Siena and San Gimignano Shore Excursion

Tour Number

Activity Level

428385


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, Food and Wine, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of the van. Tour itinerary will be adjusted to maximize your experience - please mention any mobility issues to guide at booking.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

French (advanced), German (conversational), English (fluent), Italian (fluent), Swedish (advanced), Russian (fluent)

with Wine Tasting


Our day starts in Chianti, the famous wine region of Tuscany, where we visit several typical Medieval hamlets and admire breathtaking views of the vineyards and olive groves. We then visit a wine estate (set either in a Medieval village, a Renaissance villa, a castle or a monastery) to tour the canteens, the olive press, and savor the best local wines. After lunch in a local trattoria with typical Tuscan dishes, we head to Siena, a perfectly preserved town with pre-Renaissance architecture. Here, we admire the Piazza del Campo - the setting of a famous horse race - and the cathedral, perhaps the most ornate in Tuscany. Our day ends in San Gimignano, a "Medieval Manhattan" town, where we savor the best gelato in Tuscany, admire gorgeous frescoes and, for the brave, climb one of the first skyscrapers.

Itinerary

Pick-up at Livorno port.
Medieval villages in the Chianti wine region.
Visit a local wine producer, wine tasting, lunch.
Siena (including the interior of the cathedral or the town hall)
San Gimignano (main church or one of the towers), gelato
Return to port.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Livorno port, cruise terminal (beside your ship).

End location: Livorno port, cruise terminal (beside your ship).

Duration: 10 hours

Ten hours is the maximum tour duration. Tour schedule will be adjusted for the arrival and departure time of your ship - please communicate this to guide at booking.

Transportation

Private a/c minivan with professional driver, two rows three seats each, comfortable in four. Some walking may be involved in the villages and towns.

What’s Included

Tour customization, transfer by private a/c van with professional driver, tour time with your guide, reservation of all the activities on tour (lunch, wine tasting, museum entrances).

Estimated Local Cash Needed

90 Euro - Wine tasting, museum admissions, lunch, gelato - per person.

What’s Extra

Wine tasting, museum admissions, lunch, gelato, souvenirs.

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