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From Rome: Siena & San Gimignano Semiprivate Day Trip

Product ID: 87893
Spend a day exploring medieval towns in Italy on a journey from Rome to San Gimignano and Siena. Visit 2 UNESCO World Heritage sites, taste the local Chianti and Vernaccia wines and absorb the history and culture of these unique towns.
About this activity
Duration: 1 day
Starting time 7:30 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Italian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Spend a day exploring medieval towns in Italy
  • Visit 2 UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Taste the local Chianti and Vernaccia wines
Full description
Travel through Italy on a full-day journey from Rome through the hills of Chianti to the cities of San Gimignano and Siena.

Arriving in San Gimignano, a UNESCO World Heritage site, explore its charming medieval streets and taste the world-famous white wine Vernaccia. Continue to the nearby town and visit a local winery for a Chianti tasting with local appetizers.

Finally, make your way to Siena for a lovely wander around the historic center of the city, a well-deserved UNESCO World Heritage site. Walk along Piazza del Campo, the public square that's also home to the Palio di Siena horse race. Visit the Mangia Tower, and admire the cathedral's Romanesque-Gothic facade before beginning your trip back to Rome through the Tuscan countryside.
Includes
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Driver/guide
  • Tasting of local products (wine and food)
  • Pick-up and drop-off
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Your hotel in Rome inside the Aurelian Walls.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
Know before you go
• The excursion is not affected from averse weather conditions
• In order to improve the quality of services and to avoid delays in pick-ups, please be ready in the lobby of your hotel at the scheduled time
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 3 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    5 / 5
  • Organization
    5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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Driver and guide were outstanding

Even though we had booked a semi private tour of Siena and San Gimignano our tour was cancelled the day before. Fortunately I was willing to pay for a private tour that allowed us a special experience even though a major portion of the Day was spent driving. We are seasoned travelers who would have spent more time in each destination rather than a brief walkabout. Lorie our guide and Johnny our driver were very adaptable and fun to have on our quick journey.

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Product ID: 87893