San Gimignano and Montalcino Day Trip from Siena

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Duration: 11 hours
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Enjoy this excursion to San Gimignano and Montalcino with this tour from Siena. You will spend a day, approximately 11 hours, getting to know both cities in detail. You'll be accompanied by an expert tour guide so you can learn about the monuments, but you'll also have free time to explore them on your own.

All necessary transfers are included in the tour in an air-conditioned vehicle, with direct pick-up from your hotel. Groups are small, around 8 people, and during the experience you will visit a winery where you will enjoy a small lunch and wine tasting.

  • Discover these Tuscan mountain villages, San Gimignano and Montalcino, with this tour from Siena.
  • All the routes of the excursion are included and you will be accompanied by a tour guide from the start.
  • You will visit the inside of a traditional winery where you will enjoy a small lunch and wine tasting.

What’s included

  • Excursion to San Gimignano and Montalcino from Siena
  • Tourist guide
  • Hotel pick-up
  • Wine tasting in a winery

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Step by Step

Depart from Siena and explore the towns of San Gimignano and Montalcino with this tour. Each of these towns is about 50 km from Siena, so all necessary transfers are included throughout the tour in an air-conditioned vehicle. You will be picked up directly from your hotel if you are staying within 20 km from the centre of Siena.

During your tour, which normally lasts about 11 hours in total, you will visit a traditional winery in this wine-growing region. In addition to the visit, you will also be provided with a small aperitif with local products accompanied by a wine tasting where you will be able to taste wines such as Brunelli or Chianti. As for the products, you will be able to taste some typical appetizers such as cheese or salamo.

The groups are small, about 8 people, so that the tours through the villages are comfortable. You will be accompanied by a tour guide, who will explain the most important monuments of these villages during the tour.

Both villages have medieval architecture with squares and towers dating from this period. Specifically, in Montalcino you will find a medieval wall preserved from the 12th century, while San Gimignano was declared a World Heritage Site for its architecture.

You will have free time in both towns so that you can stroll through their streets or enter their shops at your own pace.

In this way, you will get to know the most important villages of the Val d'Orcia region. This valley presents an incredible landscape with small mountains and hills typical of the Italian landscape.


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  • M
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    I recommend it to lovers of good wine.
  • C
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    The views of Tuscany were beautiful, they didn't seem real.
  • E
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    I thought it was incredible to see the medieval towers so well erected after so many years, I thought I would find them in a deplorable state.
  • B
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    The medieval architecture of the places we got to see made the tour much more beautiful than we thought it would be.
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