Discovering The Palio of Siena

Experience the Siena tradition (July 1st-2nd-3rd or August 15th-16th-17th)
Anyone who is lucky enough to be in Siena on the day of the Palio is guaranteed a unique and truly exciting experience, with the chance to share the great passion the people of Siena have for this event which is so much more than just a horse race. The best and only way to truly enjoy the Palio, as for our traditions, is to experience it from the inside, planning and taking part in the life of the “contradas”, even better if you have a member of a “contrada” as your guide.

During your three-day break, you will stay in Villa Socini, just a stone’s throw from the city walls in the Porta Camollia district of Siena. At breakfast, an experienced guide will give you an introduction to Siena and the Palio, briefly speaking abouth the history and interesting facts about the town, pointing out the places to visit.
Places can be booked for the dress rehearsal, the Historical Procession and the Palio, and you can also attend the dress rehearsal dinner in one of the districts of the town.
Should you wish to prolong your stay in the Crete Senesi and Val d’Orcia, you can book accommodation at one of the Pometti properties.

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