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$159.84 Cultural & Theme Tours

Small-Group San Gimignano and Volterra Day Trip from Siena

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Tuscan Escapes - Day Tours, Siena, TuscanyMeet at the starting point for Tuscan Escapes toursStop At: Monteriggioni, Monteriggioni, TuscanyVisit of the medieval fortress with leisure timeDuration: 20 minutesStop At: San Gimignano 1300, San Gimignano, TuscanyVisit to the famous medieval hill town of towers and leisure time in town.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Cathedral of Volterra (Duomo), Volterra, Province of Pisa, TuscanyVisit to the hill town of Volterra and leisure timeDuration: 1 hour

$129.59 Food, Wine & Nightlife

San Gimignano, Volterra Tuscan Countryside Wine-Tasting Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this product Our Tuscany Wine tasting tour Including Volterra and San Gimignano shore excursion from Livorno port has been designed for our guests who have already visited the famous cities of Florence and Pisa, and are interested in exploring other beautiful areas of Tuscany rich in charm, history and culture.Pass By: Acquario di Livorno, Livorno, Province of Livorno, Tuscany Volterra is a walled mountaintop town in the Tuscany region of Italy. Its history dates from before the 7th century BC and it has substantial structures from the Etruscan, Roman, and Medieval periods.Duration: 1 hourLocation: Cathedral of Volterra (Duomo), Volterra, Province of Pisa, TuscanySan Gimignano is a small walled medieval hill town in the province of Siena, Tuscany, north-central Italy. Known as the Town of Fine Towers, San Gimignano is famous for its medieval architecture, unique in the preservation of about a dozen of its tower houses, which, with its hilltop setting and encircling walls, form "an unforgettable skyline. After your visit enjoy wine tasting and small lunch in a local winery Duration: 3 hoursLocation: San Gimignano Bell Tower, San Gimignano, Tuscany

$173.54 Day Trips & Excursions

Tuscan Wines, Etruscan Cities Small Group Tour from Florence

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Tuscan Travellers, Florence, TuscanyYou will visit a charming area in Tuscany, near the coast.you will see the town of Bolgheri, Populonia and Volterra.lunch and wine tasting in a local winery.Duration: 6 hours

$261.46 Day Trips & Excursions

Volterra Tour with Wine-Tasting and Tuscan Lunch from Florence

After pickup in central Florence, visit Colle Val d’Elsa (famous for its crystals), with the opportunity to participate into a craftsmen workshop at your own expense.Proceed to Volterra, where some scenes of 'Twilight: New Moon' was filmed. Famous for the extraction and processing of alabaster, it is a notable historical Etruscan’s center enriched by Roman ruins (the theater) and medieval buildings like the cathedral, the Medici fortress, and Palazzo dei Priori on the main square. It will be an adventure to retrace the small alleys and backstreets, admiring the stunning view of the surrounding hills. Here is where you can also visit the Etruscan museum (optional).Eat lunch at a small local organic farm and visit the farm and their productive activity, witnessing how farm production in this part of Tuscany still follows ancient techniques. Taste local products accompanied by red or white wine, water, and other specialties of the farm. On the way back, make an additional stop at a local winery for an organic wine tasting.

$137.01 Cultural & Theme Tours

Volterra: on the trail of Bella Swan and Edward Cullen

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Palazzo dei Priori, Volterra, Province of Pisa, TuscanyPriori's PalaceDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Porta all'Arco, Volterra, Province of Pisa, TuscanyThe Porta dell'Arco (or the Arco ) of Volterra , dating back to about the period between the fourth and third centuries BC , is part of the city ​​wall belt , originally built by the Etruscans and later modified in the Middle Ages when the city a Free municipality Duration: 1 hour

$570.87 Private & Custom Tours

Full Day Private San Gimignano and Volterra Self-Guided Tour from Livorno

Get picked up at your hotel in central Livorno to begin the trip to the area around Siena.Stop first in San Gimignano, a small walled village about halfway between Florence and Siena. The town is famous for its medieval architecture and towers that rise above of all the surrounding buildings offering an impressive view of the city from the surrounding valley. At the height of its glory, San Gimignano's patrician families had built around 72 tower-houses as symbols of their wealth and power. Although only 14 have survived, San Gimignano still retains its feudal atmosphere and appearance.The village offers visitors the chance to step back in time while enjoying its local products including saffron and its white wine, the Vernaccia di San Gimignano.Volterra, the next stop, has attracted international attention more recently for its connection to the 'Twilight' series of books and movies. Part of the second movie, 'New Moon,' was filmed here.Volterra's 800-year-old city hall claims to be the oldest in Tuscany. Civic palaces like these were emblems of an era when city-states were powerful. Alabaster has long been a big industry in Volterra. Softer and easier to work than marble, this translucent mineral was traditionally sliced thin to provide windows for Italy's medieval churches. At the Alab'Arte shop, across from Volterra's Etruscan Museum, you can watch artisans at work.Because of its alabaster heritage, Volterra attracted other types of artists, who brought with them a rich variety of crafts. On Via Porta all'Arco, or 'Artisan Lane,' you'll find book binderies and paperies, jewelry stores, and leather and bronze shops, among others.Volterra and San Gimignano offer to visitors a mix of beauty, traditions, and authentic Italian life.Please note: A tour guide is not included, a suggestion may be to bring a guidebook. Remember to check the website for opening times of the location and the price of entrance ticket. Entrance fees are not included.