A day in Tuscany tour


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Gianlucatour A day in tuscany tour, perfect for spending a few hours in the most beautiful Tuscan countryside ever. Among medieval villages and vast grasslands and vineyards.

Usually the tour lasts an average of 8 hours, including any travel time.

 

  • PIENZA
  • MONTICCHIELLO
  • S.QUIRICO D'ORCIA

 

Lunch stop at the customer's expense.

Each additional hour to the fee will be charged in Total at a cost of Euro 50.00 per hour.

 

THIS TOUR IS NOT AVAILABLE IN A DAY FROM CIVITAVECCHIA PORT

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As also Rome in a day Tour Italia your driver will be ready in the waiting room of the hotel, to guide you around the city with the van or the car you booked.

Each stop provides a certain amount of time to visit the monument of the square or the museum as needed required. then leave for the next stop.

Following the route established from time to time you can make a bit of shopping or a coffee break in Italy which usually lasts a few fitted though.

It will instead be arranged with the driver any lunch break to taste the different specialties.

Usually the tour lasts an average of 8 hours including any travel time.

Not far away you can visit San Quirico D'Orcia, Italian town in the province of Siena.

In the Middle Ages the town was at the head of the Via Francigena.

Sigerico, Archbishop of Canterbury, in his journey, made between 990 and 994, cites San Quirico as Submansio XII and defines Sce Quiric.

ADT04The connection point of the merchants, Umbria-Marche direct to Florence and Siena from the famous Guido Morgante who came through the Chianti Valley, Colfiorito, Foligno and Perugia to San Quirico, have contributed to increasing the importance of this place.

Has also some churches which are of great historical and artistic addition to the aforementioned Collegiate Church of San Quirico and the Romanesque church of San Biagio in Vignoni, may become the Church of St. John the Baptist in Bagno Vignoni, the Church and the Chapel of Our Lady of Vitaleta , the Church of Santa Maria Assunta and the Oratorio della Misericordia.

Pienza is an Italian town in the province of Siena in Tuscany.
It is probably the most renowned and greater artistic importance of the Val D'Orcia.

It is not far from the highway Cassia and the two other major towns of the valley, San Quirico D'Orcia and Castiglione D'Orcia. The historic center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996.

Pienza is one of the city decorated for Valor for the Liberation War because she was awarded the Silver Medal for Military Valor for the sacrifices of its people and its activities in the partisan struggle during the second World War.

For the beauty of its Renaissance town Pienza in 1996 became part of World Heritage natural, artistic and cultural heritage, followed in 2004 by the same valley area in which it stands: the Val D'Orcia.

 

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ADT02The climate of the Val D'Orcia and Pienza has moderate continental characteristics which are more acute in the valleys to the frequent phenomenon of temperature inversion.

The summers are moderately hot and dry, while winters are quite firm.

The rainfall, rather irregular, are fairly limited due to the location of the downwind area to Monte Amiata that blocks or attenuates the humid winds south-westerns.

From 1960 in the first week of September takes place in the main square of the Palio in melted cheese.

In the center of the square is placed a time, and from it the concentric circles of increasing radius and lower scores.

There are six teams, each team has six components, and any reserves. Each component has three shots on hand to make sure that the score of their team is the highest to win the Palio designed by local artists.