Private tour in southern Chianti: Siena, San Gimignano and Monteriggioni.
Have you ever been in the south of Chianti area by a Private Tour?
With this incredible tour in southern Chianti, you will have the opportunity to visit scenarios rich in history and incredible beauty panoramas that will leave you breathless.
Starting from Florence we will discover the art and medieval cities such as San Gimignano, famous for being called also the medieval New York due to its profile, because the towers that surround it recall the tall skyscrapers of the metropolis.
Once you arrive you will have the opportunity to visit the beautiful village of the city, and go to the central square to taste the ice cream created by the master ice cream maker Sergio Dondoli who led him to win the prize for best ice cream in the world.
After that, we will head towards the beautiful city of Siena famous for the horse race called “Palio di Siena” carried out in the central square “Piazza del campo” walking through the streets of the center you can admire all the beauty that only Siena can give as the facade of the white marble cathedral or its small streets with the famous color of Siena a particular red.
The last stop is a small fortified village on a hill with its ancient walls that are still well maintained today the city of Monteriggioni with its views that seemed to come out of a postcard. The tour ends in a cellar where you will have the opportunity to enjoy a classic Tuscan lunch accompanied by a fantastic tasting of wines chosen appropriately according to the course.
DeparturePiazza della Calza, Florence
Departure TimeMeeting point is in Piazza della Calza, behind Porta Romana. We meet at 9.15 am and departure at 9.30 am
Return TimeApproximately at 17:30.
Dress CodeCasual, comfortable athletic clothing, hat and light jacket.
Not IncludedLunch includedPrivate pickup and drop off included
Full Day tour: Private tour in Chianti
San Gimignano was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, a city that reached its maximum splendor in 1300. One of its peculiarities are its towers, once there were 72 of them, today it still retains 13. But it is not famous only for the its profile but also for its saffron products and to produce an excellent white wine called Vernaccia di San Gimignano produced exclusively in this area, and to have in its central square the rocking ice cream parlor champion of the world of ice cream.
Siena, located in the heart of Tuscany is one of the most famous medieval cities. The city known for its historical and artistic heritage, included by UNESCO in the World Heritage Site. Both for its majestic Romanesque cathedral and its white marble facade as well as for the famous Palio held every year on July 2nd and August 16th in the central square, "Piazza del Campo" a horse race carried out without using of the saddle. The city is home to Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, founded in 1472, the oldest bank in the world still active.
A small medieval village located on a hill, its immense charm comes from its walls that surround it Monteriggioni still today recalls a beauty now forgotten by time, but a single glance will make you appreciate the work done in 1200.
A fantastic winery where you will have the opportunity to try a classic Tuscan lunch accompanied by a fantastic tasting of 6 wines chosen appropriately based on the courses.