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Siena, San Gimignano and Chianti - Private Day Trip From Florence

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time-raw9 hours
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Your Siena Accommodation

Shell-shaped Piazzas, gorgeous cathedrals and a visit some of the most famous vineyards. This is a day trip for any cultural and gastronomical enthusiast

What to expect?
  • Experience for your private group

Come with us for an unforgettable day spent visiting Siena with a professional city guide and the Chianti area accompanied by one of our expert English speaking drivers born and raised in Tuscany. During the 8hr tour you will explore the Gothic city of Siena with its famous shell-shaped Piazza del Campo and the gorgeous cathedral, followed step by step by a licensed tour guide! In the afternoon you will have the opportunity to visit some of the most famous vineyards, or unknown small family businesses, see their cellars and taste their exelent wines.

  • Your first stop will be in Siena where you’ll meet your private guide. The center of the gothic city of Siena is the famous shell-shaped Piazza del Campo. This is the place where, on July 2nd and August 16th every year the Palio, the famous horse race, is run. Situated along the Via di Città and via Banchi di Sopra there are historical buildings and many good shops. The Duomo is one of the most evocative and original creations of medieval Italian art. In addition to the splendid façade, skillfully decorated with sculptures, note the original Romanesque bell tower with bands of black and white marble. In the city of Siena you will be followed step by step by a professional tour guide! (from 2 to 3hr guide included)
  • Lunch in a local restaurant or "trattoria" or, upon request, in a "family wine farm" where traditional food is served accompanied by their own wines. (lunch not included)
  • Chianti is a vast territory between Florence and Siena in the heart of Tuscany. It’s a region known for wine and olive oil production as well as for the magnificent landscape. Visit to one (or more, if time permits) of the several wineries followed by the owner or a winemaker explaining the different steps of processing the wine (from the fermentation to the bottling). Then, get to tasting! Enjoy a glass of Chianti Classico, Chianti Reserve, Tuscan dessert wine or a prominent white wine. Learn the complex characteristic of each from your expert guide while you taste. You will have the possibility to have olive oil or balsamic vinegar tasting, You can buy their honey, and other typical products of the farm visited. (tasting not included)
  • Your professional English speaking driver will be able to create a private tour according to your own needs suggesting the best places to stop and the visit of famous or small wineries own by a single family.
What is included?
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Florence

  • Private luxury minivan

  • Bottled water

  • Onboard Wi-Fi

  • Local guide tour in winery

  • Professional city guide in Siena

  • Lunch in far or winery (to be paid on the spot from 30p to 50 EUR per person).

  • Wine tasting (to be paid on the spot from 0 to 15 EUR per person).

Is this experience for me?
  • The experience is suitable for everyone.
What do I need to bring?
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen is always a good idea
Additional information
  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
    • Cancellation Policy: Fee of 50% if cancelled 4 days before event or less.
    • Quality Assurance: Travelade only works with selected local partners we trust to provide high quality service.
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