4.5 star rating: Recommended 29 Reviews

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  • Location: Siena, Italy
  • Duration:  2 hours (approx.)
Immerse yourself in Italy’s history on this 2-hour sightseeing tour. Explore Siena's UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Town; discover Siena's central square, Piazza del Campo; and visit the stunning Siena Duomo (Siena Cathedral) with your fast-track, skip-the-line entrance ticket. As you walk through this incredibly beautiful Tuscan city with your expert guide, you'll feel as though you’ve journeyed back in time.

Highlights

  • 2-hour Siena sightseeing tour including the Siena Duomo
  • Visit Siena's UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Town
  • Discover top Siena attractions, such as Piazza del Campo and the Basilica of San Domenico, with your expert guide
  • Enjoy skip-the-line entrance to the Siena Duomo and admire its Gothic architecture
  • See impressive works of art by Donatello, Bernini and Michelangelo

What You Can Expect

Skip the Line: Siena Duomo and City Walking Tour

Walk around Piazza del Campo and learn about Siena history from your guide

To begin your walking tour of Siena, meet your friendly guide in Siena's famous Piazza del Campo, a gorgeous square that represents day-to-day life of this medieval city and is widely considered one of the most beautiful squares in Europe.

Explore Siena’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Town by foot and listen as your guide points out Palazzo Tolomei, which is said to be the oldest private palace in Siena. See the imposing stone tower of Palazzo Chigi Saracini, a palace erected in the mid-12th century by the powerful Marescotti family. Currently, this building is the seat of the prestigious Accademia Musicale, founded in 1923. Next, walk to the magnificent Basilica of San Domenico and admire its Gothic architecture constructed entirely in brick.

Continue your tour to one of the most spectacular cathedrals in Italy, the Siena Duomo (Siena Cathedral), named locally as Il Duomo. After skipping the entrance line with your skip-the-line ticket, your guide will escort you into this breathtaking cathedral to see impressive masterpieces by Donatello, Bernini and Michelangelo. Admire the exquisite Gothic architecture; walk through nave arcades with Renaissance busts of popes and emperors; and marvel at the unique black-and-white-striped bell tower.

After your tour, you’ll leave feeling truly enchanted.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

We enjoyed this Walking Tour tremendously and our tour guide, Elena made you feel like Siena was the best and most exciting city in Italy. We started at the Piazza del Campo and got the history of the famous square including the famous Palio Horse Races that are held in July and August each year. Watching the pigeons drink from the fountain was worth a picture.
After learning about the Contrades or areas of Siena, it was fabulous to see all the flags and very cool lights that represented the contrades.After touring around and learning more about the history of Siena, we finished at the Duomo. All and all it was a great tour with a enthusiastic guide.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

Elena was great. The route was easy. Elena was knowledgeable. She was able to answer all questions, and the group had many!

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