San Gimignano
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  • San Gimignano, Siena, Chianti Guided Tour from Florence

    1. San Gimignano, Siena, Chianti Guided Tour from Florence

    Explore the heart of beautiful Tuscany on a full-day tour of the towns of San Gimignano and Siena, then discover the bucolic wine region of Chianti. Departing from Florence by luxury air-conditioned bus, your first stop will be the UNESCO World Heritage Site of San Gimignano, one of the most splendid examples of an Italian medieval town. Distinguished by its famous towered skyline, San Gimignano stands along the Via Francigena on the hills of the Upper Val D’Elsa. Also famous for its Vernaccia di San Gimignano wine, saffron, and precious Santa Fina pottery, it is an excellent place to get acquainted with the Tuscan environment. You will enjoy some free time to stroll through the town on your own and explore its beautiful squares, architecture, churches, and side streets. Afterwards you will head out to a unique location in the Chianti countryside to enjoy a wine tasting. Once you hop o...

    Incredible expérience in a small group with a perfectly managed timing. The tour of Sienna light have been a bit more détailed otherwise everything was well above my expectations ! I definitely recommend.

  • San Gimignano: Private Organic Winery Tour & Tasting

    2. San Gimignano: Private Organic Winery Tour & Tasting

    Enjoy a 1.5-hour visit to Podere la Marronaia, a small family-run farm in San Gimignano, dedicated to the cultivation of grapes and olives and production of organic wines and extra virgin olive oils. In 2016, the fields were converted to the more sustainable form of biodynamic agriculture. The purpose was to produce wines and extra virgin olive oil using authentically grown Tuscan grapes and olives. Take a short walk from central San Gimignano to Sosta Alle Colonne, the cellar and the tasting venue. Your visit will not be just a wine tasting, but an introduction to the world of Tuscan wines. Experience the family's passion for the land and its products.

    interesting and enjoyable day! Very professionally done. Great interactions with the other people on the excursion.

  • San Gimignano Area: Wine Tasting Experience

    3. San Gimignano Area: Wine Tasting Experience

    A few steps from San Gimignano, there is a splendid family-run winery. Here, you can taste typical Tuscan products including wine and tasty local croutons. Do not miss the opportunity to learn how to combine Tuscan wine with appetizing foods and find out how wines are produced in a real cellar. You will visit the cellar, the vineyards, and all the places where the wine comes to life. Listen to stories, and hear about winemaking processes. You'll discover that Tuscany and Chianti are areas to be loved and protected. As you discover the secrets of wine and grapes, you'll also learn about the best food pairings.  You can choose between two unique experiences:  Tasting of four wines accompanied by snacks of typical products preceded by a tour of the cellars and vineyard Lunch and tasting of four wines preceded by a tour of the cellar and the vines

  • From Florence: Siena & San Gimignano Day Trip with Lunch

    4. From Florence: Siena & San Gimignano Day Trip with Lunch

    Meet your driver and tour leader in your hotel lobby to embark on a full-day trip to Siena and San Gimignano. Hop aboard a private vehicle for a scenic drive through the rolling hills of the Chianti region, covered with vineyards and olive groves. First up, make your way to the town of Siena, stopping at the Basilica of San Domenico. Inside the church are the relics of Saint Catherine, the patron saint of Siena. Take a stroll to the Piazza del Campo to see the political center of town where the famous horse race Il Palio is held twice a year. From there, meander towards the Gothic Cathedral, which boasts an impressive collection of artworks by Michelangelo, Donatello and Bernini. Along the way, pass by a delicatessen that sells wild boar salami. If you fancy it, you can step inside for a tasting. Then, it’s onward to lunch at a boutique winery surrounded by the Chianti hills and viney...

  • San Gimignano: The Medieval City

    5. San Gimignano: The Medieval City

    Discover how people used to once live in a tower here during the Middle Ages, and many more mysterious historical facts during this tour of the medieval city of San Gimignano. A professional local guide will be available every Sunday at 11:00 am in front of the San Gimignano Tourist Office in Piazza Duomo, ready to help you start exploring the city. The visit starts in Piazza Duomo, where most of the medieval towers are concentrated, then it continues along the medieval main street of the city, called Via San Matteo. You will continue until you reach the Church of Sant’Agostino, built in the late 13th Century, with splendid Renaissance frescoes by Benozzo Gozzoli. You will then go back toward the city center through some side streets, stopping to admire the views from the ruins of the Montestaffoli fortress. The tour will end in Piazza della Cisterna, surrounded by very well preserved ...

    It was an interesting excursion, and the guide was knowledgeable. An important negative was that it was one tour in both Italian and English. I felt this was a waste of time on a VERY HOT day. Suggestion: have tours on ONE language at a time even if the tour has to be shortened.

