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HIGHLIGHTS del Tour: Siena e S. Gimignano con degustazione di vino Chianti
1. A panoramic drive through the Chianti countryside
2. Guided Tour of the wonderful town of Siena
3. Discover the medieval village of San Gimignano
4. Chianti Wine sampling and local products
5. Visit of the charming medieval borough of Monteriggioni
This tour will depart from Florence in the first morning and it will take you through the Chianti countryside, famous all over the world for its picturesque scenery of vineyards and olive trees. You will be fascinated by the wonderful San Gimignano, the little walled town renowned for its numerous towers, frescoes and valuable works of art. There, you will head back in time to Medieval epoch visiting.
During your free time we suggest you to visit the small and fascinating museum of the medieval towers, housed in a palace that belongs to the Middle Ages. Inside, you will be able to see how San Gimignano must have appeared in the 13th century. Last but not least, you will understand how much work there is behind handmade object of art & crafts, produced by skilled craftsmen who have been keeping up a long standing tradition of excellence for centuries.
Our next stop will be in Siena, where you will have free time for lunch (not included). Then, we will meet our local expert guide to start exploring the old town center. You will be taken around its narrow medieval streets and you will admire superb palaces before reaching the magnificent Cathedral of 12th century, of which you can admire the astonishing poly-chrome marble facade.
After this striking experience, you will have a real taste of Siena’s customs with the visit of a Museum and an Oratory of a Contrada*! In fact, the Contrade (districts into which the town is divided) are the real core of the local social life, where inhabitants of each district compete with each other as they devote themselves to preparations for the well-known Palio horse-race.
Later on, walking along the ancient streets, you will reach the real heart of Siena: the famous Piazza del Campo, one of the finest squares in Italy, overlooked by the stunning Palazzo Pubblico (the historical town hall).
In the afternoon, you will have the opportunity to visit the wonderful medieval hamlet of Monteriggioni, an enchanting fortified village that dominates the surroundings from the top of a hill.
Then, we will continue our way to a little and nice Chianti winery where you will taste their best locally produced wines and sample balsamic vinegar to end this lovely experience in the heart of the Chianti countryside with delicious Tuscan flavors.
DETTAGLI DEL TOUR:
Dates and Time: Every Day.
Departure: 8:30 am (meeting 15 minutes earlier)
Season: All year round
Weather: This tour runs rain or shine
The Price Includes: transport by luxury coach, multilingual tour escort and a professional local guide in Siena, museum fee, Skip the line ticket for the Cathedral of Siena, Chianti Wine tasting.
Meeting Point: Central location in Florence. More details will be provided after booking.
Length: 11 h approx.
** Le prenotazioni fatte 72 ore prima del tour saranno considerate valide solo dopo l’avvenuta riconferma e autorizzazione.
* When the Museum and the Oratory of the Contrada are not accessible, the visit will be replaced with an other site of cultural interest.
* English language is always guaranteed. The local guide service could be provided in two languages. The tour escort service is multilingual.
* The tour can be operated from our partners.
* Price for children (4 to 12 years): 33,50 euro.
* Please note that the order of the visits may change.