Summer in Siena
Everything you can do in Siena in summer
Summer is the holiday season par excellence, perfect for outdoor activities and folklore. The latter takes shape during historical re-enactments or popular festivals like the Palio di Siena. This event organised by the Contrade (neighbourhoods) is an especially anticipated moment for tourists from all over the world. It’s normally held twice a year in summer, on 2 July and 16 August. But the Sienese have always said ‘the Palio lasts all year long’.
Find out what to do in summer in the city of Siena.
It safeguards the historical documents of Siena’s public bodies. The State Archive of Siena is located in Via Banchi di
The chapel in Piazza del Campo
In Piazza del Campo, which is the centre of political power in Siena, there’s also a corner of faith and
Chiasso del Bargello
A picture perfect frame of Piazza del Campo A steep alley descends from Via di Città into Piazza del Campo
Medici Fortress of Siena
Built, destroyed and rebuilt, the Medici fortress has lived through both military and civil events from the 16th century to
Teatro dei Rozzi
A small, charming theatre that has hosted performances and concerts in Siena for centuries. Beyond the monuments that have made
A green valley within the walls of the city of Siena. The gardens are located near Porta Tufi and are