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Steam Train

Take a trip on a train pulled by a steam engine. It lasts the whole day and there is only one departure. The train trips are always combined with  special events, town feats and festivals.


PROGRAM

13TH MARCH SAN GIOVANNI D'ASSO
March Truffle Festival

STEAM TRAIN - Via Buonconvento - Monte Antico  - Asciano

08:55 Departure from Siena
10:15 Arrival at Monte Antico
10:35 Departure from Monte Antico
11:30 Arrival at San Giovanni d'Asso
16:30 Departure to Siena
17:40 Arrival in Siena

At 08:55 the steam train leaves Siena to Monte Antico. In Monte Antico you can attend the interesting maneuver of the old steam locomotive and take pictures. The journey to San Giovanni d’Asso will cross the Val d’Orcia, the hills of the Brunello di Montalcino wine and the Crete Senesi.
In San Giovanni d’Asso visit to the Caste, to the Truffle Museum and to the truffle market.
At 16:30 departure from the station of San Giovanni d’Asso to Asciano and Siena
At 17:40 arrival in Siena

Schedule
Times are approximate, because of the train’s vintage characteristics.
The programme could undergo slight modifications, which will be promptly communicated.
The schedule should be confirmed ahead of each trip.

Fares
Adults: € 32,00
Children up to 10 years: free without a right to a seat, if accompanied by at least one paying adult. €. 16,00 with assigned seat.
Groups: one free fare for each 25 paying passengers.
Travel agencies: fares are confidential; to be quoted on request.

Reservation is required
Registration fee for each participant: € 3,00

Information and Bookings
Visione Del Mondo - Agenzia Viaggi
Via dei Termini, 83- 53100  Siena
Tel.: +39 0577 48003 
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28TH MARCH – BUONCONVENTO
Regional Fair Antiques

STEAM TRAIN - Via Asciano - Buonconvento

08:55 Departure from Siena
11:16 Arrival at Monte Antico
11:36 Departure from Monte Antico
12:15 Arrival at Buonconvento

16:52 Departure from Buonconvento
17:37 Arrival in Siena

At 08:55 the steam train leaves Siena to Monte Antico. Here you can attend the interesting maneuver of the old steam locomotive and take pictures. The journey to Buonconvento will cross the Val d’Orcia, the hills of the Brunello di Montalcino wine and the Crete Senesi.
12:15 arrival at Buonconvento. Visit to the antiques market through the streets of the village. Visit to the Museo d’Arte Sacra and the Museo della mezzadria
16:52 departure from the station of Buonconvento
17,37 arrival in a Siena

Schedule
Times are approximate, because of the train’s vintage characteristics.
The programme could undergo slight modifications, which will be promptly communicated.
The schedule should be confirmed ahead of each trip.

Fares
Adults: € 32,00
Children up to 10 years: free without a right to a seat, if accompanied by at least one paying adult. €. 16,00 with assigned seat.
Groups: one free fare for each 25 paying passengers.
Travel agencies: fares are confidential; to be quoted on request.

Reservation is required
Registration fee for each participant: € 3,00

Information and Bookings
Visione Del Mondo - Agenzia Viaggi
Via dei Termini, 83 - 53100  Siena
Tel.: +39 0577 48003 
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25th APRIL > CASTIGLIONE D'ORCIA
Spring Train

 STEAM TRAIN - Via Buonconvento – Asciano

08:50 Departure from Siena
10:10 Arrival at Monte Antico
10:30 Departure from Monte Antico
11:00 Arrival at Monte Amiata Scalo Station - Transfer by bus to Castiglione d’Orcia

17:10 Departure from Torrenieri station
18:45 Arrival in Siena

At 08:55 the steam train leaves Siena to Monte Antico. Here you can attend the interesting maneuver of the old steam locomotive and take pictures. The journey will cross the Val d’Orcia, the hills of the Brunello di Montalcino wine.
Arrival at Monte Amiata Station. Transfer by bus to Castiglione d’Orcia
A trip with an old locomotive will take us into the heart of the Val d’Orcia, a world heritage site. Castiglione d’Orcia, present in historical records since 714, was first a fief of the Aldobrandeschi, then a free Commune from 1252, before becoming a Sienese possession in
the 14th century and being then fought upon by the Salimbeni family and Siena.
The train will take you on a wonderful trip into history and typical local products; it will stop at Monte Amiata Scalo and will then reach Castiglion d’Orcia, where you will discover the beautiful Rocca [fortress] and a breathtaking vista.
16:30 transfer by bus from Castiglione d'Orcia to Torrenieri Station.
At 17:10 departure of the steam train to Siena

Schedule
Times are approximate, because of the train’s vintage characteristics.
The programme could undergo slight modifications, which will be promptly communicated.
The schedule should be confirmed ahead of each trip.

