If your cruise-ship docks at the port of Livorno and you want to visit some of the most beautiful places in Tuscany, don’t miss this amazing shore excursion: your driver will pick you up at the port, and will take you to Siena, San Gimignano and the wonderful area of the Chianti.
With this shore excursion tour from the port of Livorno you will have the opportunity to explore one of the most beautiful areas in Italy: the Chianti, in the heart of Tuscany. You will pass through spectacular sceneries and visit two beautiful cities: San Gimignano and Siena.
Your private driver will pick you up directly at the port of Livorno, to take you on a fantastic journey through the Tuscan countryside. Aboard comfortable cars, you will have the chance to admire the breathtaking landscapes of the green rolling hills of Chianti. Every season is good for visiting this area. Spring and autumn are the best times, those in which the landscape and climate are pleasant and the off-season allows to find less crowded and better prices.
A series of hills, villages where time stands still, fortresses, churches and country houses: a picturesque nature and rich not only in beauty and history but also of unique and inimitable products that have made this region famous worldwide. After about an hour drive along the picturesque roads that wind through the vineyards and olive groves of the Tuscan hills, you will arrive in the charming town of Siena, rich in precious historic and artistic works that have given it the title of World Heritage Site UNESCO.
In Siena, you can stroll along the narrow streets of the historic centre, characterized by monumental squares and Renaissance palaces. It is one of the most endorsed cities of Tuscany, known for its rich artistic heritage, historical and cultural. Its historic center was declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco. The links with the past and the traditions are very strong and are celebrated in the historic Palio di Siena where each year challenging the city districts.
You can visit Piazza del Campo, the main square of the city, used twice a year for the famous horse race called "Palio", but also the Torre del Mangia, the Gaia Fountain and the impressive Cathedral, rich in treasures in its interior. The heart of the city not only offers many architectural beauty but also workshops and shops where you can find crafts and typical products like sweets: Ricciarelli, panpepato and cantucci.
After Siena, you will travel to reach another beautiful destination of Tuscany: the ancient town of San Gimignano, where you can admire its characteristic medieval towers, the Cathedral and the old churches. San Gimignano rises on top of a hill 334m above sea level, clearly visible in the distance with its many towers. Today 13 towers remain of the 72 towers of the fourteenth century, when every well off family built a tower to show its economical power (many of them are still visible in the buildings, even if they were cut off).
At the end of your private tour, your driver will drop you off at the port of Livorno, in time to board on your cruise ship.
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
The driver will pick you up at the port of Livorno, at the terminal where cruise-ships dock. At the end of the excursion you will be taken back to the port of Livorno in time to board your cruise-ship.
During the booking, in the "Additional Information" page, write name and arrival/departing times of your ship, in order to organize the pick-up and drop-off.
This tour does NOT include the guide. If you want to add it, contact us for a personalized quotation.
We strongly recommend informing us in advance about any delays.
The service will commence at the time selected during the booking process. In the event of delay of the Client, we cannot guarantee that the duration of the tour will be the same as the one indicated.