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Days of the Palio Tour

Borgo Scopeto

Located 15 minutes from Siena, the hotel is featured for our Days of the Palio Tour program. With its on-site Spa, the property is a unique combination of style and comfort. Located in the heart of the Chianti countryside, the hotel provides 58 rooms ranging in size and ammenities. Some have an independent entrance and overlook the gardens, while others have stunning views of Siena’s countryside, making guests feel they have stepped back in time - the perfect setting to witness the Middle Ages come alive in Palio di Siena.

Property Details | Itinerary Details | Reservations | Terms & Conditions

Our Days of the Palio Tour was created to provide clients the opportunity to combine the Chianti wine region with a more inclusive Palio package so as to fully experience the region and this historic event. In addition to a winery tour and lunch, the 5-night package provides the opportunity to witness the all important horse (lottery) assignments and the initial trial race. Also included, our city tour to provide the highlights of Siena, but also more history on the Palio with a visit to one of the Contrada museums. As with all our Palio packages, we provide the up close and personal experience with your attendance to one of the invitation-only Contrada dinners (the night before the final race day). Then what you came for, on race day your reserved Palio ticket gives you access to watch the historical parade and the race in Piazza del Campo.

Prices for 2017

  Deluxe Double Room w/ Grandstand Seats € 1,995     or     w/ Grandstand Start Line Seats € 2,120
  Deluxe Double Room w/ Balcony Seats € 2,045     or      w/ Balcony Start Line Seats € 2,180

  Prices are per person, double occupancy.

  • Your Days of the Palio Tour Package Includes:
  • Hotel for 5 nights w/ Deluxe Double Room, daily breakfast, VAT
  • Free access to the hotel pools, tennis court and Fitness Center
  • Palio Tickets - reserved seating options available
  • Siena City and Contrada Museum Tour
  • Viewing of the Horse Assignments
  • Trial Race tickets (1 of the evening trial races)
  • Chianti Winery Tour w/ Lunch
  • Transportation and Transfers to Siena during the program
  • Welcome Dinner at Hotel
  • Contrada Dinner - night before the final race day
  • Horse Blessing - day of the race
  • Historical Parade - in campo on day of the race
  • On-site Support
  • Additional Options:
  • Cooking Class w/ Dinner
  • Arrival / Departure Transfers
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Customer Comments

" ...Our experience with your company met and exceeded our expectations. Having traveled a fair bit, I know how hard it is to organize events without having numerous unforeseen issues arrive. The Palio experience was all we could have wished for. Thanks for everything. We will certainly use your service on our next trip to Italy which will not be soon enough ... "

Robert B. (US) - Palio July 2016
 

" ... we had a marvellous time. Really appreciated your time & knowledge. One item off the bucket list, but I think we may be back! ... "

John A. (UK) - Palio July 2015
 

" We thoroughly enjoyed the Palio experience. The accommodation was great, wine tour excellent, city tour good, viewing the trial race from your apartment balcony was excellent and the grandstand seats at the start /finish line was fantastic ... I would certainly recommend your company to my prospective clients and hopefully I can go again one day ... "

Peter H. (AU) - Palio July 2014
 

" Palio was the highlight of our trip!   We were completely happy with all of the planning you did for us; we particularly liked the Borgo Scopeto.  Thank you for making our trip perfect! "

J. Grones - Palio July 2013
 

" ..Can never watch another horse race...(They don't compare)."

R. Scheible - Palio July 2012
 

" Thank you for a great experience...(it's hard) to describe the energy to my friends...the seats, the pre-race dinner and the client reception made the entire event unbelievable !"

J. Root - Palio July 2011
 
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