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- Duration: 8 Hrs
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Piazza San Domenico, Piazza S. Domenico, 53100 Siena SI, Italy
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Embrace the medieval charms of Tuscany's towns on a full-day trip to San Gimignano and Volterra from Siena. With an attentive local guide, walk round the Fortress of Monteriggioni, explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town of San Gimignano, and visit an alabaster workshop in Volterra. Enjoy a delicious lunch on a small Tuscan farm and spend time at your leisure exploring these rustic hill towns that are steeped in rich Italian history.
Numbers are limited to eight people on this small-group tour, ensuring you'll receive personalized attention from your guide.
Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
Informative, friendly and professional guide
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Pass By: Tuscan Escapes - Day Tours, Siena, Tuscany
Meet at the starting point for Tuscan Escapes tours
Stop At: Monteriggioni, Monteriggioni, Tuscany
Visit of the medieval fortress with leisure time
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: San Gimignano 1300, San Gimignano, Tuscany
Visit to the famous medieval hill town of towers and leisure time in town.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Cathedral of Volterra (Duomo), Volterra, Province of Pisa, Tuscany
Visit to the hill town of Volterra and leisure time
Duration: 1 hour
Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Visit to alabaster workshop
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 16 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
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It was a great trip. Departure in time, excellent guide (Giuglielmo) or William, who went the extra mile to ensure all our questions were answered and that we were comfortable. The lunch at the Azienda Agricola Biologica was delicious! Definitely a nice touch.
I would not hesitate to recommend this tour. San Gimignano and Volterra are worth the curvy but short road!!!
Fabulous guide Amber, and small group made this a wonderful tour. Amber was amazing!!!! Highly recommend Tuscan Escapes for all tours in Tuscany.
The local company was absolutely the best. We were 6 in the tour and we all had a blast meeting each other. Don't opt for cheaper tour - do small group - you will NOT regret it!
Nice day - just enough driving versus visiting. Full day of beautiful scenery and villages. Really enjoyed it.
We were very fortunate in that our tour was just the two of us with our excellent tour guide Elena.
After a short drive we visited the small walled town of Montereggio, it was very well kept and a nice 15 minute walk around, not much to see, but very cute, as we were leaving 10ish a large tour bus was just arriving !
Next stop was a nice drive to San Gimigano, a stunning town that has many towers 7 was over 70, most of the town is geared towards tourists, lots of shops, restaurants and a few churches, we went up to the old fort area an had some great views over the town and countryside. After 1 1/2 hours of investigating on our own, we then met up with Elena and drove to a local saffron farm for a wonderful lunch, perfect setting and company.
After leaving the Saffron farm we stopped at Volterra another beautiful city famous for alabaster, which we visited a workshop to see this stone being worked on and some free time to investigate on our own
Our tour guide Elena was a pleasure to be with and she made the day perfect from start to finish.
Recommend tour if you like to investigate a little on your own and want to leave the driving/parking t someone else.
Une expérience mémorable, sous la direction d'une guide remarquablement sympathique! La seule ombre au tableau: impossible de prendre le temps de vraiment approfondir le musée du duomo. Quant au repas chez le producteur, il était tout simplement gastronomique... Jacques
Elena guided us from beginning to end on this fantastic trip touring the idyllic Tuscan countryside. We visited Volterra, charming and historic and San Gimignano, magnificent! The highlight was our lunch at the Tuscan saffron farm, delicious local food with our delightful hosts! Our group of eight were good fun. Elena had very good English and was very engaging and interested in us too! Thank you Elena for a memorable and magnificent day!
Wonderful day with Elena and 4 other fellow travelers. I really liked the freedom of having time to explore each area on our own -- so it didn't feel like a traditional tour. Also a fabulous lunch at a small agriturismo farm outside of San Gimignano-- some of the best food I've eaten in Italy!
I was in a group of 4 ladies and we were lucky enough to be the only ones on the trip so had plenty of attention from our guide. Our day was perfect, beautiful, clear weather and we enjoyed every minute. Our guide was very knowledgeable and we learnt so much about the picturesque villages we visited. Delicious lunch was served at a local farm and we had plenty of time to ourselves to explore throughout the day. Would thoroughly recommend this trip!
Our tour guide, Elena, was fantastic and so energetic.