First, an important Roman colony and then thriving urban center, the city in Tuscany is probably the real capital of the Italian Middle Ages. From the Republic of Siena, first free town in Italy, of water has passed under the bridge really great, but the flow of time could not erase the unchanging charm of a city like Siena, literally submerged in art, great wines and conviviality. The 2013 Long Weekend of 2th june in Florence is an opportunity to discover this beautiful city, thanks to an offer that can satisfy all tastes.
Siena is the Palio, Siena and the Palio is. If you visit this city you should never forget to this assumption, which is certainly confirms the atmosphere in which, Sunday 2th june, is the extraction of the Districts, at 19:00. An important ceremony and deeply felt by the city, which decides which districts as well as Pantera, Ram, Goose, Porcupine, Owl, Wolf and Tower, take part in the next Palio of July 2. Complete extraction of the districts that will run the Palio of July 2, the draw continues to decide the order of entry to the Piazza del Campo during the parade.
Of another kind, but certainly very interesting is the exhibition of shells and ancient artifacts made from marine shells made by the Sienese sculptor Andrea Fagioli, open until June 28 at the Museum of Natural Sciences of Siena. The museum is located in an ancient Camaldolese monastery of the twelfth century, in the historic center, and alone would be worth a visit. The management of the site is run by the Academy of Fisiocritici, whose name derives from the greek and means precisely "judges of nature."
For those looking for a different Siena and maybe an event less tied to the traditional image of a city of great culture, the spectacle of the race of the skating on 2th June to velopattinodromo of Siena, is definitely what you need. The high technical performance and appeal of a space renovated in 2009 and today is one of the best systems at the national and European level, with a variable slope curves that allow exciting races and overtaking incredible guarantee to spend a day of sport , fun and excitement.