Introduction to Siena with its most important sights like Piazza del Campo, Piazza del Duomo e Via Banchi di Sopra.
Siena, "the pearl of the Gothic style", is a very well preserved medieval town in the centre of Tuscany. Come and discover the secrets of this charming town with a professional guide!
The guided tour will include many interesting places, like San Domenico church, where are kept some relics of the famous Saint Catherine of Siena, patroness of Italy and Europe, born in Siena in 1347.
Then I will guide you to Via Banchi di Sopra, the main street of the town, once part of a famous pilgrimage route called Via Francigena, where there are still located the headquarters of the Monte dei Paschi di Siena, one of the oldest banks in the world.
Afterwards you will see the worldwide known Piazza del Campo, the main square where the famous horse race called "the Palio" takes place twice a year, on July 2nd and August 16th.
At the end of the tour you will admire the magnificent facade of the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta dedicated to the Virgin Mary, covered in colorful marbles and refined sculptures, inside which you can see works of art by versatile artists like Michelangelo, Donatello and Bernini.
In front of San Domenico church
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