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2016, HAPPY BIRTHDAY CHIANTI CLASSICO!
News |
February 04, 2016

2016, HAPPY BIRTHDAY CHIANTI CLASSICO!

On 24th September 1716 the Grand Duke of Tuscany Cosimo III de’ Medici issued an edict to define the borders of the Chianti wine-making region. This area is included between...


SIENA FOR KIDS
Siena |
December 16, 2015

SIENA FOR KIDS

How come we see everywhere in Siena the she-wolf with the twins? What do the animals decorating the fountains of the city represent? What is the shape of Piazza del...


SIENA, THE FLOOR OF THE DUOMO
Siena |
December 16, 2015

SIENA, THE FLOOR OF THE DUOMO

The floor of the Duomo of Siena is a unique artwork. It’s a huge marble and stone carpet that covers the entire surface of the church. Giorgio Vasari defined it...


SIENA OFF THE BEATEN TRACK
Siena, siena-home |
December 16, 2015

SIENA OFF THE BEATEN TRACK

The best way to learn about Siena and enjoy a lesser known side of the city is to walk up and down its alleys. Siena is the city where the...


THE TREASURES IN SIENA’S MUSEUMS
Siena, siena-home |
December 16, 2015

THE TREASURES IN SIENA’S MUSEUMS

The museums of Siena are treasure chests and make it possible to retrace the artistic history of the city from the Middle Ages to the seventeenth century. Complex of the...


PALIO, THE ESSENCE OF SIENA
Siena, siena-home |
December 16, 2015

PALIO, THE ESSENCE OF SIENA

The Palio is the famous horse race dedicated to the Virgin Mary that takes place in Siena twice a year, on July 2nd and on August 16th in Piazza del...