There’s more to Tuscany than Florence. Leave the city behind and discover three other enchanting Tuscan destinations on this day trip to Siena, San Gimignano and Pisa. Take a guided tour of beautiful Siena, famous for its bareback horse race and the Gothic Siena Cathedral, and taste typical Tuscan food and wine during a 3-course lunch in a local winery or restaurant. Then, enjoy free time to explore San Gimignano, a picturesque medieval village, and Pisa, home to the UNESCO-listed Leaning Tower of Pisa.
Inclusions & Exclusions
✔  Lunch in a typical wine farm
✔  Admission fee to Siena Cathedral (if option selected)
✔  Free time in Pisa and San Gimignano
✔  Journey by fully-fitted GT Coach
✔  Expert multilingual escort
✔  Siena tour with professional guide (if option selected)
✖  Hotel pickup and drop-off
✖  Gratuities
✖  Guide in Siena and admission fee to Siena Cathedral in case you do not select all inclusive options)
Departure & Return
Departure:  Piazzale Montelungo, Firenze FI, Italy

TOURS & NEWS KIOSK AT PIAZZALE MONTELUNGO BUS TERMINAL
Located at 5-10 minutes walking distance from Santa Maria Novella Train Station. Look for our staff wearing a FUCHSIA CIAOFLORENCE JACKET and holding a CIAOFLORENCE CLIPBOARD!

Return: End right where it started.
Itinerary
1
Florence There is no time to waste when exploring the Tuscan countryside! Meet your tour guide at Piazzale Montelungo Bus Terminal early in the morning. Piazzale Montelungo is located 5-10 minutes walking distance from Santa Maria Novella train station. Hop on the comfortable coach bus, choose your seat, and relax before departing on your journey! The drive to Siena will take about one hour. During the journey, your guide will entertain you with plenty of interesting information about Tuscany, and specifically - Siena! If you have any questions, your guide will be there to assist you.

Duration:  60 minutes

2
Siena When you arrive in the medieval gem of Siena, your guide will lead you through the picturesque streets until you reach the main piazza of the city - Piazza del Campo. Here, a professional city guide will meet the group to begin your walking tour. For about an hour, the guide will share fascinating facts about this incredible city (which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site), and you will visit some of the most famous points of interest. The end of the walking tour will lead you to the Siena Cathedral, where you can enter to see the breathtaking decorations and unique architecture. Please note that the "Semi independent option" does not included the guided tour in Siena. Clients that have chosen this option will have free time in Siena instead.

Duration:  2 hours

3
Piazza del Campo During the included walking tour of Siena, your guide will show you an insider's view of Piazza del Campo. Not only is this piazza a popular place for locals to gather, but is is also home to an annual palio horse race, which is an epic competition between the different neighborhoods of Siena! Learn all about the history of the city, and its main square as your guide unfolds the secrets of the city to you and your group in a vivid, storytelling manner. You will spend about thirty minutes learning about Piazza del Campo.

Duration:  30 minutes

4
Torre del Mangia Your guide will lead you to Torre del Mangia, the striking clocktower of Siena. This incredible tower dominates the city's skyline and is the third tallest tower in all of Italy! Connected to the important Palazzo Publicco, your guide will share more information about this unique tower during your tour! Enjoy about fifteen minutes outside of Torre del Mangia.

Duration:  15 minutes

5
Duomo di Siena After your walking tour of the historical center ends, you will be given some independent time to explore the intricate and fine decorations inside the Siena Cathedral. This Cathedral has many different artistic styles, and works of art from countless famed Renaissance artists. Walk through the breathtaking atmsophere inside, and don't forget to stop in the absolutely striking Piccolomini Library on your way out! Spend about twenty minutes exploring the Cathedral indpendently. Then, enjoy walking through the city center on your own before meeting your guide again to head to your next stop! Please note that the "Without Cathedral option" and "Semi independent option" do not includ the admission fee to Siena Cathedral.

Duration:  15 minutes

6
Chianti Road After an exciting morning of exploration in Siena, it will be time to relax and refuel! We will drive about one hour through the rolling hills of Tuscany until we reach a lovely, family-owned winery in the countryside outside of San Gimignano. Indulge in a wine tasting of high-level wines accompanied by a delicious three-course meal of a typical Tuscan meat and cheese plate, pasta, and dessert. Then, we will drive about fifteen minutes to arrive in the hilltop beauty of San Gimignano.

