Siena is known all over the world for its amazing historical, artistical and environmental heritage, for the stylistic unity of its urban medieval center as well as for the Palio, the famous horse race that takes place twice a year in the magnificent Piazza del Campo.
The town center of Siena is a Unesco World Heritage site since 1995.
Siena is also the seat of the Monte dei Paschi, the oldest and still existing bank, founded back in 1472.
The word-famous village of San Gimignano is known for its typical medieval architecture and is inscribed in the Unesco World Heritage Site list.
Despite a few restorations carried out during the past two Centuries, the old center of San Gimignano can be considered the best-preserved example of 12th and 13th Centuries urban structure all over Europe
San Gimignano is mostly known for the many Tower Houses and is often referred to as the “Medieval Manhattan”.
Siena and San Gimignano Tour. Siena and San Gimignano are both medieval jewels in the heart of the Chianti wine region, two wonderful cities with century-old intertwined destinies.
Our tour will bring you through wonderful places out of time, like the Piazza del Campo, where people of Siena organize twice a year the world-famous Palio horse race.