Experience the Palio di Siena with To-Tuscany
UK-based tour operator To-Tuscany is offering an exclusive range of Tuscan villas to coincide with the historic Palio bare-back horse race in Siena this August.
The second Palio di Siena, which will be run on August 16, 2012, commemorates the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, and To-Tuscany is offering a range of self-catering accommodation in the week commencing August 11, 2012 to encourage customers to experience this majestic event. This enduring horse race – a competition between neighbourhoods – has been a tradition in Siena for centuries, and the established rivalries add an exciting dimension to the race.The Palio, which takes place in the heart of the city in the Piazza del Campo, also features fun activities for children, as well as food, games and animals. For more information about To-Tuscany and their range of Tuscany villas, visit their website at http://www.to-tuscany.com, or give them a call on 0808 252 9504 (UK), 888-768-4401 (US), or +44 2031 312 590 (overseas).