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!
The restored Piccolomini Library in Siena Cathedral is a must-see if you want to discover the most important Senese works of art. Enjoy the miracle of pure beauty!
Easter in Siena countryside, an authentic travel experience aboard a steam train! Enjoy Buonconvento, one of the most charming Tuscan towns.
In Siena the craftsmanship is an important tradition: follow our tips to know where to buy the top handcrafted products during your holiday.
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.
Top Tuscan food and wine festival in Siena: meet chefs and local producers, taste local excellences such as wine, oil, pici pasta and more! Follow the showcookings at Piazza del Mercato!
Teatro dei Rinnovati is the main theater in Siena, discover its origins and have a look at the upcoming shows in the next months. This venue is very important for the history of the town!
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 […]