ENJOY AN INTIMATE EXPERIENCE OF SIENA, SAN GIMIGNANO AND ENCHANTING MONTERIGGIONI ON THESE PRIVATE HILL TOWNS OF TUSCANY TOURS! A very special day exploring Medieval Hill Towns and the beautiful countryside of Tuscany awaits you. Private tours can be organized to suit your particular requirements as our Local Expert Driver / Guides possess an in-depth knowledge of Tuscany !PRIVATE TOURS OF TUSCANY CAN BE ORGANIZED IN ENGLISH AND OTHER LANGUAGES!
PRIVATE HILL TOWNS OF TUSCANY TOURS - Siena, San Gimignano & Monteriggioni
DEPARTURES AVAILABLE FROM FLORENCE OR SIENA
On this tour we first visit Siena, built on three steep hills and unchanged since Medieval times . Siena it's a must-see Hilltown of Tuscany . During the walking tour conducted by our expert driver guide,you'll see the major sites like the "Piazza del Campo" , where the famous Palio horse race takes place every year, as well as the quieter back-streets to appreciate Siena 's complex and rich history. At the end of the fascinating walk through the city , you'll also enjoy free time and our guide will suggest places where you can enjoy a typical tuscan meal -
Then we make our way , via country roads , to San Gimignano, the hilltown famous for its medieval skyscrapers. And while walking around this lovely town , learn about the famous Guelph-Ghibelline conflict, that inspired the local families to build their fortified and wordly famous towers-houses . You'll also apprehend about their forms of defence against the enemies, and your guide will also illustrate the times of the Black Plague when the population and power of San Gimignano was devastated.
Last but not least we visit Monterriggioni, a walled medieval fortress that sits on a low-lying hill surrounded by the picturesque Tuscan countryside. Its medieval walls and 14 square towers are still intact, and you'll have time to explore the narrow alleyways and fortifications of this precious Tuscan hill town before returning to Florence .
P.S. In all the three towns , after a walking tour conducted by our expert driver - guide , you will be given free time -
We had a wonderful time and would highly recommend the tour. Our driver Jonathan was great!
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