The Palio of Siena
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The Palio of Siena

  The Palio is held every year in the splendid town of Siena. It's an ancient horse race that dates back to 1200 in which every horse represents a contrade (districts) of the city. The horses run in Piazza del Campo for a total of three laps and the ...

Siena, SI, Tuscany
Events  Summer  Tuscany  
Traveling Through Tuscany’s Val d’Orcia: All Aboard Siena’s Treno Natura
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Traveling Through Tuscany’s Val d’Orcia: All Aboard Siena’s Treno Natura

    Treno Natura is a vintage steam locomotive which departs from Siena on unique excursions throughout Tuscany's Val d'Orcia. Planned around various festivals in the villages and picturesque hilltop towns of the Val d'Orcia, Treno Natura allows for a total immersion experience.  ©terresiena.it/trenonatura/ September and October 2019 Destinations Treno Natura's ...

Siena, SI, Toscana
The Chianti Region in Tuscany Has It All
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The Chianti Region in Tuscany Has It All

Chianti. Chi-an-ti (key-ahn-tee). Even the word itself sounds beautiful and luscious. It's not one of Italy's twenty official "regions", but it is an area within the region of Tuscany. Confusing? Not really.  The Area Chianti is nestled between the rolling hills and vineyards of Tuscany's Florence and ...

Greve in Chianti, FI, Tuscany