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Siena and San Gimignano: Small-Group Tour with Lunch from Florence

Highlights
  • Full-day sightseeing and tasting tour through the Tuscan countryside
  • Explore the beautiful medieval city of Siena on a guided walking tour
  • Stroll through winding cobblestone streets in hilltop San Gimignano
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Siena and San Gimignano: Small-Group Tour with Lunch from Florence
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Siena and San Gimignano: Small-Group Tour with Lunch from Florence
From US$183.18
Overview
Get a taste of the Tuscan countryside on this full-day tour from Florence. Take a guided walking tour of Siena, home to the famous Palio horse race, and explore the medieval hill town of San Gimignano. Midday, visit a family-owned winery for a lunch of seasonal Tuscan delicacies paired with local wines. Tour size is limited to a maximum of 16 people.
What to Expect
Meet your group at the Florence main train station for a day filled with art, history, sightseeing, food, and wine.

Hop aboard your minibus and after approximately a 1-hour drive through the Tuscan countryside, enter the heart of Siena, and start the visit with your guide. Take off through the town's narrow streets and hear stories about Siena as you go. 

Skip the line to see the interior of the magnificent Cathedral, and pass through the shell-shaped Piazza del Campo, where the Palio horse race is held twice a year. After the walking tour, you'll have some free time to enjoy Siena on your own.

On the way to San Gimignano, admire the unique Tuscan landscape, driving through marvelous scenery surrounded by olive trees, vines and old stone buildings.

Next stop is at a family owned wine estate. Here, you will have time to relax and enjoy a proper Tuscan lunch that gives you a taste of country hospitality. After lunch, with an easy drive, you will reach San Gimignano where you will finish your day. Famous for its splendid skyline of tall Medieval towers, here you will have free time to explore on your own, the main street full of typical shops, have a look at the "Collegiata" (main church), or enjoy a gelato. You will be back in Florence in the late afternoon.

Sample Menu:
Assorted cold cuts, cured ham, salami, cheeses, bruschetta, pasta, or soup, salad, dessert and coffee, accompanied by the winery's own excellent products such us, different wines, and olive oil and Vin Santo (sweet dessert wine).

Reviews (93)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great day trip to Sienna and San Gimignano!

There were only 6 of us on the trip - two couples and my daughter and I - so truly a small group. Like getting a private tour. Alice was our guide - she was excellent. Very informative and professional. We went to Sienna and...More

Thank denise s
Reviewed 26 September 2018
Amazing Day Trip!

The day trip was as advertised: very small: there was another couple with us, travelling to Sienna, San G., a wine tasting and back to Florence. Alice, the guide, was wonderful. Informative, funny, casual but professional, and very helpful. We learned lots of fascinating details...More

Thank Allan M
Reviewed 24 September 2018
Great Experience With Leo

I contacted this tour company to use on a shore excursion from Livorno. I wanted to go to small towns vs. the usual Florence and Pisa stops the cruise ship promotes. I was able to add 5 other people from the cruise to make us...More

1  Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 24 September 2018
Tuscany

Our guide, Leo, was fantastic. I travel often and will say that Leo provided one of the best tours that I have ever taken. He was so considerate from the very beginning of our tour by intentionally parking in the shade so we would be...More

Thank Terry K
Reviewed 8 September 2018
Amazing Day Trip with Alessandro!

We had an amazing day trip from Florence with Alessandro as our guide. The trip itself was well planned-- Siena and San Gimignano were both beautiful places with a lovely lunch and wine tasting in between. Alessandro was an incredible guide. He was friendly, helpful,...More

Thank Ashley R
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Richard M
13 October 2018|
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Response from edwina749 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay. We had an hour plus of free time in Siena.
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