Piazza del Campo
This sloping piazza, popularly known as Il Campo , has been Siena's civic and social centre since being staked out by the Consiglio dei...
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...
The city's most famous museum occupies rooms richly frescoed by artists of the Sienese school. These are unusual in that they were...
Bar Il Palio
The best coffee on the Campo; drink it standing at the bar or suffer the financial consequences.
Delectable gelato with flavours that change with the season; many of the ingredients are organic or Slow Food-accredited. Also serves...
Fonte Gaia information
Lonely Planet review
In 1346 water first bubbled forth from the Fonte Gaia in the upper part of the square. The fountain's panels are reproductions; the severely weathered originals, sculpted by Jacopo della Quercia in the early 15th century, are on display in the Complesso Museale di Santa Maria della Scala.