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Chianti wine area, Pisa, San Gimignano and Monteriggioni – Private Shore Excursion from La Spezia
Chianti Wine Area – Wine Tasting
Most of you have surely heard more than once the word Chianti but until you have visited it you have absolutely no idea what means… A trip to Chianti area represent a unique and unforgettable experience for everyone involved. Spending a day between fabulous vineyards and olive groves will let you understand why this wine is so famous all over the world! We will present you the most appreciated tour about wine tasting but remember that our secret is a personalized service, we give you a suggestion only, let us know your desire…
Only one hour and half to reach the medieval village of San Gimignano, passing through the most wonderful Tuscan countryside. The rolling slopes are covered with vineyards and silvery green olive grows, like a picture. Only this spectacle would be more than enough to enjoy this tour! Fortified walls and watchtowers show power and prosperity in the Middle Ages. Only thirteen of the town’s original 76 towers remain. Enjoy your time to stroll the narrow cobbled streets taking San Gimignano’s sights, Piazza della Cisterna, the Collegiata in Piazza del Duomo, a Romanesque cathedral known.
Until the XI century Monteriggioni was a station of standstill on the Francigena Road in Tuscany. Siena transformed Monteriggioni in the imposing Fortress to protection of the boundary north in the wars against the anemy Florence. Inside Monteriggioni there were in XIV century beyond 150 families with about 600 inhabitant.
The wall was arised since 1213 (see the headstone on the Romea Gate) until 1219 and then they strengthen in varied years (1260, 1279) until the 1545. The wall up of Monteriggioni are long beyond 500 meters, tall twenty meters and surrounded from 14 towers to square base. The Fortress in the beyond two hundred years “of use” spent of hand between Florence and Siena.
For groups larger than 8 a city tax check point will be added for the bus entrance to Florence for (215.00 euro), Pisa (130.00 euro), Siena (100.00 euro), San Gimignano (60.00 euro), Lucca (35.00 euro), Livorno Pier (60.00 euro), La Spezia Pier (100.00 euro) Consequently, it is much cheaper to book one or more minibus with 8 seats with a real english speaking driver on board.
Kind note: When you land on your ship you have to take the shuttle bus (orange or blue) and get off at the last stop which is the Harbour of La Spezia where your driver will be waiting with welcome sign under your name and the name of our companies such as:
"SMITH - UNDER THE TUSCAN SUN TOURS"
Please put yourself in the top positions when you need to get off the ship so do not waste time and meet your driver on time