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Firenze, Italy
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 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 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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star-5
Great trip to Tuscany
Janice_O
, Jun 2022
Loved the wine tasting and lunch. Such a beautiful place! Olivia was our guide and did a great job. Siena was very interesting and a cute city. Pisa was pretty much just the iconic picture.
star-5
Lunch was Amazing!
Mark_S
, Jun 2022
Wonderful trip! Mano our guide was great! Best part was the lunch, great value and lots of flowing wine (bottles left on the table)! Can’t recommend this tour enough!
star-5
A must do tour!
Jana_W
, Jun 2022
The medieval towns were amazing and the farm/lunch was our favorite thing we did in all of Italy! Angela was our tour guide and danielo was our driver, we couldn’t have asked for better people! They were always smiling and kind! An unbelievable experience!
star-5
Worth the 12 hour tour.
Raffaele_P
, Jun 2022
Alessandro was extremely informative helpful and organized. Different people in our group had different needs and they were able to accommodate everyone. The villa gave us a delicious lunch with tasty wines and the staff there was very friendly. Lots of time on the bus but that is inevitable considering all the different areas visited. Again Allesandro and Emilio (bus driver) went above and beyond!
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Sara was an amazing tour...
James_R
, Jun 2022
Sara was an amazing tour guide and host. The meat, cheese, and wine were phenomenal. Would highly recommend.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Sara was the best. Very...
Keri_r
, Jun 2022
Sara was the best. Very knowledgeable of the area and willing to go the extra mile. A must see. From Siena to the vineyard to Pisa the whole experience was great.
star-4
Not for solo travelers
Maria_A
, Jun 2022
Olivia, the tour guide, was sweet. She provided information on the areas we visited. Emiliano, the driver was careful on the road, pleasant person. However, there were 50 people, way too many during a time we are still facing COVID-19. I was only solo traveler in group. Great except when being placed in the “empty” seat in middle of couples and families.
star-5
Great trip!!!
Travis_S
, Jun 2022
Olivia and the driver (I forgot his name?) were absolutely great. What a nice way to explore Venice and the surrounding areas with a nice air conditioned bus. Though of course you do walk in hot sun ☀ too but not their fault. Great experience!!!
star-5
Great taste of Tuscany!
Chris_B
, Jun 2022
Sara from Walkabout tours was a tremendous tour guide. A Florence local, she came with wonderful knowledge, energy, and humor that made for a spectacular visit to some of the most beautiful locations in Tuscany!
star-5
Amazing, perfect way to spend a day in Tuscany!
Shelley_D
, Jun 2022
This tour is amazing and a perfect way to see many interesting places in one day! If you are lucky enough to have Alissandro as your tour guide - he will keep you engaged as he shares his knowledge and humour! The stops are enjoyable and the farm and food were awesome! Great bus driver as well!
star-5
Best tour in Italy
Zuri_S
, Jun 2022
We had a wonderful experience on this tour with Stefano as our guide. He was truly remarkable — so kind, funny, knowledgeable, and the best tour guide we’ve had throughout our 14 day vacation in Italy. Would 100% recommend this tour to anyone.
star-5
Wonderful Day!
Richard_N
, Jun 2022
A Fabulous day out made very easy. Excellent tour guides and very well managed. Lunch was very nice, great views and excellent wine. Thoroughly recommend m!
star-5
Don’t Miss this Experience
Atoya_C
, Jun 2022
This was an amazing experience and our tour Guide Mano it the best! Everything was wonderful. 🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾
star-5
Beautiful countryside!
Gayatri_D
, Jun 2022
The trip itself was very good. Àllessandro and Benidetta were very animated and both shared a lot of information. They made us connect with history and the Italian culture. Nando the driver was very efficient. However, this tour is not for people who cannot walk or climb uphill!!
star-5
Wonderful Day Trip
William_B
, Jun 2022
Wonderful day trip from Tuscany. Our guide, Sara, was witty and funny. Driver did a great job on the narrow Tuscan roads. Really enjoyed Siena and lunch at the Tuscan farm and winery. Be sure to check out Dolce Siena in the town square and try some of the Ricciarelli.
star-5
Fantastic experience, wonderful tour guide!
Tom_T
, Jun 2022
Wow….just WOW! I will happily recommend this tour to anyone who asks- we loved every part of it! Our guide, Angelina, was the absolute best- we really enjoyed her expertise, humor, and enthusiasm! We had a bit of a personal issue as well with some temporary motion sickness, and they took care of us every step of the way! The locations were wonderful, the bus ride was easy and comfortable, and the pace was easy. Thank you for the great experience- we’re already looking forward to our next one!
star-5
A must see experience in Tuscany
Lily_T
, Jun 2022
My family and I had a memorable experience with Mano as our guide. Great helpful info about the different cities, events , and cullture in an air conditioned bus with plenty of time to explore. The highlight was lunch with tasty food, lots of wine, and picture book Tuscany view in the background. Also met good people on this trip. I would highly recommend this tour with Mano and his skillful deiver.
star-5
Tuscany and Ferrari
Kelly_J
, Jun 2022
Every part of the trip was excellent. Siena was particularly wonderful. One special treat was seeing dozens of Ferrari’s coming into the main square doting the 1000 Miglio race!
star-5
Fantastic trip for everyone!
MaryE_W
, Jun 2022
We enjoyed the entire trip Alessandro was a perfect guide who anticipated everything we would need to know in advance.
star-5
Wonderful time in Tuscany!!
melissa_S
, Jun 2022
We had a wonderful day and visiting each town was really special. Krystal our tour guide was wonderful and made the tour extra special with her recommendations, kindness, and making herself available for all questions. The tour guide in Sienna was excellent and informative. The lunch at the farm was beautiful. We don’t drink much wine but the grounds were gorgeous. Pisa not much to see overall but we all needed that photo of the leaning tower. Thanks for a great day! We all had fun.

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