On request, bus from Poggibonsi at 8:15 and from Colle Val d'Elsa at ore 8:25 to Siena Station

Fares
Adults: € 32,00
Children up to 10 years: free without a right to a seat, if accompanied by at least one paying adult. €. 16,00 with assigned seat.
Groups: one free fare for each 25 paying passengers.
Travel agencies: fares are confidential; to be quoted on request
Fares for the bus transfer: € 8,00 adults and children(up to 2 years)

Reservation is required
Registration fee for each participant: € 3,00

Information and Bookings
Visione Del Mondo - Agenzia Viaggi
Via dei Termini, 83 - 53100 - Siena
Tel.: +39 0577 48003 
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1st MAY > SANT'ANGELO SCALO - MONTALCINO
1st May Feast

STEAM TRAIN - Via Buonconvento - Monte Antico  - Asciano

08:55 Departure from da Siena
10:10 Arrival at Monte Antico
10:30 Departure from Monte Antico
10:45 Arrival at S. Angelo Scalo

16:40 Departure from S. Angelo Scalo
18:45 Arrival in Siena

On the first of May you can spend a most pleasant day at the traditional festival of Sant’Angelo Scalo, surrounded by music, market stalls and good food. You may visit the Cantine [Cellars] Banfi with tasting of wine and typical products.
The departure from Siena is at 8:55 a.m., with arrival at Monte Antico at about 10:15 a.m.; there will be a 15 minutes stop allowing you to photograph the steam train as it is re-supplied with water.
Lunch at 1:30 p.m. Folk and music groups will perform in the afternoon along the town’s streets, where an outdoor country market will be set up.
At 16:40 departure to Siena and arrival at 18:45 

Schedule
Times are approximate, because of the train’s vintage characteristics.
The programme could undergo slight modifications, which will be promptly communicated.
The schedule should be confirmed ahead of each trip.

Fares
Adults: € 32,00
Children up to 10 years: free without a right to a seat, if accompanied by at least one paying adult. €. 16,00 with assigned seat.
Groups: one free fare for each 25 paying passengers.
Travel agencies: fares are confidential; to be quoted on request.

Reservation is required
Registration fee for each participant: € 3,00

Information and Bookings
Visione Del Mondo - Agenzia Viaggi
Via dei Termini, 83 - 53100  Siena
Tel.: +39 0577 48003 
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8th MAY > ASCIANO
Pecorino Cheese and Honey Fair

STEAM TRAIN - Via Buonconvento - Monte Antico – Asciano

08:55 Departure from Siena
10:10 Arrival at Monte Antico
10:30 Departure from Monte Antico
11:45 Arrival at Asciano Scalo

16:52 Departure from Asciano Scalo
16:56 Departure from Asciano Monte Oliveto maggiore
17:45 Arrival in Siena

At 08:55 the steam train leaves Siena to Monte Antico. Here you can attend the interesting maneuver of the old steam locomotive and take pictures.
The journey to Asciano will cross the Val d’Orcia, the hills of the Brunello di Montalcino wine and the Crete Senesi.
11:45 arrival at Asciano Scalo, transfer to the village of Asciano (1,5km).
An event scheduled at Asciano is devoted to the preeminent food speciality of the region: the pecorino [sheep milk cheese] from the Crete and the honey. Stalls displaying the renowned cheese and the region’s various typical products will cover Corso Matteotti in a special edition of the Crete’s market. Visit to Museums of Arte Sacra, Etrusco and Museo Cassioli.
16:52 departure from the Asciano Scalo Station, or 16:56 departure from Asciano Monte Oliveto Maggiore Station (center of the village) to Siena. 

Schedule
Times are approximate, because of the train’s vintage characteristics.
The programme could undergo slight modifications, which will be promptly communicated.
The schedule should be confirmed ahead of each trip.  

Fares
Adults: € 32,00
Children up to 10 years: free without a right to a seat, if accompanied by at least one paying adult. €. 16,00 with assigned seat.
Groups: one free fare for each 25 paying passengers.
Travel agencies: fares are confidential; to be quoted on request

Reservation is required
Registration fee for each participant: € 3,00

Information and Bookings
Visione Del Mondo - Agenzia Viaggi
Via dei Termini, 83 - 53100 Siena
Tel.: +39 0577 48003 
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15th MAY > TORRENIERI - MONTALCINO
Festival of the Train

STEAM TRAIN - Via Buonconvento - Monte Antico – Asciano

08:55 Departure from Siena
10:10 Arrival at Monte Antico
10:30 Departure from Monte Antico
11:12 Arrival at Torrenieri

17:10 Departure from Torrenieri
18:45 Arrival at Siena

At 08:55 the steam train leaves Siena to Monte Antico. Here you can attend the interesting maneuver of the old steam locomotive and take pictures. The journey to Torrenieri will cross the Val d’Orcia, the hills of the Brunello di Montalcino wine and the Crete Senesi.
The steam train arrives at Torrenieri, a small town along the Via Francigena near the Asso stream. Up to the 19th century it was a castle with a postal station and a church dedicated to Saint Mary Magdalene. You can take part in the Train’s Festival along the town’s streets; farm products, organic food and local craft products will be on display and for sale.
At 17:10 Departure from Torrenieri to Asciano and Siena 

Schedule
Times are approximate, because of the train’s vintage characteristics.
The programme could undergo slight modifications, which will be promptly communicated.
The schedule should be confirmed ahead of each trip.

