- Siena And Valdorcia
Siena And Valdorcia
"The origins of Siena are lost in the mists of time, the city is set on the crest of the hills dominating the ancient communication routes. It is the venue of the famous Palio that for centuries has taken place on the 2nd July and 16th August every year. For more information about the Palio di Siena, please visit: www.ilpalio.org
This town is particularly fascinating not only for its monuments and its famous works of art, but above all for the quality of life that it offers: the small squares, the steep streets, the old vegetable gardens, the slow and peaceful pace of life, strike even the most distracted visitor.
Due to its great artistic riches and marvellous countryside, the province of Siena is one of the most beautiful in Italy. One example is the Valdorcia, with its extraordinary landscapes, which are a Unesco site.
Another not to miss action in the Siena area is a walk on the Via Francigena. Old pilgrims path from Northern Europe to the Holy See, that in the Middle Ages, connected Canterbury to Rome.
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