Unwind as you drive through the Tuscan countryside in a private, luxury van. Stop at the charming town of San Gimignano, and have a pre-lunch treat at an award-winning gelato shop. Opt for lunch at a local trattoria or at a Tuscan farmhouse. The last stop will be a visit to the adorable hilltop town of Volterra, known for its abundance of alabaster workshops.
Hop into your luxury minivan in the morning at your hotel or address in Florence, Travel first to San Gimignano, roughly 1 hour away, where you'll be dropped off at the old city gate San Giovanni. Enjoy free time to explore the city at your own pace and walk along its narrow streets. Your driver will suggest sites for you to visit such as Piazza Duomo, the Collegiata, and Sant'Agostino. View the towers that overlook the town, climbing up as you stroll. Taste the flavors of the town by trying local white wine and award- winning ice cream in Piazza della Cisterna.
Stop for lunch (own expense) at a restaurant, local trattoria, or a nearby farmhouse between San Gimignano and Volterra
Continue after lunch to Volterra, a city that enchants because of its history and culture. See Etruscan tombs, a Roman amphitheater, and many Medieval buildings. Walk by Palazzo dei Priori, the town hall, and several alabaster workshops, a trade for which the town is known.