It was March 21, 1987 when 39 mayors met in Siena to give life to the National Association of Wine Cities. They were the mayors and administrators of Alba, Asti, Barbaresco, Barile, Barolo, Buonconvento, Canale, Carema, Carmignano, Castagneto Carducci, Castellina in Chianti, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Diano d’Alba, Dogliani, Dozza, Florence, Frascati, Gaiole in Chianti, Gattinara, Greve in […]

The Siena Eye Laser center boasts the prestigious CERSOI quality certification for diagnostics, laser and eye surgery. This is a certification issued only to very few centers by the Italian Ophthalmological Society that offer their patients the most advanced diagnostic systems: Scheimpflug, corneal and retinal OCT, specular microscopy, aberrometry, corneal biomechanics.Among the technologies used by our […]

Siena Cathedral is a medieval church in Siena, Italy, dedicated from its earliest days as a Roman Catholic Marian church, and now dedicated to the Assumption of Mary. It was the episcopal seat of the Diocese of Siena, and from the 15th century that of the Archdiocese of Siena. It is now the seat of the Archdiocese of Siena-Colle di Val […]

Siena is likely Italy’s loveliest medieval city, and a trip worth making even if you are in Tuscany for just a few days. Siena’s heart is its central piazza known as Il Campo, known worldwide for the famous Palio run here, a horse race run around the piazza two times every summer. Movie audiences worldwide can see Siena and the […]

The University of Siena in Siena, Tuscany, is one of the oldest and first publicly funded universities in Italy. Originally called Studium Senese, the institution was founded in 1240. It had around 20,000 students in 2006, nearly half of Siena‘s total population of around 54,000. Today, the University of Siena is best known for its Schools of Law, Medicine, and Economics and […]