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"Private Tour: Florence to Siena
X Venice Carnival Luxury Experience 6 Days Hotel Included"Start by being picked up from your accommodation in Florence. An English speaking driver with a private minivan will be with you during the entire day although your driver is not allowed to walk with you around the small towns once you reach them (Italian law). Your driver will give you information on the places you're going to visit. Since this tour is private you can customize the itinerary.S Montalcino and the area called Val d’Orcia stopping in particular in Pienza or Montepulciano or both if time allows. Siena:The historic center of Siena has been declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site. Siena is famous for its cuisine art
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Classical Rome City Tour
"Start your morning with either a hotel pickup or by meeting your guide near Rome Termini Station. From this point your classic Rome tour heads to Rome’s centro storico passing through Piazza della Repubblica to see the Fountain of the Nyadds (Fontana delle Naiadi).The centro storico was made for carefree strolling with a myriad of cobbled footpaths and picturesque piazzas lined by buzzing pavement-side cafés. Baroque churches fountains and palazzos built during the Renaissance are scattered around adding to the oh-so-Roman charm that abounds. Amble to Trevi Fountain
From EUR41.00
 
Ancient Rome Half-Day Walking Tour
"Your Rome half-day tour starts near the Colosseum. After paying your entrance fee to the iconic attraction head inside to explore the second and third tiers of the Roman amphitheater with your guide. Hear how seating was allocated to social status with the Emperors and senators enjoying the best seats in the house and plebeians toward the top. The stadium’s gladiatorial contests were its main attraction and you’ll hear tales of the gory games where trained gladiators would fight each other for the amusement of the crowds.After your Colosseum tour set off to explore the surrounding area discovering places that once represented the financial
From EUR50.00

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Town Walls, Gates and Views

Montepulciano is a walled hill town, with the main entry gate, being the medieval Porta al Prato, at its northern end. Once inside the walls, it is virtually vehicle free. You can walk up the hill to...
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Tuscany

Montepulciano is located in the beautiful region of Tuscany. This part of Italy combines wonderful hilly landscapes with picturesque historic villages, often located on some idyllic hilltop.Of course...
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Where is Montepulciano??

This gives you a rough idea where Montepulciano is located. Click on the map, so you can see the red little dot.Montepulciano is located in the region of Tuscany. Some nearby cities are:Florence: 116...
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Narrow alleys

This town has some amazing narrow alleys. Do look around, every side street can be a nice surprise. The city is a real web of interweaving narrow streets, broken up by stairways which sometimes end...
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View from the top

You will have a splendid view looking down from the town. I loved the contrast between the ocher fields and the green vineyards and olive groves, the terraced cultivation on the hillsides and the...
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My first view of Montepulciano

When you are coming from the direction of Siena, there is only one road leading to Montepulciano. From far you can see the town standing on top of one of the gentle green hills of Tuscany. It's a...
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Entering the town

Entry to the town is usually via the Port al Prato - the main gate at the northern end of the town. From here the Corso - the street starts and its uphill!! Take your time and enjoy the Palazzi around...
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Tuscan Vistas

As you wander up the corso have a peep up some of the little alleys for some tuscan vistas like this...
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via Talosa 21, Montepulciano, Tuscany, 53045, Italy
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Via Ricci 25, Montepulciano, 53045, Italy
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Piazza Savonarola 18, Montepulciano, Tuscany, 53045, Italy
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Via dei Fiori 30, Sant'Albino, Montepulciano, Tuscany, 53045, Italy
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Via di Pescaia 5, Montepulciano, Tuscany, 53045, Italy
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Things to Do Near Montepulciano

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Battistero di San Giovanni - Baptistry

The Battistero di San Giovanni is not a completely separate building as are those at Florence and Pisa, but located in a lower level of the cathedral - underneath the choir loft. Construction of the...
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Basilica di Santa Maria dei Servi

Santa Maria dei Servi is a 13th century basilica with an unfinished red brick façade. It was built by the Servite Order who arrived in Siena in 1250. Unfortunately, I was unable to visit the church...
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Piazza del Campo

I know I'm not the first person to write a tip on the Piazza and I'm not sure I can add anything more to make this a worthwhile tip to read than what you may have already read from the other VTers....
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Loggia della Mercanzia

Located on via di Città, the commercial heart of Siena in mediaeval times, la Loggia della Mercanzia was the merchants' entrepôt. It was built in the first half of the 15th century at a transition...
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Santuario di Santa Caterina

The Santuario e Casa di Santa Caterina is the home of St Catherine, which was turned into a sanctuary in the 15th century. This is the place where Catherine lived with her parents and some say 24...
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Pozzo di San Patrizio - St Patrick's Well

Nestled just below the Albonoz Fortress, the Posso de san Patrizio was an important piece of engineering to provide the Pope with additional safety during the Sack of Rome in the early 16th century....
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