One of the best ways is riding a bicycle and Tuscany is one of the favorite destination by cyclists all over the world, who here find endless paths in the greenery, vast plains and soft hills to cross…
Twice a year Siena celebrates the Palio, every time in a different way, despite the absolute respect of tradition.
Even on this occasion, the Palio has been an exciting event in which unpredictable events have occurred…
A brief stay in Siena can be a chance to visit some hamlets at a short distance from the town, taking advantage of every moment to spend a wonderful holiday.
August 10th is the Notte di San Lorenzo (Night of Saint Lawrence), traditionally the best time to gaze up into the sky in the hope of viewing shooting stars and making a wish; what better than doing it in a romantic setting like Siena?
There is a Contrada whose name isn’t apparently derived from an animal, has not changed over the centuries and is strongly linked to the territory where it was born: this Contrada is Valdimontone (Valley of the Ram), one of the ten participants in the next Palio edition, on 16th August 2017.
Visit Radicofani is an experience that we recommend to anyone who wants to discover the hamlets that best represent the province of Siena.
When we think about the typical dishes of the Tuscan cuisine, there are specialties in mind that it is better to taste in winter, such as ribollita, pappardelle with hare sauce or Florentine steak.
However, Tuscan cuisine is incredibly varied, so we show you a menu of dishes suitable for summer and especially for the warmest days.
Palio di Siena is just around the corner! Read the history of Tortoise Contrada (Tartuca, in Italian) and discover the importance of this horse race!
Cortili in Musica is the festival that will take place in the amazing venues of the Courtyard of the Podestà at Piazza del Campo, the Cloister of San Francesco, the courtyard with garden of Palazzo Sergardi at Via Montanini 118, the courtyard of Palazzo di San Galgano and Courtyard of the Rettorato.
Guided tours guidati in the historic center, inspired by the traditional local dishes. A nice way to appreciate the delights that only Siena can offers!
We suggest you an itinerary focused on Petriolo Thermal Baths, Le Galleraie and Bagno Vignoni, an amazing dive into relax!
Things to know about She-wolf Contrada and Palio di Siena
Do you know that in Siena there are three Terzi? This is a route in the historic center including the main attractions that you reach by walk.
Check the upcoming exhibitions in the historic center, discover ArteSiena festival and the events scheduled at Magazzini del sale, an amazing venue inside Palazzo Pubblico.
Do you know Val d’Arbia? It’s an unpolluted area very close to Siena, follow this route and enjoy the enchanting hamlets surrounded by the greenery.
Spend Easter holidays in Siena and taste local delights, this is the land of genuine flavors and traditional recipes!
In Siena there is a new art gallery called Museo d’Inverno, we invite you to visit the exhibitions and discover the upcoming events.
Take advantage of Easter holidays to visit Siena and surroundings. The mild climate and the special events are an invitation to explore the treasures of Tuscany.
In Siena there are many handicraft shops. These are 4 shops where to buy handmade items, find original souvenirs and discover a typical Tuscan tradition.
Each contrada is important for the history of Siena. So, follow an itinerary through the typical contrade and discover the origins of Noble Contrada of Goose!
What are the most popular bars in Siena? Where to go to sip a cocktail or have an aperitif? This guide offers you 5 tips, discover the recommended venues and enjoy your holiday!
In February there are many trekking trails to follow, check this article to know how to join the activities scheduled on this month!
Siena offers many events in winter season, especially in February: come on holiday to join guided tours and other special events!
Do you know the badlands near Siena? Calanchi and biancane are part of Crete Senesi, a land you should visit if you like unique travel experiences.
At the end of January it will take place Wine and Siena, the festival focused on the best Italian wines. Book the guided tastings and the exclusive dinners!