9 Best Things To Do In Siena, Italy, At Night

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Located in Tuscany, Siena is one of the most popular cities in Italy. Its historic center has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, and it is one of Italy’s most visited tourist destinations. Siena is known for its world-renowned art, medieval architecture, cuisine, and museums. When the sun goes down, Siena locals frequent the many coffeeshops and bars. The medieval city buzzes with energy both day and night! These are the best things to do in Siena, Italy, at night!

1. Drink wine at the Bar II Palio

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Posted by Bar Il Palio on Thursday, 27 April 2017

Bar II Palio is rumored to have the best coffee in Siena. They serve Italian coffee and alcoholic libations well into the evening, and its terrace is the perfect spot to enjoy the night air. Located in the popular Piazza del Campo, Bar II Palio is a nightlife spot for both tourists and locals alike! While it closes by 10 pm usually, it’s opened much later in the summertime. Don’t miss the chance to enjoy this Siena staple.

Bar II Palio

Address: Piazza del Campo 47, Siena, Italy

Website: Bar II Palio

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2. Enjoy a late night snack at the Pasticceria Nannini

The best place to grab a sweet treat in Siena is the Pasticceria Nannini. It’s open late into the night on most days of the week, and it houses some of the best gelato in Italy! This family owned pastry and coffee shop has been around for over 100 years, and it serves traditional Italian coffee and sweet treats daily. It can get busy during peak season, as this little shop has gained a reputation as a top destination for foodies. The locals recommend you enjoy an espresso with an almond cookie!

Pasticceria Nannini

Address: Localita Banchi di Sopra 24, 53100, Siena, Italy

Website: Pasticceria Nannini

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3. Step back in time at the Tea Room

When you step into the Tea Room in Siena, Italy, it’s like going back in time. Located in an intimate 15th-century cavern, complete with vaulted ceilings, a fireplace, and antique furniture, the Tea Room has been impressing guests for years. If you love tea, this is a must. With over 100 different tea selections, this is the perfect spot for those looking to try traditional Italian tea. There is also coffee and a full bar, so there’s something for every taste. The Tea Room is perfect for a relaxed, intimate evening in Siena.

Tea Room

Address: Via di Porta Giustizia 1, 53100, Siena, Italy

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4. See a show at Teatro dei Rinnovati

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The Teatro dei Rinnovati was built in the 14th-century to corporate the visit of King Charles V of Austria. The first structure was destroyed several times throughout its history and was redesigned by new artists. Today, Teatro dei Rinnovati has stood the test of time, featuring stunning, grand architecture and intricate interiors. The theater currently hosts performances and cultural events. This is the perfect place to enjoy an Italian opera or ballet performance during your stay in Siena.

Teatro dei Rinnovati

Address: Piazza Il Campo 1, Palazzo Pubblico, Cortile del Podestà, Italy

Website: Teatro dei Rinnovati (in Italian)

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5. Relax with a cappuccino at the Cartazucchero

Not everyone enjoys wild, crazy nightlife. Some of us prefer to curl up with a hot coffee and a good book. The Cartazucchero Library and Cafe is perfect for any book lovers looking to recharge after a long day exploring Siena. This quaint bookstore is quiet, comfortable, and inexpensive. Enjoy the company of a good book and a strong coffee at this local late-night library.


Address: Via Camollia 92-94, 53100, Siena, Italy

Website: Cartazucchero (in Italian)

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6. Try local flavors at the Soul Caffe

Posted by Soul Caffé on Wednesday, 29 March 2017

The Soul Caffe is centrally located near the Piazza di Campo, yet it doesn’t have any of the crowds. The Soul Caffe is a great place to grab a meal any time of day, but at night it serves house-made craft beer and fills with a lively local crowd. This is a must-stop before a night on the town! They even host live music on the weekends!

Soul Caffe

Address: Via di Pantaneto 58, 53100, Siena, Italy

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7. Listen to live music at UnTUBO

UnTUBO describes itself as a sacred place for wine, music, art, and enjoyment. This small wine bar hosts well-known jazz nights with live music and entertainment. UnTUBO is popular with students and young visitors looking to enjoy the variety of music well into the evening and early morning hours. UnTUBO has all the fun of a larger club without the crowds and stuffy atmosphere.


Address: Via Luparello 2, 53100 Siena, Italy

Website: UnTUBO (in Italian)

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8. Enjoy fine wine at Enteca Italiana

Posted by Enoteca Italiana Siena - Ente Mostra Vini on Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Enteca Italiana is a hidden gem in Siena. With a well-stocked wine cellar, this is the best place in Siena for wine lovers to find their new favorite glass. Enoteca has gained a reputation as one of the premier wine destinations in the city. They also offer cheese and meat plates to complement the wine, but this is not the place for a proper meal. All levels of wine lovers will appreciate this authentic, educational experience!

Enteca Italiana

Address: Piazza della Libertà 1, Siena, Italy

Facebook: Enteca Italiana

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9. Dance the night away at Al Cambio

Al Cambio is one of the best dance clubs in Siena! Al Cambio regularly hosts bands and great DJs to help kick off the party! Check the weekly schedule to see what events are happening during your visit to take in the most exciting late-night dance spot in Siena.

Al Cambio

Address: Via Pantaneto 48, Siena, Italy

Facebook: Al Cambio

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Make the most of your night in Siena!

Piazza del Campo (Siena) 2013
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user BjoernEisbaer used under CC BY-SA 3.0

Just because the sun goes down doesn’t mean the fun has to stop! Siena, Italy might not have as much nightlife as bigger cities like Rome, but there are plenty of exciting things to do after dark! From sipping the best Italian coffee to dancing all night, there is something for everyone to do in Siena at night!

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