Private day trip to Siena and San Gimignano from Florence
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Private day trip to Siena and San Gimignano from Florence

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£73.00
Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Every day
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 8 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Snap unforgettable pictures of the beautiful Chianti landscape
  • Visit Siena's Piazza del Campo and Cathedral at your own pace
  • Admire the towers of San Gimignano and enjoy its typical products
What to expect

Begin your private day trip to Siena and San Gimignano with a convenient hotel pick-up. Leave the city of Florence to enjoy total immersion in the wonderful Chianti region, one of the most beautiful landscapes in the world.

Stop to admire Siena's heart, the central piazza called Il Campo, which is worldwide renowned for the famous Palio, a horse race that runs around the piazza two times every summer. The Campo is dominated by the red Palazzo Pubblico and its tower, Torre del Mangia. The Civic Palace, built between 1297 and 1310, still houses the city's municipal offices much like Palazzo Vecchio in Florence. From its internal courtyard, it is possible to access the Torre del Mangia and the Civic Museum. Visit the Sala del Mappamondo and the Sala della Pace and admire the huge Maestà and the Equestrian Portrait of Guidoriccio da Fogliano by Simone Martini and Ambrogio Lorenzetti's Allegories of Good and Bad Government, once considered the most important cycle of secular paintings of the Middle Ages.

Siena's Cathedral lies a few steps from Piazza del Campo. Admire this Gothic building filled with treasures by Pisano, Donatello and Michelangelo as well as frescoes by Pinturicchio. The impressive exterior and interior are decorated in white and greenish-black marble in alternating stripes, black and white being the symbolic colors of Siena. Once inside, admire the most impressive and beautiful treasure of the cathedral, the floor, which is decorated with the ancient art of mosaics to create a storytelling masterpiece. Don't miss the beautiful frescoes by Pinturicchio and the young Raphael in the Piccolomini Library.

After the stop in Siena, the tour proceeds to San Gimignano, the medieval hilltop town surrounded by walls and famous for its incredible number of towers. Today "only" 14 towers have survived, but at the time of the city at its greatest splendor they were 72; this is why it is still called "the Medieval Manhattan". Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1990, San Gimignano offers visitors the chance to step back in time and enjoy excellent local products including saffron and white wine, the Vernaccia di San Gimignano.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • What's included
    • Hotel pick-up and drop off
    • English-speaking driver
    • Round-trip private transfer by luxury minivan
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks
    • Private guide in Siena (extra cost)
    Where
    Meeting point:
    Your driver will pick you up at your accommodation in Florence. Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator.
    What to remember
    • Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator. You can find their contact information on the voucher after booking
    • Please note that the price is for private groups of up to 7 people. Please inform the local operator of the number of people in your group
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    Provider
    ITALIAN VISTA TRAVEL
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the experience begins.

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