Pisa, Siena, San Gimignano with Lunch and Wine in Chianti

    5. Pisa, Siena, San Gimignano with Lunch and Wine in Chianti

    Experience the wonders of Tuscany in one memorable day. Your 12-hour excursion begins with a visit to Pisa and its stunning Piazza dei Miracoli. Admire the Baptistery, the Cathedral, and, of course, the famous Leaning Tower. Afterwards you will head out for the Chianti countryside to the unique location where your lunch and two wine tastings will take place. You will find yourself in a simple yet elegant rural hamlet of ancient origins. Once you hop off the bus, you will be lead around the splendid estate until you reach its ancient medieval chapel; here you will be introduced to the estate's fascinating history and background. Then you will head for the villa's panoramic terrace where you will enjoy your first delicious wine tasting of Chianti Classico and some snacks while sitting on large wine barrels. The route will then continue to the restaurant: your typical Tuscan lunch will be ...

    The guide was great and the whole experience was amazing. Wish there was a little more time in each location but overall it was a great trip.

  • Florence: Experience Siena, San Gimignano, and Chianti

    6. Florence: Experience Siena, San Gimignano, and Chianti

    Explore the beauty of Tuscany in this tour from Florence to Siena, Castello di Monteriggioni, Chianti, and San Gimignano. Visit medieval towns and villages, and drive through idyllic vineyards, with the option to stop at an organic farm and winery for lunch.

    Meet your friendly guide at your accommodation and drive in an air-conditioned minivan to see the distinguished medieval architecture in Siena, like the seashell-shaped Piazza del Campo and Siena Cathedral before enjoying a scenic drive to Castello di Monteriggioni. Enjoy the small, fortified village and take a short stroll after lunch at one of the local restaurants. Travel along the Chianti wine road which is rich with castles and villages with a stop to admire a small medieval village surrounded by endless vineyards.

    Experience a unique dining setting while taking in an amazing Tuscan panorama with lunch...

  • Full-Day Excursion to Siena, San Gimignano & Chianti

    7. Full-Day Excursion to Siena, San Gimignano & Chianti

    Enjoy a full-day excursion by minivan to see the beautiful Chianti area and to visit the cities of Siena and San Gimignano.  Depart at 9:00 AM from Piazza Cavalleggeri, the meeting point located in the city center of Florence. Stop at Piazzale Michelangelo for few minutes to see the splendid panorama and then in one hour you will arrive in Siena. Take a guided tour of the city center, including Piazza del Campo and the Cathedral. There is free time to walk by yourself in the narrow and ancient streets.  Then leave Siena to arrive in Monteriggioni, an old Medieval little village. After a short stop, continue to San Gimignano where you will have free time to explore the city center on your own. San Gimignano is famous for its towers, vernaccia wine and its characteristic craft articles.

  • From Florence: Siena, San Gimignano and Chianti Wine Tasting Full-Day Trip with Lunch

    8. From Florence: Siena, San Gimignano and Chianti Wine Tasting Full-Day Trip with Lunch

    Enjoy a wonderful day in the Tuscan countryside, visiting the most gorgeous corners of Siena, San Gimignano, and the Chianti area. Departing from Florence, drive to the historic village of Monteriggioni. Admire the landscape of olive groves and vineyards dotted with Romanesque churches, farmhouses, villas, and castles. Continue to Siena, where a local expert guide will lead you through the city's steep medieval streets to marvel at splendid palaces. Reach the Cathedral, Palazzo Comunale, and Piazza del Campo, where the Palio race takes place every year. Make a stop at a farmhouse in Chianti, where you will taste some of the best Tuscan wines, and a tasty lunch made with local produce. Continue to San Gimignano, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The guide will lead you into the heart of the village and then you will have free time to discover the beautiful squares, buildings, an...

  • Siena, San Gimignano and Chianti with Wine Tasting and Lunch

    9. Siena, San Gimignano and Chianti with Wine Tasting and Lunch

    Along the way that will lead you to Siena, stop at San Gimignano, a small and world famous walled town located on a hilltop, which remained intact through the centuries, renowned for its tall towers, wonderful frescoes and many other valuable works of art: here you will be led until the heart of the historical center, where you have free time at disposal for its fascinating discovery. Following San Gimignano,  stop at the charming historical hamlet of Monteriggioni, an amazing medieval village enclosed by its famous walls, which have remained standing to this day. Enjoy some free time to visit this village. Then, crossing the gently Chianti rolling hills, arrive at a small and typical winery where you will taste 4 fantastic wines and sample balsamic vinegar and locally produced delicacies. Upon arrival in Siena, after free time for lunch (at your own expense until November 1, 2019, when...

    Loved all the stops, hard to pick a favorite. The lunch and wine tasting were also very good.

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

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

    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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What people are saying about San Gimignano

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 880 reviews

Amazing experience! The transportation was fantastic; the bus was spotless and comfortable. Our tour guide, Alex, was very knowledgeable and professional. Overall the tour was a 10+! The trip's highlight was the second tour lady at the first stop- Analissa (sorry if I misspelled your name). She was fantastic, funny and very knowledgeable! I wish we had more time with her! I suggest staying with the tour the whole time, especially at the first stop, so you can better experience the church. Great locations to visit and explore.

Olivia was an amazing tour guide and really interacted with the group to make you feel very welcomed. Siena was beautiful and the walking tour was very informative and really made me feel like I knew the city better. The lunch at the farm had an unforgettable view!

A super busy day with views and very enjoyable walks. You have time to take souvenir photos and explore each city as you wish. I recommend taking the meal included as it was a great experience and well worth it.

Really good day. Thank you Angela. We had the chance to discover Pise, Siena, San Gimignano in one day. Amazing lunch with view on the Chianti. Angela does everything for customers!

Very well organized. Professional guides. Beautiful places and worth the visit