  • Florence: Siena and San Gimignano Group Tour w/ Local Lunch

    6. Florence: Siena and San Gimignano Group Tour w/ Local Lunch

    Explore Siena, San Gimignano, and Chianti on this guided walking tour around the Tuscan countryside. Admire the imposing Duomo (church) and other landmarks before stopping at a local winery near San Gimignano to taste local products. Meet your driver at the meeting point and take a journey through the famous wine route known as Chiantigiana. Enjoy some free time for memorable pictures among the hills of vineyards and olive groves. The driver will then lead you to Siena, a powerful city-state that became an important cultural and art center during the Roman and Renaissance periods. Enjoy a walking tour with an expert guide. Visit the majestic Duomo of Siena, one of the most impressive examples of Italian Gothic architecture. After the walking tour, take some free time to discover the town on your own. Visit Salimbeni Square where there’s the oldest bank of Europe, Monte dei Paschi di ...

  • San Gimignano: Top Masterclass at Vernaccia Wine Experience

    7. San Gimignano: Top Masterclass at Vernaccia Wine Experience

    The Vernaccia San Gimignano Wine Experience leads to a discovery of the wine-producing area of Tuscan. The kingdom of the only White Queen in a land of red kings: Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG. In two exhilarating hours for all local wine lovers, we offer: THE STORY The story of the wine-producing area, from its history to its vineyards, the cultivation and vinification techniques, to its wines, is told in half an hour. The presentation starts at 12:00 PM in our museum rooms that are specially equipped with exciting multimedia technologies. A LESSON A lesson on the individual aromas and fragrances characterizing the bouquet of Vernaccia di San Gimignano and San Gimignano Rosso is offered in our perfume and spice room. PROFESSIONAL SENSORY WINE TASTING Six local wines to learn about the different expressions of four Vernacce wines, San Gimignano DOC, a local red wine in its many dec...

  • Private Guided Tour in San Gimignano

    8. Private Guided Tour in San Gimignano

    Enjoy a 3-hour walking tour and where you'll discover the unique histories of noble families that lived once in San Gimignano. At Cistern Piazza, taste a famous ice cream that has won many prizes. At the Piazza Duomo square, you will admire the Public Palace and the wonderful Cathedral. If you choose to visit the palace, you will explore the Civic Museum and the highest tower in the town, from where you can take wonderful pictures of the surrounding landscapes. If you prefer to enter the Cathedral, you will be able to admire well-preserved frescoes. Witness panoramic views from the Montestaffoli Fortress where the Vernaccia Museum is also situated. DOCG white wine is produced in this area. The guide will suggest that you have a toast in a wine shop (at a little extra cost).

  • From Florence: Guided Day Tour to Siena

    9. From Florence: Guided Day Tour to Siena

    Explore the city of Siena on this guided day tour from Florence. Appreciate the beauty of the Chiantigiana road, Siena Cathedral, and medieval hill town of San Gimignano. After meeting with your guide, depart on a journey across the wine route of Chiantigiana. This road takes you from Florence to Siena through the Chianti area, one of the famous wine-producing regions in Italy. Take memorable pictures of the hills, vineyards, and olive groves that adorn the road. Next, tour around the city of Siena. See the majestic Siena Cathedral, a popular example of an Italian Gothic architecture. Then, you will be given free time to explore the city on your own. Stop at the Salimbeni Square, home of the oldest bank in Europe, and visit the world-famous Piazza del Campo, known for its peculiar shape and architectural beauty. Head over to San Gimignano, dubbed as the town of towers. Recharge at a l...

  • San Gimignano: Vineyard and Cellar Tour with Wine Tasting

    10. San Gimignano: Vineyard and Cellar Tour with Wine Tasting

    Begin your wine tasting experience with a tour around the vineyards that surround the winery. While touring the vineyard, learn about the agronomic phases of the vineyard. Once you have toured the vineyard, you'll visit the wine cellar, where you’ll learn about the vinification process and aging techniques. Move into the tasting room, where you’ll get a chance to learn about wine and food pairing before starting your wine tasting. The wine tasting will include all the wines in the vineyard production. The wine tasting will be paired with local cured meats, cheese, and olive oil. Taste a variety of wines including, Vermentino IGT, Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG, Vernaccia di San Gimignano Riserva DOCG, Chianti DOCG, Chianti Riserva DOCG, Japigo, IGT Supertuscan, and Vin Ssanto del Chianti DOC.

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What people are saying about San Gimignano

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 994 reviews

Incredible expérience in a small group with a perfectly managed timing. The tour of Sienna light have been a bit more détailed otherwise everything was well above my expectations ! I definitely recommend.

It was a great way to see a lot of Tuscany in one day. The trip was long but not too exhausting, there was good amount of free time. I recommend Lorenzo as the guide! He is very friendly and helpful.

Ι have participated to this travel/activity with my sons, two adolescent boys and it was really great!!!! We have really enjoyed it!! Our guide Karmen was amazing. Thank you for all!

Excellent excursion with free time. The LUCAS guide helps you in everything and is very professional. The local guide DAVINIA very expert in her explanations I recommend her 100%

Everything about this tour was great, the guide, the activities, bus. Just everything!