Three Tuscan pearls of the Middle Ages. Departure in the morning from your hotel, towards Monteriggioni* one of the most important walled castles in the territory. It has incredibly preserved an intact structure as if time had never passed on the hill from which it elegantly dominates the surrounding landscape. The intact fortified wall presents 14 towers along which the guards used to walk and patrol the walls and 2 gates.
Then we continue our tour to reach the ancient town of Volterra* well known for its Etruscan origins and for the many remains belonging to this era. In early afternoon continue to San Gimignano*, located on the top of a hill and famous for its towers, Unesco world heritage. Initially seat of a small Etruscan village during Hellenistic period (II-III century. BC), it really started its history around the tenth century.
Monteriggioni, Volterra, San Gimignano
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I'll come to pick you up from your location in Florence or surroundings.
End location: At your location where we met in the morning
Duration: 8 hours
Hire of a private Mercedes-Benz Class V (minivan) with air condition and driver-guide at your disposal during the all trip,taxes, tolls, parking fees, gasoline
Hire of a private Mercedes-Benz Class V (minivan) with air condition and driver-guide at your disposal during the all trip, taxes, tolls, parking fees, gasoline
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 euro - Cost of a full meal, cable car for reach Certaldo, entrance fees
Meals, entrance fees
I am a driver-guide only, and I will not be able to accompany you on some portions of the tour which require long walking. The parts of the itinerary denoted by * will be un-guided, so after my introduction you will be able to explore the area on your own
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There can't be a better way to see Tuscany in a day then in air conditioned comfort with a knowledgable funny tour guide. Massimo's insights were fantastic and food recommendations were awesome. I think we put on 2kg on that day and fell in love with Tuscan cheeses not to mention the Tuscan scenery. Great day out