The heart of the city is the Piazza del Campo
The heart of the city is the Piazza del Campo, with its magical call, towards which everything converges and where the Palazzo Pubblico and the Torre del Mangia are presented as absolute center.
The Siena face of fourteenth-century is the result of a decision to be faithful to the past felt as indispensable tradition .
The Palio of Siena, the first in a series never stopped, it was during July 2, 1656 and was won by the Contrada della Torre; in 1701 on the initiative of the Contrada of the Goose was decided to repeat the Palio August 16 Feast of the Assumption, and since then so do you.
All this in the beautiful setting of the Piazza del Campo.