"Siena" Top 5 Page for this destination Siena by sue_stone
Siena Travel Guide: 900 reviews and 2,737 photos
Siena deserves to be one of the top tourist attractions in Tuscany. Even filled to the brim with tour groups it is still enchanting. Surely no one can fail to be captivated by the wonderful Piazza del Campo or the views from the Torre del Mangia.
The countryside around Siena is also stunning, and it makes a great base to explore nearby places such as the Chianti region, or the hill top towns of San Gimignano and Volterra.
To date, my four brief visits to Siena have only enabled me to scratch the surface of this intriguing town. Siena has so many things to see - there are lovely piazza's at every turn, filled with grand palazzo's or home to yet another lovely little church. You can even get away from the hordes and wander in the smaller medieval streets, stopping for an espresso at a little café or admiring the gothic architecture surrounding you. Oh, and make sure you check out the Duomo - wow!
Abbazia di Monte Oliveto Maggiore is a 14th century monastery located about 36kms south of Siena. It is located on a... more travel advice
Il Canto del Sole is a B&B located in an 18th century Tuscan farm house, 10km south of Siena. We stayed there for one... more travel advice
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