Siena Orientation Tour
You will meet your driver at ship dock or at tender mooring; he will wait for you handling the Onirikos arrival board.
He will drive you Siena where you will meet your Professional Guide in order to experience a unique excursion.
You will visit the beautiful historic center of Siena, a city full of art and architecture. Visiting Siena, strolling through the alleys and streets of the historic center, is like diving into the Middle Ages. As you walk from the church of San Domenico to the main square of the Campo, the spectacular shell-shaped square where the famous Palio di Siena is held each year. You can feast your eyes on the historical palace and museum of the Monte dei Paschi bank, Saint Catherine's house, the medieval fountain called Fonte Branda, the Cathedral and its museum, the ancient hospital of Santa Maria della Scala, and the Palazzo Pubblico. In the main square, Piazza del Campo, you will find the Town Hall, the biggest Gothic palace in Italy. The building houses the Civic Museum, where you can enjoy the world-famous frescoes of the Buon Governo, depicted in the 1300’s by Ambrogio Lorenzetti for the local Government, and learn about the technique used to paint them.
You will visit the huge Tower del Mangia in the square. The top is 120 meters from the ground, from where you will enjoy a wonderful view of the city.
After the tour your driver will escort you back to the Port.