Beneath the Siena Cathedral: "Paths of Light"

An immersive experience of the history, traditions, and beauty of Siena with 3D video-mapping and multilingual audio.


With ‘Paths of Light’ - a tour under Siena Cathedral - you’ll discover the architecture of the Oratorio dei SS. Giovannino e Gennaro.

After a guided walk through the tunnels connecting the Baptistry with the Oratory, you’ll be taken into the 17th century body of the oratory, where you’ll experience an immersive 3D video-mapping performance illustrating the history of Siena and its people.


Availability: every day from June 22 to October 31, 2017, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm and from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Maximum 30 persons may enter at a time, every 30 minutes.

Reservations must be made at least 2 days in advance.


Cancellations and changes: 

  • Changing a confirmed visit: you can change the date and time of a confirmed visit, paying a new service fee, and subject to museum availability.
  • Cancellation of confirmed visit: if you cancel a confirmed visit, the cost of unused ticket(s) will be refunded minus the service fee.
  • No-shows: cost of unused ticket(s) will be refunded minus the service fee, upon request.


Before You Book

PLEASE NOTE: Immediately after submitting an order, you will receive two emails. The first email contains your order summary (this one you receive immediately after placing your order), the second email confirms your successful payment (one business day after placing the order). In order to receive these two emails, please make sure that you enter your email address correctly and check that antispam or antivirus filters do not block emails from our [email protected] address. Users of AOL, Comcast and need to pay special attention to this, please. Vouchers will also be available, one business day after the request, at your dashboard.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The time you select on the order form is your preferred time. The closest available time, which can be anytime during opening hours on the selected date, will be automatically confirmed if your preferred time is no longer available.

Beneath the Siena Cathedral: ‘Paths of Light’ | Weekend in Italy

From the Middle Ages to the present day, the video-mapping experience traces the "leitmotif" of the performance - The Hope for a Rebirth through Wisdom inspiring Justice and leading to Harmony. Everyday life and the craftsmen's workshops of yesterday and today are revealed through the voices of the people themselves, accompanied by music and bell-ringing.


Cancellation Policy

Once a confirmation code has been assigned to your reservation, we can refund the cost of unused tickets, also for no-shows, minus a service fee (reservation fee and online booking fee).

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