Fares
Adults: € 32,00
Children up to 10 years: free without a right to a seat, if accompanied by at least one paying adult. €. 16,00 with assigned seat.
Groups: one free fare for each 25 paying passengers.
Travel agencies: fares are confidential; to be quoted on request.

Reservation is required
Registration fee for each participant: € 3,00

Information and Bookings
Visione Del Mondo - Agenzia Viaggi
Via dei Termini, 83 - 53100  Siena
Tel.: +39 0577 48003 
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29th MAY > CHIUSI
The Train on the land of Etruscans

08:25 Departure from Siena
09:21 Departure from Asciano
10:50 Arrival at Chiusi

16:40 Departure from Chiusi Scalo
18:01 Arrival at Asciano Scalo
19:15 Arrival in Siena

The steam train goes to Asciano, travelling across the Crete Senesi. Arrival at Asciano and connection to Chiusi.
10:50 arrival to Chiusi Station and transfer by bus to the centre of the village.
Meeting point at the Ufficio Turistico (Pro Loco, via Porsenna 79) to get information leaflets.
Along the streets the market,“ Mercatino di Porsenna “.
In the afternoon transfer to Chiusi Station, Visit to the Porsenna Natural Market
16:40 departure to Asciano and then to Siena. 19:15 arrival in Siena

 Schedule
Times are approximate, because of the train’s vintage characteristics.
The programme could undergo slight modifications, which will be promptly communicated.
The schedule should be confirmed ahead of each trip.

Fares
Adults: € 32,00
Children up to 10 years: free without a right to a seat, if accompanied by at least one paying adult. €. 16,00 with assigned seat.
Groups: one free fare for each 25 paying passengers.
Travel agencies: fares are confidential; to be quoted on request.

Reservation is required
Registration fee for each participant: € 3,00 

Information and Bookings
Visione Del Mondo - Agenzia Viaggi
Via dei Termini, 83 - 53100  Siena
Tel.: +39 0577 48003 
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25th SEPTEMBER > BUONCONVENTO
Val d’Arbia Festival

STEAM TRAIN -Via Asciano  - Monte Antico  - Buonconvento

09:00 Departure from Siena
11:16 Arrival at Monte Antico
11:36 Departure from Antico
12:15 Arrival at Buonconvento

16:52 Departure from Buonconvento
17:37 Arrival in Siena

At 9:00 the steam train leaves Siena to Monte Antico. The journey will cross the Val d’Orcia, the hills of the Brunello di Montalcino wine. At Monte Antico you can attend the interesting maneuver of the old steam locomotive and take pictures.
The journey towards Buonconvento will run cross the Ombrone River Valley.
Buonconventocelebrates with the Valdarbia Festival. Popular traditions are a perfect match for tastings in the inns, set up every evening in the town’s quarters (Grattacielo, Centro Storico, Percenna and Stadio).
The town, which grew along the via Francigena’s ancient route, is home to the Museo della Mezzadria Senese [Museum of the Sienese sharecropping] and the Museo d’Arte Sacra [Museum of sacred art] of the Val d’Arbia, both part of the Sienese Museums network. Tickets price reduced for the Treno Natura travellers.
At 16:52 Departure to Siena. Arrival at 17:37. 

 Schedule
Times are approximate, because of the train’s vintage characteristics.
The programme could undergo slight modifications, which will be promptly communicated.
The schedule should be confirmed ahead of each trip.  

Fares
Adults: € 32,00
Children up to 10 years: free without a right to a seat, if accompanied by at least one paying adult. €. 16,00 with assigned seat.
Groups: one free fare for each 25 paying passengers.
Travel agencies: fares are confidential; to be quoted on request.

