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Let's discover Siena!
We are going to do a special walking tour in the beautiful center of Siena. We will meet in the main square, at the Fontana Gaia and from there we will see the more important places of Siena together.
Cook with Cristiana and Mamma Nora
During my cooking class, you will be able to immediately immerse yourself in a familiar and informal atmosphere, also thanks to the warm and welcoming ways of Mamma Nora. Before you know it, you will find yourself with an apron around your neck and ready to be part of her kitchen! You will discover and learn the secrets of homemade pasta, how to prepare a good savory sauce to accompany it and make one of the most famous Italian desserts: Tiramisù. Of course the menu can change according to guests's requests. We will cook together using mainly our all organic products, starting from the eggs of my hens. we will use flours of ancient Tuscan grains and above all we will cook with seasonal vegetables as they did in the past. We will cook inside the old celler of the Farm, as it is the coolest place we could find in summer! We will visit the garden to pick up some herbs, and for the brave ones, there will be a visit to our chicken coop! Once finished working, we will set the table and we will finally enjoy our wonderfully prepared meals. Other things to note Please, bring a lot of joy! We will spend the day together so It is forbidden to be sad! In summer, as we are in the country side, please wear long trousers and closed shoes... or bring mosquitos repellent cream. Please, advise me in advance, if you have special requests or in case of intollerances
wine tour with the Simoni Family
W'll visit the San Giorgio a Lapi Winery. We start with a short walk to the little church 1100 years old with a old historic fresco of San Giorgio. During the walk we will visit the vineyards and we will discover the Siena's countryside and we explain the company philosophy. We will continue the visit following the steps of the grape harvest until the wine fermentation to the maturation in wooden barels. Finally we will taste the wines of Chianti Colli Senesi and Chianti Classico to learn their properties and their characteristics that are tipic of this territory.
Horsebackriding – explore Tuscan nature
Please note: This beautiful horseback riding experience is made for beginners and first timers in horseback riding. Its about nature, stunning views and making friends with our horses. That means walk only! IF YOU ARE AN ADVANCED RIDER, LOOKING FOR A FASTER AND MORE SPORTY RIDE WITH TROT AND CANTER; PLEASE LET ME KNOW IN ADVANCE! If possible you can switch to another group with a different start time. Please ask for that only if you are 100% sure that your riding skills are more than sufficient and if you are 100% safe with posting, light seat and an english saddle. Generally the weight limit for our horses ist 85kg (for advanced and beginners), please ask for exceptions! When you arrive at our reception our receptionist will show you the way to the stables. Meet your horses and make friends with them. We will show you everything you need to know. And then let`s go! On our different routes, we pass by the incomparably beautiful and varied landscape of the Crete Senesi and the Val d'Arbia. Breathtaking trails in all directions are waiting to be explored. You will take home unforgettable memories of the Tuscan nature and the contact with your horse as a a touching experience. For your planning, calculate 2-2,5 hours on horseback, and 3 hours for all together. Kids aged 6 and over are welcome. Please let me know in advance the age of your kids.
Educational Winery Tour & Wine Tasting - Siena
Educational Winery Tour and Wine Tasting with light-lunch During the visit to our organic vineyards we will go through all the main steps of the agronomic, phenolic and organic cycle in order to understand the complexity of the “vineyard” ecosystem and of an agriculture with low environmental impact. We will then move to our historical cellar where we will discover the chemical-physical and microbiological processes that make a quality production. We will continue our journey moving to the sensorial tasting room to grasp the organoleptic complexity of our wines and have a better understanding of them. The visit will end up with a light-lunch to experience the emotions that the right combination food/wine can offer to our palate and to our spirit!

Activities near top attractions

Siena Cathedral287 locals recommend
Il Campo165 locals recommend
Piazza del Campo150 locals recommend
Santa Maria della Scala136 locals recommend
Medici Fortress64 locals recommend
Coop64 locals recommend

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Wine Tasting in a Medieval Aqueduct
Guests reach Piazza San Giovanni, the magnificent Square of Baptistery, where historic buildings (such as the Palazzo del Magnifico and the Archiepiscopal Curia) are erected and the back of the Cathedral, sparkling with white and black marble and the majestic staircase. At the entrance of the first builidng, at the reception the guests can admire the original drawing of the Baptistery of Siena, unfinished due to the plague and two drawings made by famous architects, Louis Khan and Le Corbusier whose originals are no longer in Italy. Once here, guests have to go down, reaching an unique and inaccessible place, where the water once flowed. The "bottini" are buildings of medieval origin that brought water to the city of Siena. You will see a medieval well, an Etruscan hut dating back over 2500 years and a sandstone sediment dating back over 1 million years ago when Siena was below sea level. There you can see historical fossils. You will see another "bottino" as well used also as jail by The Noble Pandolfo Petrucci. After you can enjoy the real and unique experience of the wine tasting in our wineshop. Once the experience is over, guests can buy some bottles as a souvenir.
Let's discover Siena!
We are going to do a special walking tour in the beautiful center of Siena. We will meet in the main square, at the Fontana Gaia and from there we will see the more important places of Siena together.
