Hop into your luxury minivan in the morning at your hotel or address in Florence, and then relax on the 1-hour journey to the city of Siena widely considered among Tuscany’s prettiest settlements, Siena is known across Italy for the quality of its medieval architecture. Upon arrival, take in top local landmarks such as the famous shell-shaped Piazza del Campo and the 13th- century Siena Cathedral. Explore the Via di Città and Via Banchi di Sopra, where historic buildings and bustling shops line the walkways.
During your private tour, you'll visit the medieval fortress of Monteriggioni nestled deep in the Chianti countryside and mentioned by Dante in The Divine Comedy. Enjoy a wine tasting (own expense) 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 may also have the possibility to have an olive oil or balsamic vinegar tasting! Along the back road, discover the rich medieval heritage of the region.