Rooms Siena Via Francigena

Recognized as a "European Cultural Itinerary" by the Council of Europe, the Via Francigena is a route taken by thousands of pilgrims from Canterbury to Rome.

Born in the Middle Ages as the path of penance for the faithful, the Frankenstrasse immediately becomes a link between the north and south of Europe is fundamental to cultural and economic exchanges.
This ancient road that attracts world travelers through the city of Siena: Monte dei Paschi, the oldest bank in Europe, and the Santa Maria della Scala city hospital, today the museum center, evidence  the strong influence of the Via Francigena with the Tuscan city.
To know Siena and its territory in an unconventional way, the Hotel Il Piccolo Castello offers two routes along the Via Francigena through the Val d'Elsa, from Monteriggioni to Certaldo or a walk south of Siena along the Val d'Arbia.



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