Siena is known all over the world for its history and architecture. The uniformity in the patterns of its architecture makes it a still valid model of Medieval town. Get to know its medieval traditions such as the Palio, the rowdy tournament with horses and “contrade” which has been exciting the whole town and tourists for centuries.
Since the Etruscans’ times Cortona has been famous for its strategical location which let you easily reach the most important towns in Tuscany: Arezzo, Firenze and Siena. The history of Cortona defined its close relationship with culture. It is not only an appreciated setting for important movies such as “Under the Tuscan Sun” and “La vita è bella”, but also the location for several international cultural events such as the famous photography exhibition Cortona on the Move.
The tour in Siena starts from the famous Duomo. Your driver will be able to drop you off just into the Square of Duomo where you could admire the monuments all around the narrow streets up to the famous Piazza del Campo where the Palio di Siena takes place.
Arrive in Cortona and visit the town. If you wish explore the Etruscan Museum
Stop for lunch in a typical Tuscan Restaurant in the town center (upon prior reservation)
Enjoy some free time in the town for sightseeing or shopping.
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