DAY TOUR FROM FLORENCE TO SIENA & SAN GIMIGNANO
A day tour to visit the most important city in Tuscany after Florence: Siena, located in the central part of Tuscany Region, in the middle of a vast hilly landscape, its historic center has been declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site; and then to Sangimignano: a small walled medieval hilltop town, known as the Town of Fine Towers, it is famous for its medieval architecture and with its encircling walls forms “an unforgettable skyline”.
We’ll pick you up from your hotel in Florence and drive you to Siena (72 km/45 miles; about 1 hour drive). We will visit the Cathedral (Duomo), begun in the 12th century, is a masterpiece of Italian Romanesque-Gothic architecture; then we’ll continue our Siena tour with a visit to The Piazza del Campo, the shell-shaped town square, where we’ll visit Palazzo Pubblico, a great work of architecture itself with its tall tower, it houses an important art museum (masterpieces by Ambrogio Lorenzetti, Simone Martini and Pietro Lorenzetti); lunch in a typical restaurant, then we’ll drive to Sangimignano, visit of the historic center, time for shopping, and then we’ll drive you back to Florence.
Siena and Sangimignano private tour includes private transportation service and private tour guide.
Itinerary: Florence, Siena, Sangimignano, and return to Florence
Duration: approx. 8 hours (including break for lunch);
Meeting point: hotel in Florence;
Meeting time: 9:00 AM;
Private guide: included;
Transportation (private transportation service): included;
Entrance fees: included;
Driving time from Florence to Siena: 1 hour.
The tour is private: for your party only!
No lines to get in to the sites!
Contact us for a quotation.