Palio of Siena day trip
Day trips & excursions

Palio of Siena day trip

Availability: 2 July - 16 August
Duration: 10 hours
Language: English , Spanish
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Take a guided tour of Siena on a full-day trip from Florence
  • Admire a typical parade in Renaissance costumes
  • Watch the world-famous Palio horse race from the Piazza del Campo
  • Enjoy dinner at a restaurant in Piazza del Campo
What to expect

The Palio is a famous horse race held twice a year (on 2nd July and 16th August) in Piazza del Campo. You will live all the drama and excitement of the four days of the Palio. On the eve of the Palio, the trial is followed by a festive dinner.

The next day, the most exciting events start in the afternoon when the horses are blessed. After a magnificent parade in Renaissance costumes, three frenzied laps of the Piazza will decide the winner. The citizens of the winning Contrada then praise the horse and the jockey as heroes and will proudly celebrate all year long.

With this day trip from Florence, you will benefit from a package that captures the true essence of the Palio, a tailor-made experience that will let you take home “the heart of Siena”. After a guided tour of Siena, you will watch the Palio horse race from the Piazza del Campo. Then, at the end of the day, you will enjoy dinner at a Piazza del Campo restaurant.

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What's included
  • Travel by GT coach or minivan with air conditioning
  • Multilingual escort
  • Guided tour of Siena
  • Watch the Palio from Piazza del Campo
  • Light dinner
Where

Villa Costanza, 50018 Scandicci FI, Italy

Meeting point:

Meet the assistance staff, who will be wearing green shirts, at Villa Costanza, Florence bus station. Take the T1 tram and get off at the end of the line (Villa Costanza stop). From the city center, the tram ride takes about 20 minutes.

What to remember
  • Not suitable for children younger than 12 years old
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When
  • 2 July - 16 August at 12.30pm
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Provider
MYTOUR
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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