Skip the Line: Siena Duomo and City Walking Tour

Walking & Biking Tours in Siena

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from$35.07
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Immerse yourself in Italy’s history on this 2-hour sightseeing tour. Explore Siena's UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Town; discover Siena's central square, Piazza del Campo; and visit the stunning Siena Duomo (Siena Cathedral) with your fast-track, skip-the-line entrance ticket. As you walk through this incredibly beautiful Tuscan city with your expert guide, you'll feel as though you’ve journeyed back in time.
To begin your walking tour of Siena, meet your friendly guide at the magnificent Basilica of San Domenico and admire its Gothic architecture constructed entirely in brick.
 Explore Siena’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Town by foot and listen as your guide points out Palazzo Tolomei, which is said to be the oldest private palace in Siena. Next, walk to Siena's famous Piazza del Campo, a gorgeous square that represents day-to-day life of this medieval city and is widely considered one of the most beautiful squares in Europe. See the imposing stone tower of Palazzo Chigi Saracini, a palace erected in the mid-12th century by the powerful Marescotti family. Currently, this building is the seat of the prestigious Accademia Musicale, founded in 1923.
Continue your tour to one of the most spectacular cathedrals in Italy, the Siena Duomo (Siena Cathedral), named locally as Il Duomo. After skipping the entrance line with your skip-the-line ticket, your guide will escort you into this breathtaking cathedral to see impressive masterpieces by Donatello, Bernini and Michelangelo. Admire the exquisite Gothic architecture; walk through nave arcades with Renaissance busts of popes and emperors; and marvel at the unique black-and-white-striped bell tower. 

After your tour, you’ll leave feeling truly enchanted.

What’s included

  • Guided walking tour of Siena
  • Skip-the-line entrance ticket to Siena Duomo
  • Guided tour of Siena Duomo

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Highlights

  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Skip the line
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