Siena Discovery Tour

  • WALKING  TOUR – 3h

Built on three hills, birthplace of St. Catherine, subdivided into neighbourhoods, the city of the Palio horse race, located in the middle of the Pilgrimage road, the city of the most incredible gothic church of Italy, this is Siena, the historical rival of Florence, located in the southern part of Tuscany, certainly one of the most beautiful cities of the region.

We offer you a private customized visit of the most spectacular monuments and sights of Siena including the Campo square, the City hall Palace, the Palazzo Chigi Saracini, the main Neighbourhoods of the city and  the Cathedral.

Our guide will pick you up at the hotel and you will reach Piazza del Campo, the main square of the city with its curved shape like an amphitheater, facing the Palazzo Pubblico, the tower of Mangia and being the field where the so famous Palio horse race takes place twice a year.

We continue our walk through the street « Via di Citta’ » and reach thean  Aristocratic Residence called Palazzo Chigi-Saracini  housing today the Chigiana Musical Academy.

During our walk the guide will give you lots of details about the importance of the Palio horse race with the evidence of the flags representing the main neighbourhoods of the city.

Our last stop is the incredible Cathedral dedicated to Holy Mary of  Assumption. Built between 1215 and 1263 on the site of an earlier structure, it has the form of a Latin cross with a slightly projecting transept, a dome and a bell tower. The exterior and interior are constructed of white and greenish-black marble in alternating stripes, with addition of red marble on the façade.  We will enter the Church and visit the Piccolomini library, the Pulpit and the amazing mosaic floor.

Our tour ends up in the Duomo square.

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TOUR INCLUSIONS

  • 3 hrs private licensed professional local guide

 

NOT INCLUDED

  • Transportation
  • Admission to duomo

PRICES (per group)

1 to 3 persons
220
4 to 6 persons
250
7 to 8 persons
300