Reservation is required
Registration fee for each participant: € 3,00 

Information and Bookings
Visione Del Mondo - Agenzia Viaggi
Via dei Termini, 83 - 53100 Siena
Tel.: +39 0577 48003 
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9th OCTOBER > VIVO D'ORCIA - CASTIGLIONE D'ORCIA
Fungo Porcino Fair

STEAM TRAIN - Via  Buonconconvento – Monte Antico - Asciano

08:55 Departure from Siena
10:10 Arrival at Monte Antico
10:30 Departure from Monte Antico
11:00 Arrival at Monte Amiata Station – Transfer to Vivo d’Orcia by bus

17:10 Departure from Torrenieri
17:50 Departure from Asciano
18:47 Arrival in Siena

At 8:55 the steam train leaves Siena to Monte Antico. Here you can attend the interesting maneuver of the old steam locomotive and take pictures. The journey will cross the Val d’Orcia and the hills of the Brunello di Montalcino wine.  Arrival at Monte Amiata Station and transfer by bus to Vivo d’Orcia.
Traditional Mushroom Festival at Vivo d’Orcia. Food stands will offer mushrooms, roasted chestnuts, jams and other typical farm products; also, a mushroom exhibition along a nature path will allow you to take historical and nature hikes in the striking chestnut groves. It is possible to take part in excursions and walks to discover the beauty of the woods. The lovers of good food will be able to taste excellent porcini mushrooms.
At 16:30 transfer to Torrenieri Station by bus. The train will  travel through the Crete Senesi in Asciano and Siena direction.

Schedule
Times are approximate, because of the train’s vintage characteristics.
The programme could undergo slight modifications, which will be promptly communicated.
The schedule should be confirmed ahead of each trip.

On request, bus from Poggibonsi at 8:15 and from Colle Val d'Elsa at ore 8:25 to Siena Station

Fares
Adults: € 32,00
Children up to 10 years: free without a right to a seat, if accompanied by at least one paying adult. €. 16,00 with assigned seat.
Groups: one free fare for each 25 paying passengers.
Travel agencies: fares are confidential; to be quoted on request.

Fares for the bus transfer: € 8,00 adults and children(up to 2 years)

Reservation is required
Registration fee for each participant: € 3,00

Information and Bookings
Visione Del Mondo - Agenzia Viaggi
Via dei Termini, 83 - 53100 Siena
Tel.: +39 0577 48003 
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16th OCTOBER > ABBADIA SAN SALVATORE
Autumn Festival

STEAM TRAIN - Via  Buonconvento – Monte Antico – Asciano

08:55 Departure from Siena
10:10 Arrival at Monte Antico
10:30 Departure from Monte Antico
11:00 Arrival at Monte Amiata Station – Transfer by bus to Abbadia San Salvatore

17:10 Departure from Torrenieri
17:50 Departure from Asciano
18:47 Arrival in Siena 

At 8:55 the steam train leaves Siena to Monte Antico. Here you can attend the interesting maneuver of the old steam locomotive and take pictures. The journey will cross the Val d’Orcia and the hills of the Brunello di Montalcino wine. Arrival at Monte Amiata Station and transfer by bus Abbadia San Salvatore.
Mount Amiata wears its fall colours and celebrates the arrival of the new season with wine, music, mushrooms and chestnuts. The calendar of events planned for October over the entire Amiata area is very rich, starting with the traditional Fall Festival which takes place, as it does every year, in the characteristic medieval town of Abbadia San Salvatore. The streets of the historic centre will be even more charming under the banner of traditions, customs and practices. The good fresh wine (vinaccia), the chestnuts roasted in the typical braziers and the mushrooms made available on the festival’s food stands will take the event’s centre stage, ready for you to taste them. Good wine apart, the outdoors' lovers will have many opportunities to make excursions on mountain bikes or on foot along paths that wind in Mount Amiata's woods. On reservation, it is possible also visit the mine of Abbadia San Salvatore, with the traditional miners’ train. Numerous exhibitions and shows along the town's streets, devoted to crafts, collecting and small antiques will enliven the festival.
At 16:30 transfer by bus to Torrenieri Station. The train will  travel through the Crete Senesi in Asciano and Siena direction.

Schedule
Times are approximate, because of the train’s vintage characteristics.
The programme could undergo slight modifications, which will be promptly communicated.
The schedule should be confirmed ahead of each trip.

On request, bus from Poggibonsi at 8:15 and from Colle Val d'Elsa at ore 8:25 to Siena Station

Fares
Adults: € 32,00
Children up to 10 years: free without a right to a seat, if accompanied by at least one paying adult. €. 16,00 with assigned seat.
Groups: one free fare for each 25 paying passengers.
Travel agencies: fares are confidential; to be quoted on request.

Fares for the bus transfer: € 8,00 adults and children(up to 2 years)

Reservation is required
Registration fee for each participant: € 3,00

 Information and Bookings
Visione Del Mondo - Agenzia Viaggi
Via dei Termini, 83 - 53100  Siena
Tel.: +39 0577 48003 
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23rd OCTOBER > TREQUANDA
New Olive Oil Fair

STEAM TRAIN - Via Buonconvento - Monte Antico -Trequanda – Asciano

08:55 Departure from Siena
10:15 Arrival at Monte Antico
10:35 Departure from Monte Antico
11:45 Arrival at Trequanda

17:55 Departure from Asciano
18:47 Arrival in Siena

At 08:55 the steam train leaves Siena to Monte Antico. Here you can attend the interesting maneuver of the old steam locomotive and take pictures.
The journey to Trequanda will cross the Val d’Orcia, the hills of the Brunello di Montalcino wine and the Crete Senesi.
At 11:45 arrival at Trequanda Station and transfer to the village of Trequanda. Visit to the village and the new olive oil festival program.
At 17:00 transfer by bus to Asciano, travelling through the Crete Senesi. From Asciano station the voyage will continue on the steam train to Siena. 

