Activities summary

  • Departure Siena
  • Duration 6 h
  • Available languages
    • English
    • Italian
  • Meeting point From the accommodation in Siena Departure time: 8:30 am (check in closes 15 min before departure)

Description

North west of Siena, on the hills of Val d'Elsa, stands the medieval town of San Gimignano.

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Defined as the town "with a hundred towers", owing to the presence of these impressive buildings symbolizing power and wealth, till the thirteenth century the town counted seventy two towers, fourteen of them are still standing today. Due to the development of trade on the Via Francigena, crossed by thousands of pilgrims in the Middle Ages on their way to Rome, San Gimignano interweaved with the secrets of the local wine and gastronomy in a potpourri of fragrances and tastes, that our expert tour leaders will give you the opportunity of testing, in a unique tour. This incomparable experience will give you the possibility to appreciate the particular beauty of Santa Fina pottery and local handicrafts. You will also have the opportunity to discover the history of the only Tuscan white wine recognized as D.O.C.G., the famous Vernaccia, that you will taste in one of the most renowned of the San Gimignano area, with a vast selection of other typical wines and products.

  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes

    • Pick-up service
    • Travel by minivan with air conditioning for a maximum of 8 people
    • Expert multilingual tour leader
    • Wine, oil and balsamic vinegar tasting
    • Snack with sliced cold meat and typical salami
    • Drop off service

     

     

    Price does not include

    • Optional activities
    • Personal expenses

    Notes

    Customers must be able to climb and descend stairs.
    Child 3-12: 50%
    Infant 0-2: free of charge

    Cancellation policy

    Any changes and cancellations of bookings, must be sent via fax to 0039 0577 1959066 or email to info@mytours.it or booking@mytours.it. No penalty applies for cancellations made up to 48 hours prior the starting date of the service. For changes within 48 hours MyTour will consider the case and get back to client with a solution. For any booking cancelled less than 48 hours from the date of service or no shows, My Tour applies a penalty of 100% of the total amount of the booking.