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Siena's main square is the site of the famous Palio horse races that take place in July and August.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Piazza del Campo, 53100, Siena, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited Siena in the evening and did few beautyfull Photos as u can See , Guys if U are in Tuscany don t miss this pearl , Siena is Just beautyfull

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 581alexanderz
Reviewed 2 days ago

There is nothing better in Siena then to spend the day at the Campo. Sit at any one of the many restaurants or bars and watch all around you. People watching is wonderful and there are many shops to browse.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JRP226
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were here on a Saturday afternoon in mid December. There were few other tourists here today, as it was a bit cold. The square is huge. The outer ring is lined with many restaurants with hosts trying to lure you in to sample their...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Reagan10
Reviewed 6 days ago

The central town square in Siena is unique in that it is paved with red bricks and divided like a pie into 9 sections by stripes of travertine. It is slanted down to the centre like an amphitheater and folks lounge around on the paving...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Pamela F
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was raining when we were there so we did get to see it mostly empty. really cool place. Hope to go back for the horse racing some year.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tdhat
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely hilltop town. Easy walking to everything. Finicular was different and worth the ride. Loved the piazza Del Campo for great food and wine right in the middle of everything. Local artists, gelato, and upbeat atmosphere brought us back for a second long visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DeborahG1320
Reviewed 1 week ago

The medieval city of Siena is already spectacular enough, with its old cobblestone narrow streets. It all culminates at Piazza del Campo, the fabulous square where you can browse in a small store, or eat on a terrace. People-watching is the main activity here. While...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SlushyDragonX
Reviewed 1 week ago

if you stay in italy, esp. toscana - SIENA is a must go! the feeling of the piazza, the restaurants and stores around, the small streets with buses, peoples and sounds are so beautiful and inspiring!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Wustrow
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always impressive to see. No other plaza like it. Nice to come during off season since it wasn’t so crazy. Definitely a worth while visit if your in the area.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank siouxsy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This square used to be a market place as many other medieval squares around Europe.It slopes towards one side which is unusual. The famous palio takes place here twice a year.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Karen D
13 October 2017|
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Response from Barbarblanc | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about the delay in responding - we've been travelling. The hotel promoted the walking tour we did but it is available through the shop in the corner of the piazza. If you are standing looking at the tower it is in the... More
8 October 2017|
Response from mitchw10 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we had a rented vehicle while in Tuscany as it was easier to get around so I honestly don't know. I'm sorry!