Didactic Services

Services for Didactics

workshops, courses, summer school camps and didactic modules.

Competence, creativity and sharing : these are the elements that characterize our didactic proposals. The goal of Siena Viva is to create easy and accessible tools for everyone to relay and transmit the history of Siena and its immense heritage.. We propose our teaching services to all the schools in the Sienese province, but also to associations and private individuals.Every activity is carried out by experienced and competent qualified staff whose primary goal is to to combine learning with moments of fun and personal growth. Our educational projects were born from a careful evaluation of teachers needs that have proposed new models of cultural transmission.

Didactic modules

Design and implementation of specific teaching modules for schools of every order and degree.


Siena Viva designs and creates educational workshops of all kinds


We design and develop training courses for all personnel operating in all tourist and cultural heritage fields

Summer school Camps

Siena Viva oversees the development of the Summer School Camps

A game will focus the attention of the students on the urban setting and the artistic elements of the city.
A city with an ancient history:
Medieval treasure hunt
Renaissance treasure hunt

Let’s discover the hidden spots in Siena. With the use of a map the students will practice how to orientate themselves in the search of streets, alleyways, palaces, fountains, monuments and other characteristic highlights of the city.

We will discover the green spots in the historical center. Visit of the medieval “Horto” (Herb Garden) of the Pecci family, one of the most famous and original in the city that still preservers it’s ancient history. Porta S.Marco, Prato di S.Agostino, l’Orto dei Tolomei, and l’Orto Botanico will be also part of our explorative stroll inside the ancient city walls.

The Francigena Route, North of Siena
Trekking from Monteriggioni to Badia Isola

Guided visit to the fortified castle of the ancient and powerful Sienese republic. The walk will be along the ancient pilgrim route, Francigena, starting in Monteriggioni and going towards Badia Isola where will will visit the ancient Abbazia SS.Salvatore e Cirino. The tour will continue by bus from Badia Isola to San Gimignano, known as an important stop along the pilgrim route. We will discover this unique town with it’s back alleyways and beautiful view points.

The Francigena Route, South of Siena
We will start with a visit of the fortified hamlet, Buonconvento and the nearby Monte Oliveto Maggiore Abbey located in a the beautiful Tuscan countryside. To complete the tour we will stop, like many pilgrims still do, in San Quirico d’Orcia to discover it’s unexpected beauties.