Siena and San Gimignano Shore Excursion from Livorno Port

Shore Excursions in San Gimignano

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Siena & San Gimignano private  shore excursion from Livorno port with english speaking driver. You will travel through   the Tuscany's countryside and will see the Siena and San Gimignano's  higlights; the driver will give you  an overview  of the places. It is possible to make a stop to one of the oldest estate in this area to sample wines and olive oil. www.guicciardinistrozzi.it  This is a 9  hours'  tour
I will meet you at the ship at the time agreed; we will drive to San Gimignano first ( 1.5 hrs), a unique small village, Unesco's world heritage site, still encircled by the ancient   wall, that retain all the original medieval  features, like the many towers, homes of whealty merchant families, a true voyage in the past! Here you will have the opportunity to taste the world champion gelato! ( 1 hour stay here). We can add then a stop to one of the oldes estate in this area to sample wines and olive oil www.guicciardinistrozzi.it ( optional). We will then drive to Siena (45 min) Unesco's world heritage site too, one of the most famous Tuscany's city, extremely rich in art and history, where you will visit the magnificent Cathedral, the most outstandig gothic architecture in Italy, along with Piazza del Campo, the world wide famous plaza where the Palio, the bareback horse race take place. You will stroll along the winding alleys  to discover several others almost hidden jewels like the Santa Caterina bithplace, and many others palaces. (3 hrs stay here, depending on winery option). After Siena you will be driven back and drop off at the ship ( 2 hrs). Along the way you will have many photo opportunities on the beautiful Tuscany's countryside.

What’s included

  • Driver/guide
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

What’s not included

  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks

Highlights

  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Free port pickup and drop-off included
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
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