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Basilica of San Domenico (Basilica di San Domenico) Tours and Tickets

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One of the most historically important churches in Siena, the Basilica of San Domenico (Basilica di San Domenico) is famous for another saint: the city’s own Saint Catherine. It was here that Catherine took her vows in 1363 at the age of 15, and the church holds a number of her relics, including her head, thumb, and whip used for self-flagellation.

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Skip the Line: Siena Duomo and City Walking Tour
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Skip the Line: Siena Duomo and City Walking Tour

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Indulge in one of Italy's most beautiful cities, Siena, during this sightseeing tour. An expert guide gives you an insider's view of this UNESCO World Heritage-listed town. Linger for a while in Piazza del Campo, the superlative square that is home to the Palio, a wild horse race that takes place every July and August. Stroll the streets with your guide learning about the history of the place. Visit the Duomo, Siena's stunning cathedral, and stroll right in thanks to your skip-the-line ticket. 
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.59
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Small-Group Montepulciano and Pienza Day Trip from Siena
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Small-Group Montepulciano and Pienza Day Trip from Siena

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Discover Tuscany's stunning landscape, culinary delights and UNESCO-listed sites on a day trip to Montepulciano and Pienza from Siena. Led by a local guide, admire the architectural gems of the Val d'Orcia region and stop at a dairy farm for lunch and samples of salty Pecorino cheese. Conclude your trip in the scenic hill town of Montepulciano, with an optional visit to a winery. Group size is limited to eight people, ensuring personalized attention from your guide.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$161.42
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Siena Historic City Walking Tour with Cathedral Option

Siena Historic City Walking Tour with Cathedral Option

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Discover the treasures of one of the most beautiful cities in the world with a monolingual local guide and immerse yourself in its art, culture and traditions as the horse race the Palio, which takes place twice a year. With a small group you will explore the best that Siena has to offer. Your guide will accompany you along the ancient streets of Siena through the most beautiful sites such as: Piazza del Campo, Palazzo Pubblico, Palazzo Tolomei, Palazzo Salimbeni, the ancient via Banchi di Sopra, the Basilica of San Domenico, the Sanctuary of St. Catherine of Siena, the Baptistery and the Cathedral. You will visit also the inside of the Cathedral (ticket not included), if you choose the Cathedral option, where you will admire the works of art of important Italian artists, such as Michelangelo, Donatello and Bernini.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$23.06
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Small-Group San Gimignano and Volterra Day Trip from Siena

Small-Group San Gimignano and Volterra Day Trip from Siena

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Get medieval on this guided tour from Sienna to San Gimignano and Volterra. Head to the marvelously diminutive hilltop town of Monteriggioni and then stop for a while in UNESCO world Heritage-listed San Gimignano with its plethora of medieval towers and commanding views over the Tuscan countryside. Finally, spend some time in an alabaster workshop in Volterra before indulging in a rustic lunch at a Tuscan farm. This small-group tour is limited to just eight people, ensuring plenty of personalized attention from the guide. 
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Tour: Siena Walking Tour
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Private Tour: Siena Walking Tour

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Stroll the charming Medieval streets of a Tuscan hill town with this 2-hour private tour of Siena. Learn about Siena's hidden gems from a knowledgeable guide in between visits to its most popular sights.
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  • 2 hours
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Best of Siena Guided Walking Tour

Best of Siena Guided Walking Tour

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Maximize time in Siena with a guided walking tour through the medieval city streets. See local landmarks including Piazza del Campo and the Siena Cathedral while hearing stories about the city’s history and architecture from a local guide. Explore a local district, called a Contrada, and learn about Siena’s famous Palio horse races.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Skip-the-Line Siena Cathedral Duomo Complex Entrance Ticket

Skip-the-Line Siena Cathedral Duomo Complex Entrance Ticket

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The magnificent Duomo of Siena is one of the highlights of Siena’s UNESCO-listed historic center, but its popularity means that you could spend a long time queuing outside. This skip-the-line ticket ensures priority entrance and offers access to the Cathedral, the Piccolomini Library, the Baptistery of San Giovanni, the museum, and the Crypt.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
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San Gimignano, Chianti, and Montalcino Day Trip from Siena

San Gimignano, Chianti, and Montalcino Day Trip from Siena

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Visit San Gimignano, Monteriggioni, and Montalcino on a day trip from Siena, and discover medieval architecture, wine, and stunning views of Tuscany. With ample free time in each of the hill towns, the tour also includes lunch at a Monteriggioni winery plus samples of Chianti and Brunello di Montalcino wine.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$115.30
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Small Group Tour: Tuscany Wine Tour Siena and San Gimignano - Full Day Tour from Rome - Tasting and lunch included

