Siena in Tuscany, also spelled Sienna, is one of the most stunning hill top towns in all of Italy. The traditional rival of Florence this city is often overlooked by tourists in favor of its rival.
From the Siena Travel Guide
I easily found the place not 1 minute's walk from the Piazza Del Campo in a quite section of Siena. The host was incredibly helpful as he tutored us on il Palio as we came the day of the July race. He then directed us to a market a few minutes walk away and brought back to our apartment a delicious lunch of cheeses, wine, bread, and chocolate. ... more
Very friendly host who served us complimentary food and snacks in the evening and gave us lots of advice and help during our stay. ... more
train travel in Italy
I am going to Italy in early April 06. We need to get from Florence to Grosseto, and don't know if we should go through Siena or along the coast via Pisa. Any suggestions? ...
Tuscany Road Trip - any recommendation for hot spring?
My friends and I will be travelling to Italy in end Oct and will be driving from Rome to Florence. We have set aside 3 days to drive from Rome, planning to cover Orvieto, Pienza, Siena, San Gimignan, Chianti. We are planning to also set aside some time for a little hot spring experience before reaching ...