Siena – Essentials

This medieval city located in Tuscany is 70 kilometers south of Florence. With the center of the city only accessible by foot, cars are prohibited in many areas however motorcycles and scooters are allowed. While the city itself is small, many locations are spread out and require walking up and down steep hills, so be sure to bare this in mind when planning your routes for sightseeing and shopping. A generally safe city, visitors should simply mind their surroundings when in large crowds or popular tourist areas.