Day Tour

Cruise Shore Experience - San Gimignano and Colle di Val d’Elsa Tour (8 Hours)

Onirikos, Italian Experiences Designer

San Gimignano, Italy

Valid for Travel Now Through: 31 Dec 2018

Cruise Shore Experience - San Gimignano and Colle di Val d’Elsa Tour (8 Hours )

San Gimignano, Italy

Tour Features

Experience(s)

  • Culture, History & Arts
  • Family Vacations
  • Sightseeing

Meals

Lunch

Recommended Ages

All Ages

Activity Level

Easy

Description


San Gimignano and Colle di Val d’Elsa Orientation Tour


You will meet your driver at ship dock or at tender mooring; he will wait for you handling the Onirikos arrival board.

He will drive you to San Gimignano where you will meet your Professional English-speaking Guide in order to experience a unique excursion in San Gimignano and Colle di Val d’Elsa.

San Gimignano is a small walled medieval hill town in Tuscany. It is mainly famous for its medieval architecture, especially its towers, which may be seen from several miles outside the town. While in other cities, such as Bologna or Florence, most or all of their towers have been brought down due to wars, catastrophes, or urban renewal, San Gimignano has managed to conserve fourteen towers of varying height which have become its international symbol.

Colle di Val d'Elsa is located in the heart of Tuscany, in a strategic position, near the cities of Siena, Florence and Volterra, on the route of the Via Francigena, the medieval highway of great pilgrimages from northern Europe to Rome.

The town was originally developed in three  autonomous villages, different in structures and planimetric configuration: the village of Santa Caterina, Castle Piticciano and the Plan.

Colle di Val d’Elsa is famous for the  glass production first and  then for the crystal production.  In the nineteenth century , Colle di Val d'Elsa was  already called "the Bohemia of Italy", and  now has become the true "City of Crystal" with 15% of world production, and over 95% of the Italian one.  

During you tour, you will enjoy your lunch in a typical Italian Restaurant.

After the tour your driver will escort you back to the Port.

About Us

We offer unique access to some of the most unavailable & undiscovered experiences one can imagine. A Milan shopping experience in a fashion designer’s showroom? A private dinner in Venice on the roof terrace of Peggy Guggenheim? Quad bike trekking on the active Etna volcano with an extreme-sport guide? Whatever your client can dream, we can deliver. We focus on designing non-Googleable experiences—watching the Palio di Siena horse race from a hot-air balloon; visiting the private castle where the Godfather trilogy was shot. Kids love visiting an ice cream factory, while big kids clamor for a chance to drive a Maserati or Lamborghini.

Insider Tip

Visit to Excavation underneath the Vatican • Truffle Hunt in Tuscany or Piemonte • Vasari Corridor in Florence • Private visit to the Sistine Chapel

Terms & Conditions

PAYMENT TERMS AND CANCELLATION CONDITIONS (general policy)

Please ALWAYS refer to the specific payments terms and cancellation policy clearly stated in the booking form. The payments terms and cancellation fees might depends on seasonality and on the specific service booked (i.e. an after hour private visit can be NON refundable already at the time of the booking)

Villa-Apartments Rental, Yacht Charter, Private Jet and Helicopter Charter:

- from time of confirmation to 121 days prior to arrival 30% of the total amount due is not refundable;

- between 120 and 61 days prior to arrival 60% of the total amount due is not refundable;

- from 60 days prior to arrival or in case of no show 100% of the total amount due is not refundable.

Hotel Bookings:

- from time of confirmation to 61 days prior to arrival 30% of the total amount due is not refundable;

- between 60 and 31 days prior to arrival 50% of the total amount due is not refundable;

- from 30 days prior to arrival or in case of no show 100% of the total amount due is not refundable.

All other services:

- from time of confirmation to 121 days prior to arrival no penalty will be charged;

- between 120 and 61 days prior to arrival 30% of the total amount due is not refundable;

- between 60 and 31 days prior to arrival 75% of the total amount due is not refundable;

- from 30 days prior to arrival or in case of no show 100% of the total amount due is not refundable.



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Rome and Sorrento, Italy

By: EBC


Reviewed on: 12 Jun 2017

The guides were knowledgeable and easy to understand. We enjoyed them very much.
Travel Advisor:  Kimberly Georgi

Transport made Easy

By: Michael


Reviewed on: 25 Jul 2018

Well I guess I could have taken a cab or a train to get to my destinations, but I felt it would be easier to book a car service. I would not recommend another car service beyond Onirikos. They were always on time, with a clean and comfortable car. The time between cities went by so quickly, and was a great way of seeing Italy. I would recommend them to anyone who wants to pay a little bit more for stress free, efficient transport within Italy.
Travel Advisor:  Amy Rasmussen

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By: Dolomites


Reviewed on: 27 Jul 2018

Stefano took very good care of us and made my baggage appear after I got the run around by the airport. They treated us like we were their only clients and like they were our personal concierge service. AMAZING.
Travel Advisor:  Laura Hartman