Palazzo Piccolomini (Siena)
Central Tuscany, Chianti, and Siena, Italy
Palazzo Piccolomini recently completed renovation on four fully air-conditioned penthouse apartments on the top floor of a Renaissance palazzo in the heart of Siena’s old city, approximately two hundred yards from the central square (Piazza del Campo), the setting for the Palio race in July and August.
All apartments are quiet, full of charm and are renovated to state of the art standards. Rooms are spacious and airy, furniture is a comfortable and elegant combination of modern and antique. All apartments are kept in mint condition, the furnishing include linen and crockery. The four story Palazzo has an elevator.
Siena’s University for Foreigners offers a rich program in language and culture courses, and the Accademia Chigiana has music courses as well as a summer music festival. Siena’s traffic free historic center, winding roads, medieval homes, towers, and great artistic monuments offer an ideal setting for a Tuscan visit. Just miles away from the wine producing regions of Chianti and Montalcino, and from the historic towns of San Gimigniano, Pienza, Montepulciano, Monteriggioni, and San Quirico d’Orcia, Siena is ideal for artistic and gourmet tourism in all seasons. Siena is just fifty minutes by bus or car from Florence.
Drago - Sleeps 4/6; 1150 Feet 2/109m2 - 2 bedrooms + 2 bathrooms Centrally located on second floor of the historic building close to Piazza del Campo where the famous horse race is held, the Palio. Large windows in all rooms overlooking the Palazzo's garden and outstanding views of the rolling hills of the Chianti region. Elevator landing on third floor and 13 steps down to apartment entrance. Master bedroom with king size bed, en-suite marble bathroom with tub/shower. Second bedroom with twins which can be joined to make a queen, en-suite marble shower bathroom. Living-dining room with table for eight, sofa bed for two. Separate eat-in kitchen. Independent heating and air-conditioning. FACILITIES: Dishwasher, washer, microwave oven, toaster, american coffee maker, Satellite TV, CD player, stereo/radio, american/italian system DVD player, hair dryer, iron + ironing board. This apartment, which has recently been renovated with independent heating and air- conditioning, is on the 2nd floor of the Renaissance Palazzo Piccolomini situated in the heart of the old city of Siena, approximately 200 yards from the central Piazza del Campo, the setting for the Palio race every year in July and August.
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2 Bed / 2 Bath starting from $2070.00
Rates are for a 7-day stay. Request rates for stays of 2 weeks or more.
This is a sister property to Palazzo Antellesi in Florence.
"It was amazing. I loved the location in the old city, the views of the Tuscan Hills from our huge windows were gorgeous. Everything about the apartment was perfect for us. My contact person there, Francesca, was very gracious and so helpful to me in dealing with Baggage Claim in Florence."