Tour Siena San Gimignano
This tour will transport you to the captivating towns of Siena and San Gimignano in Tuscany. The journey begins in Siena, a picturesque town renowned for its red-brick buildings, stunning cathedral, and the famous Piazza del Campo, where the annual Palio of Siena takes place. You'll have the opportunity to savor traditional sweets and immerse yourself in the exceptional Gothic architecture, notably the 12th-century cathedral with its vibrant multicolored marble façade.
Quoted price includes:
• Pick up at your door step of your accommodation
• Visit free time in Siena approximately 2 hours
• Visit free time in San Gimigniano 2 hours
• Lunch and wines tasting of vernaccia and chianti in a local family winery
Siena and San Gimignano. Private Tour
Leaving your accommodation this fantastic tour will bring you in Siena it will be our first stop It is considered the second most beautiful town in Tuscany (after Florence) with its typical red bricked buildings, enchanting cathedral and well-known Piazza del Campo, where every year the famous Palio (horse rase) of Siena takes place. In Siena, you will enjoy the traditional sweets and desserts of the region. in the famous Siena that is located on three little hills. Siena is a Gothic town considered one of the most amazing medieval places all over Italy. Its main and predominant architecture is the cathedral.
The multicolored Cathedral of the Duomo marble façade is dated back to the 12th century and going inside. The church’s stunning interior includes the Pulpit of Niccolò Pisano. It is really unique and it was unfortunately never finished. We surely cannot avoid taking a look at Piazza del Campo, the shell shaped square, where twice a year the well-known Palio of Siena occurs. It is dated back to 1283 and it was originally a riding carousel for the Roman trooper’s line-up.
Siena is rich in beautiful and breath-taking ancient palaces. You will be enchanted discovering this area! Time permitting, I will suggest another point of interest: the church of Santa Caterina, the procuress of Siena.
Siena is also famous for pastry panforte, Pan Pepato and Ricciarelli
On request you can visit a family winery and have lunch and wine tasting with the fantastic view of San Gimignano.
Our tour continues through the green Tuscan hills on the gently winding road to arrive San Gimignano also called (Medioevol Mahanttan town) which is one of the most beautiful and picturesque medieval villages in Tuscany and it is preserved in a very rare way.
Lunch is at your leisure (On request wine tasting with lunch)
We will depart from Siena to reach San Gimignano, UNESCO World Heritage Site starting from 1990. This little jewel emerges on the hills, thanks to its famous 13 towers, which have earned it the prestigious title of Manhattan of the Middle Ages. The village of San Gimignano overlooks the entire charming valley rich in vineyards and olive trees and the city walls dated back to the 13th century, which frame this little amazing hamlet.
There is a famous pilgrim road that connects France to Rome crossing this village. Walking up to San Gimigniano, we reach the famous Piazza Della Cisterna, built in 1237. What attracts our attention are the aristocratic palaces of the Ardinghelli family, along with the Tortolli building with the Torre Mozza and Piazza del Duomo. Once we reach the pillbox (it was built by the Florentines in the 15th century) just nearby the fortress ruins, you can enjoy a really breath-taking view! In front of you will be the scenic view of the Tuscan hills where the vineyards reign. This is the wine area of Vernaccia white wine. The beautifull scenic view of the hills with wine yard and Oilive trees. Book your tour I will give you the best price
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