Worshiped, studied, dreamed and loved for its history, for the incredible unity that characterizes the urban city center, to the culinary excellence and landscape that make the surrounding countryside protagonists of the most famous scenes of the Tuscan landscape: is the city of Siena, which together with the timeless splendor that breathes crossings of streets and squares, for to the Long Weekend of December 8th offers many reasons that justify a visit...
The feast of the Immaculate coincides, in Siena, with the beginning of the preparations for the holiday season, and the atmosphere of Christmas comes to town with the traditional Christmas Market, where you can find traditional delicacies and sweets of Siena, as the inevitable Ricciarelli, that next to the salami as Cinta Senese, cheese, books and craft accessories, make this market one of the most characteristic of central Italy.
But Siena is also culture, and art lovers can take advantage of the extension of the exhibition of the great photographer Steve McCurry"Journey around the man" has been extended until January 6, 2014 and displayed in the museum complex of Santa Maria della Scala. The exhibition has already reached more than 400,000 visitors in four Italian cities, but changing exhibition venue also changes, resulting always in some way innovative and unprecedented. There are shots that are exposed to an extensive summary of the career of the photographer, made over more than 30 years of activity. Famous images that have been around the world and revolutionized the photograph accompanying the most recent works by the artist, from every corner of the globe and representing disparate contexts, from the war of nature.
The Immaculate Conception offers a unique opportunity to visit Siena for the first time it will open up the walkways of the attic and the roof of the beautiful cathedral of Siena, long closed to the public for a long restoration.