White night in Siena for summer solstice

Posted by in Archive, Events, Itineraries on 14. Jun, 2013 | No Comments

White night in Siena for summer solstice

Are you looking for an original way to celebrate the summer’s coming? Stay in Siena on 21st June and join the White Night, an exclusive event which will involve stores, museums and clubs to enliven all the squares and the alleys of the town. The summer solstice will be the chance to go shopping until midnight [...]

Traveling and reading in Siena

Posted by in Archive, Events, Itineraries on 31. May, 2013 | No Comments

Traveling and reading in Siena

June is the best period for festivals in Siena and province, because you can also explore this charming side of Tuscany and take advantage of events promoting the natural landscape. We recommend you two festivals for a relaxing break among the sweet beloved hills from artists and poets: Narrazioni Libera Tutti, came at the 8th edition, [...]

Rare portraits exhibition in province of Siena

Posted by in Archive, Culture, Events on 27. May, 2013 | No Comments

Rare portraits exhibition in province of Siena

We suggest to add a visit, among the upcoming events of summer, to your personal itinerary, a stopover at an art city which has in common with Siena a long tradition and a strong attraction for elegance: Montepulciano, the land of Noble Wine and jewel of Renaissance. During your stay in Siena, in fact, you [...]

Celebrate Chianti Classico

Posted by in Archive, Events, Food & Wine on 17. May, 2013 | No Comments

Celebrate Chianti Classico

If you like the enogastronomical experiences and you want to know more about Chianti Classico, the grape variety produced in the land which includes the provinces of Florence and Siena, this is the right time to stay in Tuscany and follow the 10 days festival dedicated to this DOC wine. The Chianti Classico È Experience [...]

A must see in Siena: the Church of Santa Maria dei Servi

Posted by in Archive, Culture on 10. May, 2013 | No Comments

A must see in Siena: the Church of Santa Maria dei Servi

There is a place in Siena that you should visit because is a masterpiece of Middle Age and rises on a hill which gives an amazing view above the city, a church which keeps many artworks and could be included in a touristic itinerary which combines art, history and oddities. This venue is the Church [...]

Gastronomical tour through Crete Senesi

Posted by in Archive, Food & Wine, Itineraries on 03. May, 2013 | No Comments

Gastronomical tour through Crete Senesi

Thinking about Crete Senesi is like to be under a spell: who has been there continues to dream about it and want to come back as soon as possible. So we suggest periodically events, feasts and festivals which take place in this very special area of Senese province. On Sunday 5th May you can begin an [...]

Caravaggio and art aperitifs in Siena

Posted by in Archive, Culture, Events on 17. Apr, 2013 | No Comments

Caravaggio and art aperitifs in Siena

Now Siena hosts a very prestigious guest only for a few months, a valid reason to book a stay and visit the town during the next sunny days. We refer to a painting which is temporarily in Siena, San Giovanni Battista by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, came from the Capitoline Portait Gallery in Rome and [...]

Senese mysteries and traditions at the table

Posted by in Archive, Events, Food & Wine on 09. Apr, 2013 | No Comments

Senese mysteries and traditions at the table

In Siena there are many places where to taste the local specialties, besides the nice restaurants and trattoria, unusual venues for demanding tourists. We suggest you two nice events which tell the history of town and its cuisine as a funny and interesting show. The first tip is a contest between Guelphs and Ghibellines, that [...]

Surroundings of Siena: a charming route

Posted by in Archive, Culture, Itineraries on 03. Apr, 2013 | No Comments

Surroundings of Siena: a charming route

Sunny days are coming, so for your spring holidays you can try our itinerary along the hills of Siena and amaze yourselves thanks to the landscape and the enchanting towns which we discovered. This area is called Montagnola Senese and includes Siena, Monteriggioni, Casole d’Elsa and Sovicille; here you can walk through copse woods, where there [...]

What to do in Siena for Easter

Posted by in Archive, Events, Itineraries on 22. Mar, 2013 | No Comments

What to do in Siena for Easter

There is time enough to plan your next Easter holidays and Siena, of course, is an amazing destination for relaxing stays in the greenery of Tuscany. Before to start your trip, follow our tips about events during the Easter and a tip on a typical sweet to taste at the end of an ideal dinner. Probably [...]

Creative menus in Siena

Posted by in Archive, Events, Food & Wine on 11. Mar, 2013 | No Comments

Creative menus in Siena

Try to imagine a challenge between chefs from two different cities, each one with his traditions, his talent and his favorite ingredients: this challenge rewards gourmet and delicacy, a gift for who wants a very special dinner. In Siena this is possible thanks to Girogustando, event which has been taking place since 2002, a series [...]

The masterpieces of Museo dell’Opera in Siena

Posted by in Archive, Culture, Events on 25. Feb, 2013 | No Comments

The masterpieces of Museo dell’Opera in Siena

Would you like to visit the historical complex of Duomo di Siena? Is one of the most renowned places in the city and, in occasion of the launch of an exhibition we talk about the museum. The exhibition, Resurrexi, is an itinerary among the artworks hosted by the Museum and the Crypt, it will be open [...]

Guided tours to Siena treasures

Posted by in Archive, Culture, Itineraries on 13. Feb, 2013 | 2 Comments

Guided tours to Siena treasures

In Siena every season is suitable to do an excursion, or a walk through an unknow borough or to join a guided tour, because also during winter there are many exclusive meetings for travellers. Thanks to the Touristic Guide Center, an association which provides planned tours with certified staff, an opportunity to know the history, the [...]