DAY TRIP TO SIENA AND SAN GIMIGNANO
The essence of Tuscany and its wine country
Duration: 9 Hours
Pick up & drop off (hotel)
Live the dream by visiting the world famous Chianti region and discover breathtaking sceneries made of hills and vineyards, medieval routes, architecture and culinary delights of authentic Tuscany.
PICK UP TIME Suggested 9:00 am to avoid big crowds at least in the first part of the morning (it is flexible and you can decide when).
SIENA Our professional, English-speaking driver, will pick you up directly from your accommodations in Florence in a comfortable and air conditioning vehicle. You will start the driver towards Siena, a unique city in the southern part of Tuscany known for its spectacular monuments, architecture, and enchanting squares. On the way to Siena, we will stop in Monteriggioni, a majestic hilltop fortress surrounded by picturesque olive groves.
IN SIENA Once in Siena you will have free time to visit Cathedral Square (Piazza del Duomo), the Piazza del Campo known as “The Campo”, or walk on top the “Facciatone” or the “Mangia’s Tower
SAN GIMIGNANO Around lunch time, we will leave Siena to heat to the medieval village of San Gimignano, the most charming 12th century Tuscan village in the heart of the Chianti wine region. A full day driving around the region of Tuscany, surrounded by hills, vineyards, olive groves and mediterranean forest composed by Pine Trees and Cypresses.
WINE TASTING Wine lovers can opt and enjoy one of our selected wine tastings at a private family-owned winery, and learn about the art of Italian wine making. Our wine tasting is paired with an authentic Tuscan meal (see details below).
This is a great chance for those fellows looking for a day in full relaxation..enjoying amazing scenarios with the opportunity to experience the food and wines of a wonderful region called TUSCANY!
You will then make your way back to Florence
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Note that the order of the sites might change due to crowds.
Starting from 550€
Contact us for more info about pricing
The costs above are for 1 English Speaking driver and 1 vehicle for the duration of the tour.
They don’t include entrance tickets, any walking guide service, lunch, drinks nor likely gratuities
Prices can vary according to the month and the availability.
RomePrivateExcursions offers a very flexible cancellation policy, in case of arrival problems due to COVID, we are willing to offer a 100% refund (Colosseum and Vatican tickets are on the other hand never refundable).
- Full Day 9 hours tour
- Pick up time 9:00 am
- Professional, English-speaking driver/guide
- Private Air-Conditioned Luxury Vehicle
- Free water on board
- Drive across the Tuscany Hills
- Many photo stops during the tour
- Return to your accommodation by 6.00 pm
Your English Speaking driver would pick you up at your accommodation in FLORENCE, at the airport or train station on arrival, or where you prefer within the city of FLORENCE
How to pay
No deposit required!
We accept payments in Traveler Cheques in Euro or USD. If you want to pay in USD we will calculate the accurate total, by using the stock exchange conversion rate Euro/USD of the day before the tour/transfer increased by 7 cents. We also accept credit card payments (Visa and MasterCard – No American Express) at the time of the booking, or at the end of each tour/transfer. Please note that if payments are operated with credit cards the total cost of the tour will be increased by 10 %.
We do not accept payments via credit card for amounts below 350 euros. If the payment is made with a credit card at the end of the tour/transfer you will be required to sign an one time payment authorization form, provided by us. If payment is made with a wire transfer the total cost will be increased by 10 %. If you decide to pay in cash you will be asked to pay your driver at the beginning or at the end of the tour/transfer. The Total will be indicated in your final contract.
If you want to pay in USD we will calculate the accurate total, by using the stock exchange conversion rate Euro/USD of the day before the tour/transfer increased by 7 cents
Tickets to the Vatican and the Colosseum can be pre-purchased through us and the day of the tour your driver will hand them to you for a better and more efficient service.
Please note that the Colosseum tickets and the Vatican tickets are not refundable, beyond the terms stated, not even in case of the cancellation of your trip.
This is a private tour, so you will not be sharing it with anybody else!
You’ll be escorted by your English speaking driver who will explain all different points of interest. But please note that they are not guides. They cannot enter the sites with you by law.
This is the best way to go!
You and your English speaking driver will talk about the day’s plans before the tour starts
- Gratuities (recommended)
- Museum entrance fees
- Wine Tastings & Lunch
SIENA WALKING GUIDE:
We offer a private, licensed walking guide in Siena to escort you through the city while giving you additional information on the many incredible historical monuments located in this beautiful city. The cost for a three-hour private tour is 210 Euros to be paid only in cash to the driver at the end of the tour.
Note: Admission fees to various monuments will be purchased on site; cost not included.
CHIANTI WINE TASTING AND FULL LUNCH:
We will take you to a local winery where you will try some of the best Tuscan wines and local delicacies. A full meal will be served. Additional 35-60 Euros per person to be paid directly on spot.
Note: This option is a fixed menu. If any member of your party requires a vegetarian or gluten-free meal, please email us in advance so we may arrange this for you.