During this full-day tour, you will visit Siena and admire its famous Piazza del Campo and the gorgeous cathedral followed step by step by a licensed tour guide. The afternoon will be dedicated to the discovery of the Chianti wine territory and of San Gimignano, which is considered one of the most beautiful medieval Italian villages.
Your expert guide will show you around the historic center of Siena starting from the shell-shaped Piazza del Campo. This is the place where the Palio, the famous horse race, takes place twice a year. Marvel at the Duomo, one of the most wonderful and original creations of medieval Italian art: in addition to the splendid façade, skillfully decorated with sculptures, noteworthy is the original Romanesque bell tower with bands of black and white marble.
In the afternoon, you'll discover the Chianti area, a region known for wine and olive oil production as well as for the magnificent landscape. After a stop in the small medieval villages of Monteriggioni and Fonterutoli, you'll reach San Gimignano, your last destination of the day. San Gimignano is a treasure of medieval architecture frozen in time. It is famous for its ancient towers, which still stand out from its skyline, earning it the nickname Manhattan of the Middle Ages. Don't forget to stop at an award-winning ice cream shop before returning to Florence.