Siena cottages, Tuscany Holiday rentals - cottages & holiday homes to rent in Siena
Siena is the hill-top capital city of the province of Siena in Tuscany and is one of Italy's major tourist attractions. The historic centre was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site owing to its rich culture, history and outstanding natural beauty.
One of the must see events if you are visiting during the summer is the medieval horse race around the Piazza del Campo known as the Palio - as featured in the opening scenes of the James Bond film - Quantum of Solace. It is held on 2nd July and 16th August each year.
The beauty of Siena and all over the Tuscan countryside is that there are so many places to visit and explore and in the knowledge that wherever you go, the local cuisine will be something you will remember forever.
|At a glance...|
|Nearest beach||Bibbona (65km west)|
|Nearest airport||Florence (84km)|
|Nearest train station||Siena-Piazza della Stazione|
Featured cottages in Siena
Siena and the surrounding area has an excellent stock of tourist beds from luxurious private holiday rentals to hill side cottages with private pools. Some of the self-catering holiday homes can be a short drive from the town centre so having a car is advisable and more convenient for sight seeing. Nearby towns all with 10-15km from the city include the villages of Sovicille and Castelnuovo Berardenga in the Chianti Classico area.See all rentals
Things to see & do in Siena
|Places of interest|
|12th century Duomo (Siena cathedral)||✔|
|Piazza del Campo||✔|
|Palazzo Pubblico and art gallery||✔|
|Orto Botanico - botanical gardens||✔|
|Chianti vineyards & wine tasting||✔|
|Museo di Storia Naturale dell’Accademia||✔|
Siena and the surrounding area is perfect for family holidays with so much to see and do for all ages. And during the summer, Siena is a melting pot of tourists from all over the world who go to soak up the electric evening atmosphere in the Piazza del Campo and cobbled back streets with alfresco dining. Experience the medieval architecture and enjoy the natural beauty of the rolling Tuscan hills.