Absorbing its high quality lifestyles and pulsing international culture.
Local people here
maintain the traditions of their ancestors, strictly rooted in their souls.
Among them “il Palio”,
a horse race that takes place in the famous Piazza del Campo twice a year with the same
Siena is known worldwide for its artistic treasures and for its well-preserved historical centre, which is registered in the list of UNESCO’s World Cultural and Natural Heritage.
Perched on three different
hills, the town was the first one in Europe to close its city center to traffic in 1966.
Your driver will pick you up, and takes you to the Cathedral Square in ca. 45 minute.
From here a short walk downhill will lead you to Piazza del Campo, with its original shell shape, is the heart of
the town bordered by elegant buildings.
Among them the Palazzo Comunale, and its bell tower, Torre del Mangia (102m), the second highest medieval tower ever built in Italy.
Here you will meet an English speaking guide and join the guided urban trekking, along ancient and mysterious alleys lined with towers and stunning buildings like Rocca Salimbeni headquarters of the Monte dei Paschi di Siena Bank, the Tolomei Palace, the Chigi Saracini Palace seat of the world famous Chigiana Music Academy.
The highlight of your tour is the visit to the Cathedral, outstanding example of Romanesque-Gothic style.
Where Michelangelo, Bernini, Donatello and Giovanni Pisano left their masterpieces.
At the end of the guided tour you will have lunch, and then free time to wonder around on your own
At 4 pm you will meet our driver again who will take you to Michelangelo square for the best view of Florence and surrounding area.
After a brief stop for some memorable pictures your driver will take you back to San Gimignano.
GUIDED TOUR OF THE SIENA
From Monday to Friday EURO 120 (transfer and lunch included)
Minimum number of persons: 4
Departure time: 10am from San Gimignano - back at 5.30
The tour includes the guided visit of the town, lunch in a local restaurant around Piazza del
Campo, free time to enjoy the atmosphere