Villa Scacciapensieri

Enjoy the city center of Siena with a local guide. Visit all the main sight of the town and skip the line at the Duomo cathedral.
Meet your guide in front of the church of San Domenico in Siena at 10:30am, easy to find even if you arriving from out ot town with your own car, as there is a parking lot in the vicinity.
Tour in English avoids lenghty waits during translations.

Guided Walking tour of Siena with Cathedral

We begin the tour from the Basilica of San Domenico, where we can admire the beautiful architecture and art, as well as the relic of Saint Catherine, who was born in Siena.
Continue exploring Siena’s medieval streets and square with your guide, while they point out the most important historical buildings linked to the city’s main houses of power. Marvel at Rocca Salimbeni, housing the most ancient bank in the world, Monte dei Paschi, home of the main offices and of a huge collection of archives and works of art. Walk to Palazzo Tolomei, the oldest private palace in Siena and admire the tower of Palazzo Chigi Saracini, build by the powerful Marescotti family, currently the seat of the prestigious Accademia Musicale Chigiana, foundend in 1923.

Admire the beautiful Piazza del Campo, symbol of the city, with the impressive Palazzo Comunale of Town Hall and the Torre del Mangia. The square hosts the Palio horse race, where twice a year the city’s Contrada neighborhoods take part of one of the most famouse medieval tournaments. The tour ends with a guided visit of the Duomo Cathedral, where you can admire breathtaking masterpieces by Donatello, Michelangelo and Bernini. Walk in this Gothic cathedral, one of the most spectacular in Italy, visit the chapels and admire the intricate marble decorations and stained-glass windows.

Included in the price

Guided city tour and skip the line Duomo cathedral tickets with tour of Interiors.

Price of the tour of Siena