Siena and its artistic heritage

Siena and its artistic heritage

Durata

2 days/1 notte

Departures from

Siena

Hotel

boutique hotel

Participants

From 4 participants

treatment

b&b

Transport

own vehicles

Travel Program

Historical-artistic itinerary to learn about the artistic heritage of the city of Siena: from the marble carpet of the Duomo to the private museums of the Contrade, precious caskets of tapestries, paintings and millenary documents of the beating heart of the city

1st day:

Siena and the floors of the Duomo. Meeting with the guide and visit with priority entrance to the Cathedral to admire the precious marble carpet made over the centuries by the greatest artists, almost all of them "Sienese", including Sassetta, Domenico di Bartolo, Matteo di Giovanni, Domenico Beccafumi, Pinturicchio. They are responsible for the creation of the mosaics and inlays that lead from the entrance to the main altar, a unique iconographic complex, associated with the search for the highest values of the human spirit such as wisdom depicted by images of philosophers and ancient scholars up to biblical subjects. The experience is completed with access to the attics of the Cathedral, the path of "La Porta del Cielo", from where the overall view of the marble complex of the floors becomes particularly impressive as well as the panorama of the city seen "from above ". Dinner in a restaurant in the historic center. Overnight at Hotel.

2nd day:

: The Palio di Siena, tradition over time. Breakfast. The day is dedicated to the Palio: with a Sienese guide you will be able to truly enter the heart of the party. A walk along the historic streets of the city up to a district of Contrada to enter the private museum which preserves precious historical testimonies; the Drappelloni vanquished, the Masgalani or the trophy assigned to the best appearance of the Contrada during the historical procession, the sacred works and the costumes worn in the historical walk. Termination of services.

  • Visit to the artistic workshops of Contrada: on request
DepartureDouble
January 15, 2022€ 245

Indicative dates. The route is recommended only during the uncovering of the Duomo floor, normally scheduled from mid-June to mid-October. In other periods the visit of the Cathedral will consist of the interior with the Crypt, the Baptistery and the Piccolomini Library.

 

Individual participation fee: € 245

Minimum 4 participants

GENERAL SALES TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Terms and Conditions

N ° 1 overnight stay in a boutique hotel with breakfast; private guided tour of Siena with priority entrance to the Cathedral floors with the attics with the “Porta del Cielo” circuit; entrance to the Crypt, Library and Baptistery; private guided tour of Siena with entrance to a Contrada museum and a Sienese artist workshop; medical baggage insurance, cover stay.

GENERAL SALES TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Terms and Conditions

Meals; personal extras; anything not expressly indicated in the item “the fee includes” or defined in the program as optional; any tourist tax.

GENERAL SALES TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

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