1. Cathedral floor : the unveiled
floor of cathedral: the marble floor was inlaid and carved by many
artists between XIVth and XVIth century. Visitors can see a lot of
episodes taken from mythology and from Old and New Testament and
also some exoterical characters. Only in September and in October
it's possible to see the whole floor.
2. Gastronomic tours: during the tour of
Siena and its province, it's possible to have a break in order to
taste some typical products such as wine, olive oil and sweets
(panforte, ricciarelli and cantucci) at qualified wine and pastry
shops and restaurants with special menu with old medieval recipes
or special dinners in order to promote and taste any typical
products with a musical or litterary entertainment.
3. SPECIAL TOURS FOR STUDENTS (2 hours) Visit of the old town with historical references about Middle Age (architecture, origin of the city-state, the middle class and merchants, the importance of water and the fountains, the construction of the cathedral).
A. The cathedral, built in 13th century with works by Nicholas and Jhon Pisano, Donatello, Michelangelo, Pinturicchio and bernini and the extraordinary floor inlaid and carved.
B. The Town Hall, with frescoed about Good and Bad Government by Ambrose Lorenzetti (14 th century) which "take a picture" of Siena in Middle Age and the freco about Guidoriccio da Fogliano, the symbol of the medieval noble knight, painted by Simone Martini.
C. The Hospital "Santa Maria della Scala", may
be the oldest European hospital
Underneath it's possible to visit the Etruscan Museum and many interesting and "hidden"
0039/3393516686 Remarks .Entries and transportation are never included in the cost of the visit .Duration 3 hours .To visit the churches a proper attire is required. .The program can be modified according to the closing days of the museums and
.Entries and transportation are never included in the cost of the visit
.Duration 3 hours
.To visit the churches a proper attire is required.
.The program can be modified according to the closing days of the museums and monuments
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