One-day tour starting in Florence to visit the city and discover its most famous horse competition
Experience the world-famous Palio horse race, the most exciting event in Siena, on a day trip from Florence. You will enjoy a guided tour of Siena, watch the race from Piazza del Campo where you will dine in a restaurant at the end of the show.
The Palio is a famous horse race held twice a year in Piazza del Campo, in Siena. You will live all the passion and excitement of the four days of the Palio.
On the eve of Palio, the "General Rehearsal", the second-last trial, is followed by a festive dinner. The next day, the most exciting events start in the afternoon with the horses blessing. After a magnificent parade in Renaissance costumes, three frenzied laps of the Piazza will decide the winner.
The citizens of the winning Contrada then acclaim the horse and the jockey as heroes and will proudly celebrate all year long. Cheer along with all the locals who go crazy for their favourite horses.
Our agency is glad to offer packages that capture the true essence of Palio, a tailor-made experience that will allow you to take home “the heart of Siena”.
- Meeting point: at 12:30 pm in Florence at Tram stop T1 "Villa Costanza". Please arrive 15 min before the departure time
- This tour is not suitable for children under 12 years of age
- Customers must be able to climb and descend stairs. Please note that a moderate amount of walking is involved and this tour is not wheelchair accessible
12:30 - Florence Coach Station, Villa Costanza (Tram T1)
Siena, SI, Italia
Sunday 02 july 2023
Wednesday 16 august 2023
- Travel by Gran Tourism coach or minivan with air conditioning
- Expert multilingual tour leader
- Guided tour of Siena with an expert guide
- Access to the square to watch the race
- Dinner in Piazza del Campo square
Cancellation and no-show policies
Free cancellation up to 48 hours in advance
Read the cancellation policieshttps://italy.mytour.eu/en/details/florence/Special-Event-Sienas-Palio-Horse-Race-Florence/1274
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