Cook with Cristiana and Mamma Nora
During my cooking class, you will be able to immediately immerse yourself in a familiar and informal atmosphere, also thanks to the warm and welcoming ways of Mamma Nora. Before you know it, you will find yourself with an apron around your neck and ready to be part of her kitchen! You will discover and learn the secrets of homemade pasta, how to prepare a good savory sauce to accompany it and make one of the most famous Italian desserts: Tiramisù. Of course the menu can change according to guests's requests. We will cook together using mainly our all organic products, starting from the eggs of my hens. we will use flours of ancient Tuscan grains and above all we will cook with seasonal vegetables as they did in the past. We will cook inside the old celler of the Farm, as it is the coolest place we could find in summer! We will visit the garden to pick up some herbs, and for the brave ones, there will be a visit to our chicken coop! Once finished working, we will set the table and we will finally enjoy our wonderfully prepared meals. Other things to note Please, bring a lot of joy! We will spend the day together so It is forbidden to be sad! In summer, as we are in the country side, please wear long trousers and closed shoes... or bring mosquitos repellent cream. Please, advise me in advance, if you have special requests or in case of intollerances
wine tour with the Simoni Family
W'll visit the San Giorgio a Lapi Winery. We start with a short walk to the little church 1100 years old with a old historic fresco of San Giorgio. During the walk we will visit the vineyards and we will discover the Siena's countryside and we explain the company philosophy. We will continue the visit following the steps of the grape harvest until the wine fermentation to the maturation in wooden barels. Finally we will taste the wines of Chianti Colli Senesi and Chianti Classico to learn their properties and their characteristics that are tipic of this territory.
Postcard-life’s day with Nina
Imagine being with a local, curious traveler like you that will plan your perfect stay in Siena and surroundings... We will meet in Piazza del Mercato for a cultural journey between hidden stories and corners of my hometown. My expertise and genuine tips will make your best wishes on what to see, where to eat and what to do come true. Other things to note If you need any help to plan your journey, feel free to send me a message :)
Horsebackriding – explore Tuscan nature
Please note: This beautiful horseback riding experience is made for beginners and first timers in horseback riding. Its about nature, stunning views and making friends with our horses. That means walk only! IF YOU ARE AN ADVANCED RIDER, LOOKING FOR A FASTER AND MORE SPORTY RIDE WITH TROT AND CANTER; PLEASE LET ME KNOW IN ADVANCE! If possible you can switch to another group with a different start time. Please ask for that only if you are 100% sure that your riding skills are more than sufficient and if you are 100% safe with posting, light seat and an english saddle. Generally the weight limit for our horses ist 85kg (for advanced and beginners), please ask for exceptions! When you arrive at our reception our receptionist will show you the way to the stables. Meet your horses and make friends with them. We will show you everything you need to know. And then let`s go! On our different routes, we pass by the incomparably beautiful and varied landscape of the Crete Senesi and the Val d'Arbia. Breathtaking trails in all directions are waiting to be explored. You will take home unforgettable memories of the Tuscan nature and the contact with your horse as a a touching experience. For your planning, calculate 2-2,5 hours on horseback, and 3 hours for all together. Kids aged 6 and over are welcome. Please let me know in advance the age of your kids.
Organic Winery Tour & Wine Tasting - Siena
Winery Tour and Wine Tasting with Afternoon Meal. Immersed in the magical atmosphere of rural Tuscany, just a stone's throw from the old town of medieval Siena, the experience is a journey into the history, culture, tradition, and science that give life to every bottle of our organic wine. During the winery tour we will analyse together the characteristics of the vineyard agro-ecosystem and the techniques used to preserve and regenerate rural resources. In our old wine cellar, we will take you through the fascinating world of winemaking and the secrets behind crafting quality wine. The tour will end in our tasting room, where you will grasp all the organoleptic nuances of 5 of our organic wines. Each glass will be paired with the best seasonal Tuscan products, to delight your palate and nourish your soul.
Enjoy a live Italian Opera concert and meet the artists
You will attend an extraordinary Opera concert in a beautiful and charming concert hall, in the heart of the historical centre of Siena. You will have the pleasure of hearing the finest arias and duets drawn from the best-known Italian Operas such as La Bohème, La Traviata, Madame Butterfly and many more, performed by great artists from major Opera Houses both Italian and international. On your arrival you will be welcomed by Roberto, your host for this experience, who will show you to your seats in the first rows of the Auditorium. The concert will start at 9.15 p.m. At the end of the show your host will accompany you backstage to let you meet the artists and take photos with them. Guests may also like to chat with the artists and ask about their musical careers and their experiences in concerts in Italy and around the world.
