If you are endlessly searching for a holiday and are still stuck as to where to go, then look no further, your holiday nightmares now cease to exist. Siena, in Tuscany, Italy is the epitome of sophistication, so if you want a holiday that more than lives up to lofty expectations, then this is the destination for you. Siena is famous for its glorious cuisine, ancient art, as well as beautiful vineyards and wine.
Siena’s centre has been made a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and once you have visited you will see why. Siena is steeped in a rich history that can be traced back centuries. The epicentre of Siena is simply stunning and alive with a vibrant culture that is completely unique to Siena alone. The medieval cityscape is truly wondrous to behold and is easy to see why people return to Siena year upon year.
For any budding theologian, Siena is a must visit destination. Teeming with churches and cathedrals of all shapes and sizes, you will be amazed at the glorious, and beautiful, architecture that surrounds you. The roman-gothic architecture is both enchanting and haunting, set on a backdrop of perfect blue, cloudless skies.
If you are more into the arts, than theology, then you must visit the vast array of art galleries that adorn Siena’s streets. What is more the art galleries are home to some beautiful, and quite unique, pieces of art dating back to the renaissance. Of course, there are an overabundance of religious paintings, due to Italy’s historic Catholic roots, but there are other sites to behold with the walls of the art galleries that will astound and amaze all.
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Piazza del Campo is perfect for those wishing to indulge in a spot of history while travelling in Siena. The medieval town is simply stunning and its architectural integrity will only feed your fascination for all things Italian. Learn more about a completely unique society and a truly one of a kind culture while in the Piazza del Campo. The Piazza took its unique shape in the 1200s and has not changed since. It truly is like stepping back in time.
For those wanting their history more recent, then opt for Fonte Gaia, which dates back to the 1400s. The gothic style fountain is truly enchanting and really is a sight to behold. Those who have travelled to Siena have stated that for them, it is a true taste of Italian life. Many revere its quaint, medieval charm and herald it as being perfect.
Siena is stunning and affordable, and with the glorious Italian sunshine beating down on you, what more could you want from a holiday? Should the sites of Siena become too much, then Florence can be reached easily, and cheaply, in a short space of time.
Visit Siena this summer and make memories that you will cherish for a lifetime.