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Siena and San Gimignano

From € 395.00

Visit the treasures of Siena, San Gimignano, and taste the best of the Chianti region - an unforgettable day, just for you.

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Siena and San Gimignano

Experience two Tuscan jewels in comfort and style!

Technical organization Florencetown
Provided by Florencetown

Experience the beauty and history of Siena, San Gimignano, and the surrounding Tuscan countryside!

Your English speaking driver will take you on a charming ride along the back roads of the world-famous Chianti region, a specialized history guide will introduce the magical city of Siena to you. And to add the culinary joys of Tuscany to this day, a delicious three course lunch awaits you at a well-known trattoria in Siena.

Price includes:

  • Pickup and drop-off at your accommodation in Florence or the Chianti region
  • English speaking guide (history expert) in Siena
  • English speaking driver
  • Private car/minivan for full day
  • Three course lunch in Siena

Duration: 8 hours

This tour is the perfect day excursion for small parties, too.

Cancellation Policy:

There will be no penalty for cancellations of excursion bookings communicated in writing to the organization at least eight (8) days prior to the booked excursion date.

For cancellations between eight and two days prior to the excursion, 10% of the fare will have to be paid; from two days prior to the excursion departure, the payment of the entire amount will be due and no reimbursement will be granted.

No reimbursement will be granted to any client who is not at the place of departure at the time established; similarly, no reimbursement will be granted to clients who lose contact with the guide or who do not complete the excursion.

PLEASE NOTE: Immediately after submitting an order, you will receive an email with your order summary plus a second email confirming your successful payment. A confirmation email with links to the vouchers will be sent one business day after you place your order (Monday afternoon for orders submitted on Friday and during the weekend). Please make sure that your anti-spam filter does not block automatic emails from [email protected]

You will be picked up in the morning from your accommodation by your English speaking driver in a private Mercedes car (sedan or mini-van). Sit back and enjoy the ride south through the scenic hills of Tuscany. Learn about the Chianti region - one of the most famous wine-making regions in the world
- as you travel through it on your way to Siena.


The pleasant drive to Siena takes approximately one hour. In Siena your expert guide will meet you and introduce the history of this Tuscan jewel to you with a tour of the city's main sights - the Piazza del Campo (where the famous Palio horse race takes place every summer), the symbolic Torre del Mangia, the Palazzo Pubblico, and the stunning cathedral - one of the most beautiful churches of Christianity. There, you will be able to climb up to the highest point of Tuscany and enjoy the unique panorama – a perfect place to take some stunning photos.

After so much history and the many sights, it will be time for lunch. A delicious three course meal awaits you at a well-known Sienese Trattoria.

After lunch, relax as your driver takes you to San Gimignano and its many towers. Enjoy a pleasant walk through the cobblestone streets of the picturesque and fascinating medieval town, declared a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO.

San Gimignano is famous for its white wine, the world renowned Vernaccia, which you can taste in several of the wine stores in the town. Wind your way through the narrow streets, admire the landscape surrounding the town, and enjoy the shops. The ceramics are beautiful here, and there are also places for buying artisan leather goods and linens.

Your tour ends with an easy drive back to your accommodation.

Prices (2 persons): € 790.00

Includes: The Experience includes: Mercedes Car and english speaking driver for a total of 8 hours at disposal. Licensed Guide in Siena for 3 hours. Three course lunch in Siena.Guests will have some time at leisure in San Gimignano before getting back to accommodation.