Shore excursion from Livorno port to Tenuta Torciano including lunch

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The picturesque, well-preserved medieval town of Siena lies in scenic hill just south of Florence, between the Chianti area and Maremma. Siena is a treasure trove of art, pageantry and architecture. Visit Giovanni Pisano’s wonderful black-and-white Gothic Cathedral and tour the Palazzo Pubblico; the climb up to the bell Tower – Torre del Mangia – rewards the visitor with a great view over the city. If you’re there at the beginning of July or in the middle of August, try not to miss the world – famous Palio horse race, a tradition dating from the Renaissance, that takes place in the Piazza del Campo, a marvellous, sloping plaza in the shape of a half-shell whose circumference is topped on race day with a layer of dirt to create a track. Visit San Gimignano a wonderful tuscan village.
Including your lunch and wine tasting at Torciano When you visit Tenuta Torciano Winery, you will totally immerse yourself in Italian culture, together with a Tuscan family consisting of 15 generations.

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Duration: 9 hours
Starts: Livorno, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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The picturesque, well-preserved medieval town of Siena lies in scenic hill just south of Florence, between the Chianti area and Maremma. Siena is a treasure trove of art, pageantry and architecture. Visit Giovanni Pisano’s wonderful black-and-white Gothic Cathedral and tour the Palazzo Pubblico; the climb up to the bell Tower – Torre del Mangia – rewards the visitor with a great view over the city. If you’re there at the beginning of July or in the middle of August, try not to miss the world – famous Palio horse race, a tradition dating from the Renaissance, that takes place in the Piazza del Campo, a marvellous, sloping plaza in the shape of a half-shell whose circumference is topped on race day with a layer of dirt to create a track. Visit San Gimignano a wonderful tuscan village.
Including your lunch and wine tasting at Torciano When you visit Tenuta Torciano Winery, you will totally immerse yourself in Italian culture, together with a Tuscan family consisting of 15 generations.

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Stop At: Siena, Siena, Tuscany

The historic centre of Siena has been declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site. It is one of the nation’s most visited tourist attractions, with over 163,000 international arrivals in 2008. Siena is famous for its cuisine, art, museums, medieval cityscape and the Palio, a horse race held twice a year.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: San Gimignano, San Gimignano, Tuscany

San Gimignano is a small walled medieval hill town in the province of Siena, Tuscany, north-central Italy. Known as the Town of Fine Towers, San Gimignano is famous for its medieval architecture, unique in the preservation of about a dozen of its tower houses, which, with its hilltop setting and encircling walls, form “an unforgettable skyline”.Within the walls, the well-preserved buildings include notable examples of both Romanesque and Gothic architecture, with outstanding examples of secular buildings as well as churches. The Palazzo Comunale, the Collegiate Church and Church of Sant’ Agostino contain frescos, including cycles dating from the 14th and 15th centuries. The “Historic Centre of San Gimignano” is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The town also is known for saffron, the Golden Ham, and its white wine, Vernaccia di San Gimignano, produced from the ancient variety of Vernaccia grape which is grown on the sandstone hillsides of the area.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tenuta Torciano, Via di Crocetta 18, 53037 Ulignano, San Gimignano Italy

If you are a lover of all things Italian, specifically the Tuscan region, Tenuta Torciano Winery & Winetasting School is the ideal destination for you.

The winery is situated in the heart of Tuscany, 35 minutes from Florence and 20 minutes from Siena, surrounded by beautiful rolling hills and a succession of unique greenery that features towering cypress trees, long stretches of beautiful vineyards, olive groves, forests of oaks and lovely villages.

When you visit Tenuta Torciano Winery, you will totally immerse yourself in Italian culture, together with a Tuscan family consisting of 15 generations of wine producers. Here you will experience warm hospitality and additional Tuscan traditions handed down from father to son, exemplifying the simple and good in life.

Duration: 2 hours



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