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Siena - San Gimignano - Chianti
CULTURE | FOOD & WINE
The sweet Tuscan Hills
A fascinating land rich in culture, nature and local products
1st day: Arrival
Arrival on the coast, accommodation in the hotel, dinner and overnight.
2nd day: Siena and San Gimignano
Breakfast and departure to San Gimignano, the city of towers built inside a beautiful wall. Visit of the city: Piazza del Duomo, one of the nicest medieval squares in Italy, surrounded by beautiful buildings such as Tortoli- Treccani palace and the Razzi house; Palazzo del Podestà that is mounted by the highest tower of the city (51mt); the Torre del Diavolo and the two Torri degli Ardinghelli, famous for their slight asymmetry; the Duomo or Collegiata, Romanic church with very important works of art. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon drive to Siena and visit the city of the Palio: piazza del Campo, with its shape that remembers a sea shell, divided into 9 sectors by a lovely floor; the Palazzo Pubblico, seat of the town hall, that is mounted by the tower of Mangia that is over 100 m high; Piazza del Duomo, overlooked by the Duomo masterpiece of the Italian gothic. Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight.
3rd day: Chianti
After breakfast departure to discover the area of Chianti, famous for its ruby colour wine and its unique landscapes, well known for its green and sweet hills, ample vineyards and olive groves, small boroughs, medieval castles and stone rural houses. Stop in a winery/castle to visit the cellars and vineyards. At the end of the visit wine tasting with Tuscan salami, cheeses, Tuscan bread (as per tradition without salt), bruschetta with olive oil, almond biscuits and vin Santo. Return to Chianciano and stroll in the historical centre. Dinner and overnight.
4th day: Departure
Departure after breakfast in Hotel.