Escape to the hills of Tuscany in the historic city of Siena. Here you can marvel at some of Italy’s oldest cathedrals while exploring the streets of old Siena. Known as one of the most popular tourist destinations in Italy, Siena has something for everyone with a variety of museums, cuisine and architecture. Book your getaway to Siena today!
Things to do in Siena
The first place you should go in Siena is the Piazza del Campo, which is the public square of the city. This square is the center of history and activity in the city with popular sites including the Fonte Gaia, or “Fountain of the World”, and the Mangia Tower. While exploring the city you must stop into the Palazzo Pubblico, which is a palace built in 1297. The palace also has the Civic Museum that is full of European artwork. The Piazza del Campo also hosts the Palio Horse Race twice a year in July and August and not far from the city center is the Siena Cathedral, one of many remarkable cathedrals in Siena. Go on a walking tour to ensure that you cover all that Siena has to offer and be sure to bring your camera to capture scenic spots.
Day Trips from Siena
There are so many popular destinations just a train ride away from Siena. About 43 miles north of Siena is the famous city of Florence, which is easily accessible by train or bus. Known for its classic architecture and famous art, you must visit Florence during a visit to Tuscany. The Florence Cathedral and Michelangelo’s “David” are just some of the iconic landmarks in the city. Another beautiful destination in Tuscany is Chianti, which is famous for its vineyards and rolling hills. The town of Pisa, known for the “Leaning Tower of Pisa”, is about two hours north by the coast. Not even Rome is very far away, a three-hour bus ride from Siena.
No matter where you choose to stay, Tripping has the vacation rental perfect for your budget and style. Stay in the center of the action in a quaint apartment near the Piazza del Campo. Or, stay a little farther out of the city and enjoy the Tuscan scenery. If you’re looking for a luxury countryside home or a small apartment in the city, we’ve got what you’re looking for.
Transportation in Siena
Siena is the perfect town for walking tours, and driving in the city center can be difficult. However, it’s not impossible to drive to Siena. If you don’t want to bring a car, there are many options for trains or buses into the city. The bus station is very close to the center of the city, and the train station is not far. The nearest airport to Siena is the Florence International Airport, which can get you anywhere in the world.
Vacation Rentals in Siena
Looking for a vacation rental in Siena? Tripping.com has 2132 vacation rental homes available in Siena. You'll find 12 studios, 1232 1-bedroom, 477 2-bedroom and 411 rentals with 3 or more bedrooms ranging from €25 a night. For extra convenience, many of these vacation homes can be booked directly online.
The average price of a nightly rental in Siena is €145 while the average price of a weekly rental is €1158. For those looking for more than a short term rental such as corporate rentals, extended stays or long term rentals, the average monthly price of a Siena home is €25.
Wondering if you can bring your dog or cat along with you? There are 618 pet-friendly vacation rentals available in Siena. In addition to accommodating pets, Siena rentals offer a variety of amenities. In particular, 1884 rentals have Internet and WiFi, 1874 have TV and/or cable and 447 have a pool or hot tub.
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