Sienna (Siena in the Italian spelling) is situated on three gentle hills in central Tuscany. The Siennese are said to speak the purist form of the Tuscan dialect which at the unification of Italy, became the national language. It is extremely popular with tourists but doesn’t seem excessively crowded, rather charming and inviting. The piazza, magnificent cathedral and museums, make Sienna worth a overnight stay, not just a passing visit which is all we had time for …. More at http://www.siena-info.net/
The tall walls that surround the old part of Siena …
Our little rental car on the streets of old Siena ….
Cute little porcupine above this water trough – made me happy!