San Gimignano and Volterra

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Terms and Conditions

  • WHEN all year round
  • STARTS8:30 am
  • DURATION 10 h approx
  • PRIVATE TOUR
  • LIVE GUIDE on request
  • CONFIRMATION within 48h

Escape from the chaos of big cities, dive into the tranquillity of the beautiful Tuscan countryside with its wheat fields, vineyards and ancient towns on board this fantastic tour. Breathe in the medieval magic of San Gimignano, the city of towers, surrounded by imposing walls and immersed in the stunning Sienese hills. Discover the fascinating Etruscan city of Volterra and let yourself be carried away by the timeless magic that envelops its historic centre.

TOUR DETAILS

INCLUDED

  • Private Transfer
  • Winery tour
  • Wine tasting and light lunch
WHAT WILL YOU DO

A certified English-speaking driver will pick you up at your hotel on board a comfortable van and will accompany you to San Gimignano, the first stop on this tour. Walking through the quaint city lanes, you will immerse yourself in the atmosphere of this 14th century village. Indeed, its appearance has mostly remained intact and thanks to its well preserved medieval architecture, it is considered one of the finest examples of Italian medieval city. San Gimignano is mostly known for the spectacular towers that dominate the landscape, each with its own story to tell. They were built around the 14th century by the most influential city families, whose purpose was to raise the highest tower to show off their power. We recommend visiting Casa Campatelli, one of 14 remaining towers that has kept its original volume.

After the tour of San Gimignano you will visit a local farm, where you’ll be able to enjoy the tasting of excellent wines accompanied by a light lunch, in a familiar authentic environment. The tour will then continue along the wonderful scenic road that winds through some of the most uncontaminated landscapes of Tuscany all the way to Volterra, an unmistakably medieval town where it is still possible to breathe in the atmosphere of an ancient village. You can take a stroll through the streets of the historic centre surrounded by the 13th century walls, enjoying the scenic views and the many artistic testimonies. You may also visit the Etruscan museum (if open) and learn the secrets of the alabaster craftsmanship in some of the typical artisan shops. After the tour of Volterra, your driver will take you back to the hotel.

 

DEPARTURE & RETURN LOCATION

Your Hotel 

ADDITIONAL INFO

Minimum drinking age is 18 years
A moderate amount of walking is involved
Comfortable clothing recommended
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Not wheelchair accessible: Due to uneven surfaces at the sites visited may be difficult for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

CANCELLATION POLICY

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 working days in advance of the start date of the experience.

ITINERARY
The above schedule is indicative and may vary according to the city of departure and based on situations out of our control (traffic, weather, etc.)

8:30 amDeparture from your hotel

9:30 amArrival in San Gimignano

12:00 pmDeparture from San Gimignano

12:30 pmArrival at the winery - wine tour + lunch and wine tasting

2:30 pmDeparture from the winery

3:00 pmArrival in Volterra

5:00 pmDeparture from Volterra

6:30 pm Return to your hotel

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