Siena, Italy

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Indulge in one of Italy's most beautiful cities. This 2-hour sightseeing tour, led by an expert guide, gives you an insider's view of this UNESCO World Heritage-listed town. Linger for a while in Piazza del Campo, the superlative square that is home to the Palio, a wild horse race that takes place every July and August. Stroll the streets with your guide learning about the history of the place. Visit the Duomo, Siena's stunning cathedral, and stroll right in thanks to your skip-the-line ticket. 
  • 2-hour Siena sightseeing tour including the Siena Duomo
  • Visit Siena's UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Town
  • Discover top Siena attractions, such as the Basilica of San Domenico and Piazza del Campo, 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
Meet up with your local guide at the Basilica of San Domenico, the gorgeous Gothic church made of red brick. Set off with your guide walking the narrow cobblestoned lanes, learning about the various contrade, or neighborhoods, all of which have a distinct personality and character. Stop at Palazzo Tolomei, the oldest private palace in town. 
Then head over to Piazza del Campo, the seashell-shaped space that has been the public living room of locals for centuries. Admire the Fonte Gaia, Fountain of the World, built in 1419; look up at at the tall campanile, attached to the 14th-century Palazzo Pubblico. 
After some time, move on from the square and head to the Siena Duomo, one of the most awe-inspiring cathedrals in Europe. Take in the black-and-white-striped facade and then breeze right in to the interior thanks to your skip-the-line ticket. Inside, let your guide lead you around, revealing priceless works of art by Donatello, Bernini and Michelangelo. Take in the Gothic interior of the cathedral, along with Renaissance-era busts of pope and emperors. 
When the tour is over, you'll feel connected to Siena like never before. 


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, Aug 2018

I had no idea before this tour just how important Siena is to Italian, and world, history. Siena has contributed Popes, Saints, art and architecture of real significance. Great guide, with loads of personal stories to bring to life the history of Siena. With just days to go before the Palio, there was a natural focus on inter-neighbourhood rivalries, the traditions and the fanfare of the great race.

, Aug 2018

I wish I could remember the name of our guide. She was very passionate about Siena. I would recommend doing this tour during the first day of your stay. We had fun walking around Siena for the next two days looking for sites our guide had pointed out to us.

, Jun 2018

Excellent tour. Claudia was knowledgeable, friendly and fun!

, Apr 2018

Our guide was Claudia and she was truly fantastic! She really knows the details about Siena’s fascinating history and I thoroughly enjoyed the tour. During our trip, we visited Rome, Florence, Siena and Cinque Terre, and Siena was definitely my favourite. Worth every cent.

, Feb 2018

Fantastic tour! We booked it very last minute and were so glad we did. Awesome local guide made the history of beautiful Sienna come alive for us. 100 recommmend!

, Nov 2017

Wonderful tour. Our guide was fantastic. Id highly recommend even if going to Siena for one day.

, Nov 2017

Our guide was wonderful - she made the whole experience and tailored the tour to our group. We loved hearing about the Contrade as well as the unique aspects of the duomo. It made Siena so much more special to know more about the history and local culture.

, Nov 2017

Skipping the lines was a great time saver! We saw so much more.

, Oct 2017

Excellent tour! Siena is very hilly so be prepared to climb a lot to see the sights. The Duomo is very majestic. I was very surprised to learn how significant Siena was back in their day.

, Oct 2017

We were lucky enough to get a personal tour with Claudia - she was amazing! Extremely knowledgable - it was a fantastic tour

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