Guided walking tour of Siena, visit Siena for a day with a professional authorized guide is an opportunity to see and get to know its historic centre, its monuments and its main historical and artistic works.
The centre of Siena, surrounded by ancient walls, is all pedestrian and human-sized.
The first stop on the tour is Piazza del Campo; the heart of the city, with the original shell shape. Here the Palio di Siena takes place twice a year, an ancient challenge straddling the city’s districts. Traditionally, the Piazza and the Palazzo Pubblico do not belong to any district.
In this grandiose square, important buildings overlook the Palazzo Comunale, you will proceed with a visit to the Civic Museum masterpieces by Sienese artists.
Next to the Palace stands the majestic Torre del Mangia, among the highest in Italy, we’ll reach the top of the tower with its 400 steps and 88m in height from where you can enjoy a magnificent view of the city and the Sienese countryside.
Take some time to visit in the nearby streets where there are numerous shops selling local products and restaurants with the guide that will show you the main streets and where you can also taste typical Tuscan and Sienese specialities.
You will then continue towards Piazza Santa Maria Assunta where you will visit the Siena Cathedral Complex such as Duomo of Siena, the Cathedral, the Piccolomini Library, the Museum, the Crypt, the Baptistery, the Facciatone and the panoramic view of the whole city from the top of Duomo Nuovo.
The visit will follow towards the Santa Maria della Scala Complex, The Pinacoteca Art Museum of Siena and a pleasant walk on the ramparts of the Medici Fortress, located in the western part of the city. From here you can have a 360 ° view of Siena.