Palio di Siena
29th June or 13th August
Arrival at the airport and welcome. Private transfer to Siena downtown and check in at the boutique hotel.
30th June or 14th August
Buffet breakfast at the hotel.
Enjoy a full day walking Siena tour with a specialist Sienese guide.
In the morning your guide will take you to the top sites: Piazza del Campo, the very heart of Siena with the Town Hall and its majestic tower, Piazza Duomo where the gothic Cathedral dominates the square, the main street where the merchants in the Middles ages built their wonderful palaces.
This guided tour is also aimed to let you participate to Palio di Siena passionate event that is one of the most popular Italian manifestation. Visit of a Contrada Museum that is a private historic very well-preserved collection of Palio di Siena.
Typical Sienese dinner at a restaurant of Piazza del Campo.
Overnight stya at the boutique hotel.
1st July or 15th August
Buffet breakfast at the villa.
Escorted tour to San Gimignano, the “hamlet with one hundred towers” belonging to the XII century.
Vernaccia wine tasting and light lunch at a famous enoteca.
Spare time before returning to Siena.
Chance to assist to the Prova Gnerale of the Palio from a window of a building overlooking the square.
Open-air dinner in the streets and square of a Contrada territory.
2nd July or 16th August
Buffet breakfast at the hotel.
Relax in the early morning before meeting the guide who will lead throughout the Palio feast for the all day long. After the benediction of the horse in the Contrada church and a visit of the Cathedral with the flags, the participants will taste the magic and enchanted atmosphere of the Palio tradition, made of colours, emotions and particular feelings.
Light lunch before going to the exclusive terrace overlooking Piazza del Campo to assist to the famous “corteo storico”
Personal and private buffet during the event.
After the horse race, dinner at a characteristic restaurant of Piazza del Campo, with candle light, where people will be celebrating the Contrada winner the Palio for the all night long.
Return to the hotel for the overnight stay.
3rd July or 17th August
Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Chack out and departure.
QUOTATION UPON REQUEST depending on the chosen location for Palio
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The quotation will include:
- Welcome and private transfer from/to the airport
- Accommodation stay at the apartments of the villa/boutique hotel, private bedrooms with bathrorm;
- Full board treatment including dinner at Contrada and in the restaurant of Piazza del Campo, light lunches;
- Exclusive terrace overlooking Campo square on the Palio day including private buffet;
- Private guided tours;
- All full day escorted tours of the program;
- Personal Travel Insurance (*)
The quotation will not include:
- Personal expenses, tips and what is not mentioned in “the price includes”
(*) Travel insurance Assistance for foreigners traveling in Italy. The policy covers residents abroad for travel and stays for the purpose of tourism and study within the Italian territory.
Travel assistance in Italy; Reimbursement of medical expenses up to € 2,500