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Siena's main square is the site of the famous Palio horse races that take place in July and August.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Piazza del Campo, 53100, Siena, Italy
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All reviews people watching watch the world medieval square horse races great place to people watch gelato takes place glass of wine famous palio il palio city hall del campo palazzo pubblico bell tower beautiful city plaza amphitheater
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great place to people watch with the unique water fountain. Beware the small gelato shop that way overcharges and under-delivers.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kurteg
Reviewed 2 days ago

The world famous Piazza del Campo, Siena's main and most beautiful square. Built in the shape of a shell it is surrounded by beautiful palaces and by the Palazzo Pubblico, the town hall, and the Torre del Mangia, the city tower, both built during the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank thomasozbun
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited Siena mainly to see the shell shaped piazza I had heard so much about and while I was expecting good things I was still surprised at the size. It is a very attractive piazza with lots of interesting buildings, shops and eateries around...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Lorraine L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nothing special for Italy but huge parameters. But it ll be so great for you, if you ll never seen Smth similar. Caffes around are so expensive

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HellenK15
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What to say? One of the most beautiful places on earth!!!!!! It is worth the visit. I live close to the place and every time I see it I enjoy the view

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 569rodolfog
Reviewed 4 days ago

When you are in Tuscany spending time on Il Campo is a must. Just sitting in one of those restaurants and looking at the architecture is one of the most unique experiences on the planet, hands down.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JanHbecker
Reviewed 5 days ago

take your time, walk around, sit down, wait for sun to set. Bring a ball, great fun and opportunity to make new friends.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jacologne
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great little restaurants everywhere. Not cheap but if you choose wisely you could have a decent meal for a reasonable price. Beautiful old buidings.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank elizabetho480
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice place to just be and enjoy the wide open space ! ~ You can also hear the water from Fonte Gaia located in the centre front of the piazza.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank pikoazri
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a wonderful urban space both during the day and night. My wife and I saw in 2019 at the Campo in amongst what appeared to be the rest of Siena. A lunch in the sun in one of the restaurants that surround the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 381greg
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12 October 2017|
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Response from Barbarblanc | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about the delay in responding - we've been travelling. The hotel promoted the walking tour we did but it is available through the shop in the corner of the piazza. If you are standing looking at the tower it is in the... More
7 October 2017|
Response from mitchw10 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we had a rented vehicle while in Tuscany as it was easier to get around so I honestly don't know. I'm sorry!