Small Group Tour: Tuscany Wine Tour Siena and San Gimignano - Full Day Tour from Rome - Tasting and lunch included

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If you’re short on time but want to make the most of your visit to Italy, experience the famous Tuscan countryside with this full-day tour from Rome. Travel by air-conditioned minivan to a landscape of rolling hills, olive groves and vineyards, stopping to stroll through the UNESCO-listed hilltop village of San Gimignano. Visit a winery in the famed Chianti region for a tour and tasting with appetizers, and explore the well-preserved medieval city of Siena, home to the popular Il Palio horse race.
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  • 8 hours
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$285.95
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Small-Group Chianti and San Gimignano Sunset Trip from Siena

Small-Group Chianti and San Gimignano Sunset Trip from Siena

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Sip world-class wine and watch the sunset on this day trip to Chianti and San Gimignano from Siena. Led by an expert guide, explore the medieval town of Monteriggioni and visit Chianti wineries for tastings. Then, head to the UNESCO-listed San Gimignano to see the sunset as you savor a traditional Tuscan dinner in a farmhouse overlooking the hills. Group size is reserved for eight people to keep the experience as intimate as possible. 
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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Walking Tour of Siena with food & Chianti wine

Walking Tour of Siena with food & Chianti wine

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Take a tour of Siena with a local, and get the lowdown on the city that the guidebooks can’t give. In a small group that’s limited to just ten people, you’ll explore Siena by foot to discover the history behind the UNESCO-listed Piazza del Campo and its nearby monuments, and sample classic food from Tuscany with Chianti wine.
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  • 2 hours
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Discovering Siena and the Cathedral

Discovering Siena and the Cathedral

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A two hours enchanting walk, discovering Siena most beloved places. The guide will accompany you through the streets of the city and inside the magnificent Cathedral. The tour begins in front of the Basilica of San Domenico, where the relics of St. Catherine are kept, then continues towards the Sanctuary of the saint. Passing through the characteristic streets, we will arrive at the famous Piazza del Campo, the main square of Siena, where the famous horse race, the Palio, takes place twice a year. The the town hall stands in this square, the center of Sienese politics, which also houses the important city museum. We will admire Fonte Gaia (Joyfull Fountain) and listen to funny anecdotes about the mysterious river called "Diana". The tour continues towards the Cathedral square, we will enter inside the Siena Cathedral to see the unique floor and other works of incomparable value by Donatello, Bernini and Michelangelo.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Siena Food Tour

Siena Food Tour

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After a morning spent exploring the streets of Siena, see to your appetite with a lunchtime Sienese food tour. Enjoy a beautiful antipasto before enjoying a meal in a traditional Tuscan tavern. This culinary tour fits neatly into a long lunch break, making it easy to fit this tour into a full day of sightseeing.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
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Have you ever taken a guided tour of Siena?

Have you ever taken a guided tour of Siena?

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First time in Siena? If you are not so familiar with the city, I recommend this tour: a 3-hour walk through the main streets and hidden alleys, to understand Siena, its birth, its golden age and its traditions. During the walk, we will learn about the incredible personality of Santa Caterina, we will talk about the deep roots of the Palio and the districts and we will dwell on the never-finished history of the Cathedral. This and much more awaits you on the tour of "Siena: a story of pride" A journey to introduce you to the unesco heritage city since 1995!
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  • 3 hours
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The best of Siena - Private Walking Tour

The best of Siena - Private Walking Tour

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Enjoy an interesting stroll around the Tuscan jewel of Siena with this 2-hour private walking tour. See the main attractions of the UNESCO-listed city while getting plenty of personal attention from your private guide.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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First Time Siena Medieval Tuscany Private Half Day Tour

First Time Siena Medieval Tuscany Private Half Day Tour

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This is the perfect half day walking tour for first time travelers to Siena who would like to get a great introduction to this Medieval town with a fun and friendly Tuscan local! I am a professional tour guide with twenty years of experience showing travelers the beauty of Tuscany and introducing people of all ages (couples, families, groups) to the history and culture of Italy. My background is in foreign languages, art history and history, but I am also passionate about wine, food, culture, and above all sharing my region with visitors from around the world. This totally private tour can be fully customized to fit your needs and level of knowledge, please feel free to send me any information about you and your group before arrival.
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  • 3 hours
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$296.15
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CSTRents - Siena Segway PT Authorized Tour

