Day Trip through Tuscany from Florence (Small Group)

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180 $ per person
  • More individuality: 18 participants maximum

We’ll worry about getting you to the best spots. All you have to do is indulge your senses with wine, food, and medieval architecture that exists nowhere else.

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Details

  • Languages: Englisch
  • Participants : 1 - 18
  • Duration : 10 hours
  • Offer type : public (with other participants)
  • Tour ID: 29606
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Highlights

  • Take a stroll through Siena, one of the most picturesque and best-preserved medieval cities in Italy and get to know the famous horse race of Palio, one of the most dangerous and unique sporting events in the world.

  • Discover one of the classic pearls of Tuscany - the city of San Gimignano - a medieval city with such a unique and beautiful architecture that it has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  • Enjoy an all-inclusive lunch with local ingredients and regional specialties on an authentic Tuscan family farm.

  • Enjoy a familiar group of 14 or less fellow travelers, which gives you personal access to your experienced tour guide.

Description

Your day starts in Central Florence where you’ll meet your small group of no more than 18 people and expert tour leader. Then you’ll hop into our private mini buses and we’ll spirit you out of the city and over to Siena, one of the best-preserved examples of medieval Italian architecture in the world. Spared German bombing in World War 2, this time capsule of ancient, precarious-looking buildings is home to the Palio, one of the greatest and most dangerous horse races in the world. Your expert tour leader will immerse you in the unique history and culture of Siena as you explore its narrow streets before escorting you to the doors of the breathtaking Siena Cathedral.

Next we take you from the city to Siena, one of the best preserved examples of medieval Italian architecture. The Palio, one of the largest and most dangerous horse races in the world, was bombed by the Germans in World War II. Your experienced guide will immerse you in the unique history and culture of Siena as you explore the narrow streets, before taking you to the doors of the breathtaking Cathedral of Siena.

A walk through the hills of the Tuscan cities will make you hungry and thirsty, so that your next highlight is an authentic Italian family business, where some of our good friends offer you a tour of the vineyards and wine cellars. Afterwards you will have a sumptuous, all-embracing lunch and get to know Chianti wines.

After a delicious meal, we will let your imagination run wild and stop in San Gimignano, a city of such unique architectural beauty that has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Buy culinary delicacies from Tuscany in the rustic, winding alleys or get to know the architectural wonders of the famous medieval tower houses.

Additional information

Tips for guides are welcome, but never obligatory.
Please note that we meet 15 minutes before departure time. No refunds or re-booking in case of late arrival or non-appearance after the start or departure of the tour.
This tour includes a full lunch. If you have any dietary requirements, please contact us before booking, as we will do everything to adapt it to your needs.
Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate guests with reduced mobility, wheelchairs or prams on this tour.
Please note that the Cathedral of Siena is closed on Sundays during our visiting hours and remains closed during special celebrations, including the Easter celebrations. If this happens during your visit, we will take an alternative route that includes the cathedral from the outside. We cannot give refunds or discounts.
Please remember that the cathedral is a sacred place and the clothes must be appropriate for the visit. Both men and women are asked to wear clothes that cover at least their shoulders and knees. Walks cannot be held responsible for refusal of entry due to inappropriate clothing.
The order of the sites visited may vary.
Comfortable walking shoes recommended.

Included in the price

•English-speaking tour guide (may be split between 2 vehicles for journeys)
•Lunch & wine tasting in Chianti
•Comfortable, air-conditioned transport
•Professional driver (additionally to the guide)
•Small groups of 18 people or fewer

The price does not include

•Gratuities
•Hotel Pick-Up/Drop-Off

Meeting point

Meeting point:<br> Cinema Principe on Viale Giacomo Matteotti 13/r. Directions:<br> Cinema Principe on Viale Giacomo Matteotti 13/r, opposite Piazza della Libertà.

Please bring your booking confirmation.

Cancellation Conditions

Cancellations:
Cancellations made more than 72 hours prior to departure: Full refund.
Cancellations made within 72 hours of departure: No refund possible.

Amendments:
For changes made more than 72 hours before departure: No change fee, until availability.
For changes made within 72 hours prior to departure: Changes subject to a change fee per person, per tour, subject to availability.

Late arrival & No Shows:
No refund or rebooking in case of late arrival or non-appearance after the start or departure of the tour.

This deal can be cancelled for free up to 3 days before the date of the activity.

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