Times

Start Time

09:00

End Time

17:00

Duration

8 Hours

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Tuscany’s Top Hill Towns: San Gimignano, Volterra and Certaldo Private Day Trip

Meet your private driver at your Hotel and get ready for a delightful day trip that will give you the opportunity to discover the most beautiful Tuscan hilltop towns in one day! The first stop is in Certaldo, an enchanting Medieval village renowned as Boccaccio’s birthplace. This ancient village, located on the Via Francigena, as many Tuscan towns is divided in two parts, one modern and one medieval, located on the top of a hill. Stroll along the cozy narrow streets of the city center will be a real pleasure! Left Certaldo, the tour will reach the Etruscan town of Volterra, famous all over the world for the alabaster craft. Visit by your own of this magic and mysterious city, which origins date more than 3000 years ago. It is possible to find evidence and traces from every historical period, which gives the artistic city a unique aspect. You will be able to admire the ancient city walls, the charming Porta dell’Arco, the Roman Amphitheatre, the Cathedral and the wonderful Piazza dei Priori, located in the heart of the old town. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon, the third stop is San Gimignano, a gorgeous town declared UNESCO World Heritage, where you‘ll be given free time to visit the medieval town planning with the numerous and beautiful towers hence the name "Manhattan of the Middle Ages". The village is also known for the famous "Vernaccia" white wine here produced. A stroll in the town center means discovering true jewels of art, among which Piazza della Cisterna, the Dome, Palazzo del Podestà and the Church of Sant'Agostino. An exciting experience that will remain in your memory forever.

Experience

  • Visit San Gimignano, the Manhattan of Middle Ages
  • Discover the beautiful Volterra, a fascinating etruscan town
  • Walk on Certaldo and discover its many beauties as Palazzo Pretorio

Pickup instructions

Meeting point: you will meet your driver at your hotel if centrally located. Please send an email to incoming@caftours.com to inform us in which hotel you are staying Meeting time at 9.00 am

Voucher redemption instructions

Meeting point: you will meet your driver at your hotel if centrally located. Please send an email to incoming@caftours.com to inform us in which hotel you are staying Meeting time at 9.00 am Please be aware that in case of no-show, the driver will wait for you for a maximum of 30 minutes from the tour departure time. After that time, if nobody informed us about the delay, they are entitled to leave and no refund will be granted to any client who is not at the departure point at the established time. The driver is not a licensed guide, he can provide general introductory information during the car trip. He is not allowed to lead a guided visit inside city center, museums or churches COVID-19 Safety Mesaures - for Tours and Activities the following sanitation measures will be taken: - Interpersonal distance the minimum distance to be kept is 1 mt. -The use of a face mask is compulsory -Wash the hands with water and soap or use a hand sanitizer before and after the activity -Customers can be subject to a body temperature check. If the temperature is more than 37,5 °C, the clients are not allowed to access the Tour or Activity. - Quota on the entrance to indoor and outdoor spaces: the access will be restricted in order to maintain the interpersonal distance of 1 mt - From August 6, 2021, participants over 12 years old, must present a EU Green Pass or their own country document to proof one of the following: full vaccination; first vaccination at least 15 days ago; Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months; Negative test made until 48 hours before the tour starts

Facility

  • Pick-Up and Drop-Off at the hotel in Florence if centrally located
  • Private DE-LUXE chauffeured vehicle as per the itinerary (car from 1 to 3 passengers - minivan from 4 to 8 passengers)
  • English-speaking driver
  • Three stops in the best Tuscan Hill Towns
  • Optional Gratuities
  • Lunch

Suitable for

  • Solo travellers
  • couples
  • children
  • groups
  • students
  • business trip
  • wheelchair

Additional Information

Has Hotel product Type:
No hotel product type loaded
Grade:
Moderate
Accommodation:
Luxury
Product Type:
Tailor made
Tour Leader Type:
Independent / self drive

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