Siena, San Gimignano and Monteriggioni
With the tour of the of Siena and San Gimignano it will be like travelling back in time to rediscover the roots of our culture in the heart of the Middle Ages.
On the way to Siena, we will first stop in Monteriggioni, a very picturesque and representative fortress town, built with the purpose to protect Siena and its territories along the the Via Francigena.
Siena, listed as UNESCO world heritage site, is renowned for its beauty and the charm of its architecture remained perfectly intact over the centuries.
The Cathedral: designed in the late 12th century by Nicola and Giovanni Pisano, today it represents one of the most relevant examples of Gothic architecture in the country and contains masterpieces by Donatello, Michelangelo, Pinturicchio, Ghiberti and Bernini, besides the monumental polychrome marble inlaid floors. Built to give a display of the enormous wealth of the city is a must see in Tuscany.
Piazza del Campo: one of Europe's wonders for its medieval architecture. It is known worldwide because, twice a year, they hold the Palio, a horse race around the edges of the square. At the center of the square, there is a beautiful marble fountain called Fonte Gaia.
Palazzo Pubblico, still nowadays the city hall, and its Torre del Mangia, stand out for their magnificence, as well as various buildings surrounding the shell-shaped square.
If required, a licensed guide will take you inside the main buildings to give you specific information in front of the artworks.
Also recognized as UNESCO world heritage site, surrounded by the stunning landscape of the tuscan hillside, San Gimignano will show you its amazing architecture made of medieval tower houses, churches, squares and wells. It is also a perfect place to shop around and have a fabulous gelato!
If requested we can also arrange the day schedule to make it possibile for our customers to experience a Chianti and Vernaccia wine tasting or lunch in a local winery. Get in touch with us and let us help you with your journey in Tuscany!
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