Full day immersion into real Tuscany!
An English speaking driver will welcome you at the port of Livorno and drive you to southern Tuscany with his air conditioned luxury 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.
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 ship in Livorno with your driver (your local guide will meet you directly in Siena)
End location: Back to your ship in Livorno with your driver (your guide will bid farewell from you in San Gimignano)
Duration: 9 hours
On sunday mornings the Cathedral of Siena cannot be visited.
Transportation is included from and back to Livorno port.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
13 euros - Entrance fee to the Duomo in Siena and the Duomo in San Gimignano.