Siena: City Walking Tour with Optional Siena Cathedral Tour

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Siena: City Walking Tour with Optional Siena Cathedral Tour

From $23.55 per person

Discover the culture and traditions of Siena on this guided tour. Visit some of the city’s most beautiful sites including the Piazza del Campo, Palazzo Pubblico, Basilica of San Domenico, and Duomo.

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Duration 1.5 - 2 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Siena's UNESCO World Heritage Listed locations
  • Take photos at the city's most iconic and beautiful landmarks
  • Enjoy the intimate atmosphere of this small group tour
  • Enhance your experience with an optional guided tour of the Siena Cathedral
Full description
Explore one of the most beautiful cities in the world with a friendly, local guide and immerse yourself in Siena’s rich-history, culture, and traditions. The tour has been designed to show you the very best that Siena has to offer in a short space of time, with plenty of stops for photos along the way. Start the tour with a visit to some of the city’s most significant sites including the Piazza del Campo, Palazzo Publicco, Palazzo Tolomei, Palazzo Salimbeni, and the ancient Banchi di Sopra. As you explore, you’ll learn which buildings hold UNESCO World Heritage listed status and why. Continue the tour to the Basilica of San Domenico, which is home to the incredible relics of Saint Catherine. Next, stop by the Sanctuary of St. Catherine of Siena, where Saint Catherine once lived with her family. Pass by the Baptistery and the Siena Cathedral (known as the Duomo di Siena), and head inside for a closer look (if the optional guided tour option is booked). Inside you can admire the array of works of art from some of Italy’s most important artists. 
Includes
  • 1.5-hour walking tour
  • Guide
  • 30-minute Siena Cathedral tour (if option selected)
  • Siena Cathedral entrance fee. To purchase a ticket, visit https://operaduomo.siena.it/it/. If you wish to visit on Saturday or Sunday it is mandatory to buy the ticket one day in advance.
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Meet your guide in front of Piazza del Campo 72 (looking at the tower, go left). If you can't find the meeting point please call us 3317422646. We will help you find your guide.

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    • Comfortable shoes
    • Face mask or protective covering

    Know before you go

    • Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • From November 4 to March 31 the departure of the tour will require a minimum of 4 people
    • If the minimum is not reached, you will be given a refund by the provider
    • From April 1 to November 3 the departure of the tour is guaranteed with a minimum of 2 adults
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.8 / 5

    based on 84 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
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    • Value for money
      4.5/5
    • Service
      5/5
    • Organization
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    Excellent time spent with Ludovica where we had the privilege of being just the three of us. She made us discover Siena thanks to lots of anecdotes related to the place where we were. Finally, we made the visit to the cathedral which is not to be missed !! Go for it with your eyes closed, you won't be disappointed! Thank you Ludovica again for this wonderful moment of discovery!

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    September 17, 2020

    Excellent 1 hour tour including the history and culture of Siena.

    Our guide was knowledgeable and interesting throughout the tour. She was able to bring important events like the Palio to life for us and helped us understand the culture of the Contradas. It was just long enough and ended in front of the beautiful cathedral where we could then enter on our own if we wanted. Perfect introduction to Siena.

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    May 9, 2019

    Il tour consiste in una passeggiata attraverso le vie della città, con una guida che ti racconta un po' di storia e un po' di curiosità circa i monumenti e la vita nelle contrade. Accompagnati dalla simpatica e preparata Shakló, senese adottata ma non per questo meno verace, abbiamo girato la città e poi visitato lo splendido duomo, con una spiegazione che è andata ben oltre le due ore previste! Abbiamo apprezzato molto la voglia di raccontare la città da parte della guida, e ci ha sicuramente fatto venire voglia di tornare per approfondire la visita! Grazie!

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    October 26, 2020

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