With its medieval heritage Siena is one of the most charming and captivating places to visit. Whilst on holidays in Gaiole in Chianti it is worth making a day trip to Siena. Only an hour’s drive away Siena offers wonderful Sienese cuisine, museums, parks & gardens, alongside markets and festivals. Weave your way around the city through one of the many winding streets that offer beautiful views. Siena is also revered for its elegant medieval buildings and the town itself is a World Heritage Site.

At the heart of the city you will encounter the extensive Piazza del Campo which is lined with many cafés. The renowned and historic “Palio” bareback horserace event takes place twice yearly.

Only cars, taxis and buses with permits can drive into the city centre. Siena’s historic centre is a ZTL (Limited Traffic Zone)


Buses 3 & 9 run between the train station and Piazza Gramsci


Taxi stand located at Piazza Independenza

Car Parking

Large car parks are located at the Stadio Comunale and around the Fortezza Medicea

Siena Bike Tour


Balloon Team Tuscany

Via Doni, 53100, Siena


Palio Horse Race – Twice Yearly

Piazza Campo

Pinacoteca Nazionale (National Gallery)

Via S. Pietro, 29, 53100, Siena


Siena Opera della Metropolitana


Museo Civico

Piazza dell Campo, 1


Salefino Vino e Cucina

Via Degli Umiliati 1/3, 53100, Siena


Siena Opera della Metropolitana

Piazza Duomo, 8
+39 0577 283048


All’Orto de’Pecci

Via Porta Giustizia, 39, 53100


Str. del Paradiso, 1, 53100 Siena


Dolce Siena

Piazza del Campo, 3/4, 53100 Siena


Casa della Pelle

Siena Tartufi – Truffle Hunting

Piazza del Campo, Siena


Art and Cooking

Via Tommaso Pendola, 37, 53100 siena


Poggio Rubino Winery

Loc. La Sorgente, 62 Strada prov. di Castiglion del Bosco -Montalcino



Florence is a place like no other, for such a small city it is brimming with some of the world’s most famous works of art. According to UNESCO, Florence is home to approximately one third of the worlds art treasures. An enchanting place, that emanates an age-old romanticism. It is a city that offers unforgettable experiences, that will last in your memories. The city is a hustle and bustle of culture, art, restaurants and shopping streets. It is worth spending some time to enjoy all of what this city has to offer. Every turn offers some wonderful church, monument, market or piazza.

Pay a visit to the Duomo, Wander through the side streets where you will come across delicious “Gelaterie”. Florence is home to some of the best gelaterias in Italy. If you prefer a slightly calmer Florence experience, it is worth bearing in mind that the summer months will be heaving with tourists. Spring and autumn are great times to visit, the weather more pleasant, making it more enjoyable to wander around.

Florence is a maze of one-way streets and pedestrian zones, if driving into the centre areas there are ZTL (Limited Traffic Zones) and also city charges are applied.

Florence by Bike

Via S. Zanobi, 54R, 50129 Firenze


New Tuscany Scooter Rental

Via Il Prato, 50Rosso, 50123 Firenze

Boboli Gardens

Piazza Pitti, 1, 50125, Florence


Il Mercato Centrale Firenze

Piazza del Mercato Centrale, Via dell’Ariento


Concerto Classico – Classical Concerts

St. Mark’s Anglican Church, Via Maggio 18

Opera Di Santa Maria Del Fiore

Via della Canonica, 1, 50122


Galleria del Costume

Piazza de’Pitti, 50125


Cappella Brancacci


Osteria di Poneta

Via di Novoli, 73/h


Sesto on Arno

Piazza Ognissanti, 3, 6th floor, The Westin Excelsior


Fratelli Briganti

Piazza Giovanbattista Giorgini, 12/r, 50134

Artistic jewelery – Alessandro Dari

Via di San Niccolò, 115/R, 50125


Mannina Firenze – Handmade leather shoes

V. De’ Barbadori 19r & V.Guicciardini 16r


AquaFlor Firenze – Perfumery

Borgo Santa Croce, 6, 50122 Firenze

Spiaggia sull’arno – Beach Arno


Tuscan Wine School

Via dei Renai 23R
+39 055 2344142+39 055 2344142


Mama Florence

Viale Petrarca 12, 50122