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Siena Tourism: Best of Siena

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CASTELLO DI MELETO - Gaiole in Chianti (16 Km from Siena)
Among vine and corn yards, In Gaiole in Chianti, is set the 1000 hectares Tenuta di Meleto. Holiday in the castle, sleep in an ancient room or in the old apartments close to the castle, all this is possible at Meleto. The old castle dates back to the 13th ...
Siena is in the nearby of Siena (SI) and 322 m (1,056 ft) above sea. . The Patron saint is St. Ansanus/ Ambrose of Siena on 1 December/ 8 October. Siena has Costalpino, Isola d'Arbia, Taverne d'Arbia, San Miniato, Vignano, Ruffolo as wards and the demonym of natives is "Sienese".

In Siena there are 208 accomodation. You may visit 82 places of interest. Siena is a Città del Vino, a wine destination in a territory producing wine and its environmental, landscape, artistic, historical, and tourist resources makes Siena a perfect location for food&wine lovers
Siena is a City of Olive Oil; here high-quality olive oil is produced. Siena promote and value its territories producing olive oil and its promotional is to give an acknowledged value given to olive trees and their precious produce.
Guide written by the community written by Dave Mitchell

Visiting Siena is a very pleasant experience event thanks to all the beautiful museums the city can offer. If you have got some time to spend in Siena, after having visited all the beautiful and fascinating streets and squares of this medieval jewel you should save at least one day to see at least two or three of the City’s museums. The most important one is probably the Dome itself, with its Libreria Piccolomini... continue

ANTICO BORGO POGGIARELLO - Monteriggioni (14 Km from Siena)
Guide written by the community written by Dave Mitchell

I went for the first time in Siena last summer, just in the days before the Palio. I arrived in the end of June, some days before the first Palio of the year, which is traditionally held on July 2nd and repeated on August 16th. Siena is one of the most suggestive Italian cities I visited. I remember a couple of wonderful days passed in this extraordinary city, wandering in Piazza del Campo with the sun fading on the... continue

Guide written by the community written by Dave Mitchell

Siena citizens seemed to be mad about the Palio: the tranquillity and calm of the city I read about before leaving does not reflect the enthusiasm growing up in the days of this extraordinary event, when you can feel by yourself the growing excitement of the ride. The Palio I assisted to was the July one (2nd of July 2007, the other one is traditionally held on August 16th): a lot and lot of events are presented in... continue

Guide written by the community written by Jhonny Taylor

The beauty of the city and of the landscape allowed to restore immediately the inner balance and peace with oneself ... to discover the simplicity of the little things that make life great everyday. To help recovery highly recommend to women over thirty like me to unplug the phone, to shut in one of the spas in the area to returned renewed in appearance and spirit. Do not overlook the pleasure of a shopping day in... continue

Guide written by the community written by Kevin Patel

A collective bicycle tour is well as allowing you to appreciate the beauty closely territorial, helps keep everyone in shape and if the fixed goal is one of the wineries that allow you to taste their wine the return will appear less strenuous and more funny. The vineyards of the area give rise to some of the best Italian wines including Brunello di Montalcino, Chianti Colli Senesi, or Vino Nobile di Montepulciano... continue

Guide written by the community written by Jenny Black

From the top of its promontory overlooking a typical Mediterranean landscape of hills of wheat looming cypress trees. It is a city that is given in all its splendid architecture, landscape and cultural history. The main attraction is definitely on the Piazza del Campo, shell-shaped square and enclosed by brick buildings. Piazza del Campo is the place where every year in late July and August takes place the Palio di... continue

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