Siena – Walking Tour

You are going to discover a lovely small and typical italian town, World Heritage Site. The Campo square  is its heart with a unique horse race "Palio",

the oldest bank in Europe Monte dei Paschi di Siena, the Cathedral and the patron saint Santa Catarina, the town of music, elegant people and extraordinarly good food. Siena, like other Tuscan hill towns, was first settled in the time of the Etruscans (c. 900–400 BC) when it was inhabited by a tribe called the Saina.


The Cathedral with its marble pavement with a starting sequence of 56 panels

Piazza del Campo - with its unique shape and its original pavement from the Middle age

The town hall

Palio: Siena's breathtaking horse race in July and August

Saint Catherine: Patron Saint of Europe, Italy and Siena with her unique head-relic in the San Domenico church

Monte dei Paschi di Siena: The oldest bank in Italy founded 1472

La Chigiana: Worldwide famous for classic music