For a more memorable experience we offer a private vehicle and an English speaking driver. For a more in-depth visit we recommend adding a private guide for the whole day or only the two hour tour of S.Gimignano and the two hour tour of Siena.Your driver will be waiting for you at in the hotel lobby or where needed, holding a sign with your name on it.
Your driver will take you on a scenic 1hr 30 min journey to San Gimignano and the Tuscan countryside, where the successful movie Under the Tuscan Sun of was filmed. See the "Manhattan of Tuscany" skyline, bristling with a large number of towers dating back to the 11th and 13th centuries. Fifteen out of the 72 towers remain unbroken, giving an unmistakable imprint to this wondrous town.
Enjoy a typical local meal in a nearby farmhouse before heading to the enchanting town of Siena,approximately one hour drive away. Discover Siena visiting the Piazza del Campo, the square where the world famous folkloristic event called Palio Horse Racing takes place twice a year during the summer. Explore this fan-shaped, gently sloping square lined with marvellous buildings such as the City Hall, erected in the 13th century, and the Torre Del Mangia bell tower, rising 102 meters high. The Sansedoni Palace and the Gaiai Fountain are also close by.
Enjoy the exterior views of the gothic-style Duomo of Siena dating back to the 12th century and the Battistero, both adorned with a variety of frescoes, sculptures and painting masterpieces created by some of Italy’s most famous artists.
We recommend comfortable walking shoes, hat, and sunscreen furthermore proper attire that covers shoulders and knees for both men and women when visiting religious venues