Guided tour of Saint Catherine of Siena
We will visit the most significant places in the life of Saint Catherine in her native town of Siena.
WHAT YOU WILL VISIT DURING THE SAINT CATHERINE OF SIENA TOUR:
- the Sanctuary and Home of Santa Caterina da Siena in which this thin but great saint, patron of Italy and Europe, was born and where the Upper Oratory and the frescoed Oratorio della Camera, for example, are visitable;
- We will visit the Basilica of San Domenico, where the relic of her head is kept, surrounded by beautiful sixteenth century frescoes;
- We will take the same route that Catherine followed every night to help the ill at the hospital of Santa Maria della Scala (which now is a beautiful museum), also passing in front of the Baptistery of San Giovanni
Whether you are true devotees of Saint Catherine or simply curious, you will learn about the most significant moments in the life of a very important and historical character, while visiting the city of Siena and its most important sights.