This tour gives you the opportunity to discover some breathtaking panoramas and have your heart touched by the amazing Tuscan countryside.
The adventure of this tours begins with a relaxing trip through the splendid Tuscan hills covered with vineyards, olive groves and golden wheat. When you arrive at San Gimignano (declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO) you can admire the distinctive skyline with 14 medieval towers. Embraced by the warm glow of the midmorning sun, the antique towers of the city and the crenellated walls cast long shadows on their surroundings. You can also visit the ‘Piazza della Cisterna’ encircled by uncontaminated buildings from the 13th and 14th centuries. In the ‘Piazza del Duomo’ the Romanesque church from the 12th century offers splendid interiors. A large number of shops can be found along the ‘Via San Giovanni’ and ‘Via San Matteo’ which offer many opportunities to taste the renowned white wine ‘Vernaccia’ from San Gimignano.
In the afternoon we will proceed towards Chianti with its splendid postcard views. We will stop in one of the most famous wine cellars in the area to taste some of the best red wines accompanied by homemade snacks. You will have the possibility to buy wine, olive oil, balsamic vinegar and cheese with herbs. You will be given special prices along with the organisation and guarantee to ship anywhere in the world.
At this point we have the possibility of a short stop to visit the incredible medieval town of Monteriggioni with its 13 towers, mentioned by Dante in ‘The Divine Comedy’.
We will finish our tour in the city of Siena. In the centre of the city of Siena is the famous Piazza del Campo with its characteristic shell-shape. This is the place where, on July 2nd and August 16th every year, the Palio is run. This is the famous horse race in which the spirit of competition of the 17 Contrade dividing the old town is brought out. Walking along the Via di Città, and Via Banchi di Sopra, there are historical buildings and many good shops. The Duomo is one of the most evocative and original creations of medieval Italian art. In addition to the splendid façade, skillfully decorated with sculptures, note the original Romanesque bell tower with bands of black and white marble. Inside, besides the beautiful marble floor with inlays, there are numerous treasures of art created by artists like Nicola Pisano, Donatello, Michelangelo, Duccio di Buoninsegna.
During this excursion transport will be made in a luxury car or minivan complete with air-conditioning, mini-bar, large panoramic windows and comfortable seats.