Senese mysteries and traditions at the table

Senese mysteries and traditions at the table

Posted by in Uncategorized on 09. Apr, 2013 | 0 Comments

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 […]

Creative menus in Siena

Creative menus in Siena

Posted by in Uncategorized on 11. Mar, 2013 | 0 Comments

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 […]

Typical Senese sweets during Carnival

Typical Senese sweets during Carnival

Posted by in Uncategorized on 22. Jan, 2013 | 0 Comments

In February the tradition of Carnival takes place in Italy with parades, parties and events; discover some very typical products that you can taste in Siena during Carnival, it’s a way to enjoy this charming location. This year the Fat Tuesday will be on 7th February, while Mardi Gras will be on 12th February, the […]

Between myth and history, the wine culture in Siena

Between myth and history, the wine culture in Siena

Posted by in Uncategorized on 07. Jan, 2013 | 0 Comments

Imagine an exhibition that retraces the stages of a centuries-old tradition through archeological finds, an event that enhances the importance of Tuscany and all the Mediterranean Basin. This is the exhibition scheduled at Enoteca Italiana, “Vino fra mito e storia”, promoted by the Province of Siena and the government department responsible for historical buildings of […]

White truffle of the Crete Senesi tastings

White truffle of the Crete Senesi tastings

Posted by in Uncategorized on 23. Oct, 2012 | 0 Comments

The first-rate gastronomical products need specific environmental conditions that cannot be reproduced everywhere, for this reason some places have a seal of quality and can offer traditional dishes, a good pretext to discover the others peculiarities of a land. Who are planning a stay in Siena in November can take advantage from fairies and events […]

Under the starry sky of Siena

Under the starry sky of Siena

Posted by in Uncategorized on 03. Aug, 2012 | 0 Comments

The 10th of August is the night of fallen stars, a chance for many tourists to spend an evening watching the sky and joining an event. For who prefers to spend this night in the countryside, Trequanda offers the event Calici di Stelle (Chalices of Stars), that will take place at Fattoria del Colle, where […]

Discover the best in the city: welcome to WikiSiena

Discover the best in the city: welcome to WikiSiena

Posted by in Uncategorized on 11. Jul, 2012 | 0 Comments

If you are planning a travel to Siena probably you’re thinking about what to do during your stay, which are the most important venues of the city, which monuments are most interesting, where to go shopping and where to try the typical Senese dishes. For all these things we need a guide, a map always […]

The best Italian chefs in Siena

The best Italian chefs in Siena

Posted by in Uncategorized on 13. Mar, 2012 | 0 Comments

A series of meetings suggested for gourmets: is the 11th edition of Girogustando, a festival promoted by Confesercenti Siena, born to discover the best of gastronomy with special menus, guest chefs from other regions and each time a different restaurant in Siena or province as a venue. The next event is on wednesday 14th March […]

The chocolate festival at Piazza del Campo

The chocolate festival at Piazza del Campo

Posted by in Uncategorized on 02. Mar, 2012 | 0 Comments

Have you ever heard of “Food of the Gods”? We’re talking about chocolate, and is the right moment to gather all the gourmands for this event in Siena: the great festival of handmade chocolate, in fact, will take place at Piazza del Campo from 9th to 11th March, a sweet opportunity to taste high quality […]

Wine tasting previews in San Gimignano

Wine tasting previews in San Gimignano

Posted by in Uncategorized on 15. Feb, 2012 | 0 Comments

During winter one of the best things is to taste excellent wine, in particular if you stay in a place that offers many DOC products as Tuscany. This time we move to San Gimignano, where is born a typical wine, the Vernaccia, one of the oldest wines of Italy and first declared DOC then labeled […]

Typical Senese dishes: Reboiled soup

Typical Senese dishes: Reboiled soup

Posted by in Uncategorized on 25. Nov, 2011 | 0 Comments

We have said many times, gastronomy holds history, culture, the lifestyle of people, so is important to know different traditions and discover how were born the delicious dishes that now is difficult to find, except if you go to a typical restaurant, prepared by expert chefs or meet someone that knows how to cook these […]

Poetry for peace, meetings and tastings in Siena

Poetry for peace, meetings and tastings in Siena

Posted by in Uncategorized on 15. Nov, 2011 | 0 Comments

The International Festival of Poetry Poeti in libertà comes for the second time, with the aim to spread a message of peace getting together literature, music and enogastronomical traditions in prestigious locations in Siena. The event, totally free, is organized by the cultural association Macondo and will take place on 17th,18th and 19th November with […]

Music at Horti in Val d’Orcia

Music at Horti in Val d’Orcia

Posted by in Uncategorized on 26. Aug, 2011 | 0 Comments

The province of Siena continues to offer relevant events for Italian and foreigner tourists, and Senese people that want do discover the surrounding territory. The next meeting will be from 27th August to 3rd September in the wonderful set of San Quirico d’Orcia with the International Festival of Music, Food and Wine Musica negli Horti. […]

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