Siena and San Gimignano full day tour with chaufferred car from Florence

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Tour Number

Activity Level

285814


Categories

City, Day Trip / Out of Town, Museums / Culture, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

Italian (fluent), German (fluent), English (fluent)

Full day immersion into real Tuscany!


An English speaking driver and myself will meet you at your hotel in Florence and drive you to Siena in an air conditioned luxury sedan or minivan. The walking tour will kick off from the Basilica of San Domenico, a milestone of local architecture and faith. We will not miss the famous shell shaped square, Piazza del Campo, the stage where twice a year, the Palio horse race is performed. We will include the Duomo, considered one of the finest Gothic cathedrals in Italy with amazing works by Bernini and Michelangelo.

After lunch to be decided together (not included) we will continue onto San Gimignano, the drive is 45 minutes. Our walk there will start from San Giovanni gate, where the medieval city walls are still completely visible. We will proceed to the old core of the city, consisting of three small squares. The Duomo in San Gimignano is one of the few churches in Italy that are entirely decorated with frescoes.

No tour is complete is without a stop for a GELATO!

Itinerary

Basilica di San Domenico, piazza Salimbeni, piazza del Campo, the Duomo, Torre Cugnanesi, Via San Giovanni, piazza della Cisterna, the Duomo.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At your hotel in Florence

End location: Back to your hotel in Florence

Duration: 8 hours

On sunday mornings the Cathedral of Siena and the Duomo in San Gimignano cannot be visited.

Transportation

Transportation from and back to Florence is included.

What’s Included

The tour includes chauffered air conditioned luxury minivan with English speaking driver and a local guide in Siena and in San Gimignano.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

13 euros - Entrance fee to the Duomo in Siena and the Duomo in San Gimignano.

What’s Extra

Entrance fees to museums and/or church and meals.

A Recent Review of this tour

Elisabetta was a family favorite and we wished we could have had more tours with her. Our kids loved her...as did the adults. Truly a special day.
Bill Christ

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