The historic city of Siena is listed as a world heritage site by UNESCO.
Piazza del Campo is one of the biggest medieval squares in the world and has an unmistakable peculiar shell-shape. Every year on July 2 and August 16 the famous Palio Horse Race takes place here.
Piazza del Campo is the heart of Siena, where you just must spend some of your time once in town. You can enjoy it while sipping a coffee in one of the several bars located there.
Venice has the Carnival, Siena has the Palio. It is the main event taking place in the Tuscan town. The Palio is a horse race which is run in the beautiful Piazza del Campo, which is transformed for the occasion into a sand field.