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Siena and San Gimignano at Leisure – Shuttle Service from Florence

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Key Highlights

  • Explore two of Italy’s finest cities at your own pace
  • Visit the town of San Gimignano also known as Medieval Manhattan for its medieval skyscraping towers
  • Visit Siena, globally famous for its Palio horse race
  • Escape bustling Florence for a day and experience the picturesque Tuscan countryside
  • Round trip transportation from Florence
  • Activity Schedule

    11 hours (approx)

    Start time


    Meeting Point

    Piazza Stazione, on the corner with Piazza dell’Unita

    Ending Point

    Same as starting point

  • Overview & Itinerary


    This tour is a perfect way to see the Tuscan countryside and experience two of Italy's most beautiful medeival cities! Your journey will start with multilingual Tour escort on board through the country on the way to Siena, one of Italy's best-preserved medeival cities. Make sure to explore Siena's Cathedral, and the beautiful Piazza del Campo.

    Next, you'll be driven to San Gimignano, a hilltop town characterized best by its high walls, Renaissance architecture, and medieval skyscrapers. After taking in the beautiful buildings, you'll head back to Florence to enjoy the rest of your evening.

    Your time in both cities is at leisure allowing you to plan your own itinerary.


    Your trip to Siena and San Gimignano will begin when you board your coach from Piazza Stazione in Florence, Italy, at 8:30am. A multilingual tour escort will accompany you throughout this trip. As you drive through the beautiful Italian countryside, your tour escort will keep up a running commentary about Italian history, art, and landscape.

    Your first stop during the trip will be Siena, a small town in the heart of Tuscany. Siena is considered to be one of the best preserved medieval towns in Italy. You'll be free to explore the town at leisure; make sure to see Siena's beautiful Cathedral, and take a look around the historic Piazza del Campo, said to be one of the most beautiful squares in Europe. Admire the charming architectural styles that you see in Siena.

    After spending approximately 4 and a half hours in charming Siena, you'll head to San Gimignano, a hilltop Tuscan town. The city is surrounded by walls, and is famous for its medieval architecture and tall buildings. Some of the city's most beautiful works are its churches, especially the Collegiate Church and the Church of Saint Augustine, which hold works by Renaissance artists.

    Leisure time in San Gimignano is approximately 2 hours, after which you'll board the coach to return to Florence. The trip should return around 7:00pm.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Round Trip transportation by coach
    • Tour escort


    • Meals
    • Entrances to any museums, galleries, etc.
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Passengers should reach the meeting point 15 minutes to prior departure.

    Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour to confirm all details.

    From 16 March to 15 November, a minimum of 2 passengers is required for tour to operate.

    From 16 November to 15 March, a minimum 6 passengers is required for tour to operate.

    Should you make a booking and your tour do not operate as minimum numbers are not met, tour will be offered on alternate date; if this is not possible you will be offered a full refund.

    From April to October the tour escort will be speaking English and Spanish; from November to March English only.

    The time of departure and return might be subject to delays due to the traffic circulation restriction.

    For small groups of up to 8, the Tour escort could be replaced with an English speaking driver-guide.

    Stop in Siena is approximately 4 and a half hours; stop in San Gimignano is approximately 2 hours.

    On Sundays and National Holidays, the Cathedral is closed to the public.

    In this tour option guided visits are are not included.

    Voucher is accepted over smart device.

    Additional info

    For small groups, up to 8 pax, the Tour escort could be replaced with an English speaking driver-guide, maintaining unchanged the entire program of the excursion.Stop in Siena 4½ hours approx.Stop in San Gimignano 2 hours approxTour Returns by 7:00pm