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SIENA, SAN GIMIGNANO, MONTERIGGIONI & CHIANTI - BY BUS

A trip through history! Visit some of the most evocative examples of Tuscany’s medieval past and explore the scenic wine region of Chianti Classico. Wine estate visit & tastings included! Crossing the beautiful Chianti hills we arrive at the Medieval hilltop gem of MONTERIGGIONI, with its still intact walls . Here you can drink in the history and relive the atmosphere of olden times. Our day continues to the stately SIENA, famous for its splendid examples of Gothic architecture and the Palio horse race. Follow our guide to the suggestive Piazza del Campo, where the magnificent Palazzo Pubblico stands, with its Torre del Mangia. Visit the precious interiors of the Duomo, one of the most beautiful Cathedrals in Italy. After leaving Siena we 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 is free for independent sightseeing, strolling around the narrow streets and admiring the relaxing landscape. In one of the most famous and award winning Ice cream Parlours you can enjoy a taste of a delicious homemade ice cream (HIGH SEASON ONLY), it’s our treat! After, we move into the CHIANTI area, with its picture-postcard landscapes. You have the chance to taste the best Chianti red wine in a rustic wine estate along with home-made snacks, with a tour of the wine cellars and sampling of wines and oil. Please note that the given order of the visits may change   DAYS Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday - Friday - Sunday (From the 1st of November to the 31st of March) Everyday (From the 1st of April to the 31st of October) LANGUAGES English  Spanish Italian (only on saturday and sunday) DEPARTURE 8.45am MEETING POINT Outside Santa Maria Novella Train Station, in front of Bar Reale - Piazza della Stazione, 50 CHECK IN 20 minutes before departure DURATION 10h  DISCOUNT 0-3 years free 4-12 years 50% off INCLUSIONS GT coach, expert multilingual guide Siena guided tour Siena Cathedral tickets Visit to a wine estate and its cellars: wine, olive oil and regional products tasting. Free time to visit San Gimignano and Monteriggioni.  NOTES Please note that the given order of the visits may change

TUSCANY GRAND TOUR: SIENA, SAN GIMIGNANO, PISA BY MINIVAN

Tuscany Top Highlights in one day! Enjoy this small group tour on a comfortable air-conditioned minivan. During the Tuscany Grand Tour you will explore the breathtaking towns of Siena, San Gimignano and Pisa. Visit Siena’s historic centre with our expert guide, then stop in the medieval town of San Gimignano. In the end explore Pisa and its leaning Tower. Siena and San Gimignano are the symbols of Medieval and Gothic architectures; characteristic elements are the historic towers, the pointed arches, and the narrow streets. Moreover this Tuscan area is known  for its superb food specialties – such as Panforte and Pici – which you will surely have the chance to taste. Stand then under the notorious Leaning Tower of Pisa and stroll over Piazza dei Miracoli, home of many historic sites. You will have free time to stroll around the city before leaving for Firenze . DAYS Tuesday - Thursday  (From the 1st of April to the 31st of October 2018) Wednesday (From the 1st of November 2017 to the 31st of March 2018) LANGUAGES English Italian DEPARTURE 8.30am MEETING POINT Piazza Cavalleggeri 1 at the National Library in Florence CHECK IN 15 minutes before DURATION 10h DISCOUNT Children under 5 years free of charge From 6 to 12 years 50% off INCLUSIONS Air-conditioned car or 7-8 seater minivan Expert English-speaking driver 30 minutes guided tour in Pisa + 1 hour guided tour in Siena including tickets for the Cathedral Light lunch in San Gimignano; Free time in San Gimignano and Pisa