Siena's Art and Palio Discovery

Unique traditions and cultural heritage of this enchanting city

Come and experience the unique atmosphere of Siena, steeped in the tradition of the world's famous horse race: the Palio. The Palio, a world-renowned horse race that takes place in Piazza del Campo twice a year.

This millenary race not only has a rich historical significance but also represents an integral part of life in Siena. Discover the Contrada, the districts of the city, and how its inhabitants consider themselves to be one big family. Witness the deep-rooted traditions, relationships, and friendships that revolve around this prestigious event.

Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere as the Contradas compete for victory. Explore the museums that showcase the history and tradition of the Palio. Gain insight into the fascinating culture of Siena and its deep connection to this horse race. Discover how the Palio has shaped the identity of the city and its people.

Indulge in the local cuisine and savor some of the most famous traditional foods of Siena. Treat your taste buds to the delicious Panforte, a rich, spicy fruitcake, or enjoy the delicate almond pastries known as Ricciarelli. Experience the flavors that have been cherished by Sienese locals for generations. Be part of something extraordinary in Siena and embrace the passion, excitement, and camaraderie surrounding the Palio.

Immerse yourself in the unique traditions and cultural heritage of this enchanting city. Experience an event that brings the community together and is truly a celebration of life in Siena.