Tuscany Day Tour with Tuscan Lunch and Wine Tasting
Experience a slice of Italy with this self-guided tour of Piazza dei Miracoli in Pisa, San Gimignano and guided tour of Siena. Taste some of the finest wine in all of Italy as you revel in the beauty of Italy’s architecture and art. Treat your eyes and taste buds to the very best of Tuscany!
- Witness the best of Tuscany with a tour of the three Italian towns of San Gimignano, Pisa and Siena.
- Enjoy local delicacies with a typical Tuscan lunch and wine tasting.
- Take a guided tour of the city of Siena.
- Explore the Piazza dei Miracoli in Pisa as well as San Gimignano on self-guided tours of these two towns.
Why You Shouldn’t Miss This
San Gimignano, with its numerous towers, narrow streets and picturesque churches, is one of the most beautiful towns in all of Italy. The center of the city is considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its fourteen towers, several churches and piazzas. The town is well known for its saffron (the spice) as well as its production of white wine that is made from grapes that are grown on the Tuscan hillside.
Siena is one of the most frequently visited cities in Italy and is home to some of the best examples of Romanesque and Gothic architecture. It has a rich tradition of art, which is evident from the numerous works of Renaissance art that rest in its churches and museums to this day. The shell-shaped town square, Piazza del Campo, is where horse races are held every year and is worth checking out as well.
The city of Pisa is one of the most densely populated regions of Italy. The Arno River flows through the town and is home to several medieval churches, palaces, squares and bridges. The Piazza dei Miracoli, a popular tourist hub in the city, is considered an important center of medieval art and architecture of Europe and is on the itinerary for your tour as well.
Your tour will begin from Florence. You will be taken to the attractions in a minivan or a GT coach.
The city of Siena is first on the itinerary. A guide will accompany you as you embark on a walking tour across this charming town. Your journey will begin with a visit to the Piazza del Campo, which hosts the biannual Palio di Siena horse races. Next up is the Piazza del Duomo in Siena, the most famous square in the city. Following that, you will head to the Siena Cathedral. This is one of the most stunning churches in Italy and is built in the Romanesque-Gothic style of architecture. The white and greenish-black marble is a sight to behold, especially in the light of the afternoon sun. The upper facade contains a mosaic that depicts the Coronation of the Virgin Mary. Gargoyles and sculptures of saints pepper the facade structure the detailing of which can only be appreciated when seen in person. The Santa Maria Della Scala is another intriguing monument in the square. Initially a hospital, it now serves as a museum and is considered one of the three artistic hubs of Siena.
Following this, you will then be allowed to discover the city for yourself. A wine tasting session and lunch will follow, allowing you to rejuvenate and feel refreshed enough for the upcoming attractions.
After lunch, you will head to San Gimignano, situated on a hill. The surrounding scenery is gorgeous and touring the town with its towers, narrow streets and beautiful churches makes for a wonderful experience. As you go along the picturesque roads, you will soon reach the Piazza dei Miracoli in Pisa. The cathedral, Baptistery and the world-famous Leaning Tower of Pisa can be seen here. You can explore the area and take photographs as well. The tour at an end, you will then be driven back to Florence.
- Travel by GT coach or the minivan with air-conditioned interiors
- Self-guided visit to Piazza dei Miracoli in Pisa and San Gimignano
- Guided tour of Siena
- Wine tasting
- Expert multilingual tour leader
- Lunch consisting of local Tuscan dishes
Know Before You Go
The tour begins at 7:45 AM daily.
Guided Tour Languages
November 16th to March 14th
Monday: Spanish, English, Italian, Japanese, French, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, Portuguese and German
Wednesday: Spanish and English
Friday: Spanish, English, Italian, Japanese, French, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, Portuguese and German
Sunday: Spanish and English
March 15th to November 15th
Everyday: Spanish and English
Tuesday: German, Portuguese, French, Japanese, Russian and Chinese
Thursday: German, Portuguese, French, Japanese, Russian, and Chinese
Saturday: Italian, German, Portuguese, French, Japanese, Russian and Chinese.
Moderate Cancellation Policy
You may cancel your ticket up to 48 hours in advance for a full refund.
You will receive an email confirmation along with your mobile voucher shortly. You can show your mobile or printed voucher along with some valid photo ID before the tour commences.
Piazza di Santa Maria Novella, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy.
How to Get There
Take the bus and get off at the City Sightseeing Florence Bus Stop at Piazza della Stazione. A 5-minute walk from the bus stop will lead you straight to the meeting point.
This tour is valid for the date selected at the time of booking.