During this tour, you will explore Siena with its famous Piazza del Campo and the gorgeous cathedral followed step by step by a licensed tour guide! You will also have the chance to lunch at a local restaurant or "trattoria" or, upon request, at a family-run wine farm where traditional food is served accompanied by their own wines. In the afternoon, visit some of the most famous wineries or small family businesses in the Chianti area, see their cellars and taste their excellent wines.
In the city of Siena, you will be followed step by step by a professional tour guide (for 2 to 3 hours). The center of the Gothic city of Siena is the famous shell-shaped Piazza del Campo. This is the place where, on July 2nd and August 16th every year the Palio, the famous horse race, takes place. The Duomo is one of the most wonderful 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.
Chianti is a vast territory between Florence and Siena in the heart of Tuscany. It’s a region known for wine and olive oil production as well as for the magnificent landscape. Visit one or more wineries (if time permits) accompanied by the owner or winemaker explaining the different steps of processing the wine. Then, get to tasting! Enjoy a glass of Chianti Classico, Chianti Reserve, Tuscan dessert wine or prominent white wine. Learn the complex characters of each wine from your expert guide while you taste.