Siena is a gloriously beautiful medieval town built upon three hills in the heart of scenic Tuscany!
Effectively a giant, open-air museum famous for its Gothic architecture, this amazing medieval city is part of the UNESCO World Heritage. Stroll through the historic centre with well preserved spiritual and secular monuments dating back to the 12th and 13th centuries that have retained both their medieval forms and their extraordinary art collections, providing the visitor with plenty to marvel at.
Siena has long maintained a unique character and beauty that charms its visitors year round! The Historic Centre is famous for its history, art, cuisine, museums, medieval treasures and the ancient Palio Festival. The city is quaint in size — creating an intimate environment that allows visitors to fully immerse themselves in Italian language and culture.
Packed with gems of architecture and edifying highlights, not to mention the authentic Italian dishes & wine, this celebrated historic centre is a definite ‘treasure’ of Italy.
WHY YOU'LL LOVE THIS TRIP
- Off the beaten path: gorgeous views every where you look
- Delicious food & wine
- Stroll the cobblestone streets, with its many charming shops, art galleries and cafes.
Treasures of Italy: October 14 - 29, 2018
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