See the highlights of Siena, drive through the Tuscan countryside, enjoy a genuine lunch at a family owned winery, and relax in hilltop San Gimignano
Meet your new travel companions in Florence and start to enjoy this small group tour to experience the real essence of Tuscany and understand why the Tuscan region is so famous all over the world. After approx. 1 hour and 15 minutes drive through the amazing Tuscan countryside, you will reach the heart of Siena
Discover Siena, Tuscany's second most important art city. Your guide will take you on a walk through the town's picturesque narrow streets. See the highlights of Siena, including one of the most beautiful square of Italy, the shell-shaped Piazza del Campo, a brick-paved square where the famous Palio horserace is held, twice a year, the interior of the magnificent Cathedral (entrance fees included), etc. After the guided tour, you'll have some free time to enjoy Siena at your own pace, and shop around or have an Italian coffe (espresso).
On the way to San Gimignano, admire the unique Tuscan landscape, driving through marvelous postcard views, surrounded by olive trees, vines and old stone buildings.
TUSCAN WINERY LUNCH
Next stop is at a family owned wine estate located in the typical Tuscan landscape and with amazing views of vines and olive trees. Here you will have time to relax and enjoy a proper Tuscan lunch that gives you a taste of country hospitality. The menu includes assorted cold cuts, cured ham, salami, cheeses, bruschetta, pasta, or soup, salad, dessert and coffee, accompanied by the winery's own excellent wine, olive oil and vin santo (sweet dessert wine).
After lunch, we will reach San Gimignano, where you will finish your day in complete relax. Famous for its splendid skyline of tall Medieval towers, here you will have free time to explore the main street full of typical shops, have a look at the "Collegiata" (main church), or enjoy a gelato!
In the afternoon return back to Florence.