Tour of San Gimignano & Volterra
Information about Tour of San Gimignano & Volterra
- Rome City Centre
Rome City Centre
- 10 Hours
Start From €450.00
Volterra: It is a town in the province of Pisa. the city, famous for the extraction and processing of alabaster preserves a remarkable historical center of Etruscan origin, Volterra is today a city with a characteristic medieval appearance, where it is still possible to enjoy the atmosphere of an ancient Republic of the municipal age , almost completely enclosed within the circle of the thirteenth century walls and which are the point of arrival of a process of urban expansion that began around the year one thousand finds its conclusion in the early 1300s. Volterra is an art city of Tuscany, unique and unrepeatable It is a city of stone, because stone is the streets, of stone are its towers and its palaces and its stone walls are austere. Few cities in the world, like Volterra, are able to offer a clear picture of the past and the succession of civilizations.
San Gimignano: Municipality of the province of Siena as the latter for the medieval architecture of its historic center has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site The site of San Gimignano, despite some recoveries eight-nineteenth-century, is mostly intact in the 'two-and-fourteenth-century appearance and is one of the best examples in Europe of urban organization of the municipal age. San Gimignano was built on a site inhabited by the Etruscans as evidenced by the numerous archaeological finds. The village is almost entirely contained in the thirteenth-century walls, San Gimignano is especially famous for the medieval towers that still stand on its landscape, which have earned it the nickname of Manhattan of the Middle Ages. San Gimignano is an agricultural town famous for the Vernaccia wine production and the cultivation of saffron. Vernaccia di San Gimignano is one of the finest white wines, produced in a small area of Tuscany between Siena, Pisa and Florence, known and appreciated all over the world, it was the first Italian wine to receive the Denomination of Origin label Controlled (DOC) in 1966.
TOUR DETAILS: Departure from Rome Hotel or apartment our English speaking local professional driver will pick you up at an agreed time accompanying you in this suggestive tour where you can admire the beauty of a land rich in traditions, history, art and naturalistic landscapes of interest world. Return in the evening.
Our driver will pick you up at your Hotel in Rome after the drive to those tipical town of the Tuscany will begin the visit for discover the beauty of the places and spend a day with a relaxed pace of staying and eating well where you can also test the dishes and good local wine, our driver will be at your disposal for the duration of the tour from the time of pick up to the drop off at the end of the day.
THE TOUR INCLUDE: English driver and vehicle available for the duration of the tour, fuel, tools, passenger liability insurance that is required by law.
THE TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE: Entrance fees to the museums, sites etc. meals, official tour guide and everything not previously agreed upon.
NOTE:The driver is not an official guide, he is only able to provide information and / or story from within or near the vehicle. The tour itinerary may change at the discretion of the passengers.