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Siena, Italy
Private Tour: Siena Walking Tour

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iconOffered in: English and 3 more
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Overview

Stroll the charming Medieval streets of a Tuscan hill town with this 2-hour private tour of Siena. Learn about Siena's hidden gems from a knowledgeable guide in between visits to its most popular sights.
  • 2-hour private walking tour of Siena
  • Explore the picturesque lanes in the historic center of this hilltop jewel of a city
  • Visit important attractions like the Basilica of San Domenico, Piazza del Campo and Duomo
  • Learn about the famous horse race held in Siena each year
  • Hear about Siena's patron saint
  • See the headquarters of the world's oldest bank
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Professional guide
Siena , Siena, Siena, Tuscany

Clients will find me in front of San Domenico church, just across the Stadium

Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods.
1/1/2020 - 12/31/2022
Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
This activity will end right where it started.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirement
  • Please contact the supplier by telephone or email in advance to set up meeting time and location
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • In compliance with the rules indicated by the Tuscany Region, the guide will wear a mask and gloves and keep the safety distance from customers who are requested to wear a mask before the tour.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Silvia Roncucci Tour guide Siena and Province
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Private Tour: Siena Walking Tour?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Private Tour: Siena Walking Tour.
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What is the policy on sanitization during Private Tour: Siena Walking Tour?
A:The policy on sanitization is:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
See all safety measures taken by Private Tour: Siena Walking Tour.
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What is the social distancing policy during Private Tour: Siena Walking Tour?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Private Tour: Siena Walking Tour.

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star-5
Great personal guide for Siena
Alan_S
, Aug 2022
Silvia is a great guide. Her knowledge of the city and its history are top notch. We were fortunate to be visiting on the feast day of one of the Contradas of Siena, so we got to see the parade of its members. Silvia was great about explaining what was happening, and how it all relates not only to the Palio, but to all the citizens of the inner city. If you can, book Silvia for a tour of Siena. You won't regret it!
star-5
Wonderful tour!
Matthew_R
, Aug 2022
The tour guide, Silvia, was excellent! She was very knowledgeable and spoke English very well. She was also very kind because we were running late. Also, we were able to communicate with her via phone to let her know we were running late. That was very nice of her to share her phone number. It was very helpful.
star-5
Fun tour of Siena
Joseph_U
, Jul 2022
Silvia was a wonderful guide. She provided many interesting facts about Siena, especially the upcoming Palio event. She was very pleasant and made the whole experience very enjoyable.
star-5
Great way to explore Siena!
Elizabeth_D
, Jun 2022
Roberta explained the history of this medieval city so well. Great insights into the unique culture of Siena. Very friendly and helpful. Gave us some good recommendations. Wonderful way to explore Siena!
star-5
Wonderful tour! Learned...
Pat_S
, Jun 2022
Wonderful tour! Learned so much! Pace was perfect! Would definitely recommend this for anyone one in Siena.
star-5
Great private tour for a family with kids
Nicole_A
, Apr 2022
Silvia was a really great guide. She was great with our kids. I would highly recommend this tour as a family with lots of kids. She included them and made it interesting and also was very interesting for the adults as well.
star-5
Great private tour - recommended
Axel_B
, Aug 2021
The guide Silvia has broad knowledge of different subjects like architecture, history, local food, people of the city ... and uses it to customize the tour individually to the audience. We have learned a lot about Siena and had a lot of fun. It was a great experience.
icon Response from Host , Aug 2021
Thank you for your review :D I am glad you enjoyed the tour with me. Tailor-made tours are the ones I prefer... next time I am going to take you to see something new, maybe the Valdorcia area could be interesting for you. Thanks! Silvia
star-5
Perfect Introduction to Siena
Joe_K
, Sep 2020
Great tour of a beautiful City. Sylvia is an extremely knowledgable and entertaining guide and the time just went so fast. We especially loved the background On the Palio. Would highly recommend this to other travellers.
star-5
Wonderful and informative
Matthew_K
, Jul 2019
Our tour was very well done, informative and well-paced. We saw important attractions and learned things that aren't necessarily in the books. Our guide was passionate and knowledgeable.
star-5
Perfect day in Siena!
Wander746461
, Oct 2018
This was the perfect way to see the highlights in Siena. Sylvia was very knowledgeable and really helped us learn the history of this great place. She spent quality time with us and really went above and beyond our expectations.
star-5
Knowledgeable and accommodating
Rachel_S
, Aug 2018
We screwed up & traveled to Sienna a day early. One of Silvia’s colleagues called Silvia, & she arrived in 20 minutes to save our visit. She accommodated us though she’d had other plans. She is pleasant, really knows her stuff, and made great recommendations for dining, etc. She was so professional in every way!
star-5
Silvia was a terrific guide. Very...
dra
, Dec 2017
Silvia was a terrific guide. Very knowledgeable. She met us on time at the planned meeting place and showed us the town at a great pace. We learned a lot of interesting additional details about the contrade and the Palio! Can definitely highly recommend this tour!
star-5
Silvia Roncucci was our guide and we...
Kristen K
, Nov 2017
Silvia Roncucci was our guide and we had a wonderful tour. She was so knowledgeable and passionate about Siena. Siena is a fascinating city but we would have just walked by so many interesting things if we didn't have a guide. My husband and I felt like we received an amazing introduction to this historical city. We would recommend this tour and Silvia to anyone visiting Siena and if you are in this area of Italy put it on your list!
star-5
Our guide was great. We got an...
Christine W
, Oct 2017
Our guide was great. We got an excellent tour of the highlights of Siena.
star-5
Silvia is incredible! We absolutely...
kristanlefave
, Jul 2017
Silvia is incredible! We absolutely loved walking around Sienna with her. She was very knowledgeable, and she hit all of the major highlights with us! She made sure to discuss all of the things we were looking for and more! We would recommend this tour to anyone. It was our favorite during our 10 day stay in Italy!
star-5
Silvia was a very friendly...
Scott B
, Jun 2017
Silvia was a very friendly, knowledgeable and talented guide. We'd been to Siena before and had stayed right in town, but had explored on our own with the help of guide books. We welcomed the opportunity to visit Siena again, and were extremely grateful for our time on tour with Silvia. She explained facts, history and a personal perspective on Siena that we'd not have otherwise received. She was flexible with scheduling and gave us great recommendations for the rest our day's visit back in Siena.
star-5
Silvia was gracious, informative...
Terry C
, Apr 2017
Silvia was gracious, informative, and obviously passionate about her city. Siena was the highlight of our tour in Italy made very memorable by our guide. She brought to life the history and character of this hidden gem from ancient times to the modern era. I highly recommend Silvia for anyone wishing to visit this great town!
star-5
Our guide was amazing... very...
Bernadette_M
, Jan 2017
Our guide was amazing... very knowledgeable and interesting. Sienna is a place you need a guide to really learn about the extraordinary history and gain access to the hidden gems you would never find wandering around this hill top walled city on your own. Perfect tour in every way.
star-5
Silvia was excellent. She met us...
Kathryn M
, Jul 2016
Silvia was excellent. She met us promptly and was especially great with the children on our tour ho ranged in age from 6 to 12. Her pride in Siena and in being Sianese was evidencdby her colorful and complete description of the condrade, their history and the rivalries among them.
star-5
Silvia is very knowledgeable about...
Jennalyn_V
, May 2016
Silvia is very knowledgeable about Siena. She can answer every curious question of practically every corner of the city. I love how she makes my wife and 6-yo daughter feel comfortable about the whole experience.

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