Hidden Corners Of Siena Private Walking Tour

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 2 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick-up at your hotel or accommodation in Siena
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Enjoy a private 2-hour tour through the off-the-beaten-path sideof Siena to explore secret gardens, back streets, and beautiful panoramas.

After meeting your guide at the departure point at either 10 am or 3 pm, you will head to Piazza del Campo. From there, you will walk through the old Ghetto, the Tower District (Contrada della Torre), and through little alleys, and then reach the Basilica dei Servi, from which point you can enjoy an amazing view of the old town.

Your next stop is Orto dei Pecci; a pleasant and easily accessible garden, located just behind the main square.

Before ending the tour, you will visit Museo di Contrada in order to better understand the history of one of the oldest horse races in the world: the Palio of Siena. Lastly, you will experience the stunning Cathedral and the old Siena hospital, currently a museum complex. After the tour, you will return to your original departure point.

Highlights

  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Family friendly
  • Get inside tips from a local

Know More about this tour

After meeting your guide at the departure point at either 10 am or 3 pm, you will head to Piazza del campo. From there, you will walk through the old Ghetto, the Tower District (Contrada della Torre), and through little alleys, and then reach the Basilica dei Servi, from which point you can enjoy an amazing view of the old town.

Your next stop is Orto dei Pecci; a pleasant and easily accessible garden, located just behind the main square. The serenity and tranquility of this green oasis, together with the view of the incredible Torre del mangia will mesmerize you.

A few more steps along one of the most authentic and fascinating streets of Siena Via Dupr will take you to another green space: Orti dei Tolomei, Castelvecchio, a group of houses enclosing a square, which is your next site. This is the highest point of Siena, where the city was founded.

Before ending the tour, you will visit Museo di Contrada in order to better understand the history of one of the oldest horse races in the world: the Palio of Siena. Lastly, you will experience the stunning Cathedral and the old Siena hospital, currently a museum complex. After the tour, you will return to your original departure point.

Inclusions

Local guide

Exclusions

Lunch

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Near public transportation

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

Communicate in advance any dietary restriction.

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers

Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Traveler Reviews

  • 15-Apr-2018

    Among the tours we did this one was not as great.