Every year millions of tourists decide to spend their holidays in Tuscany among all the Italian regions because is the one to offer more experiences and guided tours. Between all the medieval villages Siena and San Gimignano seem to capture the attention of always more people thanks to their beautiful landscapes and cultural elements, for this reason many tourists cannot decide where to spend their holidays between the two.
If you are not sure about the destination of your travel this article will help you to choose!
San Gimignano is certainly a fascinating medieval village that will give you the opportunity to discover the Tuscan tradition through its famous monuments and ancient churches. Among the more interesting touristic visits there are the cathedral (located in the historical center), the renowned Big Tower, the church of St. Augustine and Campatelli Tower, monument valorized by the Italian association FAI as part of the artistic heritage of the country. All the touristic places are just a few minutes away from each other and easily reachable walking from the center. You will be free to walk quietly in the main streets and also to choose between the several traditional cellars and taverns where you can try the typical Tuscan dishes and recipes.
Just 35 minutes away from Siena by car you will have the possibility to organize a day trip in this fantastic medieval village.
Siena will offer you many unforgettable opportunities and experiences bound to the history and the culture of the region, but also alternatives for the youngest ones and anyone who wants to participate in events organized every year. By staying in Siena you cannot miss the cathedral with its frescoes and masterpieces by 16th century artists, the majestic basilica of San Francesco and piazza del campo. If you are looking for museum tours we suggest you to visit the archeological national museum of Siena and the water museum, both easily reachable from the center. One of the most famous events of the city is the Palio of Siena which takes place on July 2nd and 16th August and involves all the districts of the center.
For the tourists who are interested in night events and places of leisure the city offers concerts and events, but also Pub and discos where to have a drink or spend the night. For its characteristic to be a medieval village Siena is the perfect place if you want to immerse yourselves in the culture and history of Tuscany but it also has modern elements which make it the ideal destination for everyone.
In our Hotel Borgo Grondaie we will give you all the information about the events organized in Siena and the best places to visit. The Hotel is just 1.5 km away from Siena and reachable on foot. Discover our offers by visiting our website.
Published by: Nicole