Volterra & San Gimignano and Wine Tasting (Full Day 8/9 Hours)
HIGHLIGHTS: Tour departure points from Florence, Pisa, Livorno, Lucca, or Forte dei Marmi (other Tuscany’s cities on request).
Private Shore Excursion to Volterra and San Gimignano with English speaking driver from your Tuscany port dock or city hotel.
The tour has been designed for guests who have already seen the famous attractions and beauties of Florence and Pisa and are looking for a truly wonderful and exceptional excursion. After approx 1 hours driving through medieval towns and beautiful surrounding valleys, you will stop at Volterra. This Etruscan town sits on a rocky plateau and is protected by medieval ramparts. Take a tour in the Piazza dei Priori, one of Italy's most impressive squares and visit the Etruscan Museum, known all over the world. You are in the place where Italy's history and language were born! Volterra is also known for its fine frescoes which you can admire in the Church of San Francesco.
Reboard your car and drive in Volterra. An enchanting medieval village that takes its name after Bishop Gimignano who saved the city from the barbarians. The Italian Manhattan as it has been called because of its tall, majestic towers, San Gimignano will charm you with everything which makes it a unique town all over the world. You will have time to explore and shop. If you wish we can arrange a wine tour in San Gimignano at a local winery.
During your tour your driver will accord you brief stops at strategic points in order to take photos of the magnificent golden Tuscan hills.
9:30 am Meet at your departure city hotel or port dock.
10:00 a.m. (approx) Arrival in Volterra (visit about 1h:30 min).
11:30 a.m. Leave Volterra and travel to San Gimignano.
12:00 p.m. Arrive in San Gimignano and visit 1 hr.
1:15 p.m. Arrival in Winery (visit, light lunch and tasting).
3:15 p.m. (approx)Depart for your departure point.
4:15pm (approx) Arrive back to your departure point.
Please Note: All Tours where the guests want to have a light lunch or a wine tasting on this tour - the prices start from € 12 for wine tasting and € 26 for light lunch for each person (requires reservation some days before (which we can make for you) and payment on the site after the visit directly to the Farm and it is not included in the Tour’s price.
- Mecedes class luxury vehicle transportation
- English-speaking driver/guide
- The offer of general information on each locale
- Taxes and tolls included
- The promise of our dedicatin to provide you with the very best in service!
- Attraction entrance tickets
- Lunch/wine tasting and gratuity
- Archaeological or Professional Tour walking guide fee
Not included are:
From 1 to 8 passengers travel in a Mercedes class sedan or minivan limo.
Pricing is based on number in your private tour or tour package and may be modified by seasonal prices. Email us the tour you are interested in and number in your tour and we will provide you our most affordable quote. Once arrangements are settled and with your approval we will send you an invoice for 10% down via paypal then remainder to be collected at the end of the trip.
tuscany-tours-excursions.com is a transport service and transport host and is not a travel agency. Our job is to escort you on your visit and provide you with affordable professional transportation to your choice of attractions and destinations and return you to your appointed destination. Our professional English speaking drivers will avail all their knowledge of the locale and suggest and avail you to top local professional guides, wineries, dinning and local services.