Siena is an enchanting city, a perfect base for a villa holiday in Tuscany. The region of Tuscany is full of medieval artwork and majestic Gothic buildings. Siena sits on top of 3 converging Tuscan hills, 40 miles southwest of Florence. Siena's soaring skyline is dominated by the blazing black and white banner of the Duomo and the needle of the Torre del Mangia (Tower of Mangia).
Villa holidays in Siena are an ideal way to immerse yourself in the culture, providing a great starting point from which to go and explore the beautiful region of Tuscany.
Activities to enjoy on villa holidays in Siena
There is plenty to see and do on Siena villa holidays. Siena simply can not be fully appreciated on a day trip. There’s an abundance of activities, from sightseeing to shopping, to keep you busy throughout your villa holiday in Siena. Rolling hills and endless olive groves are typical of this region, ensuring you will never be far from spectacular Tuscan views on villa holidays in Siena.
Villa Holidays in Siena - Shopping
If you want to shop during your villa holiday in Siena then head to the Piazza del Mercato where you'll find a great choice of local produce, baked goods and wine. The third Sunday of the month is great for antiques. But if you require authentic Tuscan crafts, you should have a look at Antiche Dimore in Via Citta. You'll be sure to return from your villa holiday in Siena with some fantastic souvenirs!
Villa Holidays in Siena - Nightlife
Siena has many excellent restaurants and bars to enjoy on your Tuscany villa holiday. You can go down to a local bar for a drink or simply stroll around the beautiful city of Siena before returning to your peaceful Siena villa.
Siena Villas - Eating Out
Siena has a great choice of restaurants and charming trattorias for you to enjoy during your holiday to one of our Siena villas. Tuscany's cuisine is typically Mediterranean. During your villa holiday in Siena you'll be sure to enjoy fresh soups, cured meats, handmade pasta and hearty stews. The region is renowned for its wine, such as Brunello di Montalcino, Chianti and Nobile di Montepulciano. So make sure you try some of these specialities during your Siena villa holiday.
What to see and do on a villa holiday in Siena
Whilst relaxing in one of our many villas in Siena make sure you don’t miss out on visiting the local area. The Gothic Duomo with its beautiful Bernini statue of Mary Magdalene and mosaic floor is a must see. If you like frescoes, the Palazzo Pubblico is the best site. Climb to the top of the Torre del Mangia for magnificent views over Siena.
Regional Events to enjoy on Siena Villa Holidays
If you are enjoying a Tuscany villa holiday in Siena on 2nd July or 16th August then head to the Piazza del Campo to see the 'palio', a famous horse-race dating back to the Renaissance.
Treat yourself to a villa holiday in Siena this year. For a great selection of fantastic Tuscany villa holidays, including Siena villas, take a look at Igluvillas.com. We can provide a complete Tuscany villa package or you can just book your Tuscany villa accommodation.