When you think of Tuscany, you’re probably thinking of a city like Siena and its surrounding area. Siena is a UNESCO world heritage site. With its winding streets, excellent food and wine culture, and history, it’s a perfect place to base yourself on a Tuscan adventure, aided by our Tuscany Travel Guide. Once you’ve picked your hotel in Siena with the help of our guide on where to stay in Siena, you might want to consider one of our tours in and around Siena. They are a great way to become well acquainted with this beautiful corner of Tuscany. So much so, you might never want to leave. Here are our picks of the best tours from Siena.
Siena gained UNESCO world heritage status with good reason. With its circular-shaped main square, elegant 14th-century tower, and black and white striped church, it’s quite simply stunning. Our Insider Siena city tour offers a unique take on this beautiful city. An experienced guide will take you down its historical paths, telling stories of both past and present. Even better, book it as a private tour and fully customize the itinerary and locations.
Best For Wine Lovers
Brunello di Montalcino is the crowning glory of Tuscan wine and is made less than an hour away from Siena. Our Brunello wine tasting tour will see you whisked away to the picturesque town of Montalcino. You’ll be treated to a tour of a traditional winery. Brunello di Montalcino is an exclusive wine made with one of Italy’s finest red grape varieties, Sangiovese. So this wine tasting tour will be a real treat! A lunch prepared with traditional Tuscan ingredients will accompany the winery tour.
Best For Animal Lovers
A horseback riding tour through Chianti is rather fitting; horses traditionally plow the vineyards of this area. You’ll see Tuscany’s famous countryside from horseback, under the tutelage of an experienced riding instructor, passing through vineyards, olive groves, rolling hills, and beautiful Tuscan villas. Check out our Tuscany & Florence Food and Wine Travel Guide to learn more about the best places for food and wine in Tuscany.
Best For Foodies
If you’re visiting Tuscany and Siena because of an insatiable appetite for pasta, our Tuscan cooking class is for you. During this 4-hour food extravaganza, we will drive you to the Chianti winemaking region where you’ll meet a local chef who will initiate you into the world of making traditional fresh pasta and accompanying sauce. Eating your own fresh pasta and bruschetta whilst drinking a local wine is surely one of the best ways to experience the food of this diverse region.
There Is So Much To Do And See In Siena
With so many things to do in Siena, you may be wondering about the best way to see and do it all most effectively. If you’d like to really get a well-rounded taste of Siena, try a 5-day city break tour package. If this has whetted your appetite, make sure to check out all our Siena tours and tour packages as well as our Siena Travel guide. If you’re staying for longer in Tuscany, nearby Florence is well worth exploring too. Or, head out of the city to take a scenic bike tour to nearby Chianti. Whatever you do in Siena, just ensure that you soak up its heritage, history, and culture; it’s like nowhere else.