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Palio di Siena: secrets, tips & tricks

Palio di Siena: secrets, tips & tricks

Duration:8 hours total
Includes:Food and transportation
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I was born and grown in Siena near Piazza del Campo, I produce Chianti Classico wine and extra virgin olive oil, I am obviously a passionate fan of Palio, and I am fond of history
Paola Giovanna
Paola Giovanna
Paola Giovanna
Paola Giovanna

What we’ll do

Enjoy a relaxing day in an old medioeval mansion, discovering the story of the rivalry between Firenze and Siena, the origins of the Palio, it's rules, meaning, and fascinating mystery. We will meet in Florence Porta Romana at 10:00 AM and we will drive up on Chianti hills, in a private village with an old medioeval tower that controlled the border between Florence and Siena. After a light…

What I’ll provide

Snacks and Other
Lunch. Breakfast and tea We will taste tuscan specialties and Chianti wines. A light breakfast will be served in the morning, and a tea with snacks in the afternoon
Transportation
Transportation We will meet in Florence Porta Romana (parking on the left out of the Arch) and we will take you back to Florence

Where you'll be

We will be on Chianti hills between Panzano and Castellina in Chianti, in a private mansion with an old medioeval tower that controlled the border between Flocence and Siena. The view and the landscape is gorgeous, with all our wineyards and olive trees around. The tower nearby was owned by the father of Michelangelo, and on the top of the hill ther was an etrurian and them roman settlement

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 12 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

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Paola Giovanna
Palio di Siena: secrets, tips & tricks
New experience
$168/person
New experience
$168/person