This is a classic siena tour where you will learn about the lives, the stories and legends of saints, poets, damsels, popes, noble families, bankers, the rich and the poor. Who lived and still live in Siena.
We will visit the Palace of a Sienese Noble Family, the City Hall and the Cathedral of Siena where we will learn the stories of artists and alchimists and we will wander through the maze of the Santa Maria della Scala Medieval Hospital.
We will not forget to talk about Pia dè Tolomei who Dante met in his journey to Hell Purgatory and Paradise in the 1300 C. Then we will meet Dante's rival in poetry and politics Cecco Angiolieri, and ghosts, musicians, witches and saints…
This is going to be a very interesting and enthralling tour both for adults and children, you will feel like journalists in the italian history….
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: we will meet in front of the Basilica Saint Dominic in Siena near the Stadio and Fortress where you can park your car except on wednesday, market day.
End location: we will end the tour in Piazza del Campo, the main square in Siena
Duration: 3 hours
in the tour my guided services are included and a map of the town, entrance fees and lunch is not included
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Excellent tour of Siena, a wonderful city. Stella was interesting, informative and good company. She is extremely knowledgeable about Siena and its history. Stella also gave us some time excellent restaurant recommendations.