Uncover the little-known treasures of medieval Siena on a 2-hour insider walking tour meeting Stella at the Basilica San Domenico. and see top attraction just like Siena Cathedral (entrance fees are not included) and Piazza del Campo, the magnificent medieval square where the Palio horse race is organized twice a year on july 2 and august 16.The outdoor market on wednesdays or bakery and grocery shops every day welcome us to sample fine cheeses and tuscan salami and the famous Siena ricciarelli cakes. Small-group format ensures a personalized experience. the tour will finish near your restaurant or in district you loved the most.
• morning or afternoon 2-hour tours from the Basilica San Domenico in Piazza Mother Teresa of Calcutta • walk from the Basilica to Siena Cathedral with stops for special food tasting • visit of the Cathedral (entrance fee not included) • exploring the districts of the Contrade of the Palio di Siena • visit of Piazza del Campo meals and admission tickets are not included in the Basilica San Domenico we will introduce the history of Siena and immerse in the medieval atmosphere of the spiritual and secular organization of the Republic of Siena along the Pilgrims Way. we will stop by the Chapel dedicated to Saint Catherine of Siena and admire the stainglass windows and painttings. to reach the Cathedral we will explore some of the 17 districts of the Palio di Siena, a very old tradition that dates back to the Middle Ages. the Cathedral is consider one of the most impressive Romanesque Gothic Church in Tuscany. Masters like Michelangelo, Raphael, Donatello and Bernini to name but a few were commissioned splendid artworks inside. The floor of the Cathedral is a splendid carpet of inlaid marble mosaics. After the visit of the Cathedral we will walk downhill to reach the heart of the gothis Siena that is the unforgettable Piazza del Campo with the City Hall and the Torre del Mangia. the tour will be also the opportunity to taste some of our cakes and cheese in the special bakeries and groceries. we will finish our tour by your restaurant or in an area you expecially loved.