First, an important Roman colony and then thriving urban center, the city in Tuscany is probably the real capital of the Italian Middle Ages. From the Republic of Siena, first free town in Italy, of water has passed under the bridge really great, but the flow of time could not erase the unchanging charm of a city like Siena, literally submerged in art, great wines and conviviality. The 2013 Long Weekend of 2th june in Florence is an opportunity to discover this beautiful city, thanks to an offer that can satisfy all tastes.
The flourishing medieval Siena is what makes the Tuscan city famous for its architecture and urban planning unit, the result of a great story began in Roman times, with the important Sena Julia, and continued until the Republic of Siena, one of the earliest experiences of free commune known. But the proverbial beauty of Siena is more than well represented also by a surrounding area that is widely taken as a symbol of the beautiful Tuscan countryside. Who has in mind the Tuscan hills, even if he is not aware, has in mind the hills of Siena. An excellent opportunity to go through this wonderful area consists of the period between 25 April and 1 May.
In San Quirico d'Orcia in the province of Siena is coming back, 52nd edition, the Feast of the Barbarossa, a reenactment of the encounter in 1155 between the emperor and the envoys of Pope Adrian IV.
Daniele Silvestri will perform during the annual PD party festival on 25th August 2011 at the Fortezza Medicea in Siena.
The traditional horse race called Palio dell'Assunta will take place from 13th to 16th August, 2011 in Siena, on the wonderful square Piazza del Campo.
The 5th Festival “Musica Reale” - Royal Music Festival, the event dedicated to chamber music, will take place from 14th to 20th July 2011.
For the 150th anniversary of the Unification of Italy an exhibition that tells the historical and cultural reality of Europe in 1800. From March 19 to July 19 at Museum Complex of Santa Maria della Scala.
The 68th Musical Week in Siena will take place from 9th to 16th July 2011. On the program there are concerts dedicated to Brahms, Bach, Chopin and many others. The closing act will be performed by Goran Bregovic with his Wedding and Funeral Band.
From 1st to 5th June 2011 the event called La Valle del Gigante Bianco (i.e. The valley of the white giant) will take place in Bettolle, in the province of Siena. The event is dedicated to the Chianina cow.
The traditional Motor Festival, an event dedicated to every motor fan, will take place in Siena on the days 13th, 14th and 15th May 2011.