Travel Journal

Situated on the hills north of Siena it dominates Val d’Elsa with its towers, symbol of power yesterday, today of beauty and magic. Here’s what attracts millions of tourists every year to visit San Gimignano all year round. Among the specialities of the city there are the famous Vernaccia wine and saffron.

Our videomakers have gone to document one of the most magical and interesting places in the province of Siena just a few kilometers from San Quirico d ‘Orcia… here is the Cappella della Madonna di Vitaleta a real landmark of our territory.  

L’Orto de’ Pecci where the nature meets the city. Place2B Siena presents a microdocumentary about the medieval garden that is situated just a few meters from the heart of the city – Piazza del Campo. Here’s where it can be founded: https://goo.gl/maps/P7oWXnnVMmE2

Place2B Siena presents the Chapel of San Galgano in Montesiepi where is located the real Sword in the Stone. Follow the link to reach this place https://goo.gl/maps/jELvyJm1wBw.

The place where we’re bringing you with this 360° video shooting is Piazza del Campo and it’s the main square in Siena, Tuscany, Italy. The square is famous in the world for the Palio di Siena that is run every year on July 2nd and August 16th with horses and riders who vest the colors …

Piazza del Campo a 360° – Travel Journal – Siena Read More »

An amazing video of Siena and its territory. Discover Tuscany,  one of Italy’s most beautiful regions. This aerial footage was made in Crete Senesi, the southwestern part of Siena that goes all the way to Monte Amiata. Unlike the northeastern part of Siena, which is called Chianti and has rather pointy hills, that of the Crete Senesi is …

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The Arco di San Maurizio (Ponte di Romana for the Sienese) is located in Siena in via Pantaneto. The arch was the ancient door of San Maurizio al Ponte in the 13th century wall, and it was named after the small church of San Maurizio (called Samoreci) and the drawbridge that was just outside. Today …

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Orti dei Tolomei are an authentic piece of countryside with olive and fruit trees inside the city walls. A calm green place in the city, right next to the covered parking Il Campo, is very popular among the Sienese, students and tourists all year long. In summer the gardens host concerts and cinema, every season you …

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Porta dei Pispini is one of the oldest city gates in the city of Siena. Together with Porta Romana, very similar in design, Porta Pispini is part of the last wall circle of the city of Siena, erected starting in 1326 thanks to a project by Minuccio di Rinaldo. The gate was originally called Porta …

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The big, traditional market in Piazza del Campo in Siena in Timelapse. The shell of the main square of the city relives its glorious past, as if it used to be back in the 1300s, between history, food and wine excellences. The inspiration is to recall the medieval “big market”, with stalls that propose the best products …

Timelapse of Mercato nel Campo 2014 in Siena Read More »

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