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The Gaia fountain, that we see today, is a copy by Tito Sarrocchi, in 1868. This reproduction replaces the original fountain sculpted by Jacopo della Quercia in the XVth century.
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Water features of Siena

An itinerary to discover the medieval fountains and the "fontanine di contrada"

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Where

Fontebranda, Via Fontebranda, Siena, SI, Italia
When
From 26 April 2021 to 30 June 2022
Contacts
Website
Mail: silviatuscanytour@gmail.com
Tel. 338 5814370
Prices include

Guided tour with a qualified local guide.

The duration of the tour  is 3 hours. The tour will take place outside. The tour is reserved for a maximum of 15 people. The visit is suitable for children.

Adults: full price.  Children up to 6 years: free. 

The price in Euro (€.140,00) is intended for the guide service of 3 hours and not per person. The payment can be made via money transfer in advance, at least 3 days before the date of the visit.

Date, time will be arranged at the time of booking. The reservation by e-mail is obligatory.

Notes: In compliance with the provisions for COVID-19 prevention indicated by the Tuscany Region, customers must wear mask and bring the sanitizer gel.

Supplemental charges

Lunches, museum tickets, earphones/audio systems. Everything that is outside the guided tour.

Meeting point
In front of the Fontebranda fountain
Plan

The tour begins at the most impressive fountain and the richest in water: Fontebranda.

From there we will visit the “Fontanina” of the Contrada dell’Aquila ( Eagle District) arriving to Fonte del Casato. Our next stop will be the monumental fountain of Piazza del Campo: Fonte Gaia and Fonte del Mercato.

After this we will reach the Jewish quarter to visit Fonte del Ghetto, then we will walk along Via dell’Oro  to see Fonte di San Giusto.

As the tour continues, we will see the beautiful “Fontanina of the Contrada della Torre (Tower District) and Fonte di San Maurizio or Ponte di Romana , then the Fontanina” of the Contrada del Leocorno (Unicorn District).

Our final visit will be to “Fontanina” of the Contrada della Civetta (Owl District).

Guide
Silvia Vecoli
Cancellation and no-show policies
The eventual cancellation of the tour must be received by e-mail at silviatuscanytour@gmail.com. no later than 3 days before the date of the visit. If the cancellation is not notified within this date, the payment will be of 100% of the agreed price.
Organization
Silvia Vecoli
P.IVA: 01382130522
Piazza la Lizza n.10
Siena