Siena 3h Private Tour
Discover the treasures of one of the most beautiful cities in the world with a local guide 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 Sanctuary of St. Catherine of Siena, Piazza del Campo, Palazzo Pubblico, Palazzo Tolomei, the ancient pilgrims road, the Baptistery and the Cathedral. If you wish you will 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 prices that they won over the centuries.
Customize your tour with your guide!Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop 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 minutesStop 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 minutesStop 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 minutesStop 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 minutesStop 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 minutesPass 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
"Wear comfortable shoes and be ready for any weather conditions"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
Duração: 3 Hours
Ponto de partida:
Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico, Piazza S. Domenico, 1, 53100 Siena SI, Italy
Cancelamentos e reembolsos:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.