The Best of Siena Tour

Enjoy a guided private tour visit to Siena, a splendid, history-rich Tuscan hilltop town.

Enjoy seeing the Best of Siena with our Best Siena Tour

Highlights of the private Best of Siena Tour include:

  • Be immersed in the history this most charming hilltop town, visiting some of its most picturesque places, including the unforgettable Piazza del Campo
  • Hear about the fascinating lives of the powerful families that lived within the gothic, renaissance and mannerist-style palaces
  • From the fable of the Sienese wolf to the murderous tale of Pia de’ Tolomei, hear amazing stories behind this charming must-see town
  • Hear the fascinating stories behind the life of Saint Catherine, see where she lived, gaze upon the paintings depicting important scenes from her life, and even spy her relics
  • Find out about the Palio, the famous horse race with an intriguing history as you see where the horses are held and hear about the tensions, tricks and thrills peppering its colourful history
  • Hear the dramatic and at times humorous stories of the rivalry between Siena and Florence
  • Learn about the local foods, from sweet treats to delicious meats, as your guide points out some lovely places to dine

Tour Details

The finer tour details:

Meeting point: in front of the  San Domenico Church, Siena (just by the parking lot in front of the church)

Includes: expert private guide

Excludes: entries to the Duomo. On some days of the year it is free but at times, there is a €5 entrance fee and you can pay this directly onsite. When pavement is uncovered (from about mid-August to late October) , entry fee is from €8.

Length: 3 hours

Weather: runs rain or shine

Dress code: knees, backs and shoulders must be covered for entry into churches

Meeting Point

In front or the San Donato Church, Siena


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