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L&B Italian Tours - Search results for: Siena and San Gimignano

Duration: 12 hours

Type of Service: VIP Tuscany Grand Tour: one-day Best of Siena, San Gimignano, Pisa and Chianti - small group tour 

 In the 17th and 18th centuries young European aristocrats and cultivated Americans used to set off on a voyage of learning through Italy, birthplace of Western history and all art, a lifetime milestone known as the Grand Tour. Experience the fascination of this legendary journey!

Comprising visits to the most remarkable ancient towns and to the rolling Chianti hills, memorable views and flavorful culinary and wine experiences is what our Small-Group Tuscany Grand Tour allows you to discover, the the heart and soul of gorgeous Tuscany. 

Depart in full comfort aboard our state-of-the-art minivan, with your dedicated English-speaking driver and tour escort, and reach Siena. Set in a beautiful landscape, surrounded by vineyards and olive groves, it is one of the most enchanting medieval cities in Italy.

Led by a knowledgeable English-speaking guide you will discover the town's most striking sights, admire the marvelous Piazza del Campo - where twice a year dashing horses compete in the heart-rendering Palio race - and enjoy a flavorful surprise: a tasting of a local specialty. 
Then travel on to San Gimignano, UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most splendid examples of an ancient walled town. Renowned as “the city of beautiful towers” or "Tuscany's Manhattan" it boasts an exceptional skyline. It is one of the and most well-preserved, towns in the whole of Italy and has been used as a background in many movies. 
Stroll the maze of quaint cobblestone streets at your leisure, discover the tall towers, which characterize the town. Breathe in the authentic atmosphere and then set off across the vineyard-clad Chianti hills for a scrumptious Tuscan lunch and wine tasting in the charming premises of a boutique winery.

Sample authentic Tuscan flavor and enjoy the privilege of a private visit to the estate's wine cellar. After lunch, you will visit a fascinating village of Impruneta to learn all about its extraordinary terra cotta production, and then travel on to Pisa.
In Pisa discover the airy majesty of Piazza dei Miracoli (the Miracle Square), which consists of the leaning tower, Romanesque Duomo, and baptistery. The ever-fascinating Leaning Tower, bell tower of the Cathedral, has been proposed as one of the seven wonders of the modern world and is truly a sight to see (tickets to climb the tower are not included).
At the end of the visit travel back to Florence in full comfort, as your eyes and heart rest upon the day's marvelous enchanted sights. 
Our Tuscany Grand Tour is more than a tour, it is a memorable lifetime cultural experience.

Things to Know:

  • VIP small group tour of 16 people or less
  • Discover the Best of Tuscany in a day
  • An incredible journey through Middle Ages and Renaissance art and history
  • Visit Siena, San Gimignano, Pisa with its Leaning Tower (tower tickets not included)
  • Enjoy a relaxed escape from the crowds, visiting a prestigious winery and its cellars
  • Learn about Tuscan wine production and taste the Chianti wines
  • Savor a delicious typical Tuscan lunch in a boutique winery in Chianti
  • Magnificent views of Tuscan landscapes
  • Wear comfortable walking or tennis shoes
  • Tour is offered year round
  • Tour offered 7 days a week based on availability
  • Tour departs at 8:00am / Tour check-in at 7:45am
  • Meeting Point Location:  Piazza della Repubblicca - more details are provided upon booking

 

Additional Info

  • Region Tuscany
  • City San GimignanoSienaPisa and Chianti Winery
  • Duration 12 Hours
  • Highlights

    The best of Tuscany tour: a magnificent journey through the Middle Ages and Renaissance, exploring Siena and San Gimignano, gazing in awe at the world-renowned Pisa Leaning Tower.

  • Pricing & Booking

    $250.00 per person to include transportation, lunch, and wine tasting fees. The prices listed above are an estimate based on the daily exchange rate with the Euro. Due to the fluctuation in the Euro, the prices are subject to vary by up to 5% (usually a decrease, occasionally an increase). The precise price is confirmed upon booking.

