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Siena
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4.3/5.0 (109 reviews)
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci, Siena

The school is located in a typical Sienese street in the historic centre of Siena, next to Piazza San Domenico and a three-minute walk from Piazza del Campo. More

Quality of teaching:4.4/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:4.0/5.0
Course Categories (6)Accommodation (3)Facilities (12)
Dante Alighieri, Siena

Located in a renovated building in the Castelvecchio area of Siena, in the historical town centre, just a 10 minute walk from the Piazza del Campo. More

Quality of teaching:4.5/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:4.0/5.0
Course Categories (9)Accommodation (3)Facilities (10)
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Siena: Siena is situated in Tuscany and surrounded by hills, olive groves and vineyards of Chianti. Sometimes life in Siena appears to have been the same for centuries. The walls that enclose this exquisite medieval city seem to have protected and preserved its culture and architecture, and local traditions are proudly upheld. The city is popular among tourists who enjoy visits to the stunning cathedral, ancient palaces and tempting shops.

Key Facts about Siena

Population: 43,000

Elevation: 322 m. above sea level

Time zone: +11h. (GMT +1)

Region: Tuscany, Provincia di Siena

Currency: EUR (1 EUR = 1.1266 USD)

Siena quality of life rating:

4.7/5.0 (109 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 90 days. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

Cost of Living:

  • Big Mac price (Italy average):3.91 € (13% cheaper than in USA)

    Mains electricity:

    • Plug Type C
    • Plug Type F
    • Plug Type L
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz

    Arrival Airports

    Florence Peretola (FLR) - 55 km. from Siena city center

    Public transportation to city center:

    Every 30 minutes, 10,00 €, 100 minutes.

    Main stops: Fl.Peretola Airport 1, Leopolda Discesa + Stazione Leopolda, San Domenico

    Every 20 minutes, 15,00 €, 150 minutes.

    Main stops: Pistoiese 19, Firence + Firenze S.Maria Novella, Siena

    Taxi: 190 €, 65 minutes drive to city center of Siena

    Direct international flights from:
    • United Kingdom: London City, London Gatwick, London Luton
    Pisa / S. Giusto (PSA) - 85 km. from Siena city center

    Public transportation to city center:

    Every 60 minutes, 18,00 €, 120 minutes.

    Main stops: Pisa C.Le, Empoli + Epoli, Siena

    Every 60 minutes, 27,00 €, 180 minutes.

    Main stops: Pisa Airport, Florence + Firenze, Siena

    Taxi: 197 €, 100 minutes drive to city center of Siena

    Direct international flights from:
    • United Kingdom: Belfast International, Bristol, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow Prestwick, Leeds Bradford, Liverpool, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, London Luton, London Stansted, Manchester, Newcastle
    • Ireland: Dublin
    • USA: New York John F. Kennedy
    Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino (FCO) - 186 km. from Siena city center

    Public transportation to city center:

    Every 30 minutes, 25,00 €, 270 minutes.

    Main stops: Rome Fiumicino Airport, Roma Termii + Termini, Tiburtin/Verano + Roma, Tiburtina, Siena - P.zza Stazione Fs.

    Every 30 minutes, 73,00 €, 270 minutes.

    Main stops: Fiumicino Aeroporto, Roma Termini, Firenze S.M.N., Siena

    Taxi: 336 €, 160 minutes drive to city center of Siena

    Direct international flights from:
    • USA: Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson, Boston Logan International, Charlotte Douglas, Chicago O'Hare International, Detroit Wayne County, Los Angeles International, Miami International, Minneapolis St Paul, New York John F. Kennedy, New York Newark, Philadelphia International, Washington Dulles
    • Ireland: Dublin
    • Canada: Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Toronto Pearson International, Vancouver International
    • Singapore: Singapore Changi

    Weather in Siena

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    Events in SienaBest time to take a language course in Siena

    July

    Palio July
    Palio July

    Jul. 2019The Palio is a traditional horse race held in the Piazza del Campo in Siena where riders from 17 different contrade compete for victory. But this is no standard race, horses must be of mixed breed and the riders not only ride to win but also actively try to keep others from winning.

    Estate Musicale Chigiana
    Estate Musicale Chigiana

    Jul. 2019 - Aug. 2019Summer academy and festival held yearly at the prestigious Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Siena. Student concerts alongside international professionals and masterclasses are held throughout the months of July and August.

    Siena Jazz
    Siena Jazz

    Jul. 2019 - Aug. 2019Siena Jazz is not your average jazz festival. Run by the city's Jazz Association and National Jazz Academy, the summertime event includes workshops and concerts by internationally and nationally renowned artists.

    August

    Palio August
    Palio August

    Aug. 2019The Palio is a traditional horse race held in the Piazza del Campo in Siena where riders from 17 different contrade compete for victory. But this is no standard race, horses must be of mixed breed and the riders not only ride to win but also actively try to keep others from winning.

    What to do in Siena

    Siena Cathedral
    Siena Cathedral
    Piazza del Campo Square
    Piazza del Campo Square
    Palio Horse Race
    Palio Horse Race
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