Siena Travel Guide

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Home to the famous Palio horse race and a glorious Gothic cathedral, and surrounded on all sides by fertile valleys, Siena is a city for art lovers and gastronomes alike.

Where to Go in Siena

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Hotel Garden

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Via Custoza 2

Large hotel with pool, tennis courts and concierge service

Piazza del Campo

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Piazza Il Campo

Start your exploration here, Siena's main square

Enoteca Italiana

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Via Camollia 72
Fortezza Medicea

In the Fortezza Medicea over 1,300 wines on their list

Barone Rosso (Il)

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Via dei Termini 9

Live music nightly at this British style pub

Siena Blog Posts

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Nightlife in Medieval Siena
Siena’s historic district, centered around Piazza Del Campo, may seem quiet tame during the day, what with all the family tours. However, at night it is a lively hangout with bars and clubs frequented by the University of Siena’s students and young visitors.  Read more

Dinner, Wine and Maybe a Nap at Ristorante Arnolfo
Eating well while in Italy is like encountering crowds in New York’s Times Square – both are inevitable, even run-of-the-mill, in their settings. Sienese food is typical of the Chianti region, replete with some of the world’s finest extra virgin olive oil. Besides fascinating history, art and architecture... Read more

Il Palio di Siena
A canon sounds in the background and as the smoke settles from it, ten men on horseback, dressed in what looks like royal regalia, step out into daylight. They align themselves before the signal to go sounds, and then they’re off, with crowds going ecstatic all the while. No, this is not a scene from... Read more


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