Best Private Tour: Siena and San Gimignano
Reviewed by: Vita Marie M, July 2015
We had a wonderful time touring beautiful Siena and San Gimignano with our incredible driver, Roberto, in his luxurious Mercedes SUV. Roberto was prompt and professional, but warm, informative, funny and gracious too. We chose a private tour so my mother, who has difficulty walking, could really enjoy some sightseeing and this worked out beautifully. In Siena, we were met my Monica who gave us a comprehensive tour of the city and magnificent Duomo. Roberto called ahead for lunch reservations at the Bel Soggiorno in San Gimignano, and we had a delicious meal with an unforgettable view. We had enough time to then explore the city on our own. On our return, Roberto made a special side trip so that we could pay our respects at the US military cemetery located outside of Florence. A great experience and absolutely worth the price.
Reviewed by: Diane R, September 2014
Our guide was wonderful, full of information and anecdotes and went out of his way to show us the wonderful countryside and made some detour to show us some of his favorites spots. The guide who took over for the Siena visit was extremely knowledgeable and interesting, we learned a lot about the history of this beautiful city.
Reviewed by: Joyce S, July 2014
We fell in love with Siena! Felt so at home - and at peace - walking through the city. It presented us a wonderful mix of history, local color, and beautiful scenery! Our guide was knowledgeable - but did not overwhelm us with facts and details - very accommodating to our needs. One of the pearls of the vacation,
Reviewed by: Marianne P, May 2014
Terrific. The private guides make it more special and gives flexibility to spend more or less time in a shop or two.
Reviewed by: ellen a, January 2014
Great tour with Marzio. He picked us up at our hotel and off we were on a fun and informative adventure. We left Florence for Siena and San Gimignano, with a stop for wine, olive oil and balsamic vinegar tasting at Tenuta Torciano. Wonderful wines and food. Siena tour guide was tremendous - a great city to spend a bit of time in. San Gimignano would have been great to spend a little more time in, but most shops were closed (mid-week Early December)
Would highly recommend aviator Tours.
Reviewed by: Mary S, July 2013
This was an amazing day for our family. Our driver was wonderful and our tour guide in Sienna was a local woman who was extraordinary. Her personal connection to the city was the perfect touch. We never felt rushed or inconvenienced. It seemed a bit pricey when we booked it but was worth every penny
Reviewed by: Donna P, July 2013
Even the rainy day did not take away from our tour. Barbara in Siena was great! Her being a native of Siena was such a plus on the tour. We got see parts of Siena we would not have seen or learned about on our own. At the end she was able to get us into the Duoma for Mass with no hassle.
We were not able to spend enough in San Gimignano and the rain did not help. It will be a definite go to next time we go to Italy.