SienaItaly

4.8/5Top Destination

Siena is calling! Discover its cathedral, history, wineries, and more.

Interesting history, a cathedral, and top sights from Piazza del Campo to Civic Museum—discover it all in Siena.

Known for

Museums, Cathedrals and Historical Buildings

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Where to stay in Siena

Siena Historical Center
Palazzo Pubblico which includes street scenes, a city and a square or plaza

Siena Historical Center

Known for Cathedrals, Historical Buildings, Monuments

4.5/5(228 reviews)

Unique features of Siena Historical Center include the historic sites and cafés. Make a stop by Piazza del Campo or Civic Museum while you're exploring the area.

Siena City Centre
Palazzo Tolomei showing heritage architecture and street scenes as well as a small group of people

Siena City Centre

Known for Monuments, Cathedrals, Historical Buildings

Siena City Centre is noteworthy for its historic sites, and you can make a stop at top attractions like Piazza del Campo and Civic Museum.

Top Hotels in Siena

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Hotel Athena
Hotel Athena
4 out of 5
P Mascagni 55, Siena, SI
$80
per night
Nov 19 - Nov 20

Located in Siena Historical Center, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Siena Cathedral, Siena Baptistry, and Palazzo Pubblico. Piazza del Campo and Civic ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (1,722 reviews)

"Location is fantastic if you want to visit historic Siena and travelling by car. Easy to access and good parking even though it is is inside the city wall"…"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2019

Hotel Athena
NH Siena
NH Siena
4 out of 5
Piazza La Lizza 1, Siena, SI
$73
per night
Nov 10 - Nov 11

Located in Siena Historical Center, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Stadio Artemio Franchi and Monte dei Paschi. University of Siena and Piazza del Campo ...

4.1/5Very Good! (808 reviews)

"We arrived at the hotel early and we were able to check in early. We were given biscotti and other goodies as a welcome gift in our room which was a nice touch."…"

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2019

NH Siena
Grand Hotel Continental Siena – Starhotels Collezione
Grand Hotel Continental Siena – Starhotels Collezione
5 out of 5
Banchi Di Sopra 85, Siena, SI
$181
per night
Nov 10 - Nov 11

Located in Siena Historical Center, this family-friendly Siena hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, Stadio Artemio Franchi, and ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (354 reviews)

"The property and location were amazing, but what made the hotel amazing were the staff. They went above and beyond- from wine tasting reservations to dinner suggestions and reservations. There was always someone at the desk willing to help. It was hands down the best hotel service I have ever received. ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2019

Grand Hotel Continental Siena – Starhotels Collezione

Popular things to do in Siena

Piazza del Campo
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Piazza del Campo

5/5(356 reviews)

Learn more about the local history when you visit Piazza del Campo, a well-known historical site in Siena. Discover the area's beautiful countryside, or seek out its local tours.

Siena Cathedral
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Siena Cathedral

5/5(334 reviews)

Learn more about the local history when you visit Siena Cathedral, a well-known historical site in Siena. Discover the beautiful countryside while you're in the area.

Fortezza Medicea
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Fortezza Medicea

4.5/5(28 reviews)

Step back in time and learn more about local history with a stop at Fortezza Medicea in Siena. Discover the area's beautiful countryside and wineries.

Basilica of San Francesco
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Basilica of San Francesco

4.5/5(13 reviews)

Step back in time and learn more about local history with a stop at Basilica of San Francesco in Siena. Discover the area's beautiful countryside and wineries.

Fonte Gaia
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Fonte Gaia

5/5(4 reviews)

Step back in time and learn more about local history with a stop at Fonte Gaia in Siena. Discover the beautiful countryside while you're in the area.

Piccolomini Library
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Piccolomini Library

Step back in time and learn more about local history with a stop at Piccolomini Library in Siena. Discover the beautiful countryside while you're in the area.

Top activities in Siena

Highlights of Tuscany: Siena, San Gimignano & Pisa with Lunch
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Highlights of Tuscany: Siena, San Gimignano & Pisa with Lunch

$73

Enjoy a day trip through Tuscany as you explore Italy's most famous wine-growing region and the historic towns of Siena, San Gimignano, and Pisa. Along the way, pair your experience with a succulent Tuscan lunch served with delicious regional wines.

Siena & San Gimignano Tour with Chianti Wine Tasting
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Siena & San Gimignano Tour with Chianti Wine Tasting

$70

Explore the enchanting city of Siena and the beautiful Tuscan towns of San Gimignano and Monteriggioni on this full-day tour. Learn about the history and culture of the Chianti region as you taste your way around unspoiled vineyards and olive groves that dot the countryside.

Small-Group Tuscany Day Trip to Siena & San Gimignano
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Small-Group Tuscany Day Trip to Siena & San Gimignano

$178

Whether you come to Tuscany for the scenery, the food, or the wine, this tour has the best of everything with no need for a designated driver. Small groups of 18 people or fewer keep your experience intimate while expert local guides provide cultural and historical context.

Siena, San Gimignano, Monteriggioni & Chianti Wine Tasting
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Siena, San Gimignano, Monteriggioni & Chianti Wine Tasting

$49

Take a memorable journey into Italy's rich wine country and marvel at some of the most visually striking sceneries the country has to offer. On the way to Siena you’ll reach San Gimignano, a hilltop town which has remained intact through the centuries.

Tuscany in 1 day: Pisa, San Gimignano and Siena with Lunch
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Tuscany in 1 day: Pisa, San Gimignano and Siena with Lunch

$84

Spend a full day exploring some of the most iconic locations in the rolling hills of Tuscany. Start with Siena ,with its beautiful main square and imposing cathedral, move on to San Gimignano, with its medieval towers, and finally head to Pisa with its world-famous Leaning Tower.

Essence of Tuscany - Wine & Evo oil Tasting
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Essence of Tuscany - Wine & Evo oil Tasting

$17

Once you arrive at Podere La Marronaia- Sosta Alle Colonne, a member of our family will welcome you and, show you around the vineyard in front of the Podere as well as the olive grove. During the visit you will be able to learn the story of our farm as wall as how we produce wine and the passion that we have for it.

Reviews of Siena

4.8

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
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4 - Good
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4 - Good 11.688311688311689%
3 - Okay
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5/5 - Excellent

Joseph

Oct 20, 2019

My favorite place overall on this trip that included Venice, Rome, Naples and Catania. The Duomo was amazing, we spent the best part of a day there including the not-to-be-missed add on tour of the dome. The food was also great.

5/5 - Excellent

Catia

Oct 15, 2019

Is a beautiful city but the “hotel “ is not not good

5/5 - Excellent

Bill

Oct 8, 2019

It is one of the best cities in Tuscany

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Oct 1, 2019

The city is beautiful and a must see location. 3 or 4 days are perfect to really see the city.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Sep 30, 2019

Loved Siena. Can’t wait to return.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Sep 22, 2019

Beautiful medieval Tuscan city.