Schedule
Times are approximate, because of the train’s vintage characteristics.
The programme could undergo slight modifications, which will be promptly communicated.
The schedule should be confirmed ahead of each trip.

On request, bus from Poggibonsi at 8:15 and from Colle Val d'Elsa at ore 8:25 to Siena Station 

Fares
Adults: € 32,00
Children up to 10 years: free without a right to a seat, if accompanied by at least one paying adult. €. 16,00 with assigned seat.
Groups: one free fare for each 25 paying passengers.
Travel agencies: fares are confidential; to be quoted on request. 

Reservation is required
Registration fee for each participant: € 3,00 

Information and Bookings
Visione Del Mondo - Agenzia Viaggi

Via dei Termini, 83 - 53100  Siena
Tel.: +39 0577 48003 
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30th OCTOBER > Montalcino
58th Festival of the Thrush (Tordo)

STEAM TRAIN

08:55 Departure from Siena
10:15 Arrival at Monte Antico
10:35 Departure from Monte Antico
11:18 Arrival at Torrenieri – Transfer to Montalcino by bus

17:10 Departure from Torrenieri
17:55 Departure from Asciano
18:47 Arrival in Siena

At 8:55 the steam train leaves Siena to Monte Antico. Here you can attend the interesting maneuver of the old steam locomotive and take pictures. The journey will cross the Val d’Orcia and the hills of the Brunello di Montalcino wine. Arrival at Torrenieri Station and transfer by bus Montalcino.

Since 1958, the last Sunday of October, Montalcino celebrates the Festival of the Thrush. The  4 Districts of Montalcino, Borghetto (white and red), Pianello (blue and white), Ruga (yellow and blue) and Travaglio (yellow and red) play  an archery tournament in costumes. You may taste the typical food and dishes of Montalcino, the pappardelle with wild boar sauce, handmade pinci, beans soup, grilled meat, sausages. Do not miss the wines of Montalcino.
At 16:15 transfer from Montalcino to Torrenieri, by bus. From Torrenieri the trip continues on the steam train, through the panorama of the Crete Senesi to Asciano and then to Siena. 

Schedule
Times are approximate, because of the train’s vintage characteristics.
The programme could undergo slight modifications, which will be promptly communicated.
The schedule should be confirmed ahead of each trip.  

On request, bus from Poggibonsi at 8:15 and from Colle Val d'Elsa at ore 8:25 to Siena Station 

Fares
Adults: € 32,00
Children up to 10 years: free without a right to a seat, if accompanied by at least one paying adult. €. 16,00 with assigned seat.
Groups: one free fare for each 25 paying passengers.
Travel agencies: fares are confidential; to be quoted on request.

Fares for the bus transfer: € 8,00 adults and children(up to 2 years)

Reservation is required
Registration fee for each participant: € 3,00

Information and Bookings
Visione Del Mondo - Agenzia Viaggi
Via dei Termini, 83 - 53100 Siena
Tel.: +39 0577 48003 
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13th NOVEMBER > SAN GIOVANNI D'ASSO
White Truffle Trade Show

STEAM TRAIN - Via Buonconvento - Monte Antico – Asciano

08:55 Departure from Siena
10:15 Arrival at Monte Antico
10:35 Departure from Monte Antico
11:30 Arrival at San Giovanni d'Asso

16:30 Departure to Siena
17:40 Arrival in Siena

From Siena the train will run through the Val d’Arbia, the Ombrone river Valley and will reach Monte Antico. Here you can attend the maneuvering of the old locomotive and take photos.
The journey continues crossing the Val d’Orcia, the Brunello vinyards and the Crete Senesi.
Arrival at San Giovanni d’Asso, the little capital of the white truffle is a medieval town between the Sienese Crete and the Val d’Orcia; a domain that spreads over clay hills, dotted with farms and churches, where the “white diamond” grows. Visit to the Truffle Museum and the Castle, location of the market exhibition. Exhibition of crafts and typical local products with street entertainment along the town’s streets.
At 16:30 Departure to reach Siena crossing the beautiful “crete” hillls.

Schedule
Times are approximate, because of the train’s vintage characteristics.
The programme could undergo slight modifications, which will be promptly communicated.
The schedule should be confirmed ahead of each trip.  

