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Historic Siena: Guided Walking Tour

Product ID: 8421
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See the artistic, religious, and cultural treasures of Siena on a 90-minute guided walking tour. The best way to take in Siena's important sites is on foot, as your guide tells you about the city’s noble families and the famous Siena palio along the way.
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Duration: 1.5 - 2.5 hours
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Highlights
  • See all the major attractions of Siena on foot
  • Hear about the city’s noble families and the tradition of the Siena palio
Full description
See the highlights of Siena on a walking tour as your guide tells you about the development of the city over the centuries and you enjoy the spectacular scenery and monuments.

As you visit Siena’s major attractions such as the central Piazza del Campo, the Palazzo Comunale, the Cathedral, and the majestic Basilica of San Domenico you’ll learn about each of these sights in depth from your guide.

You’ll also hear about the noble families that were instrumental in the history of the city, including the Piccolomini, Tolomei, and Salimbeni, and see their palazzos. You’ll learn about the great tradition of the palio and hear stories of pilgrimage and saintliness that distinguish Siena.

You can decide to finish the tour with a visit to Cathedral where numerous artistic treasures are preserved. Entrance to the Cathedral is available at an additional cost. You’ll see works by artists such as Pisano, Duccio di Buoninsegna, Donatello, Pinturicchio, and Gianlorenzo Bernini. During the summer you can also see the marvelous marble floor, which is a unique work in the history of art.
Includes
  • Guided tour of Siena on foot
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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• Please note that during the winter season (from November 16th to March 14th) the tour is guaranteed with a minimum of 4 people
• Please note, the Cathedral admission is not available on Sundays and on bank holidays
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Product ID: 8421