Category Archives: SIENA

First Sunday of the month: museums free entrance

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It is a very important event involving all the State Museums with specials and free tickets access. Therefore, if you plan to visit Florence, Pisa, Lucca or any other Tuscan town our countless masterpieces without spending one Euro! For instance … Continue reading

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Siena – The Crete Senesi

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The poet Mario Luzi described the suggestive lunar landscape of gullies and hills south of Siena “Le Crete Senesi” as an “open sea”. It’s the “Crete senesi” that occupies a vast area of the territories of Asciano, Buonconvento, Monteroni d‘Arbia, … Continue reading

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Siena – the surroundings: Bagno Vignoni

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Bagno Vignoni, south of Siena, is with its rarefied atmosphere, with the hot vapours that escape from the large Piazza Acqua, the centre of attraction of the area. Entering Bagno Vignoni is like travelling in time, like diving into a … Continue reading

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Siena – La torre del Mangia – The Mangia Tower

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An architectural miracle of lightness and style. In piazza del Campo, to the left of the Palazzo Pubblico, soars the Torre del Mangia, the tallest in Tuscany and the second tallest in Italy. The tower, which was built according to … Continue reading

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Siena – three differen ways to discover the city

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A city to discover in three different ways: we can in fact walk along the city’s ancient “Terzi” (Thirds) among the Serena stone of the alleys and the red brick of the buildings, or you can look at the city … Continue reading

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SIENA

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Siena is 115 km far away from the Agriturismo I Pitti and it takes approx. 1 hour and a half car ride. Whether you come down from the green hills of Chianti, or you come from south, through the “moon” … Continue reading

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