Day trips & excursions

San Gimignano, Chianti and Montalcino tour from Siena with wine tasting and light lunch

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Availability: Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Duration: 11 hours
Language: English , Italian
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Visit the medieval San Gimignano, the Town of Fine Towers
  • Explore the Chianti region, and enjoy a wine tasting with light lunch
  • Taste the renowned Brunello of Montalcino at a local wine cellar
  • Admire Monteriggioni, an ancient crown-shaped fortress
What to expect

The first part of this tour will be dedicated to the territory of Siena and starts with a visit of San Gimignano, the city of a hundred tower and also a UNESCO World Natural and Cultural Heritage site. Your tour escort will give you all the necessary information so you can make the most of your free time in the town’s historic center, where you will find local artisan shops and millenarian buildings. San Gimignano is also the birthplace of Vernaccia, a white wine produced exclusively here, famous for its high quality and also for being the first Italian DOCG wine.

From here you will go to Monteriggioni, the ancient crown-shaped fortress that adorned the head of Italy on the hold 100 lire currency. The same walls, which date back to the 12th century, are endowed with 14 tours that Dante likened to the Giants of Inferno on his Divine Comedy. After a brief visit, you will relax at a Chianti winery for a lunch of salami, cheeses and other local products, accompanied by a tasting of Chianti wines.

Your day will continue with a trip to Val d’Orcia, another jewel in the Tuscan territory and a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2004. You will travel to Montalcino, which from its hill dominates the 1500 hectares of Brunello vineyards that have contributed to making the area world-famous. Your last stop will be in a local wine cellar where you will taste the renowned Brunello of Montalcino, which finds its place among the first of the Italian DOCG wines. You will visit the wine cellar and also taste typical local products.

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What's included
  • Round trip shuttle service from your accommodation within 20 km of Siena center
  • Travel by minivan with air conditioning for a maximum of 8 people
  • Expert multilingual escorts
  • Wine tasting and light lunch consisting of typical Tuscan dishes
  • Snack with sliced cold meats and typical salami
Reduced price
  • Children (3-12 years old): reduced price
  • Infant (0-2 years old): free
Where

Piazza Antonio Gramsci, 53100 Siena SI

Meeting point:

Pick-up and drop-off service from your accommodation available if the hotel is located within 20 km of the city center of Siena. Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator. You can find their contact information on the voucher after booking.

Otherwise, the meeting point will be at Piazza Gramsci, in front of Bar La Lizza. Pick-up time will be confirmed 24 hours before the departure of the tour.

What to remember
  • Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator. You can find their contact information on the voucher after booking
  • For light lunch a vegetarian menu is available upon request
  • Customers must be able to climb and descend stairs
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When
  • Monday, Thursday, Sunday 8.30 am in Italian, English, and Spanish
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Provider
MYTOUR
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.
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