Siena walking tour with optional Cathedral visit
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Siena walking tour with optional Cathedral visit

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£17.00
Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: from 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Discover Siena's gripping history from a professional local guide
  • Explore vibrant piazzas, stunning churches, and fascinating palaces
  • Complete your experience with a guided tour of the wonderful Cathedral
What to expect

Join a walking tour of the medieval center of Siena and discover why it is considered one of the most beautiful cities in Tuscany. See its main ancient monuments with an experienced tour guide, who will uncover the hidden gems, legends, and gripping history of the city.

Stroll through the picturesque alleyways and explore Siena's vibrant piazzas, stunning churches and fascinating palaces. Admire the exquisite architecture of the Middle Ages in Siena's main square, Piazza del Campo, and the impressive Town Hall, the seat of local government since the 13th century. Discover the fascinating tradition of the Palio horse race, revealed by your Senese guide.

You will also see the impressive private palaces located along the main street, and learn about the history of the powerful Salimbeni and Tolomei families. Then you will visit the Basilica of San Domenico with the relics of Saint Catherine, see the Sanctuary where Saint Catherine used to live with her family and the Baptistery.

If you have extra time, you can add a 30-minute tour of the Cathedral and marvel at the beautiful works of art kept there, including some of Michelangelo's statues and the spectacular Piccolomini Library.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • What's included
    • Certified local guide
    • Guided city tour of the city center (1h30)
    • 30-minute guided tour of the Cathedral (if selected)
    • Earphones for large groups
    What's not included
    • Tickets to the Cathedral and the other monuments of the complex (around 5/8 euros for adults)
    Where

    Piazza S. Domenico, 53100 Siena SI, Italy

    Meeting point:
    The guide will be waiting for you in front of the Basilica San Domenico, under the big tree.
    What to remember
    • Cathedral option: the tickets to the Cathedral and the other monuments of the complex are not included. It is strongly recommended to buy them before the tour starts
    • The tour is available for a maximum of 20 people
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    Provider
    Siena Tourism Programs & Services - Società Cooperativa
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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