Siena is placed on one of the most important roads of Middle Ages: the Via Francigena. The Via Francigena was one of the three most importante pilgrimages and was linking Caterbury to Rome. In Rome a pilgrim could continue his trip to Jerusalem. But how the pilgrims were travelling? Which kind of assistance and hepl could they recieve during their jureny (that could last years)? Which role the Templars were palying? This guide tour will answer to your questions. We will walk on the part of the Via Francigena that passes in the city centre and we will discover the impressive complex of the Old Hospital os Santa Maria della Scala, a city inside the city. The Hospital was one of the first institution opened in Europe in order to give assistance to the pilgrims. Again, inside the Hospital we will under stand the power of beauty, used to heal body and soul.