Cultural vacation in Tuscany, journey through history

Cultural vacation in Tuscany with Casa d’Era vacation house in Lajatico, and a special route that takes its guests to Siena.

Starting at the city center, it has been labeled by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site with buildings designed to merge with the urban structure and the cultural landscape.

The Piazza del Campo, one of the most beautiful squares in the country that serves as stage to the Palio, a traditional horse race that is held twice a year in July and August, a cultural must for anyone who visits Tuscany in their vacation.

A comprehensive cultural tour leads towards the notorious gothic-style structures known as Piccolombini, Università and Pubblico. Other essential attractions are the Torre del Mangia and Loggia della Mercanzia.

The metropolitan Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, with its white marble front is a cultural and religious reference point, featuring the works of Giovanni Pisano, Tino di Caimano, Tommaso Redi and Enrico Manfrini.

Among the countless local wonders, there are several churches and villas to discover, the Civic Museum and the National Picture Gallery, the Botanical Garden, San Galgano’s Abbey, the Gaia Fountain and the Synagogue.