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Siena: 2-Hour Walking Tour with Duomo and Il Campo

Siena: 2-Hour Walking Tour with Duomo and Il Campo

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Travel back in time and discover one of the most prominent cities of the Middle Ages on a 2-hour waling tour of Siena. See the main attractions of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, including the stunning cathedral (Duomo) and Piazza del Campo.

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Duration 2 hours
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Italian, English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Duomo in the historic heart of Siena to see masterpieces by Michelangelo
  • Walk through the ancient streets of a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • End on the astonishing Piazza del Campo where the famous palio horse race is held
Full description
Start your walking tour of Siena at the Duomo, also known as Cathedral of the Assumption, and discover a masterpiece of Gothic architecture that contains famous works of art by Michelangelo, Donatello and Bernini. Then, follow the path of the Via Francigena to admire the city's most important buildings and monuments, including the main building of the Monte dei Paschi, the oldest bank in Europe. Pass the beautiful Palazzo Tolomei and get a closer look at one of the finest palaces of the Italian Gothic style.  Conclude your walking tour in the monumental Piazza del Campo and experience the historical beating heart of the city, where the famous Palio di Siena horse race takes place twice a year.
Includes
  • Guided walking tour
  • Entrance to the Duomo (Siena Cathedral) or the Santa Maria della Scala museum when the cathedral is not accessible
    Covid-19 precautions
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • All participants who are over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 15 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts

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    Meeting point

    Meet in front of the Santa Maria della Scala Museum building, Piazza del Duomo 2, Siena.

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    What to bring

    • Face mask or protective covering

    Not allowed

    • Sleeveless shirts

    Know before you go

    • Shoulders and knees must be covered to enter the cathedral
    • Please note that on Sundays from April to August, when the cathedral is not accessible due to religious services, the tour will include a visit to the ancient medieval hospital Santa Maria della Scala Museum
    • The tour can be in Italian, English, or both languages in case of a mixed group of Italian and non-Italian speakers
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.3 /5

    based on 260 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.3/5
    • Value for money
      4.2/5
    • Service
      4.3/5
    • Organization
      4.1/5

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    It was a great tour. Our guide was great! Very interesting, passionate and knowledgeable about Siena. We were a small group so that made it easier. The only negative thing was that he gave the tour in English and Italian ( there were 2 Italian tourists). This made the tour 45 minutes longer and we had to wait around for the English version. It was a too long. They need to separate the languages in the tours.

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    September 16, 2019

    OK but spoilt by two Italians

    If the tour is supposed to be in English why did two Italians hijack it and ruin the continuity? It made very difficult for the guide. Also, I put on trousers as it was stated in your instructions that people wearing shorts could not enter the cathedral. In truth there were dozens in there wearing shorts while I was sweltering in trousers. Please get your facts right guys.

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    June 26, 2019

    The tour was good, and the guide very knowledgeable, but I signed up for a tour in English. It turned out to be a tour in English and Italian. So we had to spend half the time waiting for her to finish in Italian. So instead of a 2 hour tour it was really only 1 hour. If I had know that ahead of time I would not have booked it.

    November 5, 2018

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