Follow the 4 giorni on TV or radio?

Siena has two regional TV channels. In addition to Canale 3, there is also SienaTV. The latter has announced its programming for the days of the Palio. Through #passionepalio they bring all the emotions of the Piazza to your home.

From June 27 to Sunday July 3, SienaTV will start with an adapted programming around the Palio. As in previous years, they will focus on many live broadcasts, support programs with analyzes and some established formats dedicated to the Palio.

You can follow them via digital TV in the Siena region (Digitale terrestre canale 91), radio (Radio Siena 92.2 and 93.7 fm) and for everyone who is not in Siena via the website ( and its social channels.

The live reporting starts with the broadcast of the performance of the drappellone on June 26 at 7:00 PM and Prove regolamentate on June 27 and 28, each time from 6:30 am.

Every morning from 7:15 am we are welcomed with “Buongiorno Palio” where people survey the local press and make live connections to the Piazza. Viola Carignani will start live from 10:00 am from the Piazza together with Alessandro Pagliai with various guests from Siena and the Palio.

On June 29, in addition to registering the horses, they also send out the batterie and the assegnazione. “Processo alla Prova” will follow at 1:00 PM, led by Matteo Borsi and Veronica Costa. Here you will be able to follow live which fantino goes to which contrada. “Processo alla Prova” will also be broadcast on June 30 and July 1 and 2 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM. Those days one looks back and forward to the proof. New is “Messi alla Prova” with Matteo Borsi who analyzes the ridden proof every evening (8:00 PM).

On July 2, in addition to the usual formats, from 5 p.m. there will be a live broadcast of the Corteo Storico, led by Massimo Biliorsi, Claudio Giomini, Susanna Pioli and Daniele Magrini. The Palio broadcast will then follow, but you will only be able to see it on La7 (more later). “Processo al Palio” will follow from 11 p.m., full of comments, interviews and analyzes about the race that has just been completed.

In addition to these live broadcasts, there are also formats that run throughout the day: “I Correttori”, “Unti dal Signore” and “Rinascere a Siena” are by Massimo Billiorsi and Maura Martellucci. In “Per Forza e per Sapore” Luciano Sardone delves into the kitchens of the contrade. Daniele Magrini made “Memorie di Contrada”. Of course, “Le Stagioni del Palio” by Massimo Billiorsi will also be back.

In the evening between 10 and 24 pm there is “Piazza con Vista” with Simona Sassetti and Valentina Tomei. Here they receive guests, music and recreate the atmosphere in the city.

All the batterie of the tratta, prove and Palio are of course also broadcast with commentary by Claudio Giomini and Susanna Pioli.

On July 3, in addition to the Palio repeats, the following programs are available: “Buongiorno Palio – il giorno dopo”, presented at 7:30 am by Alessandro Pagliai and from 1:00 pm “Palio, il giorno dopo”, with Veronica Costa, Viola Carignani and Alessandro Pagliai.

All this will be visible via the livestream on the website:

Canale 3 also broadcasts everything (tratta, prove, Palio) under the established name “96 ore di Palio”. In the afternoon there is always the program with the ex-fantini who shed light on everything that is going on. Unfortunately, Canale 3 did not share any programming (yet). Canale 3 can be seen via the website:

The online news site Gazzetta di Siena also did not share any programming yet, but they broadcast the performance of the Palio, Prove di Notte, Tratta and prove. They also have some programs where they discuss the events. This can be followed via their website, youtube-channel en facebookpage.

Update 27/6: the programming of Gazzetta di Siena