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Piazza del Campo

Piazza del Campo, 53100, Siena, Italy
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Siena's main square is the site of the famous Palio horse races that take place in July and August.
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Piazza del Campo, 53100, Siena, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

This is the centre of the old city and just great for people watching. best place to start your visit everything else speads out around it. Interesting to note -no church.

Thank richmnol26
Reviewed 2 days ago

This city has a beautiful landscapes of steep, twisting stone alleys. To visit this place, good walking shoes is advisable. The whole place hides dozens of Gothic palaces and pastry shops. We had our lunch at the campo-site restaurant where we can enjoy our food...More

Thank KatKwang
Reviewed 4 days ago

We loved Sienna. The Duomo in particular. The piazza del Campo has an interesting history and well worth a visit. The restaurant chairs are arranged to view the Piazza, lovely.

Thank Brizvegassunshine
Reviewed 5 days ago

Trip: May 2016 We stay for one night in Sienna just enough to see around on foot... I can't imagine how this beautiful city will be super crowded when they have their famous horse race... We are glad that we are not travelling on that...More

Thank PaulSidharta
Reviewed 6 days ago

No Palio celebration when we visited Siena for a day, but pleasant to spend time at a campo-side café, watch locals and visitors stroll and sit. We appreciated the space, the beauty of the curved building-fronts around this old marketplace, and the pleasure of seeing...More

Thank twoinmaine
Reviewed 1 week ago

The square is perfectly calculated area where water collects on one place. The sound can travel in interesting ways because of the geometric shape on the square. I reccoment it to see if you plan to go to tuscany

Thank BeerGourmet
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd seen some photos online and thought this might be a nice to place visit. I'd felt as though I dropped into OLD Italy upon seeing it the first time. The Piazza is a remarkable amphitheater for visitors and locals alike to lounge and enjoy....More

Thank john l
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A returned trip to Siena after a decade. Lovely town with rich traditions. There are plenty of cafes & restaurants at the city centre. October was a great season with less crowds as compared to summer. Was originally concerned about steps for limited accessibility; however...More

Thank ContinentsExplorer
Reviewed 1 week ago

This square is in the middle of 3 hills that compose Sienna. The communities of Sienna have a big horse race in this place 2x per year. The horses arrive 3 days before the race and assigned randomly to the different communities. Before the race,...More

Thank Marvin C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit during the Christmas Market and it was truly wonderful so many venders so much wonder food to sample and buy. There is also arts and crafts. At night with all the booths lighted and the people shopping it is a spectacular site. Good...More

Thank AZott
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Karen D
12 October 2017|
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Response from Barbarblanc | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about the delay in responding - we've been travelling. The hotel promoted the walking tour we did but it is available through the shop in the corner of the piazza. If you are standing looking at the tower it is in the... More
7 October 2017|
Response from mitchw10 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we had a rented vehicle while in Tuscany as it was easier to get around so I honestly don't know. I'm sorry!