Together with Florence and Pisa, Siena is one of the leading art cities in Tuscany. This city has managed to preserve its medieval character completely. You begin your guided tour with a visit to San Domenico, a church much frequented for its venerated relics of Saint Catherine, patron saint of Italy and Europe. Then, you will head for the magnificent palace, Monte dei Paschi Bank, which was founded in 1472 and is the oldest bank in Europe.From there, visit nearby Piazza del Campo, the unrivalled center of vivid city life. Here, your guide explains the Palio, Siena's breathtaking bareback horse race. With a stop at the Chigi-Saracini Palace, you finally reach the Duomo, with its marble pavement made with a startling sequence of 56 marble panels. After your tour lunch will be included at a local Sienese restaurant where you will be able to taste some wonderful local dishes. After some free time you will return to your accommodations.