Countryside day

A day in the Tuscan countryside

A day trip in the countryside with a private driver in a small van (7 seater) 

Option 1: (8 or 9 hours) 

An unguided day trip to the countryside visiting some medieval villages and a wine and food experience for lunch at a family run winery or a lovely local trattoria.

Leave the planning and the itinerary to us and sit back and enjoy.

You may wish to add a wine tasting to the itinerary also (additional cost per person).

Option 2: (8 or 9 hours)

Visit the beautiful town of Siena and a stroll through the medieval hamlet of San Gimignano (8 hours). If you wish to include a winery visit, this excursion will require 9 hours.  

Option 3: (8 hours) 

Visit magical Volterra and San Gimignano.

Meeting Place: 

The driver will pick you up from your accommodation at 9am if the tour is our standard daytrip of eight hours.

 

The cost of the 8 hour day trip

€700 for a party of up to 7 people (maximum) for 8 hours. This cost covers the private driver and private car / van (excluding meals, winery visits, wine tastings) 

 

The cost of the 8 hour day trip

€766 for a party of up to 7 people (maximum) for 9 hours. This cost covers the private driver and private car / van (excluding meals, winery visits, wine tastings)

 

Please Note:

Lunch is an additional cost and paid on site.

If a wine tasting is included in the itinerary, the cost is extra (please anticipate an additional cost of €25-€50 per person. This cost is payable directly to the winery at the time of your visit, cash (euro) or credit.

If a Winery lunch is included in the itinerary, the cost is extra (please anticipate €50-€60 per person. This cost is payable directly to the winery at the time of your visit, cash (euro) or credit.

The cost for the driver & car is for pick up from Florence city centre. If your accommodation is outside of the city in the countryside, there may be an additional cost.

Payment

Prepayment is required for guided tours & countryside excursions. We use a secure payment system provided by SumUP, you do not need to have a SumUP account to use it, you can sign in as a guest and use a credit card. SumUP charges a 2.5% handling/service fee which will be added to your invoice or you can pay by bank transfer (with an additional €15 to cover the bank charges for receiving international bank transfers)

 

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations or date changes made less than ONE WEEK prior to the tour start time require full payment.

Cancellations or date changes made within TWO weeks of your tour date will require half payment.

Tours proceed in inclement weather. Museum reservation fees and pre-purchased tickets are non-refundable. SumUP handling/service fees are non-refundable.

Drivers

The drivers with whom we collaborate are not guides. They are very experienced, knowledgeable and personable, however, they are not licensed guides of Siena, San Gimignano, Lucca or Volterra. Iif you include any of these towns in the day’s itinerary, there will not be a guided tour included. It is free time for your party to visit the town at your leisure.

We can organize a licensed guide on our team for a guided tour in the places listed above if you are interested. The rates are the same as stated in the Florence tour section of the website. The minimum guided tour length is 2 hours.