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Santa Maria della Scala: Our most recommended tours and activities

Siena: Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and City Tour

1. Siena: Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and City Tour

Get to know Siena at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour played on your phone. Decipher riddles, interact with the most important attractions of the city, and unlock interesting facts and legends. An ideal outdoor activity for first time visitors, couples, groups, families, and children. Can be used as a great team-building activity. Solve puzzles outside of ten Siena attractions. Follow clues at each attraction to find your next destination. Enjoy the challenge of using logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to complete the game. Feel the satisfaction of solving each riddle. At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the city sightseeing game. Have the freedom to pause or resume the tour whenever you want. Admire the city at your own pace. Uncover interesting information and facts about the city. Snap as many pictures as you want.  Start your tour from the much-photographed Duomo. Visit the unique Baptistry of St John with its facade still under construction, you will still encounter the famous hill of the imposingness of Palazzo Piccolomini. Take a picture of the small central square Loggia del Papa and let yourself get lost in the Torre del Mangia, which when built was one of the tallest secular towers in medieval Italy. Visit the breathtaking Palazzo Pubblico and pass by the Palazzo Buonsignori with its unique and world-renowned exhibits. Admire the exhibits of Santa Maria della Scala, once an important city hospital dedicated to the care of abandoned children, the poor, the sick, and pilgrims. Stroll through Piazza del Campo, considered one of the largest medieval squares in all of Europe.

Siena: Escape Game and Tour

2. Siena: Escape Game and Tour

Combine the excitement of a sightseeing city tour with a game fun on this self-guided smartphone walking tour in Siena. Find attractions easily with the app's navigation function. Download the app and start the game by going to the first location. Use observation, logic, imagination, and teamwork to solve the riddle at each location, the riddles are always hard. Pause the app at any point if you want to take a break, stop for coffee, or spend some more time visiting one of the sights. Play the game at your own pace. Start your tour from the much-photographed Duomo. Visit the unique Baptistry of St John with its facade still under construction, you will still encounter the famous hill of the imposingness of Palazzo Piccolomini. Take a picture of the small central square Loggia del Papa and let yourself get lost in the Torre del Mangia, which when built was one of the tallest secular towers in medieval Italy. Visit the breathtaking Palazzo Pubblico and pass by the Palazzo Buonsignori with its unique and world-renowned exhibits. Admire the exhibits of Santa Maria della Scala, once an important city hospital dedicated to the care of abandoned children, the poor, the sick, and pilgrims. Stroll through Piazza del Campo, considered one of the largest medieval squares in all of Europe.

Siena: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

3. Siena: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

Walk through a beautiful route of the city, discover hidden gems and visit 10+ of the most important attractions and spots. Learn some introductory information about each place and interesting stories about the city in general. Download the ‘World City Trail ‘app from the store and login. Read the instructions and head to the starting location. Unlock photos of the exterior and the interior of the location. Read some information regarding the attraction and continue walking to the next checkpoint. Note what you liked and did not like and create your bucket list for the next days! Start your walk any time, without a schedule. Pause it for lunch, have a drink, visit an attraction of your choice, and continue later or even another day. With the maps feature, you will never get lost. Start your tour from the much-photographed Duomo. Visit the unique Baptistry of St John with its facade still under construction, you will still encounter the famous hill of the imposingness of Palazzo Piccolomini. Take a picture of the small central square Loggia del Papa and let yourself get lost in the Torre del Mangia, which when built was one of the tallest secular towers in medieval Italy. Visit the breathtaking Palazzo Pubblico and pass by the Palazzo Buonsignori with its unique and world-renowned exhibits. Admire the exhibits of Santa Maria della Scala, once an important city hospital dedicated to the care of abandoned children, the poor, the sick, and pilgrims. Stroll through Piazza del Campo, considered one of the largest medieval squares in all of Europe. Download the ‘’World City Trail ‘’ app from the store. Then start your tour and enjoy!

Florence: San Gimignano, Siena, and Chianti -Day Tour

4. Florence: San Gimignano, Siena, and Chianti -Day Tour

Immerse yourself into the heart of the beautiful and unforgettable Tuscan countryside. Be picked up in an air-conditioned car or minivan and sit back as your driver takes you through the countryside on a semi-private or private tour. Discover stunning medieval sites on this one-of-a-kind self-guided tour, such as San Gimignano, also known as the "Medieval Manhattan" due to its 14 medieval tower houses that create a unique atmosphere, almost crystallized in time. Explore the magical atmosphere of Siena, famous for its horse race, the Gothic cathedral of Santa Maria Della Scala, typical sweets, and many other little treasures. Don't miss the Chianti region, and taste the region's typical plates, extra virgin olive oil, and wine on an authentic Tuscan farm. Walk through the cellars of local wine specialists and learn their secrets about making the Nectar of Gods. Delight your palate with many different kinds of Chianti, Morellino, Super Tuscan, and much more while you gaze upon the breathtaking views of Chianti Hills.

Siena's Enchanting Local Districts: A Hidden Gem Tour

5. Siena's Enchanting Local Districts: A Hidden Gem Tour

This tour provides a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the local districts of Siena, experiencing the city's rich history, traditions, and the welcoming spirit of its residents. As you explore these hidden gems, you'll discover a side of Siena that many tourists miss. Siena, a charming medieval city in Tuscany, is renowned for its historic districts, known as "contrade." These districts are a key part of the city's identity, most notably due to the Palio di Siena, a famous horse race that takes place twice a year. Each contrada has its own unique identity, emblem, and history.

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What people are saying about Santa Maria della Scala

get to know the city by playing. some indications were not very precise and we had guessed one clue but he counted it wrong because we had not placed the article

Very nice activity. Allows you to discover the city while strolling. Made with 2 teenagers who also liked it. Owl !

Nice tour of Siena. Lots of information received and the puzzles were also quite fun.

Very good way to discover the center of Siena, ideal with children (who can read)

Highly recommended to get to know Siena if you have little time