Duration:  2 hours

7
San Gimignano San Gimignano is visible from close and far, with its unmistakable medieval “skyscrapers.” Sometimes called a medieval Manhattan, there are still thirteen towers intact in this perfectly preserved hilltop town. Your guide will lead you first to a famous panoramic viewpoint, where you can photograph the Tuscan countryside, and then through the ancient doors to the city. You will have an hour to explore the lovely town of San Gimignano as you please.

Duration:  60 minutes

8
Piazza della Cisterna As you walk through the characteristic alleyways of San Gimignano, you will inevitably make your way to Piazza della Cisterna. This is the main square of the city, and where you can find the Cathedral, Duomo, and lovely architecture! Grab a gelato or coffee and enjoy the lovely views of this perfectly preserved medieval city.

Duration:  15 minutes

9
Collegiata di Santa Maria Assunta - Duomo di San Gimignano During your free time in San Gimignano, we recommend you visit the historic Cathedral and Duomo. Inside, you can find historic and beautiful frescoes colorfully decorating the walls of the Cathedral. Many tourists skip entering this sacred church, and it is truly a hidden gem in the center of the town.

Duration:  15 minutes

10
Pisa After exploring the historic beauty of San Gimignano, it will be time to depart for a great symbol of Italy - Pisa! We will drive for about an hour, as your guide shares interesting information about the city an its monuments.

Duration:  60 minutes

11
Piazza dei Miracoli Upon arrival, your guide will lead you straight to the famous Square of Miracles. At first sight, it is truly breathtaking - the white marble buildings glow in contrast to the perfect, green lawns. You will have about an hour to explore the Cathedral, Baptistry, Monumental Cemetery, and of course - The Leaning Tower, a worldwide symbol of Italian heritage! Be sure to have your camera ready... Pisa is a known for its fun photos in front of the Leaning Tower!

Duration:  15 minutes

12
Leaning Tower of Pisa During your free time and if there is no queue, you can climb the Leaning Tower of Pisa to admire the incredible views of the Square of Miracles from above. The panoramic views of Pisa are truly breathtaking - from the monuments below, to the city surrounding the square, the Arno River, and the countryside in the distance... Views from the top of the tower are fascinating!

Duration:  15 minutes

13
Duomo di Pisa Discover the unique Romanesque architecture of the striking Pisa Cathedral! Beautifully decorated with gold accents and bright colors inside, this Cathedral is a mesmerizing place to finish your time in Pisa!

Duration:  15 minutes

14
Florence After departing from Pisa, it will take about an hour to return to Piazzale Montelungo in Florence. Enjoy your wonderful memories of a full day in the historical and artistic gems of the Tuscan Countryside as you sit back, relax, and enjoy the air conditioned coach bus

Duration:  60 minutes

Additional info
•  Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
•  Public transportation options are available nearby
•  Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
•  Specialized infant seats are available
•  Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
•  Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
•  Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
•   Kindly note that the Semi Independent option does not include the local guide in Siena
•  Kindly note that "Semi Independent options" and "No Catheral options" do not include entrance tickets to Siena’s Cathedral
•  Please note that the given order of the visits may change
•  Entrance into Siena Cathedral requires a strict dress code. We cannot be held responsible for entry denied due to improper dress. Please make sure your shoulders and knees are covered
•  All participants who are over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 15 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts
•  LOW SEASON (From November, 1st until March, 31st): English and Spanish languages are always guaranteed. In order to confirm the excursion in French, German, Italian or Portuguese a minimum of 4 pax is required
•  HIGH SEASON (From April 1st until October 31st): this tour is always available in English and Spanish. Other languages are confirmed as follows: GERMAN: Thursday - min 2 pax FRENCH: Wednesday, Saturday - min 2 pax PORTUGUESE: Tuesday - min 2 pax ITALIAN: Sunday - min 2 pax
Free cancellation
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Price:
From $69.23
Ticket:
Mobile or paper ticket accepted
duration:
12 hours
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Cancellation policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.