Discover Tuscany: Siena in One Day

Discover Tuscany: Siena in One Day, Siena, Italy (B)

Famed as one of the most beautiful cities in Tuscany, discover Siena’s main sights with me in one day…

Bathed in olive groves and Chianti vineyards to the north and the Brunello wine region to the south, picturesque Siena is a great base to discover Tuscany’s hidden secrets.

Siena’s surrounding three hills ensure steep alleyways and cascading steps down to splendid monuments, expansive piazzas and intimate arches, which make for exceptional images that are timeless…

You may have heard of Siena’s famous historic horse race the Palio, which dates back to the 14th-century and still occurs in July and August?

Bareback riders dress in their district city colours and race around Piazza del Campo with thousands of spectators cheering on – sadly, it’s December so miss this popular event.

Wandering Siena’s medieval cobbled alleyways, it’s not long until you stumble upon Siena’s symbol – young twins being suckled by a she-wolf – in the form of a stone monument, sculpture, or art piece. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Discover Tuscany: Siena in One Day
Guide Location: Italy » Siena
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Nilla Palmer
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Piazza del Campo
  • Porta Camollia
  • Fortezza Medicea
  • Torre del Mangia
  • Palazzo Publico
  • La Cattedrale dell’Assunta
  • Basilica of San Domenico
  • Piano Dei Mantellini
  • Piazza di Postierla
  • Il Vinaio di Bobbe e Davide
  • Bar Perù
  • Bar Gli Archi
  • La Costrarella