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Christmas in Siena

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From November 29 to January 7 an ongoing celebration

Siena comes alive with the holiday season through a special program!

The city, famous for the Palio, prepares for the holidays by offering events, exhibitions and unique opportunities to explore its rich historical, artistic and scenic heritage. The calendar is designed to please everyone, keeping the magic of the festivities alive and presenting exhibitions that embellish the city's medieval context, thanks to collections that tell the story of the museum tradition.

Piazza del Campo, the Cathedral and the most iconic sites, along with the streets of the historic center will be enveloped in the enchanted atmosphere of Christmas, and visiting Siena during this period will be a truly extraordinary experience.

It begins with the lighting of the illuminations on December 1 and the long-awaited Market in Campo to be held on the weekend of December 2 and 3, two days completely dedicated to Christmas shopping with markets, handicrafts and gastronomic delights.

Events will continue throughout December, until January. 7, with exhibitions, skating rink, markets, performances and Christmas-themed guided tours.

New Year's Eve will be celebrated with a big music event in Piazza del Campo.

Find out the full Christmas in Siena program.