Siena Historic City Walking Tour with Cathedral Option

Siena Historic City Walking Tour with Cathedral Option

Discover the treasures of one of the most beautiful cities in the world with a monolingual local guide and immerse yourself in its art, culture and traditions as the horse race the Palio, which takes place twice a year. With a small group you will explore the best that Siena has to offer. Your guide will accompany you along the ancient streets of Siena through the most beautiful sites such as: Basilica of San Domenico, the Sanctuary of St. Catherine of Siena, Piazza del Campo, Palazzo Pubblico, Palazzo Tolomei, the ancient pilgrims road, the Baptistery and the Cathedral. You will visit also the inside of the Cathedral (ticket not included), if you choose the Cathedral option, where you will admire the artworks of important Italian artists, such as Michelangelo, Donatello and Bernini.

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, 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

Pass By: 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.

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

Admire the so called "Crypt" from the outside.


Pass By: 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 choose the option with the Cathedral included you will have 30 min. guided tour inside and you can admire the artworks by important Italian artists.



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Attention: select the tour language you want according the availability. English 10.30am: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday --- Italian: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday at 11am and Sunday 3pm --- Spanish 4pm: Monday, Wednesday, Saturday --- German 3pm: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday --- French 3pm: Monday, Wednesday, Friday"
"Wear comfortable shoes and be ready for any weather conditions"
"It is mandatory to have the "Green Pass" (Covid Pass) to visit museums, including the Cathedral"
"Stroller accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"



Duration: 90 To 120 Minutes
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

  • Engaging Monolingual local guide
  • Select the option of 2 hours to visit also the Cathedral (ticket NOT included)
  • Visit the historic centre of Siena
  • English: at 10:30am on Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat / Spanish: at 4pm on Mon, Wed, Sat
  • German: at 3pm on Tues, Thurs, Sat, Sun / French: at 3pm on Mon, Wed Fri
  • Italian: at 11am on Tues, Thurs, Sat and at 3pm on Sun
  • Cathedral ticket (when option selected)

Not Included

  • Select on the Cathedral's site the ticket 1h30 after tour begin. ex Tour is at 10.30, ticket at 12pm

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