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San Gimignano, Siena, Chianti Day Trip
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San Gimignano, Siena, Chianti Day Trip

1,842 reviews | 13,780 travellers
Fairly complete excursion to three highly recommended places of interest. We bought an option without food and we were right, since in Siena you can spend more time visiting the city (eating would take more than an hour). As for the visit to the winery, it is simply to sell you wines and products from the area. The guide's explanations on the bus were very brief, they could be more complete. The times to visit the correct sites.
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Set off on a fabulous day-trip from Florence and discover Siena, Tuscany’s medieval town, visit Monteriggioni with its fascinating landscape, followed by San Gimignano, famous for its white wine and then go on a wine tasting in the Chianti region.  

The Siena Cathedral
San Gimignano
Siena Cathedral
Chianti landscapes

San Gimignano, Siena & Chianti Day Trip

Climb aboard an air-conditioned coach and weave through the Chianti hills, stopping at San Gimignano, one of the most characteristic towns in the area, with beautifully preserved walls and defensive towers.

The day tour continues with a guided tour of Siena, only 30 minutes’ drive away. Follow your tour guide through the narrow streets and learn all about the town’s impressive history. Famous for its numerous Gothic masterpieces, the town is packed with remarkable artworks by Michelangelo and Donatello, which you'll discover exploring the Piazza del Campo, the impressive Palazzo Pubblico and the cathedral.

After the guided tour, you will enjoy a light lunch in the area and try the delicious local gastronomy. And if you like you can try some delicious locally made sweet treats. If you require a vegetarian or gluten-free menu, please indicate this in the comments section when making your reservation.

Explore at your own pace San Gimignano, known as the Town of Fine Towers, for one hour and 15 minutes and find out why it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1990. The town is renowned for its tower houses, which were built by the wealthy families of San Gimignano as a sign of their power and affluence. You’ll have free time to visit the city and its 14-still standing towers.

The tour then continues around the Chianti region, full of vineyards and bodegas, getting the best of the region and the best of the wine made under the very same name, drinking in the stunning local landscape.

Before heading back to Florence, we'll make a stop in a well known local vineyard for a tasting of some local produce, charcuterie, oils, and of course the local wine!

The tour will come to an end in Florence at 7:30 pm.

Self-Guided Day Trip

You can also book a self-guided day trip if you'd prefer to visit Siena without a guide and don't want to eat with the rest of the group. This option is perfect for those who would rather have some more free time and save a bit of money.

Order of the tour

Please note that the itinerary can change and that the visit to the wine cellar can take place in the morning.

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Covid-19 Measures

It is compulsory to display a Covid vaccination certificate or a negative PCR or antigen test performed up to 48 hours before the activity. Vaccines and tests must be authorised and recognised in the country of the activity. Show more

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

Disinfected radio units will be provided, and headphones will be single-use.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 80% of their maximum capacity.

At monuments, museums and attractions, the maximum permitted capacity will be a 80% of the total maximum capacity.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

The temperature of all attendees will be taken, and admission will be denied to those with a temperature of more than 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit).

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Duration

10 hours 30 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English and other languages.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English and other languages.

Included

Transportation by air conditioned coach.

English speaking host will accompany you during the excursion.

English speaking guided tour of Siena (optional).

Visit a wine estate with a wine tasting and sampling of other traditional products (optional).

Light lunch in Siena (optional).

Traditional baked goods tasting (optional).

Not included

Ice cream tasting.

San Gimignano and Monteriggioni guided tour.

Return transfer to your hotel.

When to book?

You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - Which hotels are included in the pick up?

    A - Pick up and drop is included in the hotels in the centre of Florence, excluding the area around the station. This service is not available for appartments or B&Bs.

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

from
US$ 57.80
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

We currently don’t have any scheduled dates for this activity.

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Piazzale Montelungo.