Siena And San Gimignano Full-day Tour From Versilia Coast

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Overview

In the morning depart for beautiful Siena, where you will take a guided tour and discover the city's wealth of architectural treasures, like its distinctive black and white Cathedral to the magnificient central Piazza del Campo, famous for the Palio horse race. In the afternoon, travel through the scenic Tuscan countryside and arrive at San Gimignano, one of the most idyllic hilltop towns in Tuscany, a medieval masterpiece with its majestic towers dominating the skyline.

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Highlights

  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Romantic experience, perfect for couples
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The tour starts in the early morning with pick up from the Versilia coast. During the trip, the professional tour leader will introduce you to the heart of Tuscany explaining costumes and traditions of this enchanting country. Don’t miss the unforgettable landscape looking out of the window.

Around 10.15am, the professional guide will introduce you to the magic atmosphere of Siena, a UNESCO listed city which has preserved its medieval set and traditions. The tour starts at the Basilica di San Domenico where you will have a first impression of the city’s origins and traditions. Continuing the tour through the ancient alleys, you will reach Piazza del Campo (also called Piazza del Palio thanks to the famous Palio horse race which takes place here every 2nd July and 16th August). Have a look around and admire Palazzo Pubblico, Torre del Mangia and the famous Fonte Gaia by Jacopo della Quercia while the guide explains their secrets. The tour ends in front of the Duomo and you will be free to visit the interior with the guide (entrance ticket is not included in the price) or have more free time to lose yourself amongst the streets and enjoy a typical lunch.

Meet with tour leader after lunch (2.00 pm) for departure to San Gimignano, another enchanting medieval town. Free time in San Gimignano which you may like to spend tasting some typical products such as meats, olive oil, wine and ice cream or simply strolling along the alleys. From the Rocca di Montestaffoli, enjoy the breathtaking panorama of the Tuscan hills and the famous towers of San Gimignano. At 16.45 meet again with your tour leader to come back to the hotel. Arrival around 6.45pm – 7.15pm.      

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Inclusions for Siena And San Gimignano Full-day Tour From Versilia Coast

  • Transport by coach
  • Tour leader
  • Official city guide in Siena
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Exclusions for Siena And San Gimignano Full-day Tour From Versilia Coast

  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
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Itinerary:

Client’s pick-up times along Versilia Coast resorts:

07:00                      Forte dei Marmi

07:10                      Marina di Pietrasanta

07:20                      Lido di Camaiore

07:30                      Viareggio

9.45 (approx.)          Arrive in Siena. Short stop at Checkpoint (toilet break).                       

Tour leader will provide clients with his/her  phone number for emergencies. Clients must also be provided with a map of Siena.

Group gets off at the Fortezza. Clients walk together with the tour leader until San Domenico.

10:15                      Meet up with the official Siena city guide at San Domenico.

Guided tour of approx. 2 hours starting at San Domenico (interior visit included). On to Piazza del Campo with an explanation of the Palio horse race and to the Duomo Square (with the possibility to enter the Duomo, if desired - payable extra). Clients who do not wish to enter the Duomo with the guide are given more free time in Siena.

12:30                      End of guided tour at Duomo and free time starts.

14:00                      Group meets at San Domenico for departure for San Gimignano. 

14:15                      Clients walk together with the tour leader to the Fortezza, where the bus is waiting for the group.

14:30                       Departure from Siena for San Gimignano.

15:30                      Arrival in San Gimignano at Parcheggio della Baccanella.

Clients walk with the tour leader up into the centre until Porta San Giovanni (approx. 10 min walk). Then clients are given 1 hour free time in San Gimignano.

16:45                      Meeting point after free time: Porta San Giovanni.

Clients walk back to the coach car park together with the tour leader.

17:00 approx.          Leave San Gimignano for the hotels. Arrive at the hotels between 18:45 - 19:15. Drop off from Viareggio up to Forte.

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Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Client’s pick-up times along Versilia Coast resorts:

07:00                      Forte dei Marmi

07:10                      Marina di Pietrasanta

07:20                      Lido di Camaiore

07:30                      Viareggio

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Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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