DAY 09: FLORENCE – TUSCANY REGION – FLORENCE (BREAKFAST/ LUNCH/ DINNER)
Breakfast at Hotel
Embark on a full day excursion to Siena, San Gimignano and the wonderful Chianti Area in the Tuscan countryside. Siena, a city in central Italy’s Tuscany region, is distinguished by its medieval brick buildings. The fan-shaped central square, Piazza del Campo, is the site of the Palazzo Pubblico, the Gothic town hall, and Torre del Mangia, a slender 14th-century tower with sweeping views from its distinctive white crown. The city’s 17 historic “contrade” (districts) extend outward from the piazza. San Gimignano is an Italian hill town in Tuscany, southwest of Florence. Encircled by 13th-century walls, its old town centers on Piazza della Cisterna, a triangular square lined with medieval houses. It has a skyline of medieval towers, including the stone Torre Grossa. The Duomo di San Gimignano is a 12th-century church with frescoes by Ghirlandaio in its Santa Fina Chapel. The First highlight of the tour is Monteriggioni, for its wine and its countryside charm. Continue then to Siena, filled with medieval streets, admiring the splendid palaces until reaching the Cathedral (interior),Palazzo Comunale and Piazza del Campo. Continue to San Gimignano, a World Heritage Site by Unesco. Finally, stop at a farm house, Where you’ll taste some of the best Tuscan wines.
Lunch & Dinner at a Restaurant
Stay overnight at the hotel