Offers Villages, hotels and residences in Siena, a mysterious city of the Middle Ages
Siena, located in the heart of Tuscany and surrounded by hills, is one of the most beautiful medieval cities in Italy. The heart of the city is the famous Piazza del Campo, with its particular shell shape, in which the famous Palio is held, one of the most important events for all the Sienese.
The Palio di Siena is a passionate horse race that takes place every year, in July and August and its origins seem to date back to the seventeenth century.Sena according to legend was founded by Senio, son of Remo, and in the city there are several statues depicting the mythical Romulus and Remus suckled by the she-wolf. Piazza del Campo is the central nucleus of Siena since Roman times, which had their forum here.The square was repaved during the Government of the Nine, a semi-democratic group in power between 1287 and 1355, with a subdivision into nine sections in memory of the government and symbolizes the cloak of the Madonna that protects the city.SEE THE MAP