Siena

Siena is a city in Tuscany, Italy. The historic center of Siena has been declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site. It is one of the nation's most visited tourist attractions, with over 163,000 international arrivals in 2008. Siena is famous for its cuisine, art, museums, medieval cityscape and the Palio.


Climate

Climate is characterized by relatively high temperatures and evenly distributed precipitation.


Every Wednesday Morning at La Lizza

The city market held every Wednesday is one of the attracting feature of Siena.The streets are filled with people,stalls and street vendors.


FESTIVALS

Maggiolata

A festival of ancient traditional songs and dances, to celebrate the coming of May, on the 30th April-first of May. It starts with a parade with folk groups in traditional dresses ancient folks and popular bands from all over Italy.


MAGGIOLATA marcia sinfonica

Tourist Attractions

The main attractions of Siena are Siena Cathedral, Piazza del Campo, Biblioteca Piccolomini etc. Another attractions are the cuisine, art, etc. Siena's cuisine is pure and simple. Soups are an important part of Siena's cuisine, along with roasted meat, wild game, and several types of handmade pasta. Over the centuries, Siena has had a rich tradition of arts. A number of well known works of Renaissance and High Renaissance art still remain in galleries or churches in Siena.

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