Highlights / General details
North west of Siena, on the hills of Val d'Elsa, stands the medieval town of San Gimignano. 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 possesses interweave 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 big selection of other typical wines and products.
Hotel pick-up and drop off; Expert multilingual escort (English/Spanish); Wine, oil and balsamic vinegar tasting; Snack with sliced cold meat and typical salami.
Hours of operation
Available daily (April - October); Departing at 8:30am.
Approximately 5 hours.
Children ages 0-2 are free of charge.
Guests must be able to climb and descend stairs.
Guests are requested to be ready for pickup 15 minutes before departure time.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**