Siena, Chianti and the Palio tour Package
4 Days/3 Nights
Arrival at your Hotel in Siena. Check in and free time for exploring the city of the Palio: the Cathedral, Piazza del Campo with the Mangia Tower, the Basilica of San Domenico, and the House of Saint Catherine. Dinner on your own and overnight stay at your Hotel accommodation.
Day 2: CHIANTI WINE REGION, PALIO’ S EVE DINNER IN CONTRADA
After breakfast at your hotel, we would suggest a trip to the Chianti region to discover this unique and extremely beautiful scenery set amid gently rolling hills, rows and rows of vines, parish churches and farmhouses and where you can visit one of the numerous wine producing estates of the area and taste some famous Chianti wine. Rest of the day free at leisure but be back in Siena in time for an amazing dinner! The evening will be crowned by the so-called "vigilia" (eve) dinner held in one of the 10 “contrade” (districts) that will be taking part in the following day's Palio events. You will take part in an unforgettable experience, together with the people of the city, the true "contradaioli" who amid chants and toasts to the hope of victory. Return to your Hotel accommodation and overnight stay.
Day 3:PALIO’S RACE
During this important day, time stands still in Siena. In the morning most of the city commercial activities are closed, people stay at home waiting for the race to start, every angle of the city is animated by the colors of the flags and by the sounds of the drums. Entrance into Piazza del Campo has to be by early afternoon to take up your position in the allotted seating. The rest of the day will be a unique experience and impossible to forget. In the evening dinner on your own and overnight stay at your Hotel accommodation.
Day 4: SIENA
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and end of our services.