Highlights / General details
The village of San Gimignano, the Chianti area and the Medieval town of Siena are situated in the heart of our beautiful Tuscany. They are all compelling stops for those who want to learn about the region history and traditions. The first stop will be San Gimignano, a magnificent example of a Medieval urban town; in fact it is a UNESCO world heritage site. Here you will have free time to visit the village and its splendid squares, palaces, churches and the magnificent towers. The tour continues to the splendid area of the Chianti Classico. We will stop by a typical Tuscan winery where you will visit the cellars and vineyards. Afterwards you will taste the wine produced, which will be accompanied by a delicious Tuscan lunch consisting of typical food such as pasta, cold meats, cheeses and local pastries. In the afternoon the tour continues with sightseeing in Siena. Here four official guides – an English one, a Spanish one, a French one and a Russian one - will lead our tour to the city center. You will have the chance to admire the magnificent Cathedral and the Town Hall in the Piazza del Campo, scenery of the world famous Palio horse race. The tour will end with the visit to the marvelous Monteriggioni medieval fortress.
Hotel Pick-up; Travel by GT coach or minivan with air conditioning; Expert multilingual tour leaders; Guided Tour of Siena; Self-guided tour of San Gimignano; Visit to a famous wine estate; Self-guided tour of the Monteriggioni fortress; Lunch consisting of typical Tuscan dishes; Languages available: English, Spanish, Italian, German, French, Portuguese, Russian.
Drop off; Gratuity.
Hours of operation
Available: Daily; Departs at 8:45am. Check in closes 15 minutes before departure.
Approximately 11 hours.
Meeting Point: Florence, inside Santa Maria Novella train station, in front of the pharmacy with the green cross. Check in closes 15 minutes before departure.
6:54am: Train departs from Lucca to Florence train station.
Meeting point: Florence, inside Santa Maria Novella train station, in front of the pharmacy with the green cross
Tour Departs: 8:45am (check in closes 15 minutes before departure).
Tour Returns: 7:45pm to Florence, Santa Maria Novella train station.
8:10pm: Train departs from Florence train station to Lucca.
For Lunch a vegetarian menu is available upon request.
Customers must be able to climb and descend stairs.
This tour requires a minimum of 2 people to operate.
Guests are requested to be at the meeting point 15 minutes before departure time.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**