LOCATION DESCRIPTION: "SARA"
The Dimora Storica Giglio-Sara apartment is located in the historic center of Siena and is located inside an old building on the second floor of one of the most beautiful noble palaces of Siena, which in the past belonged to the Corsini family Piccolomini. Inside the building there is an elevator that makes it easier to reach the apartment and makes it also accessible to wheelchairs. The apartment has undergone a careful restoration aimed at the discovery and restoration of the ancient wall paintings, as well as the functional equipment.
The accommodation consists of a nice entrance, a kitchenette, a living room with a dining table, two bedrooms and two bathrooms, one with a shower and the other with a bathtub.
The apartment is equipped with all comforts: the kitchen is fully equipped and equipped with dishes, cutlery, glasses, cups, pans, pots, tablecloth, electric hob, fridge, freezer, coffee machine both Italian and American, microwave , toaster, kettle, dishwasher.
In addition, the apartment is equipped with flat screen TV, DVD player, washing machine, iron, portable air conditioning and free wifi.
In all the rooms, with the exception of the bathrooms, there are ceiling decorations dating back to the 1800s, the ceiling of one of the bathrooms, instead is of the characteristic rustic Tuscan type with beams, rafters and bricks.
The floors are original of the time and have also undergone careful restoration.
The furniture is classic and elegant, with furniture dating back to the 1800s, 1900s, up to objects of modern times; cleverly matched so as to give the apartment a warm, romantic and welcoming atmosphere.
From the large and bright windows you can also enjoy the views of the ancient palaces of the historic center and the characteristic Sienese roofs.
The Dimora Storica Giglio-Sara apartment is only 200 meters from Piazza del Campo, where the famous Palio di Siena takes place twice a year on July 2nd and August 16th.
Just 50 meters from the apartment is located one of the most beautiful churches of Siena, the church of Provenzano dating back to the end of 1500 where once a year the winner of the Palio of July 2 leads the Palio won inside the church to pay homage to the Madonna, and about 200 meters from the apartment is the beautiful Basilica of San Francesco dating back to 1300-1400.
Near the apartment there are numerous restaurants, bars, pharmacies and supermarkets, easily reachable on foot without having to use the car.
The city is also ideal for those who want to take a cultural excursion in the midst of its many monuments; very famous is its Gothic Cathedral dedicated to Our Lady of the Assumption and the church of Provenzano rather than the Basilica of San Domenico, the Basilica of San Francesco dating back to 1300 1400 and the home of Santa Caterina da Siena, patron saint of Italy and Europe.
Even its museums are of considerable interest: among the most important are the Museum of Santa Maria della Scala, former hospital, where the city's life has been held since the year 1000, the Civic Museum with the famous frescoes of the allegory of the good and bad government of Ambrogio Lorenzetti, or the museum of the OPA where you can admire the majesty of Duccio di Buoninsegna. Not to mention the National Art Gallery where the greatest masterpieces of Sienese painting from 1300-1400 are kept.
In addition to the cultural side of note is the gastronomic aspect, characteristic local offer typical dishes and wines of our territory.
The surroundings are also of considerable cultural interest: The southern area includes Pienza, the city of Pope Pio II which is about 50 km from Siena, and Montepulciano at 60 km and Montalcino at 40 km, home of the famous Brunello.
While in the east there is the renowned Chianti, with its vines and olive trees, two areas, those of Chianti and Montalcino, where you can make excellent tastings of the renowned wine and oil and make purchases directly from the manufacturer.
The apartment Dimora Storica il giglio- Sara is a great reference point for your holiday in Tuscany and we will be very happy to welcome you.