Siena and San Gimignano

You will be met at the hotel by your private driver for a panoramic drive to Siena. Upon arrival in Siena you will meet your guide to begin your guided walk to explore Siena, amazingly rich in masterpieces of art and rising above three hills. You will walk to the Piazza del Campo, the square where the world famous folkloric event called Palio Horse Racing takes place twice a year during the summer. Discover this fan-shaped, gently sloping square that is lined with marvelous buildings like the City Hall, erected in the 13th century, and the Torre del Mangia bell tower, rising 102 meters high. The Sansedoni Palace and the Gaiai Fountain are also close by. You also get to see the exterior views of the gothic-style Duomo of Siena dating back to the 12th century and the Battistero, both adorned with a variety of frescoes, sculptures and painting masterpieces created by some of Italy‚Äôs most famous artists. Depart to San Gimignano, but before arriving, enjoy a typical local meal in a nearby organic farmhouse. After lunch proceed by coach to San Gimignano recently the landmark for the highly successful movie Under the Tuscan Sun. Explore this beautiful town independently, viewing the “Manhattan of Tuscany” skyline, bristling with a large number of towers dating back to the 11th and 13th centuries. Some free time will be provided before returning to your hotel.