On request, bus from Poggibonsi at 8:15 and from Colle Val d'Elsa at ore 8:25 to Siena Station

Fares
Adults: € 32,00
Children up to 10 years: free without a right to a seat, if accompanied by at least one paying adult. €. 16,00 with assigned seat.
Groups: one free fare for each 25 paying passengers.
Travel agencies: fares are confidential; to be quoted on request.

Reservation is required
Registration fee for each participant: € 3,00

Information and Bookings
Visione Del Mondo - Agenzia Viaggi
Via dei Termini, 83 -53100  Siena
Tel.: +39 0577 48003 
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20th NOVEMBER > SAN GIOVANNI D'ASSO
White Truffle Trade Show

STEAM TRAIN from Grosseto to San Giovanni d’Asso
Return on Vintage Railcar - Via Buonconvento - Monte Antico – Asciano

09:10 Departure from Grosseto
10:11 Arrival at Monte Antico
10:31 Departure from Monte Antico
11:24 Arrival at San Giovanni d'Asso

17:00 Departure from San Giovanni d’Asso
17:55 Arrival at Monte Antico
18:45 Arrival in Grosseto 

From Grosseto the train will run the Ombrone river Valley and will reach Monte Antico. Here you can attend the maneuvering of the old locomotive and take photos. The journey continues crossing the Val d’Orcia, the Brunello vinyards and the Crete Senesi.
Arrival at San Giovanni d’Asso, the little capital of the white truffle is a medieval town between the Sienese Crete and the Val d’Orcia; a domain that spreads over clay hills, dotted with farms and churches, where the “white diamond” grows. Visit to the Truffle Museum and the Castle, location of the market exhibition. Exhibition of crafts and typical local products with street entertainment along the town’s streets.
At 17:00 Departure to Grosseto.

Schedule
Times are approximate, because of the train’s vintage characteristics.
The programme could undergo slight modifications, which will be promptly communicated.
The schedule should be confirmed ahead of each trip.

Fares
Adults: € 32,00
Children up to 10 years: free without a right to a seat, if accompanied by at least one paying adult. €. 16,00 with assigned seat.
Groups: one free fare for each 25 paying passengers.
Travel agencies: fares are confidential; to be quoted on request.

Reservation is required
Registration fee for each participant: € 3,00

Information and Bookings
Visione Del Mondo - Agenzia Viaggi
Via dei Termini, 83 - 53100 Siena
Tel.: +39 0577 48003 
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4th DECEMBER – SIENA
Traditional Market in the Piazza del Campo 

STEAM TRAIN from Grosseto to Siena
Return on a Vintage Railcar Via Monte Antico – Asciano-via Buonconvento – Monte Antico

08:45 Departure from Grosseto
09:45 Departure from Monte Antico
11:00 Departure from Asciano
12:00 Arrival in Siena

17:00 Departure from Siena
18:10 Arrival at Monte Antico
18:55 Arrival in Grosseto

08:45 Departure from Grosseto on the steam train. The train will reach Siena at 12:00, crossing the  Ombrone Valley, the Val d’Orcia, the Brunello hills and the Crete Senesi.
From the Station of Siena it is possible to reach the Center on foot. Take the escalator and then on foot from Porta Camollia to the Piazza del Campo.
The traditional market takes place in Piazza del Campo the first weekend in December (Saturday 3 and Sunday 4).
The "big market", with about 150 stalls, will offer the best products of the Sienese, Italian and European tradition.
At 17:00 departure from Siena on a vintage railcar, via Buonconvento – Monte Antico.
Arrival in Grosseto at 18:55

Schedule
Times are approximate, because of the train’s vintage characteristics.
The programme could undergo slight modifications, which will be promptly communicated.
The schedule should be confirmed ahead of each trip.

Fares
Adults: € 32,00
Children up to 10 years: free without a right to a seat, if accompanied by at least one paying adult. €. 16,00 with assigned seat.
Groups: one free fare for each 25 paying passengers.
Travel agencies: fares are confidential; to be quoted on request.

Reservation is required
Registration fee for each participant: € 3,00

Information and Bookings
Visione Del Mondo - Agenzia Viaggi
Via dei Termini, 83 - 53100 Siena
Tel.: +39 0577 48003 
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8th DECEMBER > SAN QUIRICO D'ORCIA
Olive Oil Fair

STEAM TRAIN - Via Buonconvento - Monte Antico – Asciano 

08:55 Departure from Siena
10:15 Arrival at Monte Antico
10:35 Departure from Monte Antico
11:25 Arrival at Torrenieri

17:10 Departure from Torrenieri
17:55 Departure from Asciano
18:47 Arrival in Siena

