Shared Tour: The Tuscan Jewels in One Day: Siena, Monteriggioni, San Gimignano and Pisa Minivan Tour
Enjoy a splendid excursion through the Tuscan countryside, past vineyards and olive groves to the renowned Tuscan towns of Siena, Monteriggioni, San Gimignano and Pisa. Upon arrival in Siena, a medieval city, you will visit Piazza del Campo. You may choose to vist the Cathedral and walk the narrow streets during your free time. After Siena we will travel to Monteriggioni a hamlet in Chianti. You may choose to walk through the streets to discover that much of the town has remained unchanged. Next, we will enjoy a typical lunch and a guided wine tasting at a country estate.
After lunch we will travel to San Gimignano, a UNESCO world heritage site, known for its preserved Medieval layout, vineyards and saffron plantations. You may choose to walk through the city center to see the Piazza della Cisterna, Collegiata, Palazzo del Podest and the Church of Sant Agostino before we leave for Pisa. Pisa is another UNESCO world heritage site known for the Leaning Tower, Baptistery, Cathedral and Monumental Cemetery. After exploring Pisa we will return to Florence.
This tour is provided on a reserved basis prior to departure. Passengers must contact the local sightseeing company upon arrival to reconfirm their tour.
Approximately 11 hours
Hotel in city center if pre-arranged or in front of the Caffè Gilli in Piazza Repubblica
Hotel or central location
8:25 am Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday (Apr-Oct)
Entrances, meals other than lunch, gratuity
Minimum 4 people for tour to operate
Maximum 8 people
The driver-guide provides general introductory information. He is not allowed to lead a guided visit inside a city center nor to provide historical and artistic inforrmation of churches or museums.