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December
2017
New Year's Eve in Siena: concerts and parties in the historic center

New Year’s Eve in Siena: concerts and parties in the historic center

21/12/2017

The most feared question these days is undoubtedly “what do you do on New Year’s Eve?”. To answer this question, we show you the events scheduled in Siena between December 31st and January 1st, to celebrate the arrival of 2018 with joy.

New Year’s Eve in Siena: concerts and parties in the historic center

New Year's Eve in Siena: concerts and parties in the historic center

21/12/2017

The most feared question these days is undoubtedly “what do you do on New Year’s Eve?”. To answer this question, we show you the events scheduled in Siena between December 31st and January 1st, to celebrate the arrival of 2018 with joy.

Where to eat the best Panforte in Siena?

Where to eat the best Panforte in Siena?

18/12/2017

Christmas period is opportune for tasting typical sweets and discovering traditions that are renewed, year after year. On this occasion we suggest you in which places you can taste Panforte, a specialty that is also a symbol of the town of Palio.

Where to eat the best Panforte in Siena?

Where to eat the best Panforte in Siena?

18/12/2017

Christmas period is opportune for tasting typical sweets and discovering traditions that are renewed, year after year. On this occasion we suggest you in which places you can taste Panforte, a specialty that is also a symbol of the town of Palio.

Visit to Abbadia San Salvatore, the town of torchlights

Visit to Abbadia San Salvatore, the town of torchlights

10/12/2017

The destination that we recommend in this article owes its name to an Abbey of Benedictine monks that was built in 750 on the Sienese side of Monte Amiata; today there are only the church, part of the walls and the crypt as remains of the Abbey.

Visit to Abbadia San Salvatore, the town of torchlights

Visit to Abbadia San Salvatore, the town of torchlights

10/12/2017

The destination that we recommend in this article owes its name to an Abbey of Benedictine monks that was built in 750 on the Sienese side of Monte Amiata; today there are only the church, part of the walls and the crypt as remains of the Abbey.

November
2017
What to do in Siena during Christmas holidays

What to do in Siena during Christmas holidays

28/11/2017

If you are thinking that December isn’t the best moment of the year for visiting Siena, reading this article you’ll probably change your mind

What to do in Siena during Christmas holidays

What to do in Siena during Christmas holidays

28/11/2017

If you are thinking that December isn’t the best moment of the year for visiting Siena, reading this article you’ll probably change your mind

Colle di Val d'Elsa, the hamlet of crystal close to Siena

Colle di Val d’Elsa, the hamlet of crystal close to Siena

22/11/2017

The river Elsa crosses and defines the part of Tuscany between Florence and Siena called Val d’Elsa, a scenery rich in vineyards, olive groves, churches, noble XV century palaces and monuments. Here rises the town that we recommend to visit in one day, since it is less than 30 kilometers from Siena, Colle di Val d’Elsa.

Colle di Val d’Elsa, the hamlet of crystal close to Siena

Colle di Val d'Elsa, the hamlet of crystal close to Siena

22/11/2017

The river Elsa crosses and defines the part of Tuscany between Florence and Siena called Val d’Elsa, a scenery rich in vineyards, olive groves, churches, noble XV century palaces and monuments. Here rises the town that we recommend to visit in one day, since it is less than 30 kilometers from Siena, Colle di Val d’Elsa.

Siena Museums night openings: exhibitions, wine tastings and live music

Siena Museums night openings: exhibitions, wine tastings and live music

14/11/2017

We recommend you the 5th edition of Seven Notes in Seven Nights, a series of events that takes place on Thursdays in the amazing setting of the Civic Museum (inside the Public Palace, at Piazza del Campo ) and at Santa Maria della Scala.

Siena Museums night openings: exhibitions, wine tastings and live music

Siena Museums night openings: exhibitions, wine tastings and live music

14/11/2017

We recommend you the 5th edition of Seven Notes in Seven Nights, a series of events that takes place on Thursdays in the amazing setting of the Civic Museum (inside the Public Palace, at Piazza del Campo ) and at Santa Maria della Scala.

