Tourist information

Siena is a pretty town with about 57,000 inhabitants located in the centre of Italy, in the heart of Tuscany.
It is a lovely hilltop town founded by the Etruscans, where old buildings and precious works of art bear witness the magnificence and prosperity of Siena in the past centuries.
The historic centre of Siena has been declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site. It preserves a remarkable degree of its medieval character with beautiful Gothic buildings, such as the Cathedral and Palazzo Pubblico (Town Hall).
The highest grandeur of Siena can undoubtedly be found in the field of plastic and figurative arts, with sculptors such as Jacopo della Quercia and Giovanni Duprè, painters such as Duccio di Buoninsegna, Simone Martini, Pietro and Ambrogio Lorenzetti, just to mention some the greatest!
art in Siena

Useful WEBsites for tourist information are: Terre di Siena Comune di Siena