Staying in Siena is treading the streets of the Middle Ages, being nicely wrapped between buildings, squares and churches. Here History Tradition and earth meet in Tuscany Food and WineFind properties in Siena
The traveler in Siena feel the Middle Ages trial experience difficult to replicate , skirting the walls of the fortifications reach the center, walking through the streets , alleys , stairways and through Siena admiring palaces, churches and monuments that take your breath away , you reach Piazza del Campo and maybe climb the Tower of Mangia. Here every year on July 2 and August 16 is the traditional Palio , a challenge between the districts of Siena in a race of horses ridden bareback, which run in the Piazza del Campo circuit within a tradition that has its origins in the city's history, the prize is a strong emotion to the limit of the respect of many animals like so many but this is not even Siena. The Sienese territory includes the Val d' Elsa Chianti area , the Val d'Elsa, where stands the medieval village of Monteriggioni with its fortified walls dominate from above , the Val di Merse , Crete Senesi , Val di Chiana Senese the Val d'Orcia and the Amiata mountain territory with its winter resort.