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Private Tuscany’s Top Hill Towns: San Gimignano, Volterra and Certaldo Day Trip

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From € 95.00
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit San Gimignano, the Manhattan of Middle Ages
  • Discover the beautiful Volterra, a fascinating etruscan town
  • Walk on Certaldo and discover its many beauties as Palazzo Pretorio
  • Enjoy this private tour:  all the comfort of a transport with a deluxe chauffered vehicle 
From: € 95.00
Duration: 8 hours Approx.
Start Time: 9:00 am
Season: All year round
Meeting Point / Terminal: Pick up at the hotel in Florence if centrally located

Meet your private driver at your Hotel and get ready for a delightful day trip that will give you the opportunity to discover the most beautiful Tuscan hilltop towns in one day!
The first stop is in Certaldo, an enchanting Medieval village renowned as Boccaccio’s birthplace. This ancient village, located on the Via Francigena, as many Tuscan towns is divided in two parts, one modern and one medieval, located on the top of a hill. Stroll along the cozy narrow streets of the city center will be a real pleasure!
Left Certaldo, the tour will reach the Etruscan town of Volterra, famous all over the world for the alabaster craft. Visit by your own of this magic and mysterious city, which origins date more than 3000 years ago. It is possible to find evidence and traces from every historical period, which gives the artistic city a unique aspect. You will be able to admire the ancient city walls, the charming Porta dell’Arco, the Roman Amphitheatre, the Cathedral and the wonderful Piazza dei Priori, located in the heart of the old town. Free time for lunch ( not included)
In the afternoon, the third stop is San Gimignano, a gorgeous town declared UNESCO World Heritage, where you‘ll be given free time to visit the medieval town planning with the numerous and beautiful towers hence the name "Manhattan of the Middle Ages". The village is also known for the famous "Vernaccia" white wine here produced. A stroll in the town center means discovering true jewels of art, among which Piazza della Cisterna, the Dome, Palazzo del Podestà and the Church of Sant'Agostino.
An exciting experience that will remain in your memory forever.
Please note that the itinerary of the visits may change.

  • Pick Up and Drop Off at the hotel in Florence if centrally located
  • Pivate Transport by deluxe air-conditioned vehicle with WIFI on board
  • English/Italian speaking driver
  • Three stops in the best Tuscan Hill Towns: San Gimignano, Volterra and Certaldo
  • If option selected: A 2-course “à la carte” Lunch in a typical Trattoria located in the heart of Volterra. Water, glass of wine, dessert and coffee included.
  • We suggest to wear comfortable shoes
  • Appropriate clothing is recommended to visit places of worship
  • The driver is not a licensed guide, he can  provide general introductory information during the car trip. He is not allowed to lead a guided visit inside city center, museums or churches.
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