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Urban Trekking Weekend in Siena

On October 31st there will be in Siena the URBAN TREKKING DAY.

Siena is one of hundred towns in Italy which is promotiong these “Green Days” combining trekking and Art. This year the Urban Trekking day in Siena will be enriched with lots of Events for adults and Children. The Urban trekking was born in Siena a few years ago and became very famous in Italy because it is simple (just walking) and you do not need to be fit and trained as well as it is a nice combination sport, art and history. A new way to discover the city centre of Siena on foot!!

Urban Trekking Weekend in Siena - Hotel Borgo Grondaie Siena
Urban Trekking Weekend in Siena- Piazza del Duomo

This year the activities during the Urban Trekking Week end are more than ever and for kids too.

Saturday October 28th
– at 10.30am meeting point Lizza Gardens
Walking through the Contradas with kids
a guided tour ideal for families with small kids and babies. Price:  Euro 5 per family

-from 10 am to 6 pm inside the Cortile del Podesta in the Town hall – Campo square
Creative Corner for kids – free entrance

– at 11 am from the tourist office in the Duomo square
Guided tour of Siena with visit of Duomo included
saturday 28th,, Sunday 29th , Monday 30th and Tuesday 31st

a complete visit of the town with all art and history. Price Euro 20 for each adult and children under 12 are free.

Sunday 29th october
– at 14.30 meeting point the Porta Giustizia just behind piazza del mercato
a stroll through the olive trees
discovering the countryside inside the walls
Price euro 5 p.p. – trekking or training shoes are suggested
Enjoy the olive oil tasting after the walk!

– at 11.00 am in the Piazza del Campo
Small Steps (guided tours for kids)
Siena told to the children. Expert guides will take children around to discover the history of the town

Urban Trekking Weekend in Siena - Hotel Borgo Grondaie Siena
Urban Trekking Weekend in Siena – Orto dei Pecci

Tuesday 31st  October – URBAN TREKKING DAY
Meeting point: Piazza del Campo at 5 pm
It is a short walk of 5 km about 2 hours and 1/2 very easy and good for everybody.
This year a great surprise along the street of Siena: the VIA GIALLA street food festival with local food and good wine

Urban Trekking Weekend in Siena - Hotel Borgo Grondaie Siena
Urban Trekking Weekend in Siena- Pellegrinaio del Spedale del Santa Maria della Scala

 

Urban Trekking Weekend in Siena - Hotel Borgo Grondaie Siena
Urban Trekking Weekend in Siena – Piazza del Campo

 

Borgo Grondaie is located about 1,5 km away from the city centre of Siena and it is easy to reach it on foot with a nice walk of 25 minutes. It is the ideal place if you are coming to Siena in October for this Urban Trekking day.

see you soon!!

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Edited by Hotel Borgo Grondaie
Jessica

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