Shore excursion to Siena and San Gimignano for cruise passengers. Includes pick up and return to the port in Livorno.
Your day-trip to Siena and San Gimignano begins with a private car pick-up directly from your ship at the Livorno dock.
You will drive to Siena where you’ll meet your private guide; Siena is the second most interesting town in Tuscany after Florence, We will visit the Cathedral (Duomo), begun in the 12th century, is a masterpiece of Italian Romanesque-Gothic architecture; then we’ll continue our Siena tour with a visit to The Piazza del Campo, the shell-shaped town square, where we’ll visit Palazzo Pubblico, a great work of architecture itself with its tall tower, it houses an important art museum (masterpieces by Ambrogio Lorenzetti, Simone Martini and Pietro Lorenzetti); lunch in a typical restaurant, then we’ll drive to San Gimignano, a charming hill town which has preserved its medieval appearance more completely than any other town in Tuscany; visit of the historic center, and time for shopping; we’ll then drive you back to the dock in time to board your ship.
Itinerary: Siena, Cathedral, Piazza del Campo, Museum of Palazzo Pubblico – San Gimignano, Collegiata Church, Palazzo del Popolo, Piazza della Cisterna.