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Tuscany in One Day Sightseeing Tour from Florence

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icon11 to 12 hours  (approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Overview

Art, history, countryside, food. Tuscany has it all. If you only have one day free, book this Tuscany day trip from Florence to discover the region’s highlights with a local guide. Explore the city of Siena and the cathedral, and then take to the Chianti hills for a Tuscan lunch and wine tasting. Roam the streets of San Gimignano, and travel to Pisa to admire the architectural drama of Cathedral Square — home to the UNESCO-listed Leaning Tower of Pisa. Upgrade to include skip-the-line entry, if you wish.
  • Tuscany 1-day sightseeing tour with spectacular countryside views
  • Enjoy a guided tour through Siena, including entry to the gothic Cathedral
  • Soak up free time to explore Siena, San Gimignano and Pisa at your own pace
  • Savor a hearty lunch with wine served at an organic wine estate in Chianti. '(not included in the tour option without lunch)
  • See the Leaning Tower of Pisa up close
  • Tour is only in English (not different languages contemporary) to ensure maximum quality and customer service

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

The stop for lunch at the organic family-run wine estate in the Chianti area is the highlight of the day! Don't forget your camera - the view from the winery is jaw dropping
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Air-conditioned vehicle
Professional guide
Detailed maps of all destinations visited
3-course lunch at a wine estate
Wine tasting
Free time to explore the towns at your own pace
Gratuities
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks, unless specified
Piazza della Stazione , Piazza della Stazione, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy

Check-in: 7.45am - Your guide will be holding a WALKABOUT sign, right by the taxi stand at Santa Maria Novella train station across from the outside McDonald's

8:00 AM
This activity will end right where it started.
Board your coach in Florence, and travel into the hills of Tuscany where the city of Siena awaits. Opt to take a guided tour of the city with a visit to Siena Cathedral to admire its renowned Gothic architecture. Or, make the most of some free time to set your own pace, and perhaps enjoy a coffee in the sun alongside the locals.

From Siena, return to the Tuscan countryside to explore the Chianti wine region. Stretch your legs with a stroll through a vineyard, olive grove and wine cellar, and refuel with a Tuscan winery lunch. As you sit surrounded by the grape vines, meet other visitors to the area and indulge in local treats such as cold cuts of meat, salad, pasta and fresh bread. Even better, a wine tasting takes place at the same time (not included in the tour option without lunch, guests will instead spend more time in San Gimignano)'

After lunch, journey onward to San Gimignano with its medieval towers, cobbled streets and squares. Explore the town’s historic center, cool down with a refreshing gelato and wander amid the 14 towers as you learn about their history.

Travel from San Gimignano to Pisa: your final stop of the day. Follow your guide to Cathedral Square to discover Pisa Duomo, Pisa Baptistry, the monumental cemetery (aka Camposanto) and, of course, the Leaning Tower of Pisa.

Return to Florence in the early evening, and finish your Tuscany tour with a drop-off at the start point.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Stazione di Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Your guide will be holding a WALKABOUT sign, right by the taxi stand at Santa Maria Novella train station across from the outside McDonald's
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Piazza Salimbeni
Learn about the world’s oldest bank, Monte dei Paschi di Siena
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Piazza del Campo
The site of the 600 year old Palio horserace
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Duomo di Siena
A treasure chest of artworks.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Centro Storico di Siena
Enjoy Siena at your own pace with free time for shopping or relaxing in an open-air cafe.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Fattoria Poggio Alloro
An organic family-run wine estate – the highlight of the day! Visit the farm, enjoy an informal wine tasting lesson and a traditional Tuscan lunch with plenty of wine, in the most gorgeous location overlooking stunning views of the surrounding countryside. Take the opportunity to meet fellow travelers while feasting on fresh organic farm food of homemade pasta, cured meats (homemade prosciutto and salami), local cheeses, a real garden salad, and Tuscan biscotti.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Roam the picturesque streets and squares, browse the local shops, try an award-winning gelato and walk among the town’s famous medieval towers.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Take a close inspection of the iconic Leaning Tower, the Cathedral and the Baptistery (If the tour option without Pisa is chosen, this last part of the tour is not included in the itinerary).
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Due to uneven surfaces, we cannot accept anyone with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • It is recommended to book any rail travel from Florence after 9pm to allow time for any traffic delays on your return journey
  • When the Duomo of Siena is closed for religious services, Santa Maria della Scala museum will be visited instead
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please note: For the Leaning Tower of Pisa children under the age of 8 are not admitted. Children between 8 and 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult and held by the hand at all times while you are in the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Teenagers between 13 and 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult while you are in the Leaning Tower of Pisa
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Walkabout Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Tuscany in One Day Sightseeing Tour from Florence?
A:The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks provided for travelers
See all safety measures taken by Tuscany in One Day Sightseeing Tour from Florence.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Tuscany in One Day Sightseeing Tour from Florence?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Tuscany in One Day Sightseeing Tour from Florence.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Tuscany in One Day Sightseeing Tour from Florence?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Tuscany in One Day Sightseeing Tour from Florence.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Tuscany in One Day Sightseeing Tour from Florence?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Tuscany in One Day Sightseeing Tour from Florence.

