It’s never too late to visit Siena and attend top events: September is traditionally a period full of activities and is characterized by a mild climate, ideal for who is planning a travel to in the next days.
In this article we show an overview of upcoming events, a series of festivals and guided tours promoting Senese province, to feel once more as a real treasure trove.
This month has already started Terre di Siena Plen Air, the slow travel festival, born to host who travels by camper and show the charm of Siena province through an itinerary that blends history, culture and respect for nature, the Via Francigena, which you can follow by foot or by bike.
From San Gimignano to Radicofani, tourists who enjoy walking will find the typical villages that rise in the landscape of green hills and woods, medieval abbeys that enrich the splendid natural set and stories about this famous route of the pilgrims with the help of expert guides available for small group or families. For more information: www.terresiena.it
Siena is a stage of one of the most prestigious Grand Prix of classic cars in Italy, the GP Nuvolari (named after Tazio Nuvolari, one of the greatest drivers in the history of car racing), which takes place every year from 18th to 21st September, with departure from Mantua.
The route is 1000 km long and includes many towns in Lombardy, Emilia Romagna and Tuscany.
If you want to see the parade of 250 classic cars driven by 500 riders from all over the world, the event is scheduled on Saturday 20th September from 12:00 am to 2:30 pm at Piazza del Campo: participants will come in the heart of the town and later they will go to other enchanting medieval hamlets such as Borgo Scopeto, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Monte San Savino and Arezzo.
The last stretch of the Grand Prix includes Rimini and ends in Mantua, a tradition that every year involves lovers of vintage cars and revives the passion of those who love to see speed races and vehicles of inestimable historical value.
Live music is the focus of another event planned in September: from 10 to 14 September in Acquaviva, a few kilometers from Montepulciano, will take place the Live Rock Festival, a series of concerts recommended to who love rock, world music, electronic music and reggae, admission is free for all the concerts.
Italian, British, Dutch and Australian bands turns on the stage at Giardini Ex Fierale, this festival is an excellent suggestion that we suggest to anyone who wants to listen to the best latest trends in music (the lineup includes Dub FX, The Ex, Roy Paci , We Have Band, Fuzz Orchestra and Djaikovski). www.liverockfestival.it
The end of summer is colored with intense shades of these special events, therefore take advantage of these weeks to spend a holiday in Siena, it will be a perfect goodbye to the sunny season.