    Please note: L&B Italian Tours have an on-call operator in Italy, in the event that anything changes or you have problems in Italy, you can contact us easily. 

  • Price 250.00 per person
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Duration: 8 hours

Type of Service: VIP Small-group Siena and San Gimignano day tour from Florence with dinner - small group tour

 A fabulous and exclusive all-round Tuscan extravaganza! 

Spend an enlightening afternoon visiting Siena and San Gimignano, two of Tuscany's "jewel cities", and top the day off with a sunset and dinner in a boutique winery in the rolling Chianti countryside.

Depart Florence for Siena in full comfort aboard our state-of-the-art minivan, with your dedicated English-speaking driver and tour escort, and reach Siena. 
Set in a beautiful landscape, surrounded by vineyards and olive groves, it is one of the most enchanting medieval cities in Italy.
Led by a specialized knowledgeable guide you will discover the town's most striking sights, admire the marvelous Piazza del Campo - where twice a year dashing horses compete in the heart-rendering Palio race. Explore quieter backstreets and learn everything about the Contrade (the 17 medieval city districts that compete against each other in the Palio) and enjoy a flavorful surprise, a tasting of a local specialty. 

Then travel on to San Gimignano, UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most splendid examples of an ancient walled town. Renowned as “the city of beautiful towers” or "Tuscany's Manhattan" it boasts an exceptional skyline. It is certainly one of the most well-preserved towns in the whole of Italy and has, in fact, been used as a background in many movies. During your free time here, stroll the maze of quaint cobblestone streets at leisure, discovering the many tall towers, once homes, which characterize the town. 

Breathe in the authentic atmosphere and then set off to admire the sun setting over the vineyard-clad Chianti hills and savor a genuine Tuscan dinner and wine tasting in the charming premises of a delightful boutique winery.
Enjoy the scrumptious flavors of an authentic typical meal splendidly paired with different excellent wines, as well as the privilege of a private visit to the estate's wine cellar.

Leaving you free to relax in the morning, and leading you into the heart of Tuscan beauty and heritage in the afternoon and evening, our VIP Small-Group Siena and San Gimignano with Dinner in a Chianti Winery provides a quintessential Dolce Vita Tuscan experience which you will never forget.

Things to Know:

  • VIP small-group tour for 16 people or less
  • Avoid the crowds leaving in the afternoon
  • Gaze in awe at the Tuscan countryside at sunset
  • Enjoy a delicious typical Tuscan dinner with wine tasting in a fascinating ancient cellar
  • Transportation IN/OUT Florence by comfortable Minivan
  • English speaking driver/tour leader
  • Guided walking tour of Siena with professional English speaking guide
  • San Gimignano visit with free time for shopping
  • Wear comfortable walking or tennis shoes
  • Tour is offered daily between April – October
  • Tour offered 7 days a week based on availability
  • Tour departs at 2:00pm / Tour check-in at 1:45pm
  • Meeting Point Location:  Piazza della Repubblicca - more details are provided upon booking
  • Tour is offered for children ages 6 - 12 years old and must be accompanied by an adult or guardian

 

Additional Info

  • Region Tuscany
  • City Siena and San Gimignano
  • Duration 8 hours
  • Highlights

    Enjoy this small-group tour which will let you discover the beauties of Siena, San Gimignano and the Chianti countryside, before admiring the sunset on the Tuscan hills and tasting a typical dinner in a fascinating location.

  • Pricing & Booking

    $198.00 per person/adult and $105.00 for children ages 6 to 12 years old to include transportation, lunch, and wine tasting fees. The prices listed above are an estimate based on the daily exchange rate with the Euro. Due to the fluctuation in the Euro, the prices are subject to vary by up to 5% (usually a decrease, occasionally an increase). The precise price is confirmed upon booking.

    Please note: L&B Italian Tours have an on-call operator in Italy, in the event that anything changes or you have problems in Italy, you can contact us easily. 

  • Price 198.00 per person/adult and 105.00 for children ages 6 to 12 years old
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