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  • "Make sure to wear comfortable clothes and shoes - it's a long day but worth every minute!" See review
  • "Prepare for a long day, but it will be worthwhile." See review
  • "Ensure to have good walking shoes, as there is a lot of walking." See review

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Breathtaking tour
Lisa_H
, May 2022
Wonderful, beautiful day! Highly recommend. Our guide Manilo was awesome and our driver Daniel too. Be prepared for a LONG and physical day. lots of walking AND climbing, had some in our group who struggled. If you're able, it's totally worth it!
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Visiting the farm in the...
Dustin_B
, May 2022
Visiting the farm in the Tuscany region, the experience was truly breathtaking. The food, scenery and company made for a very memorable experience.
star-5
So so worth it!
Cameron_H
, May 2022
Just amazing through and through. The tour guide(s) were all exceptional, the sights were great and the tour offered a great way to see various places I otherwise wouldn't have. By the end of the trip (and especially after the wine tasting) attendees were letting loose and bonding. Thanks for everything!!
star-5
One of the best experiences of the whole trip
gallomeli7
, May 2022
Our tour guide was Steffano. He was the best! The trip itself was very organized and I highly recommend it!
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The tour guide was very...
Carol_X
, May 2022
The tour guide was very friendly, patient, and accommodating. We went to three provinces, Sienna, San Gimignano, and Pisa. The scenery was beautiful and the weather was perfect. We traveled via bus most of the time, but we also had some free time to ourselves.
star-5
Congratulations to Alessandro and our fearless driver Riccardo for an excellent tour.
Jorge_N
, May 2022
My family really enjoyed our tour around Tuscany. Alessandro is very knowledgeable and did a great job describing the major landmarks in this beautiful land. He has a great sense of humor and kept us entertained during the 12 hours of the tour.
star-5
Must see!!!
Ellen_C
, May 2022
Exceptional!!! Alessandro was an incredible guide on this adventure. The bus accommodations were cool and comfortable, everyone was very patient with the members of our family who underestimated the amount of walking and hills (it is significant). But the absolute highlight was lunch at The Farm. Pure Tuscany: the food, the wine, the views, the owner and his staff. Well worth the cost for that experience alone, and we will be back to savor this region in the future.
star-5
Perfect Day in Tuscany!!!!!
Esther_T
, May 2022
Amazing day!!! Saw the beautiful country and city sites! Perfect time for each location. OLIVIA and our driver DANIÉLL were fabulous, so attentive and ensured our trip was memorable.
star-5
Amazing!
Mark_H
, May 2022
Every part of the tour was incredible, a lot more than we expected! The walking tour through Siena to the most stunning cathedral, lunch just outside of San Gimignano, and wonderful Pisa. Sara was an enthusiastic, funny, and incredibly knowledgable guide. And Gaspere getting us to each location in record time, I can’t imagine how difficult it is to drive a bus through the winding road of Tuscany!
star-4
The lunch we were served...
Anna_F
, May 2022
The lunch we were served on the terrace of the family farm. Beautiful weather, views, and service. Our guide, Oliva was a lovely tour guide. Informational, patient, and kind. Our bus driver did a great job navigating tight roads.

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