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Rome To Siena Tours

As much as Rome is one of the most enchanting cities in the world, it could feel a little too much sometimes. So what better way to leave the hustle and bustle of Italy’s capital than venturing out to the Tuscan countryside! Many people often go to Florence and overlook Siena. However, this small town is not one to be missed, and it’s only about two hours from Rome! Medieval streets, palaces, and churches can be found throughout the whole city. Siena is also surrounded by gorgeous hills filled with vineyards and cypress trees.


Book a Rome to Siena Day Trip and discover one of the most beautiful cities in Italy!


The historic center of Siena was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and it’s no wonder why. Piazza del Campo is the heart of the city and where the famous Palio races take place. Climb to the top of the iconic bell tower Torre del Mangia and admire the panoramic views of Siena’s cityscape. Marvel at the frescoes from 1300 in The Crypt in the Siena Cathedral. All that and more with the Siena bus tour from Rome! No need to rent a car, you’ll have the perfect itinerary set out for you and comfortable round-trip transportation that you can depend on.


Due to the city’s small size and the main attractions all within walking distance from each other, Siena is the ideal place to visit for a day excursion from Rome!  

Siena From Rome Tours: Highlights

#Siena Trip SnapShots!

Rome to Siena Train & Visitor Tips

Quick Facts

City

Siena

Known For

Medieval Town & Horse Races

Activity Type

Siena Tour From Rome

Yearly Visitors

163,000

High Season

July - September

Currency Required

European Euro

Time Zone

GMT +2:00

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Siena From Rome Tours: Highlights

  • Discover the Tuscan wine essence on private tours from Rome to Tuscany. Book an excursion to Chianti from Siena and immerse yourself in one of the most famous vineyards in the region. 
  • Walk around the clamshell-shaped square, Piazza del Campo. Admire Donatello and Michelangelo’s masterpieces in the Duomo di Siena. Explore the city’s most impressive architectural features with a guided day trip of Siena from Rome!
  • Take advantage of your summer visit and witness the iconic Palio Horse Race. Italy’s iconic cultural event is celebrated twice a year: Palio Della Madonna di Provenzano takes place on July 2nd, and Palio dell’Assunta, on August 16th. 
  • Stay one more day in Siena and maximize your Tuscan adventure with a day trip to Ferrari Museum in Bologna. 

#Siena Trip SnapShots!

The best souvenir you could get from your Siena day tour from Rome is in the palm of your hand. Grab your smartphone and snap a shot of your favorite sight. Here are a few photo ideas to get you started: 

  • Photograph the monuments and buildings surrounding Piazza del Campo. Remember to include the medieval campanile Torre del Mangia in your photo!
  • Capture the sunset over Siena’s skyline from the most breathtaking panoramic spot, Il Facciatone. 
  • Take in every detail of the Complesso Museale Santa Maria della Scala frescoes representing the Life of the Virgin (1398). 

Want to be featured? Choose your best snap from the most instagrammable spots on a Siena full day tour from Rome, post it on your IG, and tag #dotravelgram.


Rome to Siena Train & Visitor Tips

  • When boarding buses or trains, you must always validate your ticket from Rome. You could be fined if they catch you without a valid stamp. Avoid the worry of transportation when you book a guided tour to Siena from Rome.
  • Wear comfortable shoes and loose clothes for the hills and high temperatures Tuscany has for you.
  • During weekends and holidays, the train schedule varies. The service is less frequent, and you can expect longer than regular travel times. If you want to be sure you arrive on time, take a Siena Day Trip from Rome
  • If you prefer mild temperatures and fewer crowds: April, May, September, and October are the best months to visit Siena.
  • For the solo travelers out there, keep in mind that there is no central bus station in Siena. Multiple bus stops are set all through the city. Piazza Gramsci is one of the main pick-up points near the edge of the historic center.

FAQ

How far is Rome from Siena?

The distance from Rome to Siena is 200 km, and the journey time is roughly 2 hours and 20 minutes. 

Is there a direct train from Rome to Siena?

There are no direct trains to Siena departing from Rome. A connection in Florence, Chiusi, or at the Grosseto train station is necessary. High speed and regional trains from Roma Termini are departing to these three stations every half an hour. With a transfer included, the travel time can be up to 4 hours. 


Note that if you choose the train as your mode of transportation, the overall ticket prices cost will start adding up as you’ll need more than one ticket for your journey to Siena.

How many days should I spend in Siena?

Many people consider one day is enough to have a general overview of the city. In one day, you have enough time to visit Piazza del Campo, Duomo di Siena, St. Domenico’s Basilica, and the Tower of Mangia. When you book Siena tours from Rome, a city walking tour guide will make sure you visit the city’s top landmarks in a day. 


Do you want to stay for more days? Explore the medieval town of San Gimignano, a UNESCO World Heritage Site next to Siena. Venture out into the Chianti vineyards and taste the finest wine on a wine tasting tour. Make the most of your visit with a Siena guided excursion!

What is the best way to travel to Siena from Rome?

There are multiple transportation options; however, the most hassle-free and best way to get to Siena from Rome is with Day Tours from Rome to Siena. Travel comfortably with an air-conditioned Siena Rome bus to and from your destination. Besides, you can enjoy the stunning views of the Lazio and Tuscan countryside. 

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