5 wineries close to Siena you should visit

5 wineries close to Siena you should visit

Posted by in Archive, Food & Wine on 31. May, 2017 | 0 Comments

Visiting Tuscany, and in particular the province of Siena, is an experience that is very much in tune with wine tasting: in both cases, the time spent admiring and enjoying every aspect is rewarded with beauty and exclusiveness which remain for a long time among our memories.

Churches in Baroque, Gothic and Renaissance style you should visit in Siena

Churches in Baroque, Gothic and Renaissance style you should visit in Siena

Posted by in Archive, Culture on 30. Apr, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you’ve already been to Duomo, we suggest three churches to visit in Siena that are worth visiting.

Siena and the Palio: the history of Contrada of the Tower

Siena and the Palio: the history of Contrada of the Tower

Posted by in Archive, Culture on 16. Mar, 2017 | 0 Comments

Visit Siena also means know what the Palio is and what distinguishes each Contrada, for this reason we dedicate some articles to the origins, the curiosities and the characteristics of each of the 17 contrade.

Vin Santo del Chianti, a dessert wine to taste in Tuscany

Vin Santo del Chianti, a dessert wine to taste in Tuscany

Posted by in Archive, Food & Wine on 22. Feb, 2017 | 0 Comments

The tie of Tuscany with fine wines is well-known to every tourist: we have repeatedly recommended wines produced in the province of Siena such as Vernaccia or Nobile di Montepulciano, the jewels of a region with unique charm. Vin Santo is one of the typical products to discover during a holiday in Siena, so we […]

Street food in Siena: our top 5

Street food in Siena: our top 5

Posted by in Archive, Food & Wine on 26. Jan, 2017 | 0 Comments

Do you like street food? Have a look at the best spots in Siena following this itinerary and delight your palate!

What you should know about Captain Contrada of the Wave

What you should know about Captain Contrada of the Wave

Posted by in Archive, Culture on 13. Dec, 2016 | 0 Comments

Our journey through the Sienese Contrada continues (the last time we focused on Nicchio) with the Wave, founded in the XV century by the union of the ancient military companies of Casato di Sotto and San Salvadore. The Wave motto is “the color of the sky, the strength of the sea”, in reference to its […]

The medieval market in Siena at Piazza del Campo

The medieval market in Siena at Piazza del Campo

Posted by in Archive, Handicraft on 24. Nov, 2016 | 0 Comments

If you are planning a trip in December and you enjoy the Christmas mood, come to Siena and visit a traditional market in medieval style, here you can buy very unique products and top food specialties. This event is called Mercato nel Campo and is scheduled on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th December; the traditional […]

Top food festivals in province of Siena

Top food festivals in province of Siena

Posted by in Archive, Food & Wine on 21. Oct, 2016 | 0 Comments

Discover the best food events close to Siena, Autumn is the ideal season to taste local specialties.

Enjoy the Slow Travel Festival in Monteriggioni

Enjoy the Slow Travel Festival in Monteriggioni

Posted by in Archive, Events on 20. Sep, 2016 | 0 Comments

The natural set of Siena hills and the enchanting Tuscan countryside with hamlets remained unaltered over centuries are the best venue for Slow Travel Fest. In other words this is a festival focused on ecotourism and walking tours, an event that will takes place in Monteriggioni and Abbadia a Isola, from 23rd to 25th September. […]

How to visit the Etruscan towns in Tuscany traveling by train

How to visit the Etruscan towns in Tuscany traveling by train

Posted by in Archive, Itineraries on 30. Aug, 2016 | 0 Comments

Travel slowly in such a magical place like Tuscany is a must for who likes authenticity, because only moving without haste you can appreciate all the sides of this land, its towns and landscapes that seem to extend towards infinity. In September there will be two opportunities to explore the surroundings of Siena in an […]

The Contrada della Lupa won the Palio after 27 years

The Contrada della Lupa won the Palio after 27 years

Posted by in Archive, Events on 08. Jul, 2016 | 0 Comments

Following the victory achieved by the Contrada della Lupa, which since 1989 hadn’t won a Palio, we take this opportunity to provide you some information about the competition symbol of the city of Siena. First of all, on the race on July 2nd the jockey Jonatan Bartoletti, nicknamed Scompiglio, won the Palio with Preziosa Penelope […]

Best coffee bars in Siena historic center

Best coffee bars in Siena historic center

Posted by in Archive, Food & Wine on 17. Jun, 2016 | 0 Comments

There are many ways to begin a day in Siena: the most delicious is to go to a cafĂ©, a pastry shop or a historic bar, where the genuine flavors triumph and where you can taste the local products in total relaxation, before a tour the historic center. Therefore, after suggesting the specialties of the […]

Siena in springtime, all the extraordinary museums openings

Siena in springtime, all the extraordinary museums openings

Posted by in Archive, Events on 17. May, 2016 | 0 Comments

If you are looking for a good reason to visit Siena in springtime, in addition to the charming landscape, the relaxing atmosphere, the food and wine specialties and plenty of artistic masterpieces, we suggest you the initiative Amico Museo 2016, which consists in a series of special openings, workshops and guided tours in many places […]

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