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  • 3 hours (Approx.)
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Overview Overview

A real taste of

Siena Food and Wine tradition is what this experience would like to leave to you. A licensed guide will escort you to several typical places to discover the secrets and the curiosities of culinary traditions of this famous town. Furthermore, discover the most important horse race of Italy:

the Palio!

Inclusions & Exclusions Inclusions & Exclusions
Inclusions
  • Monolingual local guide
  • Tasting of typical products food and wines samples (4 stops)
  • 3 1-hour walking tours
  • Snacks
  • Alcoholic Beverages
Exclusions
  • Hotel Pick-up and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Extra quantity of wine
Departure & Return Departure & Return
Departure Point

Siena Info Point, Il Campo, 72, 53100 Siena SI, Italy

Departure Time

Everyday , except for "Palio" days: June 29 th and 30th, July 1st and 2nd,  August 13th, 14th,  15th and 16th. Starting time for each tour: Palio Tour: 10.00 a.m. (1H) Classic Siena: 11:15 am(1H) Food Tour: 12.30 p.m. (1H) Please Be There 15 minutes before

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Returns to original departure point

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What to Expect What to Expect

Food Tour of

Siena: Travelling is knowing different traditional flavours of an area. The goal of the food tour is to let people know the

Sienese dishes, savoury and sweet. After the meeting with the tour guide, who will explain in detail every dish rich in history and curiosity, the group will head to the first stop where you can taste mixed crostini, salami and cheese with a good glass of

Chianti. The second stop will focus on

truffles, the precious and well-known tuber, that make all those who do not know it crazy. Finished the starter is the turn of the first course, in a typical tavern just a few steps from the magnificent Piazza del Campo. Here, according to seasons, you can taste typical dishes like panzanella, pici with crumbs, tomato soup and pici with garlic. At the end of the tour the guide will bring the group in the

San Domenico area, where a shop of local products will be the final taste of typical sweets: cantucci, panforte and ricciarelli, with a good glass of

Vin Santo.

Palio

tour: To say you know a place you have to know its traditions. In

Siena, it’s all about the

Palio, the centuries-old traditions formed around a horse race that takes place twice a year, in

Piazza del Campo. Taking part in this 1-hour tour, you will get a chance to discover the history and the tradition behind this important horse race. You will visit one of the 17 districts (

Contrade) and the guide will show you the district’s fountain, where children are baptized. After that you will have exclusive guided tour of the

Contrada’s

museum, where the ‘Standards’, the banners given to the winning

Contrada, and the traditional medieval costumes of the

Contrada’s members are exhibited.Classic

Siena tour: Behold the exquisite architecture of the Middle Ages, in

Siena’s central piazza,

Piazza del Campo, and the impressive Palace del Commune, that has been the seat of Local Government since the end of the 13th century. Discover the fascinating tradition of the

Palio horse race, revealed by your

Senese guide. Continue onto the impressive private palaces, which line the main street, and learn about the history of the powerful Salimbeni and Tolomei families. Visit the

Loggia della

Mercanzia, stopping to admire the fascinating courtyard of the Chigi Palace, in the very heart of city.

Hotel Pickup Hotel Pickup

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Additional Info Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Unfortunately, wheelchairs and strollers cannot be accommodated on this tour. Visitors must be able to ascend and descend paths and/or stairs.
  • Wear comfortable shoes and be ready for any weather conditions
  • Cancellation up to 24hrs before departure date: 100% refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
Cancellation Policy Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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