CSTRents - Siena Segway PT Authorized Tour

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Mix medieval times with the 21st century on this small-group or private 3-hour tour of Siena via Segway. Gliding around town on two wheels, follow your guide while learning about the history of the town and each place you visit. See this Tuscan town’s main attractions from a Segway, including Piazza del Campo, Piazza del Duomo and Basilica of San Domenico. Get a killer view from the imposing Fortezza Medicea. Opt to take the tour in the morning, afternoon or in the evening to better suit your time in Siena. The number of participants on this small-group tour is limited to just eight, so you’re sure to get plenty of personalized attention from the guide.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$171.77
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Tuscany Wine Tasting and Lunch: Private Tour Siena and San Gimignano

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Tuscany Wine Tasting and Lunch: Private Tour Siena and San Gimignano

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Spend an unforgettable day exploring the highlights of Chianti on this full-day private tour of Siena and San Gimignano from Rome. Walk the medieval cobblestone streets in the historic centers of both cities. Visit a local winery to taste different types of wine and oil, and enjoy lunch in the restaurant on the estate.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Siena's most beloved legends: the untold city

Siena's most beloved legends: the untold city

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A two hours enchanting walk, discovering Siena most beloved legends. Starting Point Basilica of Saint Dominic, where the detached head and finger of the holy Saint Catherine wait to tell You the story of the girl that changed not Siena, all Europe and church history. Second stop at the Malavolti Arch to gaze at the only ancient roman architectural feature left in place. Learn how and why Siena is closely tied with Rome. You will learn the fate of Mariotto and Ganozza, the story Shakespeare was inspired by in writing his Romeo and Juliet. We will turn around the romantic couple palace, Palazzo Mignanelli. Next stop: Piazza del Campo. Walking around this UNESCO site You will listen to the story of the first town hall bellman, who gave his nickname to the tower. We will stop to launch a copper coin into Fonte Gaia and listen to its waters telling us the story of the never found and mysterious Siena’s river and learn about the pixies that live in its underground galleries.
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  • 2 hours
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$196.01
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The beauties of Siena in a half day

The beauties of Siena in a half day

Our expert local guide will accompany you through the streets of the historic center. You will admire the famous square Piazza del Campo, where the Palio takes place twice a year and the majestic Palazzo Pubblico, the town hall. The tour continues towards the historic palaces Palazzo Tolomei, one of the oldest private buildings, Palazzo Salimbeni, headquarter of the oldest public bank in Europe. You will enter inside the Basilica of San Domenico and in the Sanctuary of St. Catherine, where the saint lived with her family. You will walk along the ancient via Banchi di Sopra, part of the via Francigena, one of the most important roads for pilgrims. The visit ends in Piazza Duomo, where you will be amazed by the wonderful Cathedral. The guide will take you back in time by telling you the extraordinary story of what had to become the largest Cathedral in Europe. During the visit it will be possible to taste some typical Sienese biscuits, Ricciarelli and Cantucci.
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  • 3 hours
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$242.13
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Siena and San Gimignano with Tuscany Wine Tasting small group tour

Siena and San Gimignano with Tuscany Wine Tasting small group tour

Full day private tour – food and wine tasting included Enjoy traveling through Tuscany on this private 10-hour journey from Rome, including Siena, San Gimignano, wine tasting, and lunch. Visit the UNESCO-listed historic center of San Gimignano before stopping to taste 10 different types of local wine and oil. Visit the wine estate to learn about the processing of grapes and have lunch in the restaurant of the estate. Then continue to Siena, a beautiful medieval city in Italy. Visit the heart of Siena and the central square known as 'Piazza del Campo,' known worldwide for the famous Palio, a horse race around the square in a medieval style.
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  • 10 hours
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Discover the life of St. Catherine of Siena

Discover the life of St. Catherine of Siena

Learn about Saint Catherine of Siena, the patron Saint of Italy and Europe, on a 2-hour tour of her hometown. Visit landmarks such as the birthplace of Saint Catherine in Siena, and sacred sites related to her life. Your guide shows you where she worked, studied, and was buried, and shares commentary about her importance.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$219.07
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Siena Magica Private Walking Tour
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Siena Magica Private Walking Tour

On this private guided walking tour you will explore a city that has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will see its main and beautiful sites, such as the Cathedral of Siena, Piazza del Campo, Torre del Mangi, Fonte Gaia, Piazza del Mercato. The beautiful city of Siena is famous not only for its splendid and historic buildings and the picturesque landscape that surrounds it, but also for its cuisine, art, museums, medieval cityscape and, of course, the Palio, the famous horse race held here twice a year.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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$121.07
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Siena Sightseeing Walking Tour with Food Tastings for Small Groups or Private

Siena Sightseeing Walking Tour with Food Tastings for Small Groups or Private

Come and discover Siena and its incomparable historic centre with our morning walk that aims at showing you the main attractions but also discovering some hidden gems. You can understand this wonderful medieval city in many ways and taste some of its best local products.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$69.18
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