October
2017
4 reasons to practice Urban Trekking in Siena

4 reasons to practice Urban Trekking in Siena

30/10/2017

On October 31st, since 2003, Urban Trekking Day takes place in the main Italian cities and Siena is the leading town, so it’s a great opportunity to join this itinerary with the right dose of curiosity and vitality, because “urban trekking” means walking slowly, exploring the lesser known areas of a town, discovering the places more interesting for legends and history.

4 reasons to practice Urban Trekking in Siena

4 reasons to practice Urban Trekking in Siena

30/10/2017

On October 31st, since 2003, Urban Trekking Day takes place in the main Italian cities and Siena is the leading town, so it’s a great opportunity to join this itinerary with the right dose of curiosity and vitality, because “urban trekking” means walking slowly, exploring the lesser known areas of a town, discovering the places more interesting for legends and history.

The Children's Art Museum in Siena within Santa Maria della Scala

The Children’s Art Museum in Siena within Santa Maria della Scala

16/10/2017

Planning a vacation with kids isn’t easy, as a child needs to be involved in fun activities and possibly educational to not get bored and take the most out of staying in a new place.

The Children’s Art Museum in Siena within Santa Maria della Scala

The Children's Art Museum in Siena within Santa Maria della Scala

16/10/2017

Planning a vacation with kids isn’t easy, as a child needs to be involved in fun activities and possibly educational to not get bored and take the most out of staying in a new place.

The most delicious dishes of Sienese tradition

The most delicious dishes of Sienese tradition

06/10/2017

How many ways can you appreciate the delights of Sienese cuisine?
We have recommended you the most popular dishes, the typical restaurants , places where to buy local specialties, the best cooking classes, this time we are inspired by Siena Food Innovation event…

The most delicious dishes of Sienese tradition

The most delicious dishes of Sienese tradition

06/10/2017

How many ways can you appreciate the delights of Sienese cuisine?
We have recommended you the most popular dishes, the typical restaurants , places where to buy local specialties, the best cooking classes, this time we are inspired by Siena Food Innovation event…

September
2017
San Galgano Abbey and the charming Chiusdino hamlet

San Galgano Abbey and the charming Chiusdino hamlet

29/09/2017

Siena’s surroundings offer many opportunities for travelers who have always dreamed of exploring the most enchanting spots in Tuscany.
In fact, this land of plenty is suitable for tailored itineraries, including one-day tours to take full advantage of a stay in Siena.

San Galgano Abbey and the charming Chiusdino hamlet

San Galgano Abbey and the charming Chiusdino hamlet

29/09/2017

Siena’s surroundings offer many opportunities for travelers who have always dreamed of exploring the most enchanting spots in Tuscany.
In fact, this land of plenty is suitable for tailored itineraries, including one-day tours to take full advantage of a stay in Siena.

Film Festival in Siena: guide to the movies and the events

Film Festival in Siena: guide to the movies and the events

26/09/2017

Autumn in Siena is packed with special events and interesting activities as much as summer, including a festival that became a landmark for movie buffs, the Terra di Siena Film Festival.

Film Festival in Siena: guide to the movies and the events

Film Festival in Siena: guide to the movies and the events

26/09/2017

Autumn in Siena is packed with special events and interesting activities as much as summer, including a festival that became a landmark for movie buffs, the Terra di Siena Film Festival.

Cycling in Siena: how to explore the town by bike

Cycling in Siena: how to explore the town by bike

12/09/2017

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…

Cycling in Siena: how to explore the town by bike

Cycling in Siena: how to explore the town by bike

12/09/2017

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…

August
2017
Contrada dell'Onda won the Palio of August

Contrada dell’Onda won the Palio of August

18/08/2017

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…

Contrada dell’Onda won the Palio of August

Contrada dell'Onda won the Palio of August

18/08/2017

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…

Sovicille, that gentle hamlet close to Siena

Sovicille, that gentle hamlet close to Siena

14/08/2017

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.