Private Tour in Siena with a licensed tour guide
I will accompany you to the most beautiful and significant places in the city: Piazza del Campo, Basilica of San Domenico... We will walk along with the city of the famous medieval street of Francigena, which still overlooks ancient castles and medieval palaces. I will tell you about the extraordinary life of Santa Caterina, patron saint of Italy and Europe, who was born in this city. We will see the places of the Palio, meeting evocative views and viewpoints until we reach Piazza Duomo with the Cathedral (only outside), one of the most important specimens of Gothic architecture in Italy. Seats included in the price
Educational Winery Tour & Wine Tasting - Siena
Educational Winery Tour and Wine Tasting with light-lunch During the visit to our organic vineyards we will go through all the main steps of the agronomic, phenolic and organic cycle in order to understand the complexity of the “vineyard” ecosystem and of an agriculture with low environmental impact. We will then move to our historical cellar where we will discover the chemical-physical and microbiological processes that make a quality production. We will continue our journey moving to the sensorial tasting room to grasp the organoleptic complexity of our wines and have a better understanding of them. The visit will end up with a light-lunch to experience the emotions that the right combination food/wine can offer to our palate and to our spirit!
Pasta and Tiramisu class in Siena
Learn to make the famous Pasta and Tiramisu in a Cesarina's home. Share your passion for the Italian cuisine as you make new friends in this hands-on cooking class. - NICE TO MEET YOU, FOLKS! Meet our Cesarine Luisa, Maria or Anna at home and share the warmth of Italian hospitality. - LET'S START... Enjoy an Italian Aperitivo to warm-up and then take part in the cooking class at a local home in the morning or in the afternoon. Learn how to roll 'sfoglia' (fresh pasta) by hand and how to prepare 2 simple different kinds of pasta (filled pasta + fresh pasta) from scratch with your Cesarina. As the icing on the cake, you will learn to prepare also the iconic Tiramisu. Share your passion for the Italian cuisine as you make new friends in this hands-on cooking class. It's a great way to truly experience Italian culture. - A TAVOLA! (Sit down at the table) Taste the labour of your work and vote the best cook of the day. - CIN CIN (cheers!) Toast to happiness with a glass of local wine from the territory cellars: our Cesarine offer only wines of the region. IMPORTANT NOTE - The full address of the host's home will be disclosed AFTER the reservation, please ignore the address on the airbnb map, it's only a placeholder.
Scuola di cucina in vigna
I nostri ospiti inizieranno l'esperienza immergendosi nella campagna toscana e raggiungeranno il vigneto all'interno del quale è situato un casale dove proveranno l'esperienza di cucinare pasta fresca, bruschette e dolce. Saranno impegnati con ricette e consigli dello chef Simone e gusteranno il vino prodotto dalle stesse viti che ammireranno gustando i buoni piatti da loro preparati.
"Кто видит сны и помнит имена"
Путешествие во времени, на поиск загадок и тайн, проникновение в средневековую Сиену, с ее особенностями и необычным характером. Побродим в переулках, где жили поэты, художники, мастеровые, торговцы, монахи, аристократы, где происходили невероятные события и создавались шедевры искусства, расскажу Вам о реальных персонажах и любопытных историях. Поведаю Вам легенды и быль! Познакомимся с особенностями и организацией 17 Контрад города и с максимальным выражением народной страсти в многовековой традиции знаменитых конных скачек Пальо, о которых известно всему миру, а понять смысл этого феномена можно лишь с помощью местного жителя, принимающего непосредственное участие в общественной жизни в Контраде. Во время нашей прогулки я познакомлю Вас с историей создания Панфорте, с особенностями деликатесов чинта Сенезе и покажу аутентичные кустарные лавки, где Вы сможете продегустировать Сиенские гастрономические сокровища! Другая важная информация Удобная обувь, зонтик, на всякий случай.
Family Wine Tasting Experience in Chianti
When all the people of the Group arrive at the winery, they have to know each other to create the right atmosphere and friendship and i'll explain how consist the wine-experience. I'll explain how we work organically and how we produce excellent grapes. After you'll discover different cellars, The Vinsantaia, the place where the Vinsanto (dessert wine) is made, La Tinaia where the Chianti DOCG and SuperTuscan ferment and the last is the Barriccaia, a 200 years old cellar totally underground, where the wine age in french oak barrell. At the end you'll taste 5 different wines with typical salami, prosciutto, pecorino cheese, bruschetta with EVO oil from our organic garden and cantucci biscuits made by my mum. If you have any food restrictions/allergy, please let me know in advance. You'll jump into the journey of a professional winemaker. You'll be full involved in the wine-experience, lots of information and at the end of the experience you have lots of great memories, good knowledge about wines and lots of smile on your face. Other things to note: All the vegetables that we use for the tasting come from our organic garden. THIS EXPERIENCE IS GREAT FOR GROUPS, PERFECT TO CELEBRATE A PARTICOLAR EVENTS
Photoshoot walking in Chianti
I am pleased to offer you a photo shoot in Chianti Siena (Tuscany), where I will photograph your most beautiful moments and make your trip unique and full of memories. We will walk through the the cypress avenues and the most beautiful and panoramic vineyards of Chianti! This photoshoot is for everyone: solo travelers, couples, families, friends, and influencers are welcome! There are no limita of shorts, it's all up to you! Once edited, I send the photos online. It's very Easy ti download them whrever you are and the photo resolution Will be such as tò allow you tò male quality prints. For any other your requests, do not hesitate to contact me. We can agree on the location and on reductions of time and costs.
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