In the 17th and 18th centuries young European aristocrats and cultivated Americans used to set off on a voyage of learning through Italy, birthplace of Western history and all art, a lifetime milestone known as the Grand Tour. Live the fascination of this legendary journey with this full-day tour.
Discover the heart and the soul of Tuscany visiting some of the most remarkable ancient villages and the rolling Chianti hills, enjoying memorable views, and indulging in culinary and wine experiences.
Travel from Florence in the morning to Siena on a comfortable air-conditioned minivan with your dedicated English-speaking driver and tour escort. Here you will discover the town's most striking sights, admire the marvelous Piazza del Campo, where twice a year dashing horses compete in the heart-rendering Palio race.
Next stop is San Gimignano, UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most splendid examples of an ancient walled town. Renowned as “the city of beautiful towers” or "Tuscany's Manhattan" it boasts an exceptional skyline and is one of the most well-preserved towns in the whole of Italy.
Stroll the maze of quaint cobblestone streets at leisure, discover the tall towers, breathe in the authentic atmosphere, and then set off across the vineyard-clad Chianti hills for a scrumptious Tuscan lunch and wine tasting in a charming boutique winery.
Sample authentic Tuscan flavours and enjoy the privilege of a private visit to the estate's wine cellar. After lunch you will visit the fascinating nearby Impruneta to learn all about its extraordinary terracotta production.
The last stop is in Pisa where you will discover the airy majesty of Piazza dei Miracoli (Miracles Square), consisting in the Leaning Tower, Romanesque Duomo, and Baptistery (kindly note that tickets to climb the tower are not included due to the constant extremely long queues).
This tour is also available as a private tour. Click here to find out more.
Please note: Tthis tour might be ran on Mercedes luxury 8-seater vans or Mercedes luxury 20-seater minibuses in order to comply with Covid-19 safety rules, possibly varying the size of the group, and always providing the highest possible quality.
- Professional English speaking driver/tour leader
- Medieval town visit, learning about terracotta
- Winery guided tour and wine tasting learning about wine production
- Round-trip transportation from Florence by comfortable A/C Minivan
- Typical Tuscan lunch in a fascinating Chianti boutique winery
- Guided walking tour of Siena with professional English speaking guide
- Food and Drink not mentioned
- Tickets to Pisa Leaning Tower
Fully refundable up until 24 hours before departure time