The following itinerary can be differently matched and personalized
according to your needs, desires and preferred historical sites.
|Tour Siena and San Gimignano
After meeting at the port we will drive towards Siena trough the expressway and
some of the picturesque Tuscan countryside. We will stop at Montegufoni Castle
for a quick visit and to enjoy a unique view overlooking the typical gentle hills
with vineyards and olive groves.
We will reach the center of Siena through the impressive Roman Gate and start
to explore this masterpiece of Medieval Art and Architecture: Piazza del Campo
with its particular slope shape where the famous horse race “Il Palio”
take place. The square is completely surrounded by beautiful palaces and dominated
by the Torre del Mangia recently reopened to the public. The
gothic Cathedral (Duomo) once considered the most important monument of Christianity
with its treasures, and the emotion to walk trough the typical alleys and little
squares sure to discover something interesting just behind the corner.
We will then approach S.Gimignano through a dirt road from where you can admire
a unique panorama of this “Medieval Manhattan” and take the best photographs
of its towers.
Your walking tour will start from S.Giovanni Gate and continue through the only
main street with historical palaces, churches and typical little shops offering
leather & pottery goods together with local products. Finally we will drive
back to the ship.
Note: some itineraries may require extensive walking activity
with steps, inclines,
cobblestones or rough ground.