HIGHLIGHTS OF THE Siena, San Gimignano and Chianti Countryside Private Tour
1. Explore the enchanting city of the Palio, Siena
2. San Gimignano: the Medieval ‘Manhattan’ of Tuscany
3. Enjoy a Panoramic Drive through Chianti Vineyards
4. Sampling of Tuscan Extra-Virgin Olive oil, Chianti DOCG wines, bruschetta and pecorino cheese
This is a Private Tour with a special attention and flexibility organized just for you and your family. We will pick you up directly from the center of Montecatini, and 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 S. Gimignano, the Chianti Classico DOCG, special Extra-Virgin Olive Oil, bruschetta and pecorino cheese. You will understand the difference between the wines while you combine them with the typical Tuscan appetizers.
After the guided 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, you will discover the most impressive medieval squares in Europe: Piazza del Campo, in the shell shape of an ancient theater. Siena has also one of the most impressive Cathedrals in Tuscany and is also home of the famous Music Academy – Accademia Chigiana. You will have plenty of time to enjoy Siena to the fullest and also do some shopping in the lovely shops on the fascinating Campo square.
DETAILS OF THE TOUR:
Dates and Time: Thursday and Sunday (9:00 am – 6:00 pm)
Season: All year round
Weather: This tour runs rain or shine
The Price Includes: Air conditioned minivan transport, free visit of Siena and San Gimignano, guided sampling of Chianti white wine: Vernaccia, Chianti classico DOCG red, Extra-Virgin olive oil, bruschetta and pecorino cheese.
Meeting Point: Central location in Montecatini. More details will be provided after booking.
THINGS TO NOTE:
** Bookings made 72 hours before the tour are considered valid only if re-confirmed and authorized.
* PICK UP from your accommodation in Montecatini available ON REQUEST *
* We do not suggest the tour for people with walking difficulties.