Take a stroll in the small walled medieval hill town of San Gimignano . Known as the Town of Fine Towers, San Gimignano is famous for its medieval architecture, unique in the preservation of its tower houses which along with its hilltop setting and encircling walls form an unforgettable skyline.
After the stroll you can stop at one of the many wine cellars and sip a glass of white wine, Vernaccia di San Gimignano, produced from the ancient variety of Vernaccia grape which is grown on the sandstone hillsides of the area.
Then continue to Siena; the city is a Unesco World Heritage site and one of the nation's most visited tourist attractions. You will be amazed by the shell-shaped Piazza del Campo, the town square, full of architectural treasures and famous for hosting the Palio horse race. Dominating the square you will see the Palazzo Pubblico, decorated by some of the finest frescoes of Simone Martini, Ambrogio and Pietro Lorenzetti.
Near by, the façade of the Cathedral is one of the most fascinating in all of Italy, begun in the 12th century, it is one of the great examples of Italian Romanesque-Gothic architecture.
Entering the Cathedral you will have the chance to admire the amazing pulpit, the mosaic floor and the Piccolomini library completely frescoed by Pinturicchio and based on designs by Raphael.