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Tips from locals
The amphitheater at Siena's Fortezza Medicea hosts open-air cinema in summer. It's wonderfully romantic and the films are often great classics. Just take warm clothes - even in mid-summer it's chilly up there.
Built by order of Cosimo de' Medici in 1563, this fortified brick castle was decommissioned as a military barracks in the late-18th century and converted into a public park. It's now a popular leisure facility where locals come to relax in the garden, jog around the perimeter or meet friends for an…
The Medici Fortress is perfect for relaxing, walking, jogging and enjoying a nice view of the city.
Every Wednesday morning the markets are held near the Fortezza. You will find a bit of everything from clothes and leather gear to kitchenware and linen, flowers and plants, and food stalls. Great fun to wander around and soak up the atmosphere whilst picking up a few bargains.
the old Medici fortress has nice views from its high walls and a great place for walks and running