Siena, San Gimignano Small-Group Tour with Lunch from Florence

Day Trips & Excursions in Siena

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from$182.35
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Enjoy the high quality of this semi-private tour - the perfect experience in order to discover art, history, landscapes, food and wine in a comfortable and relaxed way with more personalized attention in a group of no more than 16 people. Depart from Florence, see the highlights of Siena through the eyes of a local guide, admire the marvelous Tuscan landscape, taste genuine Tuscan food paired with great wines, and finish your day relaxing in the hill top village of San Gimignano.
Meet your group at the Florence main train station for a day filled with art, history, sightseeing, food, and wine. Hop aboard your minibus and after approximately a 1-hour drive through the Tuscan countryside, enter the heart of Siena, and start the visit with your guide. Take off through the town's narrow streets and hear stories about Siena as you go.  Skip the line to see the interior of the magnificent Cathedral, and pass through the shell-shaped Piazza del Campo, where the Palio horse race is held twice a year. After the walking tour, you'll have some free time to enjoy Siena on your own. On the way to San Gimignano, admire the unique Tuscan landscape, driving through marvelous scenery surrounded by olive trees, vines and old stone buildings. Next stop is at a family owned wine estate. Here, you will have time to relax and enjoy a proper Tuscan lunch that gives you a taste of country hospitality. After lunch, with an easy drive, you will reach San Gimignano where you will finish your day. Famous for its splendid skyline of tall Medieval towers, here you will have free time to explore on your own, the main street full of typical shops, have a look at the "Collegiata" (main church), or enjoy a gelato. You will be back in Florence in the late afternoon. Sample Menu: Assorted cold cuts, cured ham, salami, cheeses, bruschetta, pasta, or soup, salad, dessert and coffee, accompanied by the winery's own excellent products such us, different wines, and olive oil and Vin Santo (sweet dessert wine).

What’s included

  • Semi-private day trip to Siena and San Gimignano from Florence
  • Professional and informative English speaking guide + driver
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Transport by air-conditioned minibus or minivan (Mercedes or similar)
  • Free Wi-Fi on board
  • Guided tour in Siena
  • Entrance fees to Siena Cathedral
  • Free time in Siena
  • Lunch
  • Free time in San Gimignano

What’s not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities (optional)

Highlights

  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Lunch included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level
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