Centro Guide Turistiche Siena e Provincia
The pick of the tours offered by this association of accredited guides are the 90-minute Classical Siena Walking Tour (€20, 11am...
Loggia dei Mercanzia
The 15th-century triple-arched balcony Loggia dei Mercanzia, where merchants used to plot deals, is worth a visit. From here, strike...
Nannini serves the finest cenci (fried sweet pastry), panforte and ricciarelli (almond biscuits) in town, enjoyed with a cup of...
Enoteca I Terzi
A favourite for many locals who head to this historic enoteca to linger over lunches, aperitivi and casual dinners featuring top-notch...
Banchi di Sopra · interesting places nearby
Palazzo Tolomei information
North of Loggia dei Mercanti on Banchi di Sopra, the 13th-century Palazzo Tolomei dominates Piazza Tolomei. Further north, Piazza Salimbeni is bounded by Palazzo Tantucci, Gothic Palazzo Salimbeni (prestigious head office of Monte dei Paschi di Siena bank), and the Renaissance Palazzo Spannocchi, from where 29 finely carved busts stare down at you from beneath the eaves.