Night time guided tours in Siena in August

Night time guided tours in Siena in August

Posted by in Archive, Events on 31. Jul, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you think that during summer the weather it is too hot to follow a guided tour in Siena’s historic center, there is an initiative that could make you change your mind because it allows you to enjoy the treasures of the town without getting tired and saving more time to do other activities during the day.

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to join guided tours in the center of Siena

How to join guided tours in the center of Siena

Posted by in Archive, Events 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 […]

Upcoming events in Siena for Christmas holidays

Upcoming events in Siena for Christmas holidays

Posted by in Archive, Events 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 […]

Cinema in Siena, natural set for movies

Cinema in Siena, natural set for movies

Posted by in Archive, Events 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, […]

Art, live music and wine tastings at the Civic Museum

Art, live music and wine tastings at the Civic Museum

Posted by in Archive, Events on 23. Oct, 2014 | 0 Comments

How to combine art, enology and music just as original and appetizing cocktail? In Siena is easy: join Seven Notes in Seven Nights, the night openings of the Civic Museum in November and December, a series of events including guided tours, wine tastings and live concerts of jazz and classical music. The Civic Museum is […]

10 years of urban trekking in Siena

10 years of urban trekking in Siena

Posted by in Archive, Events, Itineraries on 17. Oct, 2013 | 0 Comments

The tourist who wants to discover the town by walk without haste, listening to anecdotes about Siena’s history, admiring the landscape from a new perspective, should join the Urban Trekking Day, the initiative that involves 35 cities in Italy. Siena is the pioneer in Italy’s Urban Trekking, a funny activity suitable to each kind of […]

Siena, the land of cinema

Siena, the land of cinema

Posted by in Archive, Events on 27. Sep, 2013 | 0 Comments

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

Best local handicraft and an interactive exhibition in Siena

Posted by in Archive, Events, Handicraft on 17. Sep, 2013 | 0 Comments

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, […]

September holidays in Siena

September holidays in Siena

Posted by in Archive, Culture, Events on 28. Aug, 2013 | 0 Comments

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

The Onda won the Palio dell’Assunta

Posted by in Archive, Culture, Events on 20. Aug, 2013 | 0 Comments

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. […]

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