Sovicille, that gentle hamlet close to Siena

Sovicille, that gentle hamlet close to Siena

14/08/2017

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.

Summer wine tastings under the stars in Siena

Summer wine tastings under the stars in Siena

03/08/2017

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?

Summer wine tastings under the stars in Siena

Summer wine tastings under the stars in Siena

03/08/2017

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?

July
2017
Stories from the Palio: the origins of Contrada of Valdimontone

Stories from the Palio: the origins of Contrada of Valdimontone

27/07/2017

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.

Stories from the Palio: the origins of Contrada of Valdimontone

Stories from the Palio: the origins of Contrada of Valdimontone

27/07/2017

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, the hamlet of Ghino di Tacco

Visit Radicofani, the hamlet of Ghino di Tacco

24/07/2017

Visit Radicofani is an experience that we recommend to anyone who wants to discover the hamlets that best represent the province of Siena.

Visit Radicofani, the hamlet of Ghino di Tacco

Visit Radicofani, the hamlet of Ghino di Tacco

24/07/2017

Visit Radicofani is an experience that we recommend to anyone who wants to discover the hamlets that best represent the province of Siena.

Sienese typical dishes that you should taste in Summer

Sienese typical dishes that you should taste in Summer

07/07/2017

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.

Sienese typical dishes that you should taste in Summer

Sienese typical dishes that you should taste in Summer

07/07/2017

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.

June
2017
Palio di Siena: la storia della Contrada della Tartuca

Siena and the Palio: the origins of Tortoise Contrada

30/06/2017

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!

Siena and the Palio: the origins of Tortoise Contrada

Palio di Siena: la storia della Contrada della Tartuca

30/06/2017

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!

Summer holidays in Siena, must-see concerts in the most beautiful courtyards

Summer holidays in Siena, must-see concerts in the most beautiful courtyards

20/06/2017

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.

Summer holidays in Siena, must-see concerts in the most beautiful courtyards

Summer holidays in Siena, must-see concerts in the most beautiful courtyards

20/06/2017

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.

Enjoy the flavors of Siena following special itineraries

Enjoy the flavors of Siena following special itineraries

07/06/2017

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!

Enjoy the flavors of Siena following special itineraries

Enjoy the flavors of Siena following special itineraries

07/06/2017

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!

May
2017
Wellness holidays in Siena surroundings

Wellness holidays in Siena surroundings

25/05/2017

We suggest you an itinerary focused on Petriolo Thermal Baths, Le Galleraie and Bagno Vignoni, an amazing dive into relax!

Wellness holidays in Siena surroundings

Wellness holidays in Siena surroundings

25/05/2017

We suggest you an itinerary focused on Petriolo Thermal Baths, Le Galleraie and Bagno Vignoni, an amazing dive into relax!

The Palio di Siena: origins and anecdotes about Contrada of the She-Wolf

The Palio di Siena: origins and anecdotes about Contrada of the She-Wolf

19/05/2017

Things to know about She-wolf Contrada and Palio di Siena

The Palio di Siena: origins and anecdotes about Contrada of the She-Wolf

The Palio di Siena: origins and anecdotes about Contrada of the She-Wolf

19/05/2017

Things to know about She-wolf Contrada and Palio di Siena

How to Visit Siena exploring the Terzi

How to Visit Siena exploring the Terzi

10/05/2017

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.

How to Visit Siena exploring the Terzi

How to Visit Siena exploring the Terzi

10/05/2017

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.

April
2017
The upcoming exhibitions scheduled in Siena: a guide to the best events

The upcoming exhibitions scheduled in Siena: a guide to the best events

30/04/2017

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.

The upcoming exhibitions scheduled in Siena: a guide to the best events

The upcoming exhibitions scheduled in Siena: a guide to the best events

30/04/2017

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.

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