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 Uncategorized 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 Uncategorized 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 Uncategorized 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 Uncategorized 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 […]

How to join guided tours in the center of Siena

How to join guided tours in the center of Siena

Posted by in Uncategorized on 17. Feb, 2016 | 0 Comments

f you are thinking that February is a period with few events for tourists, the calendar of Siena will make you change your mind: those who will come in town in the next days can join the special tours dedicated to the lesser-known areas of Siena, or discover the “water paths” or enjoy the events […]

Wine & Siena, a festival dedicated to Tuscan excellences

Wine & Siena, a festival dedicated to Tuscan excellences

Posted by in Uncategorized on 19. Jan, 2016 | 0 Comments

On 30th and 31st January 2016 there will be the first edition of an important event that promises to become a fixture for gourmets: Wine & Siena, a delicious chance to know the excellence of Tuscany and beyond. We take this opportunity, after reporting the best wines in Siena region, to invite those who come […]

The history of the first Jubilee in Siena

The history of the first Jubilee in Siena

Posted by in Uncategorized on 09. Dec, 2015 | 0 Comments

The extraordinary Jubilee of mercy it’s already started, announced by Pope Francis; this major event will end on 20th November 2016; we take this opportunity to remember the origins of this event and advise tourists an exclusive evidence of the first Jubilee in Siena. The first Jubilee of the Catholic Church was celebrated in 1300 […]

Upcoming events in Siena for Christmas holidays

Upcoming events in Siena for Christmas holidays

Posted by in Uncategorized on 18. Nov, 2015 | 0 Comments

What are the events scheduled for the Christmas period in Siena? Traditions, innovations and classics are the ingredients of a successful formula, which makes the Tuscan city an attractive destination even in December. The events will take place in two months, from December 1st to January 31st 2016, and are good pretexts for tourists who […]

Val d’Orcia top sights, explore the happy valley near Siena

Val d’Orcia top sights, explore the happy valley near Siena

Posted by in Uncategorized on 23. Oct, 2015 | 0 Comments

The route that we offer you concerns the Val d’Orcia, a vast land that is worth a visit especially in autumn, thanks to the Festival of Terre di Siena, an initiative that enhances the most beautiful places of the valley with guided tours and trekking activities suitable to all. If you are wondering when to […]

Cinema in Siena, natural set for movies

Cinema in Siena, natural set for movies

Posted by in Uncategorized on 24. Sep, 2015 | 0 Comments

We take the opportunity of the upcoming Terra di Siena Film Festival, which will take place from 29th September 29 to 4th October, to celebrate our town as a natural set for movies of different genres. As is known, photographers and filmmakers chose Siena because “captivated” by its charm, its wonderful churches, its romantic streets, […]

Where to go horseback riding near Siena?

Where to go horseback riding near Siena?

Posted by in Uncategorized on 31. Aug, 2015 | 0 Comments

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

The best restaurants in Siena where to taste typical dishes

Posted by in Uncategorized on 20. Jul, 2015 | 0 Comments

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 […]

Siena Contrade guided tours in December

Siena Contrade guided tours in December

Posted by in Uncategorized on 20. Nov, 2014 | 0 Comments

The history of Siena cannot be separated from its Contrade, existing since at least the XIII century, although with different purposes. The Contrada is not simply a ward or district, as each has its own democratically elected administrative organs and contributes not only to the Palio but a lso to the decisions of the Senese […]

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