Art Photo TravelStrada Massetana Romana 50/A
53100 Siena (SI) - Italy
Tel: +39 320 8003300
This Tour will allow you to discover Siena Centuries and old traditions, so you will discover the mystery of Siena underground with the visit of the “Bottini”. Trough the walking tour around Siena, you will appreciate the tradition of ancient Pharmacy of “Spezierie” and you can taste a typical Sienese sweets accompanied with a good glass of “ Vinsanto”. At the end you can enjoy a typical Tuscany Lunch.
1 st Day: Sunday, October 28, 2018 Check-in in Hotel (b/b or ancient residence in the middle of city center of Siena) until 6:00pm
2nd Day: Monday, October 29, 2018 At 9:00 am meeting with a expert multilingual guide in Piazza del Campo( in front of Fontegaia fountain) for the visit of the “Bottini”. You will be accompanied in search of the legendary river Diana, which is said to be flowing underneath the city of Siena. You will enter into the ancient underground aqueducts, the so-called bottini, where rainwater used to be collected to then flow into several famous Medieval Fountains, which later became the modern symbols of each district of the city. Just like the ancient bottini workers, who used to drink wine to dispel their fear of goblins hiding underground, you will start climbing back to the surface by tasting a good glass of wine, nearby an Enoteca Wine Bar in Piazza del Campo. After that free time in Siena and night in Hotel B/B or Ancient Residence
3rd Day: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 Breakfast at Hotel, at 9:30 a.m meeting with an expert multilingual guide in Piazza del Campo ( in front of Fontegaia fountain) and start with a trip through the ancient pastry shops and apothecaries of Siena, tasting sweets and vin santo in the beautiful Enoteca in front of the Church San Domenico. It’s so interessant the history of sweet of Siena. During the medieval challenge in the fields of the Battle of Montaperti that saw Florence against Siena, was won in fact thanks to Panforte: a sweet made of spices, almonds and honey that gave force and triumph to the Sienese soldiers. After Tour of Spezierie and Sweet tasting, free time in Siena and night in hotel bb or ancient resid3nce in the middle of city center of Siena.
from Sunday, 28 October, 2018
to Tuesday, 30 October, 2018
The Tour includes:
- Entrance in to the “Bottini” with a guide
- Lunch and wine tasting in the typical Enoteca near Piazza del Campo
- Walking tour with a guide to discover the “ Spezierie” of Siena
- Sweet tasting of Siena ( 2 types of Panforte, 2 types of Cantuccini with chocolate and no chocolate, Ricciarelli, Cavlucci, with a sweet wine “Vinsanto")
- 2 night in bb with breakfast in the center of Siena.
€ 225,00 per person
Extra: - Lunch with typical product of Siena in Osteria 20,00€ - Cooking lesson to improve medieval recipe with a personal chef, at the end lunch or dinner with product preparate 80,00€