After a lovely drive through the beautiful Tuscany countryside, we arrive at the magnificent medieval town of the fair towers: San Gimignano.
Here you will see the old medieval towers, you will have time to take a look at the colorful pottery shops or have a taste of the best gelato, on the spot where the famous movie “Tea with Mussolini” was filmed. You will also have the chance to visit the little history museum of San Gimignano which hosts the perfect tower reproduction/models of the 14th century.
After S. Gimignano we will reach a famous Wine cellar /cantina where the winemaker will guide you for the sampling of the unique Chianti white wine Vernaccia, made only in San Gimignano, the Chianti Classico DOCG, special Extra-Virgin Olive Oil, bruschetta and pecorino cheese. You will understand the difference between the wines while combining with the typical Tuscan appetizers.
After the guided Chianti wine sampling, we will drive through the Chianti countryside, pass by the Medieval fortress of Monteriggioni and we will arrive to the magnificent medieval town of Siena. In Siena, our tour leader will take you through the narrow ancient streets, sharing with you his knowledge and expertise, enhancing your experience together, before you view one of the most impressive medieval squares in Europe: Piazza del Campo, in the shell shape of an ancient theater. Siena has one of the most impressive Cathedrals in Tuscany and is also home of the famous Music Academy – Accademia Chigiana. You will have free time to explore the city and do some shopping in the lovely shops on the fascinating Campo square.