Palazzo del Papa Country Suites

Visit the surroundings of Siena


Day trips around Siena

Siena is the ideal starting point for visiting beautiful historic cities nearby in Tuscany! Stay in our apartments and enjoy wonderful day trips.

Discover the jewels of Tuscany, cities of art rich in history easily reachable from Siena, with a single day trip. To then return to relax in the quiet of the countryside!

40 minutes from Siena
San Gimignano

Welcome to San Gimignano, a fascinating fortified medieval village, whose majestic walls date back to the year 1000. Renowned for its rich historical and artistic heritage, this enchanting place is especially famous for its imposing towers. In 1990, San Gimignano was officially recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, confirming its cultural importance and timeless charm.

1 hour from SIENA
Pienza and the Val d'Orcia

In addition to the astonishing view of the Val d’Orcia, Pienza is renowned as the “ideal” city of the Renaissance, conceived by the famous humanist Enea Silvio Piccolomini, who later became Pope Pius II. Born right here, he decided to transform the ancient medieval village of Corsignano into his personal vision of an “ideal” city.

55 minutes from Siena

Welcome to Volterra, a charming Tuscan town renowned for its mastery in the production of alabaster and also famous for being one of the sets for Twilight. Immersed in the heart of the Pisan countryside, Volterra is located in a strategic position, a short distance from the borders of the provinces of Siena and Livorno. Its unique beauty is manifested through the art of alabaster and the charm of an atmosphere that has attracted the attention of visitors and cinephiles.

50 minutes from Siena

Montepulciano, with roots that date back to Etruscan antiquity since the 4th century BC, is today famous for the renowned Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, an experience absolutely worth living in the local cellars, characterized by their fascinating underground structures dug into the tuff. Savor the thousand-year history of this picturesque Tuscan town through its fine wine, immersing yourself in the winemaking tradition and the charm of the one-of-a-kind cellars.