Join winery tours in Siena and surroundings, you can taste the top Tuscan wines and buy your favorite DOCG products. Open Cellars is the main wine tourism event in Italy.
Siena is the Capital of Italian Culture for 2015: enjoy the upcoming events, have a look at the restored masterpieces and discover the street art works in the alleys of Siena!
Marzuolo Truffle Festival, a gastronomical event in San Giovanni d’Asso. Taste the precious truffle in province of Siena and live an authentic travel experience.
Sport Siena Weekend is an initiative dedicated to sporting tourists. Join marathon, nordic walking and many more during your holiday in Siena.
Who likes to travel and has children knows how useful is to know if during a holiday is possible to join events tailored for children. Siena offers a plenty of interesting activities for kids even in January, so we suggest you some educational initiative, workshops and theater shows suitable to children. At Corte dei Miracoli, […]
What would you say about “diffused event” in different town’s areas, to give a warm welcome to 2015? This is the idea that guides the celebrations of 31st December in Siena, a series of non-stop events scheduled from 6:00 pm to 5:00 am on 1st January, a funny marathon that will enliven the most beautiful […]
As every year, the town of Palio invites tourists and inhabitants to celebrate Christmas by attending events scheduled from early December until 31st January, 150 events to spend with peacefulness and joy this period. We think it is useful to have a guide to choose your own favorite events, so we have prepared a selection […]
The emerging phenomenon of slow tourism got immediate success in Siena, a town that due to its features is easily walkable and is an art city with many beautiful hidden glimpses, places lesser known by tourists and urban trails in the past have been sets of historical events. For these reasons, we recommend to join […]
In the fall season we usually go to the movies, it’s a time when many new movies come out and there are a lot of festivals; Siena has its own festival, came at 18th edition and is an event richer than a film exhibition and less celebratory than a glamorous party; is an event that […]
Looking for the authentic roots of a sport such as cycling in a charming area as Chianti in Tuscany is a mission for true cycling enthusiasts who join every year L’Eroica event. This cycling race is taking place since 1997 on the first Sunday of October and features routes that cover the white roads of […]
It’s never too late to visit Siena and attend top events: September is traditionally a period full of activities and is characterized by a mild climate, ideal for who is planning a travel to in the next days. In this article we show an overview of upcoming events, a series of festivals and guided tours […]
It lacks very little to the second Palio of the year, in honour of the Assumption of Mary, a day full of excitement, tension, joy and above all rivalry for Senese people, since each contrada is like a family, an unbreakable tie really difficult to understand for those who wasn’t born in Siena. However the […]
This summer there are many initiatives included in “Estate Senese 2014” calendar that continue in August and get along with us until September, so if you haven’t already booked your trip to Siena don’t worry, you will find many events in the historical center and in the surrounding area in the next weeks. Theatrical performances […]
The Palio is always a trending topic in Siena: we report what happened during the competition held on 2nd July to introduce the next Palio with the highlights of that incredible day. The Drappellone was conquered by Contrada of the Dragon, which got the 37th victory of its story: the jockey Alberto Ricceri, nicknamed Salasso, […]
The most awaited event by Senese people has come, the competition which everyone would like to see: the Palio, the race that turns Piazza del Campo in a stage where the oldest show of Siena is held, a race which involves “contradaioli”, ignites the passion, revives rivalries, reinforces a tradition that is difficult to understand […]
June 21st is the longest day of the year, so we are thinking about how to celebrate the arrival of summer in Siena. This town, as always, offers original and engaging proposals for Senese people and tourists who want to come next weekend. On Saturday 21st June there are many extraordinary events, first of all […]
You can begin a trip without changing anything, or maybe something happens during the journey or at the end? This question relates to all kinds of travels and Siena is the ideal place where to understand the need of an authentic nature trail, regenerating and educational at the same time. We live in a very […]
On the third Saturday of May occurs the Night of Museums, a European initiative which consists in the special night opening of museums, galleries and other places of cultural importance, with the opportunity to join guided tours and special events. In Siena and province you will have different chances to spend the evening of Saturday […]
Classical music is on stage in Siena all the month of May with a festival came to its 12th edition, MusicaSiena, boasting international guests who will perform on every Saturday. The venues that will host the performances are the Auditorium of Music “Rinaldo Franci”, the oratory of Contrada della Torre (at via Salicotto n. 76) […]
The art of dance meets the public on 29th April, the International Dance Day, an initiative conceived in 1982 by the CID (Conseil International de la Danse) of UNESCO, for the anniversary of Jean-Georges Noverre (1727-1810), the creator of modern ballet, to promote this art in the world and achieve an audience different than the […]
Are you ready to join engaging activities and events in province of Siena? We suggest an itinerary for the week of Easter that includes pageants, running races in the countryside, and visits to a very strange museums. The first event is on Friday 18th April with the historical reenactment of the Via Crucis which will […]
The opera, since its origins, had as its stage elegant palaces and theaters, so today it is recommended to go to these kinds of concerts in a refined location, rediscovering the masterpieces of opera thanks to a series of events held in Siena. Our tip is the Siena Italian Opera festival, which will start on […]
Look at familiar places with a different gaze; this is one of the wishes that come true in Siena, if you have the curiosity and attention to explore contradas, squares and historic buildings during your stay. We advise an initiative that represents this approach and will be held exclusively on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd […]
An event that promotes sport tourism is coming in Siena, it will be a week full of events, competitions, shows and workshops of various sports, an original idea because it combines the natural setting of Siena, known for its art, food and wine, with sport, also meant as a pursuit of well-being. Sport Siena Week […]
Russian ballets and one of the greatest masterpieces of world literature: a match which you can see exclusively on Tuesday 4th February at Teatro dei Rinnovati, a show that declares Siena as ideal stage for culture in all its shapes. Don Quixote is a novel by Miguel de Cervantes and the dance show is curated […]