Full Day Tuscan Countryside Tour From Florence

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Instant Confirmation
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  • Duration: 11 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:45 am (check in closes 15min before departure)
  • Departure Details :
    Florence, Stazione Leopolda: Viale Fratelli Rosselli at the corner with Via Elio Gabbuggiani
  • Return Details :
    Same as departure
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Enjoy a full-day tour into the heart of the beautiful Tuscan countryside. Visit the town of San Gimignano, the wine territory of Chianti, the medieval town of Siena and the Monteriggioni fortress.

Highlights

  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city

Know More about this tour

Depart in the early morning from Florence and travel south into the Chianti Region.
Visit first the Medieval town of San Gimignano, a UNESCO world heritage site. Enjoy some free time to visit the village with its splendid squares, palaces, churches and the magnificent towers. Wander around and discover its hidden places, passing by Piazza della Cisterna where you will be enchanted by its architecture and also do not forget to try the best gelato in the world. Continuing to Piazza del Duomo, you may visit the Cathedral and if you wish you can climb the "Torre Grossa" a real tower, the only one still open. After all the steps the view form the top will leave you speechless.
Continue your day discovering the splendid area of the Chianti Classico. Stop by a local winery and get the chance to taste some local wine accompanied by a delicious Tuscan typical lunch consisting of pasta, cold meat, different type of cheeses and local pastries.
After lunch you will stop by the Fortress of Monteriggioni, very famous thanks to Italian poeat Dante Alighieri who named it into his masterpiece The Divine Comedy. Here, during your  free time you may visit the small church or take a walk on the walls (depending on season and on opening times), or you may just take a coffee in the main square. 
Afterwords is the time for Siena where upon arrival you'll first have a guided walking tour with our expert and knowledgeable guide. You will learn the history, the traditions and culture of this stunning city. Passing by the main road and monuments you'll reach Piazza del Campo famous all over the world for the "Palio Horse Race" and you'll finish the tour at the Siena Cathedral, that will enchant you. After your guide will give some free time and you can decide to enter the Cathedral (admission fees not included) or you can walk around making the most of your free time.  
After Siena you'll walk back to the bus and start the ride back to Florence where the tour will end.

Inclusions

  • Travel by GT air-conditioned  coach
  • Expert multilingual escorts
  • Guided Tour of Siena with professional guide
  • Typical lunch in Chianti area accompanied by  Wine tasting
  • Free time in San Gimignano
  • Visit of Monteriggioni fortress

Exclusions

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

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Vegetarian option is available for lunch, please advise at time of booking if required

Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

A moderate amount of walking is involved.

Please also note that during low season (November 16th to March 14th) the tour in Portuguese will be guaranteed with minimum 4 pax, if the minimum is not met the tour will be guaranteed in English or Spanish.

Entrance to the Siena Cathedral is not included, clients can enter at their own expenses and depending on Cathedral opening times.  Please note that will not available on Sundays or Bank Holidays and during special event opening times can change