Siena city walls, an historic itinerary including alleys, ancient springs and other hidden gems
Sport Siena Weekend is an initiative dedicated to sporting tourists. Join marathon, nordic walking and many more during your holiday in Siena.
What to eat in Siena in winter: our recommendations about typical food related to farmer tradition. Discover which are the best dishes in this season!
Take advantage of thematic guided tours and exclusive theater shows scheduled in February in Siena!
The Facciatone of Duomo Nuovo is the most breathtaking panoramic view in Siena. Go sightseeing in the center of town!
The Basilica di San Francesco is one of the main churches in Siena, discover why is worth a visit, a miracle happened here!
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, […]
One of the activities that we recommend to anyone visiting Tuscany during this season is a museums tour, since the coldest days are ideal for discovering the rich artistic heritage of the region kept in museums and galleries dedicated to different historical periods. We have chosen two museums in the province of Siena because these […]
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 […]
Who comes to Siena for the first time, usually want to visit more than the most popular attractions and do sightseeing, wondering what are the places where to listen to live music and enjoy a great time. We have compiled a short list of the best live clubs in Siena, easy to reach for those […]
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 […]
There are traditions that we have to honor without making any changes over time; others traditions may acquire, due to technology, further prestige without losing their own value. One of the events that forecast Christmas in Siena is Mercato nel Campo (Market at Piazza del Campo), a Medieval handicraft market that in the XIV century […]
The way we perceive the natural landscape is influenced by the artworks that we have seen, especially the ones we now consider icons, as some Renaissance paintings. This applies in particular to the Senese landscapes that depict people in harmony with nature, charming glimpses that we find intact in Val d’Orcia, an area that has […]
We often recommend to our guests the typical dishes to taste, the local gastronomical excellences and the restaurants where to try traditional menus. Siena, however, is also known for its hospitality towards other Italian traditions, as evidenced by Girogustando, the event which from 12 years liven up the dinners of gourmets thanks to menus full […]
In late November, an important event falls: the twentieth anniversary of the National Association Città dell’Olio, which promotes Girolio d’Italia, an initiative born to enhance the excellence of Italian olive groves with a series of celebrations from North to South Italy. Siena is the ideal choice for this event that will take place from 28th […]
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 province of Siena, close to Monte Amiata, there is a town where the autumn season is very important so is celebrated with a festival: this place it’s called Abbadia San Salvatore and is the destination we suggest to tourists arriving in October and wishful to discover the attractions in the surrounding area of the […]
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 […]
The Night of San Lorenzo is the night of the falling stars and we suggest spending it in Siena, even making a toast with a top DOC wine: this is the aim of “Chalices of Stars”, the successful initiative organized by Città del Vino association in collaboration with the Wine Tourism Movement throughout Italy. In […]
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, […]
Would you know which events will take place in the coming weeks in Siena? We suggest a series of live concerts and special night openings to take advantage of every moment spent in this beautiful and welcoming city. Siena and Stars is the name of the festival that enlivens Piazza del Duomo with the most […]