Siena is a city of many surprises. Its medieval churches, monasteries, antique villas, magnificent hills of olive trees and vineyards, and breathtaking views leave you speechless. Seeing it all on foot can be too demanding. This electric bike tour is one of our many great Tuscany bike tours. It will allow you to discover the beauty of Siena in comfort and without effort. Riding a bike with a pedal-assist electric drive system, you will visit corners where the time has stopped and the air is clean. As you visit the many piazzas and historical monuments, our experienced guide will tell about Sienese culture, history, folklore, and traditions. You will gain a fantastic overview of the city getting information on landmarks, their opening times, and directions.
Exploring the Tuscan region on a bike is one of the best ways to get to know this picturesque region. Tuscany bike tours are not short on popularity. However, the hilly terrain, so typical for this region, makes most of the Siena bike tours a somewhat sweaty ordeal not all people can enjoy.
Booking our Tuscany bike tours of Siena enables you to enjoy the fresh and dynamic nature of a bike tour in comfort and without effort. You can ride up the hills without breaking a sweat. Instead, all your attention can focus on Siena sightseeing activities and the informative commentary of our expert guide. Also, since riding a bike has never been easier, you will be able to visit the mighty fortress of Fortezza Medicea without much hassle.
Siena, boasting with medieval architecture, culture, folklore, and dynamic street life, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its numerous religious and secular monuments preserved their elaborate medieval glory to this day.
A legend has it that that the founders of Siena were the sons of Remus, the mythical founder of Rome. Therefore, you can see the iconic symbols or statues of the wolf feeding Romulus and Remus all around Siena. While myths are usually more exciting than facts, the actual historical evidence points towards Etruscan origins. The city's most successful and prosperous period, however, didn't come about until the 12th century; at that time Siena flourished culturally, economically, and politically.
Piazza del Campo forms the literal and metaphorical heart of the city. Above all, its famous for being a venue to the exhilarating Palio Horse Race - a medieval festival tightly interwoven into the Sienese history and culture. If you want to get a feel for the race, you can catch a glimpse of it in the James Bond movie, Quantum of Solace.
So, did we spark your interest? We hope so! If you wish to learn more about Siena and explore it in comfort, book Siena Electric Bike tour today!