Discover the Medieval Charm of Siena on a Private Walking Tour

Discover the Medieval Charm of Siena on a Private Walking Tour

Decide with your guide if you want to have a 2 or 3 hours tour! Discover the treasures of one of the most beautiful cities in the world through the eyes of a local and immerse yourself in its art, culture and traditions as the horse race the Palio, which takes place twice a year. Stroll in the ancient streets and admire the Basilica of San Domenico, the St. Catherine of Siena Church, Piazza del Campo, Palazzo Pubblico, ancient palaces, the important pilgrims road, the Baptistery and the Cathedral. If you wish, visit also the inside of the Cathedral, where you will admire the artworks of important Italian artists, such as Michelangelo, Donatello and Bernini. If you are more interested in the Palio tradition, we suggest to visit a Contrada Museum. You will find out why this horse race is so important for the Sienese and admire the prizes won over the centuries.
Customize your tour with your guide!

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Basilica Cateriniana Di S. Domenico, Piazza San Domenico, 53100, Siena Italy

The tour begins in front of the majestic Basilica San Domenico, one of the most important churches in Siena. Inside the Basilica see the holy relic of St. Catherine's head.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Chiesa del Santuario di Santa Caterina, Costa di S.Antonio, Siena Italy

Afterwards you will visit from the outside the Sanctuary of St. Catherine, where she used to life with her big family. The house is transformed into three little churches, where people can pray and visit the ancient house rooms.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Palazzo Tolomei, Piazza Tolomei 11, 53100, Siena Italy

One of the oldest private building of the city
Here you will discover the symbol of Siena, which is related to a medieval legend.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Piazza del Campo, Il Campo, 53100, Siena Italy

Piazza del Campo is the main square, here admire the Palazzo Pubblico (seat of the town hall).
Discover the history and legends of the famous horse race "Palio" and learn about the districts "Contrade"

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Battistero di San Giovanni, Piazza San Giovanni, Siena Italy

Admire from the outside the enchanting and unique Siena Baptistery, which the upper part was never completed, discover why.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Cripta del Duomo di Siena, Piazza del Duomo, 53100, Siena Italy

Admire the so called "Crypt" from the outside.


Stop At: Duomo di Siena, Piazza del Duomo 8, 53100, Siena Italy

Arrive in front of the Cathedral. It had to become the largest Cathedral in the world, discover why the project of the "New Cathedral" was abandoned.
If you wish you can continue the tour inside and admire the artworks by important Italian artists.
Tickets can be purchased onsite

Duration: 40 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Wear comfortable shoes and be ready for any weather conditions"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"It is not possible to visit the Cathedral on Sunday morning (it opens at 1pm)"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"



Duration: 2 To 3 Hours
Start location: Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico, Piazza S. Domenico, 1, 53100 Siena SI, Italy

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Included

  • 2 or 3h Tour with a Licensed Local Guide
  • Customize your tour with your guide! Visit the historic centre of Siena

Not Included

  • Cathedral's ticket. Can be purchased onsite
  • Contrada Museum. Donation starting from 5 euros per person, to be paid cash onsite

Facilities


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