Discover Roman ruins: Mythical stories surround the founding of Siena according to the town’s legends the city was first settled by Senius, nephew of Romulus, whom Rome is named after. Siena’s origins date back to the first century AD and there is evidence of this ancient history all over the city.
Piazza del Campo: is considered one of the most beautiful places of the world. It has a characteristic shell-shape divided in 9 slices, you can admire this particular form from the top of the tower del Mangia.
Hunt the hidden battlements: Siena’s past has been colourful to say the least. Fighting battles against Florence and armies from further afield has left the city scarred and rebuilt time and time again. Different rulers had different styles, which are reflected in Siena's varied cityscape.
Set pace at the Palio: An annual event which is sure to get your heart racing il palio is celebrated twice a year on 2 July and 16 August. Dubbed Italy's most spectacular festival, it is essentially a bareback horse race, where riders circle the main Piazza del Campo three frantic times.
Torre del Mangia in Siena: Up there the spectacle is breathtaking, you can see all the city: The place, the Cathedral and all the hills that surrounded the city.