The towers of San Gimignano
You can leave from your villa/hotel after breakfast for San Gimignano
, medieval city famous for its towers and for the excellent white wine D.O.C.G "Vernaccia di San Gimignano
" which can also be tasted. You don't have to think about driving, so we highly recommend a nice tasting.
The charm of Monteriggioni
Then, you can move to the fortress of Monteriggioni
, last defensive outpost of Siena in medieval times, described by Dante Alighieri in the Inferno of the Divine Comedy.
In the alleys of Siena
Arrival in Siena
, the city of the Palio
. Here it will be possible for you to have lunch in Piazza del Campo, setting of the Palio and one of the most beautiful and famous squares in the world. You can visit the Mangia tower, the Gothic cathedral with its paintings by Lorenzetti and Duccio da Boninsegna, the church of San Domenico. You can also have time for shopping along the streets of the city centre.
Duration of the itinerary: 8 hours.