Where to go horseback riding near Siena?

Posted by in Archive, Itineraries on 31. Aug, 2015 | No Comments

Where to go horseback riding near Siena?

There are many ways to visit Siena and surroundings; if you are looking for something different from a route on foot or by train, we recommend horseback riding, an activity that allows an authentic contact with nature and the discovery of landscapes otherwise unreachable. To better explain how to join in a horseback riding excursion […]

The best restaurants in Siena where to taste typical dishes

Posted by in Archive, Food & Wine on 20. Jul, 2015 | No Comments

The best restaurants in Siena where to taste typical dishes

Who comes to Siena already knows that it is an art city and the capital of the best wine and tasty Tuscan cuisine, along with other places that make this region sought-after by tourists. We have recommended many times the top Senese dishes, the typical sweets which are an important tradition and the 5 DOCG […]

Guided walking tours in Siena historical center

Posted by in Archive, Itineraries on 30. Sep, 2014 | No Comments

Guided walking tours in Siena historical center

Siena is a town that you must see by walk: how to feel otherwise the wonder of squares, alleys and palaces that haven’t lost their original charm and are always meeting places? Among the available guided tours there are some walking tours that meet the demands of tourists who want to go shopping and see […]

Seven nights of art and enogastronomy in Siena

Posted by in Archive, Food & Wine on 08. Nov, 2013 | No Comments

Seven nights of art and enogastronomy in Siena

Siena is always a great attraction for tourists and Senese thanks to a cocktail of art, beauty, music and genuine flavors, a series of events to visit renowned places with a new perspective. Sette note in sette notti (7 notes for 7 nights) is the answer: the meeting is at Santa Maria della Scala from […]

Exclusive gourmet events in Siena

Posted by in Archive, Food & Wine on 24. Oct, 2013 | No Comments

Exclusive gourmet events in Siena

Who likes the best gastronomy and knows Siena probably has already enjoyed Girogustando, the series of meetings with the best Italian chefs hosted by Senese restaurants, a sort of match between menus, a tasty opportunity to discover dishes of different regions without to leave your dining table. The next stopovers are the last of this […]

Slow travel in Siena and province

Posted by in Archive, Itineraries on 02. Oct, 2013 | No Comments

Slow travel in Siena and province

October reminds to a more relaxed lifestyle, trips to do without stress and destinations to visit with a bit of curiosity. So we recommend you a successful event, the Train Nature, that starts just on this month: 8 slow tourism itineraries in the heart of Senese countryside; the first event will be on Sunday 13th […]

Siena, the land of cinema

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

Siena, the land of cinema

The favorite meeting by all movie fans is come back, the Terra di Siena Film Festival is recommended to who wants to see previews, exhibitions and award cerimony in a dreamy set like Siena. The 17th edition is dedicated to Alain Delon and to Valerio Zurlini, a lesser known director, art critic and intellectual. The competition […]

Best local handicraft and an interactive exhibition in Siena

Posted by in Archive, Events, Handicraft on 17. Sep, 2013 | No Comments

Best local handicraft and an interactive exhibition in Siena

Promote the high quality handicraft with a selection of the artworks by local craftsmen is the aim of the initiative called “Mestieri d’Autore”, hosted at Magazzini del Sale of Palazzo Pubblico, open until 13th October. Thanks to this contest you can see very different works made by local craftsmen: porcelain, earthenware, pottery, crystal, preciuos stones, […]

Surprising tours in Siena

Posted by in Archive, Itineraries on 05. Sep, 2013 | No Comments

Surprising tours in Siena

Walks at night, amazing discoveries and dinners at the best restaurants in the heart of Siena: in September this is possible thanks to the “Thursday Discoveries”, planned by the tourist guides associated to Federagit Confesercenti. These weekly meeetings are very exclusive, because you can discover anecdotes, oddities and secrets about alleys, palaces, churches and squares […]

September holidays in Siena

Posted by in Archive, Culture, Events on 28. Aug, 2013 | No Comments

September holidays in Siena

After the involving summer Palio, Siena continues to offer events, so we recommend a travel in September to better appreciate the landscape colors, the fresh air of the sweet rolling hills and the exquisite gastronomy. You’ll find all these elements joining Arte nell’Orto, an initiative by the social cooperative La Proposta which will take place […]

The Onda won the Palio dell’Assunta

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The Onda won the Palio dell’Assunta

The victory of Onda (Wave) was an extraordinary achievement of the jockey Giovanni Atzeni, called Tittia, that also won the Palio of 2nd July with the Contrada of Oca. This is the summary of 16th August, the day of Palio dell’Assunta celebrated by all the Senese people and tourists that arrived for this important event. […]

Siena and Stars: live music in the historical center

Posted by in Archive, Events on 24. Jul, 2013 | No Comments

Siena and Stars: live music in the historical center

In Siena you’ll also find live shows to enlive the hot summer nights, just in the heart of the historical center, at Piazza Duomo, where is in progress the festival Siena and Stars until 2nd August. This is an overview on the next events to get along with a stay in the town of Palio: […]

Palio di Siena, what a thrill! Contrada dell’Oca has won

Posted by in Archive, Culture, Events on 04. Jul, 2013 | No Comments

Palio di Siena, what a thrill! Contrada dell’Oca has won

Senese people crowded again Piazza del Campo for Palio, a race that is a time travel and a journey through the emotions of the inhabitants. The Contrada of Goose (Oca) ha won the Palio held on 2nd July, dedicated to the Madonna di Provenzano, thanks to the jockey Giovanni Atzeni, also known as Tittìa, and his […]

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