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Extra U.E.:short stays (3 months) passport valid at least three months after the departing date and if need be visa

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230 V / 50 Hz - F Type Plug (Schuko) and L Type Plug


It is true that Siena has the reputation of a quiet city, but you can still find many bars and pubs where to go for a drink, or to meet up in Piazza del Campo to listen to live music, to watch the shows improvised by street performers (like Fire eaters and Clowns), or just to eat a nice ice cream and enjoy the atmosphere.

The Sienese keep alive the tradition of a relaxing evening walks on via Banchi di Sopra, admiring the city and talking with friends.


Art museum for kids

Part of the museum complex of Santa Maria della Scala (Piazza del Duomo 2), offers educational itineraries that range from contemporary art to archaeology. An educational offer that deals with making the heritage kept inside the museum complex available to the public. For information Tel 0577 534532 (Monday-Friday from 08.30 to 15.30)

Business hours Monday to Friday from 08.30 to 14.00.

Medieval vegetable garden De’ Pecci

It is found in one of the most evocative corners of Siena and is a place for children, who, followed by specialized staff that can offer them traditional games, can unleash their imagination, get in touch with nature and animals of the educational farm, learn about Siena’s history, and relive it through interesting educational workshops.

Tel. 0577 222201

If you want go on some field trips, contact Siena Viva. It is an association that organizes outings for children.

Siena Viva

Via E. S. Piccolomini, 168

Tel. 0577.226785



A new concept of sustainable tourism that suggests to live the city as a place to go on foot, was born in Siena in 2002. The itineraries touch art monuments but also places of daily life, such as taverns, typical shops, markets, parks… The aim of the initiative is to improve the understanding of the city and its local identity, presenting it as an open-air museum, and to create a more “participative” relationship between tourists the places they visit.

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