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.
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.
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…
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?
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.
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.
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 February there are many trekking trails to follow, check this article to know how to join the activities scheduled on this month!
Don’t miss the events at Piazza del Campoand in the surroundings on 31st December and 1st January! Celebrate the New Year in one of the most popular art cities in the world.
Live a special experience tasting the best extravirgin olive oil at San Quirico d’Orcia. Plan a stage here during your vacation in Siena!
In October and November there will be a lot of events in Siena: check out our post dedicated to the photography festival and to the international contemporary dance festival!
Check what to in Siena with kids! A lot of events scheduled from September until March to enjoy this charming town along with your family.
Taste top wines of Siena at wineries and farmhouses also in the evening, enjoy the special openings in August during your stay in Tuscany!
There are a lot of good reason to plan a stay in Siena! Check what to do in June, extraordinary events are coming in all the contrada!
Cantine Aperte is an event dedicated to the top vineyards, enjoy guided tours by vespa and visit Siena surroundings!
Siena is amazing in Spring, but also in the rest of the year! Discover why and what to do here reading our guide.
Guided tastings, cooking shows, choco lessons and above all high artisanal quality in Piazza del Campo. Join CiocoSì, the chocolate festival.
Siena is an amazing destination also in February: have a look at the special events scheduled during the month and plan your holiday here. You can join many guided tours.
Celebrate the New Year’s Eve in Siena, there will be many events in the historic center, such as parties, concerts, dj sets, tasty dinners at restaurants and many more. Book now your stay here!
Siena is attractive at night too! There are many clubs, pubs and wine bars where to spend the evening and, sometimes, you can join the special night openings of Civic Museum!
Join Siena Art Photo Travel Festival, a special event devoted to photography! You can see exhibitions, book photo tours and workshops. Meet the most renowned international photographers.
If you want to know what to do in Siena and surroundings in September, check this post: we suggest you guided tours, festivals and special events that will show you an unusual side of Siena.
This summer enjoy Chigiana International Festival, a series of classical music concerts in Siena. Discover all the events scheduled until August 31st.
The white night of San Gimignano is an exclusive event devoted to art and history. Enjoy free concerts, exhibitions, wine tastings and many more!
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.