At 8:55 the steam train leaves Siena to Monte Antico. Here you can attend the interesting maneuver of the old steam locomotive and take pictures. The journey will cross the Val d’Orcia and the hills of the Brunello di Montalcino wine. Arrival at Torrenieri Station and transfer by bus to San Quirico d’Orcia.
The olive oil festival, which takes place since 1993, is a burst of tastes, aromas and folk traditions; it offers the occasion to visit the town in the heart of the Val d’Orcia and its world-famous scenery. Do not miss the Palazzo Chigi Zondadari and the Horti Leonini gardens, as well as tasting the brand new vintage of extra-virgin olive oil, the Orcia wines, the pecorino cheeses, the chianina beef and cured meats, along with many typical and traditional dishes. It is possible a visit to an oil mill, oliviera.
At 16:40 transfer by bus to Torrenieri
At 17:10 departure from Torrenieri to Asciano and Siena 

Schedule
Times are approximate, because of the train’s vintage characteristics.
The programme could undergo slight modifications, which will be promptly communicated.
The schedule should be confirmed ahead of each trip.

On request, bus from Poggibonsi at 8:15 and from Colle Val d'Elsa at ore 8:25 to Siena Station

Fares
Adults: € 32,00
Children up to 10 years: free without a right to a seat, if accompanied by at least one paying adult. €. 16,00 with assigned seat.
Groups: one free fare for each 25 paying passengers.
Travel agencies: fares are confidential; to be quoted on request.
Fares for the bus transfer: € 8,00 adults and children (up to 2 years) 

Reservation is required
Registration fee for each participant: € 3,00

Information and Bookings
Visione Del Mondo - Agenzia Viaggi
Via dei Termini, 83 - 53100  Siena
Tel.: +39 0577 48003 
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10TH DECEMBER> ASCIANO
White Truffle of Asciano Trade Show

 STEAM TRAIN - Via Buonconvento - Monte Antico – Asciano

08:55 Departure from Siena
10:15 Arrival at Monte Antico
10:35 Departure from Monte Antico
12:00 Arrival at Asciano Scalo

16:52 Departure from Asciano
17:40 Arrival in Siena

At 08:55 the steam train leaves Siena to Monte Antico. Here you can attend the interesting maneuver of the old steam locomotive and take pictures. The journey to Asciano will cross the Val d’Orcia, the hills of the Brunello di Montalcino wine and the Crete Senesi.
12:30 arrival at Asciano Scalo, transfer to the village of Asciano (1,5km).
The event scheduled is devoted to the preeminent food speciality of the region: the white truffle. Stalls displaying the region’s various typical products will cover Corso Matteotti in a special edition of the Crete’s market
Visit to Museums of Arte Sacra, Etrusco and Museo Cassioli.
At 16:52 departure from the Asciano Scalo Station, or at 17:00 departure from Asciano Monte Oliveto Maggiore Station (center of the village) to Siena.

Schedule
Times are approximate, because of the train’s vintage characteristics.
The programme could undergo slight modifications, which will be promptly communicated.
The schedule should be confirmed ahead of each trip.  

Fares
Adults: € 32,00
Children up to 10 years: free without a right to a seat, if accompanied by at least one paying adult. €. 16,00 with assigned seat.
Groups: one free fare for each 25 paying passengers.
Travel agencies: fares are confidential; to be quoted on request.

Reservation is required
Registration fee for each participant: € 3,00

Information and Bookings
Visione Del Mondo - Agenzia Viaggi
Via dei Termini, 83 - 53100  Siena
Tel.: +39 0577 48003 
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Vintage Railcars

A vintage train ride, always combined with a special eventi, lasting the whole day with only one departure from Siena

19th JUNE - SAN QUIRICO D'ORCIA
Barbarossa Festival

Vintage railcar - Via Asciano 

10:25 Departure from Siena
11:30 Arrival at Monte Antico
11:40 Departure from Monte Antico
12:20 Arrival at Torrenieri

18:45 Departure from Torrenieri
19:20 Arrival at Asciano
20:15 Arrival in Siena

At 10:25 the train leaves Siena to Monte Antico. The journey will take you through the Val d’Arbia and the Ombrone river Valley and will reach Monte Antico. Here you can take photos.  The journey continues crossing the Val d’Orcia, the Brunello vinyards and the Crete Senesi.
Arrival at Torrenieri Station and transfer by bus to San Quirico d’Orcia.
Here you can attend the Festa del Barbarossa: a festival in commemoration of the meeting between Emperor Friederik I, called the “Red Beard”, and Pope Adriano IV’s representatives, hold in San Quirico in 1155.
Two days of festivities, dinners in the four districts (Borgo, Canneti, Castello, Prato) of San Quirico.
On Sunday the tournament, archery and flags competition, at the Horti Leonini Gardens.
At 18:30 transfer by bus to Torrenieri.
At 18:45 Departure  by train to Asciano and Siena

Schedule
Times are approximate, because of the train’s vintage characteristics.
The programme could undergo slight modifications, which will be promptly communicated.
The schedule should be confirmed ahead of each trip.  

