Siena and the floors of the Duomo. Meeting with the guide and visit with priority entrance to the Duomo 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.
The Palio di Siena, the 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. After a short snack with local products, we will visit the artisan workshops where the artists hand-paint the handkerchiefs of the Contrada and the flagstones restore the original flags. Termination of services.
|From August 5, 2021 to September 30, 2021||€ 355|
The route can be carried out only during the uncovering of the Duomo floor (in the summer period and on dates to be defined). In other periods the visit of the Cathedral will consist of the interiors with the Crypt, the Baptistery and the Piccolomini Library.
Minimum participants 2 people
N ° 1 night in a boutique hotel with breakfast one dinner in a restaurant with a typical menu; snacks of typical products; 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; visit to a Contrada museum and to a Sienese artist’s workshop; medical baggage insurance, cover stay and cancellation