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#SIENA FRANCIGENA

Ogni domenica mattina dall’8 Giugno al 2 Novembre 2014, seguendo il percorso della Via Francigena, come pellegrini e viandanti d’altri tempi, in compagnia di una guida
esperta, sarà possibile partecipare ad un trekking urbano di circa 3 ore, da Porta Camollia a Porta Romana, visitando il Santa Maria della Scala: l’ospedale più vecchio d’Europa.

 

SIENAFRANCIGENA

 

Taste Siena

 

From Wednesday June 4th through all the summer, the Centro Guide Siena in collaboration with the Consorzio Agrario di Siena invite you to "Taste Siena" a new way to experience the flavors of the land of Siena and the artistic heritage of the city.

Assaggia Siena


 

Daily guided walking tour

 

Do not miss the chance to visit Siena with help of our highly specialized tour guides, through our daily tours .


Daily guided walking tour.

 

Beauty and Taste


A guided tour in the wonderful city of the Palio, that will give you the opportunity to admire the wonders of the historical city center of Siena, the monuments, the squares and the breathtaking cityscapes.

The tour ends at the International Chef Academy of Tuscany in Siena with a cooking course, that will permit you to know and realize some of the typical recipes of tuscan culinary tradition. With the help of professional chefs, you will have the possibility to try an exciting experience, immersed in culinary art. At the end of the course you will taste the prepared dishes. Duration of the course in the Academy: 3 hours. A unique opportunity to visit Siena between art and taste with our guides.

 

Beauty and Taste


 

Tourist & Hiking

Guide Center

 

A unique way to visit Siena.

An experience not to be missed

For reservations, contact the call center: + 39 0577 2863 00

Centro Guide partner ufficiale

 

To capture panoramic views unreleased, urban and rural, the Siena skyline at sunset from out of town, and to optimize the timing and reach sites of interest are difficult to access ... choose SIENAinTAXI service lasts about an hour with stops targeted .
Number of participants: minimum 1, maximum 7 per taxi. Rate in the center € 35.00, € 40.00 off center.
For info and reservations: Cotas - Consorzio Taxi Siena: 0577 49222 www.taxisiena.it

 

If you want to visit Siena more accurately with historical and artistic information,  contact us at Centro Guide to 0577 43273 and we will be happy to accompany you.
Promotional rate for the on-board guide who speaks your language € 70.
Centro Guide Siena: 0577 43273

www.guidesiena.it

 

 

 



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Siena Unesco City Site
With its magnificent Campo square and its imposing Cathedral, Siena opens its heart to you
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Palio and Contrads

The roll of drums and flag-waiving follow the Sienese people throughout all their life. The contradas are ancient medieval districts but still the backbone of Siena City

Guided tours

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San Gimignano and the Vernaccia Wine
Miraculously hidden by the fog, thanks to the bishop of Modena, the city with one hundred towers has preserved its glory and aspect, even today

Guided tours Hiking

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Colle Val d’Elsa and Crystal

From Arnolfo di Cambio to Jean Nouvel, this city will impress you with its energy and capacity to renovate itself. Colle owes its richness to the Elsa river, which first allowed for the development of its wool industry, followed by paper manufacturing, and today the production of crystal

Guided tours Hiking

 

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Certaldo and Boccaccio

Friar Onion wanted to impress his followers with the feather of the Archangel Gabriel, but he found only lumps of coal and smartly he passed them off as relics of the martyrdom of Saint Laurence

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Vinci and the Museum of Leonardo

To understand the genius of Leonardo you must visualize his creations, and thanks to the museum dedicated to Leonardo in the ancient castle of Counts Guidi this will be possible

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Volterra

From lucomony to prison to mental hospital, this has always been a town known for its alabaster. Today, it is known as the town of vampires thanks to New Moon of the famous Saga Twilight

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Chianti Shine and Wine

Chianti Tours: You will not only find Chianti DOC and DOCG wines, but also castles and little boroughs hidden among the vineyards of Sangiovese, Malvasia, Trebbiano e Colorino

Guided tours

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Montagnola and Mount Maggio

Marble quarries and heroic episodes of partisan resistance make those places, still unknown to tourists, extremely fascinating

Guided tours

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Saint Galgano and the Sword in the Rock

A town of only ruins now, but long time ago it was a very healthy abbey just a few steps from the place where Saint Galgano converted himself and his sword became a cross

Guided tours

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Buonconvento

A hospice for pilgrims and a place of death for Henry the VII, Buonconcvento has been declared one of The Most Beautiful Boroughs in Italy

Guided tours

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Monte Oliveto Mother House

Known as a place of spiritual retirement for Saint Bernanrdo Tolomei, and a place of high artistic value thanks to the frescoes of Luca Signorelli and the eccentric Sodoma

Guided tours

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Asciano and the Sienese Clay Hills

The landscape of the Ambrogio Lorenzetti is famous for the fresco of the Good Government is still evident when you cross this part of Tuscany, scattered with gullies and biancanas

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Pienza and Pope Pio II

Dream of Enea Silvio Piccolomini, its own jewel among the olive trees, Pienza will surprise you with its Renaissance shapes and its Medieval charm

Guided tours

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Saint Quirico and the Orcia Valley

Saint Quiric is documented as stop XII by the Bishop of Canterbury, during his journey back from Rome in the year 990

Guided tours

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Bagno Vignoni

Saint Catherine tested her faith here and Michel de Montaigne described it as miserliness

Guided tours

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Montalcino and Brunello Wine

A region known for not only its wine, but for tourism as well. In the Fortress is where the Sieneses sheltered to escape the Florentine lordship

Guided tours

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Saint Antimo Abbey

A mystic place where the Gregorian chants resound and where you will be overcome by a disarming peace

Guided tours

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Montepulciano and Nobile Wine

In his Bacchus in Tuscany, Francesco Redi wrote “Montepulciano is the king of every wine”, he referred to the taste or to the fact that noble people were involved in the production; we let you believe what you prefer

Guided tours

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Chiusi e gli Etruschi

And now we should tell about the Italian [labyrinth] that Porsenna, king of Etruria made for himself as a tomb, and at the same time to exceed the vanity of foreign kings. But as gorgeousness is over the imagination …., Plyni the Elder Naturalis Historiae

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Chianciano and the Spa

Our grandfathers would have referred to it with an Italian rhyme Chianciano fegato sano (healthy liver) but this thermal city has come a long way, and it is now a posh spa spot

Guided tours

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Cetona

The pretty little alleys going around the hill top take us away from a very far past which is from the Stone Age

Guided tours

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Sarteano

Charming medieval village between Val d'Orcia and Val di Chiana, who keeps the secrets of the Etruscan tomb of the sensational Infernal Quadriga

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Amiata Mountain and Abbadia San Salvatore

From the sacred wood for the Etruscans to the powerful Benedictine abbey of Saint Salvatore during the time of Charlemagne, from the little medieval hermitages where Saint Bernardino served his novitiate, to the Jurisdavidic devotees of David Lazzaretti in the XIX c., Amiata is for everybody the Sacred Mountain

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