Fares
Adults: € 18,00
Children up to 10 years: free without a right to a seat, if accompanied by at least one paying adult. €. 9,00 with assigned seat.
Groups: one free fare for each 25 paying passengers.
Travel agencies: fares are confidential; to be quoted on request.

Reservation is required
Registration fee for each participant: € 3,00
Fares for the bus transfer: € 8,00 adults and children(up to 2 years)

Information and Bookings
Visione Del Mondo - Agenzia Viaggi
Via dei Termini, 83 - 53100 Siena
Tel.: +39 0577 48003 
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4th SEPTEMBER - CHIUSI
The Train in the Land of Etruscans

VINTAGE RAILCAR - Via Asciano A/R

08:25 Departure from Siena
09:10 Departure from Asciano Monte Oliveto Maggiore
10:40 Arrival at Chiusi Scalo

16:50 Departure from Chiusi Scalo
17:55 Arrival at Asciano Monte Oliveto Maggiore
18:40 Arrival in Siena

The train goes to Asciano, travelling across the Crete Senesi. Arrival at Asciano and connection to Chiusi.
10:40 arrival at Chiusi Scalo. Transfer to Chiusi center by bus. Here you can visit the museums and the town.
In the afternoon transfer to Chiusi Scalo, where you can attend the Ruzzi della Conca Festival. A festival including competitions, games events and shows.
16:50 departure to Asciano and then to Siena.
18:40 arrival in Siena

Schedule
Times are approximate, because of the train’s vintage characteristics.
The programme could undergo slight modifications, which will be promptly communicated.
The schedule should be confirmed ahead of each trip.

Fares
Adults: € 18,00
Children up to 10 years: free without a right to a seat, if accompanied by at least one paying adult. €. 9,00 with assigned seat.
Groups: one free fare for each 25 paying passengers.
Travel agencies: fares are confidential; to be quoted on request.

Reservation is required
Registration fee for each participant: € 3,00

Information and Bookings
Visione Del Mondo - Agenzia Viaggi
Via dei Termini, 83 - 53100  Siena
Tel.: +39 0577 48003 
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18th SEPTEMBER -  MURLO
Etruscan Blue, The Train in the Land of Etruscans

VINTAGE RAILCAR - Via Asciano  - Buonconvento

09:00 Departure from Siena
09:40 Arrival at Asciano
09:45 Departure from Asciano
10:55 Arrival at Monte Antico
11:05 Departure from Monte Antico
11:35 Arrival at Murlo Station (the train will go to Buonconvento)

16:30 transfer by bus from Murlo to Buonconvento Station
17:00 Departure from Buonconvento
17:35 Arrival in Siena 

The train, leaving Siena, will cross the Crete Senesi,  the Orcia Valley and will arrive at Monte Antico. Here you can attend the interesting maneuver of the old steam locomotive and take pictures. Form Monte Antico the train will reach Befa Station through the Ombrone valley. Transfer by bus form Befa Station to Murlo.

Murlo celebrates 50 years from the discovery of Poggio Civitate, the most extraordinary Etruscan architecture discovered (the excavations are still ongoing). For the second year, Bluetrusco is conceived and organized by the Municipality together with universities and institutions. It is a cultural event full of entertainment, tastes, experiences, in the castle that belonged to the bishops of Siena. This year the festival will also cooperate with Chiusi and Volterra. Blue lights, jazz and blues music in the name of the magical notes of the same color as mythical (are expected great artists), to honor the Etruscan passion for the sounds. And again, conferences, exhibitions, performances, installations, wine tastings and dinners in the style of the ancient symposium.
Info: www.bluetrusco.land.
At 16:30 bus transfer to Buonconvento Station
At 17:00 Departure by train from Buonconvento to Siena

Schedule
Times are approximate, because of the train’s vintage characteristics.
The programme could undergo slight modifications, which will be promptly communicated.
The schedule should be confirmed ahead of each trip.

Fares
Adults: € 18,00
Children up to 10 years: free without a right to a seat, if accompanied by at least one paying adult. €. 9,00 with assigned seat.
Groups: one free fare for each 25 paying passengers.
Travel agencies: fares are confidential; to be quoted on request.

Reservation is required
Registration fee for each participant: € 3,00
Fares for the bus transfer: € 8,00 adults and children(up to 2 years)

Information and Bookings
Visione Del Mondo - Agenzia Viaggi
Via dei Termini, 83 - 53100  Siena
Tel.: +39 0577 48003 
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Agenzia Viaggi
Visione Del Mondo di GJS Srl

Via dei Termini 83 - 53100  Siena 
Tel.: +39 0577 48003
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www.terresiena.it

Times are approximate, because of the train’s vintage characteristics.
The programme could undergo slight modifications, which will be promptly communicated.
The schedule should be confirmed ahead of each trip.

 

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