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Pienza and Montepulciano Half-day Private Tour from Siena
"Rolling hills and green valleys characterize the Orcia Valley unique scenery of nature and picturesque villages since 2004 recognized World Heritage Site by UNESCO for the excellent state of preservation of the landscape.After a short stop in the village of Buonconvento on the way to the south we'll visit the Renaissance center of Pienza defined the 'ideal city' for the harmonious combination of its architectural treasures. Pienza is a real art jewel where you can walk among artisan laboratories and shops of local food products.The richness and variety of the landscape
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Brunello and Nobile Wine Lovers' Tour: Montalcino and Montepulciano
"We will reach Montalcino from Florence crossing the Tuscan countryside; after visiting the town of Montalcino we will reach a local farm for a private lunch with wine pairing of Brunello wines. Brunello is wine hunted by wine collectors from all over the world requires a minimum five years of aging to be classified as Brunello di Montalcino. After lunch we will head to Montepulciano the homeland of another great wine: the Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. The drive will cross the Val d’Orcia one of most enchanting Italian countryside scenery protected by Unesco as a World Heritage Site. Montepulciano has a long history dating back to the Etruscan times
From EUR572.00
 
"Private Tour: Florence to Siena
X Venice Carnival Luxury Experience 6 Days Hotel Included"Start by being picked up from your accommodation in Florence. An English speaking driver with a private minivan will be with you during the entire day although your driver is not allowed to walk with you around the small towns once you reach them (Italian law). Your driver will give you information on the places you're going to visit. Since this tour is private you can customize the itinerary.S Montalcino and the area called Val d’Orcia stopping in particular in Pienza or Montepulciano or both if time allows. Siena:The historic center of Siena has been declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site. Siena is famous for its cuisine art
From EUR118.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Montalcino

Steep streets

Montalcino like many of the other hill towns in Tuscany has streets that can be pretty steep. The main streets are fairly flat, but the intersecting streets can be steep, not to mention a little slick...
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Battistero di San Giovanni - Baptistry

The Battistero di San Giovanni is not a completely separate building as are those at Florence and Pisa, but located in a lower level of the cathedral - underneath the choir loft. Construction of the...
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Basilica di Santa Maria dei Servi

Santa Maria dei Servi is a 13th century basilica with an unfinished red brick façade. It was built by the Servite Order who arrived in Siena in 1250. Unfortunately, I was unable to visit the church...
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Piazza del Campo

This huge main square in the centre of Siena's is probably most famed for its Palio - a crazy horse race that is run twice a year and brings crowds of thousands A popular area for sitting and...
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Loggia della Mercanzia

Located on via di Città, the commercial heart of Siena in mediaeval times, la Loggia della Mercanzia was the merchants' entrepôt. It was built in the first half of the 15th century at a transition...
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Santuario di Santa Caterina

In the 13th century, the Pope moved his residence to Avignon, France. Catherine Benincasa of Siena (1347-80), a Dominican nun, persuaded Pope Gregory XI to move back to Rome. Catherine worked hard the...
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"Montalcino"
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Herkbert

"Brunello and much more.."
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rubbersoul75

"Montalcino - (constructing)"
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"Montalcino"
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JetlagCity

"Montalcino - Vineyards & Olive Groves"
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