Visit Monteriggioni, Siena, San Gimignano and Chianti in one day is definitely possibile! On this excursion we will take you on a trip departing from Florence by bus to spend your day in each of these wonderful locations.
A day trip to discover the authentic side of Tuscany
Join our amazing tour of Monteriggioni, Siena, San Gimignano and Chianti from Florence, a unique experience to do if you are visiting Florence and Tuscany. These wonderful places are all easily reachable from Florence, showing the authentic side of Tuscany, like the Medieval hilltop gem Monteriggioni, the medieval town of Siena, the little village of San Gimignano and the famous wine making area of Chianti. In the morning you will then leave Florence by coach, starting your amazing day trip of Tuscany. By choosing this tour you will visit some of the most important towns in Tuscany! Monteriggioni is a Medieval walled town, referenced in Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy. Siena is mainly known for its Palio, held in Piazza del Campo, but can also offer some delicious typical products. Eventually, the Chianti area is worldwide know as Chianti Wine's land of production: a wonderful region that you will visit with this amazing Tuscany tour.
Visit San Gimignano, a true Tuscan gem
After leaving Florence we will drive to San Gimignano famous for its white wine, the world renowned Vernaccia, and its skyscrapers, also declared a World heritage Site by Unesco! The visit will be free for independent sightseeing, strolling around the narrow streets and admiring the relaxing landscape.
Relax yourself in a Chianti winery
After, we will move into the Chianti area, with its picture-postcard landscapes.You will have the chance to taste the best Chianti red wine in a rustic wine estate along with home-made snacks and sampling of wines and oil. Therw will be then time for a good typical Tuscan lunch consisting of typical food such as pasta, cured meats, cheeses (pecorino di Pienza) and local pastries.
Tour of Monteriggioni and Siena, enchanting towns of Tuscany
The tour will continue with a fascinating tour of Siena (guided tour in english and spanish), an enchanting town of Tuscany. The guides will lead you to explore the city and its attractions, from Piazza del Duomo, to be impressed by the imposing, stunning Cathedral, one of the finest achievements of Italian Gothic, to the Town Hall of Siena, there are historical and architectural marvels everywhere. The Piazza del Campo is also an interesting attraction, the place of the annual Palio Horse Race.
The day trip from Florence will with a tour of Monteriggioni and its impressive fortress, with its still intact walls. Here you can drink in the history and relive the atmosphere of olden times.
Other ways to visit Tuscany!
The day trip to Tuscany can include also he unmissable city of Pisa, with a Day tour of Pisa, San Gimignano and Siena departing from Florence that will take you to discover beautiful landscapes during the journey but also some unique masterpieces such as the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the towers of San Gimignano.
If you want to find the same beautiful destinations of this tour, but with a more intimate and exclusive eXPerience, don't miss our tour of Tuscany for small groups (with a maximum of 8 participants), departing from Florence. You will travel aboard a comfortable minivan with wi-fi and air-conditioning to visit the most beautiful places of Tuscany.
Furthermore, if you wanto to discover the hidden charms of the "Manhattan of Tuscany", book ourTour to San Gimignano and its surroundings. Or, if you like Italian typical food you can combine culture and flavors with our Day Trip to San Gimignano and Chianti.For wine lovers, we suggest the Tuscany Wine Tour: Montepulciano, Montalcino and Val d'Orcia wine roads, visiting wonderful locations famous for their authentic Tuscan wine and beautiful cultural attractions.