Get a personal introduction to Siena and Chianti with a full-day, private tour from Florence in a luxurious van. Stroll Siena’s gothic streets and discover the art and black-and-white architecture of its UNESCO-listed historic center. Explore rolling vineyards and olive groves then taste your way through famous wineries, family cellars, local olive oils and aged balsamic vinegar.
Siena is known across Italy for the quality of its medieval architecture, is a city that will impress you with its suggestive medieval atmosphere especially if you come across the famous historical horse race re-enactment called Palio di SienaUpon arrival, take in top local landmarks such as the famous shell-shaped Piazza del Campo and the 13th-century Siena Cathedral. Explore the Via di Città and Via Banchi di Sopra, where historic buildings and bustling shops line the walkways.
Not far from Siena we will visit the picturesque town of Monteriggioni a small castle surrounded by intact medieval walls dating back to the 13th century. Impressive as the Middle Ages occurs in this small historic village.
Our next step will be to discover the incredible Chianti countryside, surrounded by countless hills we will taste the fine Chianti wine, the Classico the Riserva, dessert wine or a white wine… We will learn the complex characteristics of each glass of wine directly to the winemaker’s table. If you are interested we may also have the opportunity to do a tasting of olive oil or balsamic vinegar! Not only wine, Chianti offers sublime panoramas of small rural villages and its unique atmosphere.