Walking Excursion around Siena with Gelato Cooking Lesson

Walking city Tour of Siena with Gelato Cooking Lesson

1 h
min 30
Food, Wine & nightlife
difficulty Very easy
Wheelchair Not Accessible

Learn about Siena and its history, while you learn how to make a Italian Gelato

This walking tour combines visiting some of the most famous tourist attractions of Siena, such as Piazza del Campo and Contrada Museum, with an interactive ice cream cooking class. You will discover amazing things about this medieval town, but also learn how to make delicious ice cream. 

Walking Excursion around Siena with Gelato Cooking Lesson highlights: 

  • Discover the amazing Piazza del Campo, the place of Palio horse races. Twice a year, this area is filled with majestic horses that run here
  • Find out interesting curiosities related to Palio, which take place in Siena from medieval times, as your expert guide will present you the history of these horse races
  • Admire the buildings of this medieval town, many of them dating from the 13th and 14th centuries
  • Learn how to make delicious ice cream, as this dessert is one of the most popular in the whole Italy

On this walking tour of Siena, Take advantage of the knowledge of our guide, who will provide you valuable and interesting information regarding Siena and its most significant monuments, but who will also entertain you. After the tour, learn how to make delicious ice cream, as this dessert is one of the most popular in the whole Italy.

Discover the place where the Palio horse race takes place

If you are in love with horses, you have undoubtedly heard about the Palio horse race, as this is one of the most famous races in the world. In Siena, there are 2 races every summer. The visit of the Contrada Museum will definitely offer you an accurate perspective of the meaning of Palio, even though you will not have the chance to witnesses a real race. As it was already mentioned, Siena is a medieval town which keeps plenty of habits from that period, and the Palio race is one of them. The historical evidence of this horse race confirms that in 1238, Palio was already organized here, but it is believed that this tradition is even older than this.

Benefit from a multilingual guided tour

When visiting a foreign country and its monuments, one of the biggest issues you will encounter is the language. No matter how hard you try, absorbing knowledge regarding the culture, history, religion or art is almost impossible if you can barely understand a few words. Our walking tour eliminates this problem, as you will benefit from a professional guide who speaks a language you know – English, Spanish, French, or German. Of course, the guide also speaks Italian. It is an incredible walking tour for foreign tourists.

Learn the secrets of ice cream preparation

Italy is famous for its ice cream, and you will encounter plenty of gelaterias as you will visit this country. After you savor this dessert, you won’t be able to forget it. Only thinking about that delicious, fine ice cream will make your mouth water. But what about learning to prepare it yourself? This way, you can enjoy the pleasure of Italian ice cream at any time, no matter if you are not in Italy anymore. Learn the secrets of preparing a delightful ice cream from an Italian chef, and then, after the cooking class, taste the delicious dessert you have made. 

  • Siena
  • Walking tour of Siena
  • Entrance to Museo La Contrada
  • Gelato cooking class
  • Tips (optional)
Meeting point: 

Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.


This tour is guaranteed with a minimum of 2 participants.

Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability. Once your booking is confirmed we will email you a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.