Fall in love with Tuscany with this inspiring experience from Florence, a tour that will reveal the inner beauty of the Tuscan countryside and its most magnificent highlights. You will have the chance to see and learn more about Tuscany and Italy, with our private tour of Siena, San Gimignano and the Chianti countryside, an area that is so rich in natural and cultural heritage, creating one of the most beautiful regions in the world.
A private tour to discover Siena, San Gimignano and the Chianti
The first stop of this tour of Tuscany from Florence is the spectacular town of San Gimignano, famous for the 13 tall towers that give the town skyline a special charm. Located along the ancient Via Francigena, popular in the past for travelers going to Rome, San Gimignano has prospered and along dozens of high towers, the town also preserves a beautiful cathedral and other treasures.
The tour of San Gimignano will reveal all of its heritage and atmosphere, so you will discover some of the more interesting towers, the “Duomo”, the “Palazzo del Popolo” and the “Palazzo Nuovo del Podesta”, serving as a town hall today. One of the most pleasant experiences in San Gimignano is exploring its authentic streets and discovering the small traditional shops that may have been there for centuries.
Admire the Chianti and its gems
Following the road to Siena, the tour of Tuscany will stop in Monteriggioni, a spectacular village built on a hill to survey an ancient Roman road, preserving its impressive medieval walls. Built by the people of Siena to control the road against their enemies from Florence, Monteriggioni is today one of the most authentic destinations in Tuscany.
The amazing activity from Florence will continue with the beautiful city of Siena, birthplace of Saint Catherine and one of the most enticing Italian cities. With its Siena red colored bricks and narrow streets, lovely piazzas and beautiful churches, Siena makes for a perfect destination.
Visit Siena and its amazing attractions
The tour of Siena will certainly include its most interesting highlights, like the tall Torre del Mangia, or the impressive cathedral. But probably the most famous landmark of Siena is Piaza del Campo, where the popular “Palio” horse race takes place two time a year. Considered the symbol of Siena, the race involves the whole population and has a history of many centuries where the neighborhoods of Siena battle for the pride to win the Palio banner.
These and many others will be revealed during your tour of Siena. Driving back to Florence, we will take time to admire the stunning landscapes of Chianti region, following the famous Chianti Wine Road. You will have the chance to admire several of the traditional villages and towns of Chianti.
Other eXPeriences from Florence
Join also the Private guided Tour of San Gimignano and its treasures and the VIP Small Group Pizza and Gelato Cooking Lesson in Chianti countryside, departing from Florence.