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Special Palio Day Tour

Being in Siena during the period of Palio is likely to be both fascinating and shattering. So you may wish for someone reliable to guide you through this unique experience: contact us and we’ll make sure you'll have a most memorable time here.

What you will see

An expert local guide will recount the story and explain the traditions behind this celebration, from the very middle of Piazza del Campo itself, for you to experience the unique atmosphere that enlivens the entire city. You’ll accompanied to one of the districts, where you'll get the chance to witness, close up, one of the most important pre-race rituals: the blessing of the horse.

Ending with being taken to the square in front of the Cathedral, where all the be-costumed characters, taking part to the parade, gather for the show of flags, for the Bishop of Siena.

Languages available: English, Other languages on request


€ 35




Introduction to the Palio, its history and traditions
Horse blessing ritual

Meeting Point

Siena Info Point – 69 Piazza del Campo

Date and time

July 2 and August 16