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"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
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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
From EUR94.00
 
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

More Off The Beaten Path in Montepulciano

Visit quaint nearby towns

Travel to the nearby towns of San Quirico, Pienzaand Montalcino. All lovely in there own way.You can visit Montepulciano and the other three towns in one day. They are all small and very close to one...
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pigletsmom
Apr 04, 2011

Montalcino

Montalcino is a beautiful Tuscan hill town, which sits looking over the Orcia valley, 38km west of Montepulciano. It is famous for its wine - Brunello di Montalcino, which is one of the best (and most...
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sue_stone
Nov 06, 2006

Pienza

Located just 14 km from Montepulciano is the delightful town of Pienza, which is perched on a hill overlooking the rolling landscape of the Val d'Orcia. This tiny walled town is refreshingly not...
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sue_stone
Oct 03, 2006

Cypress lined road near La Foce

It is a few minutes later and the sun has already set. All I can see is the silhouettes of the cypress trees in the distance.The most chances to find these beautiful cypress roads are in central...
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sim1
Feb 03, 2005

Cypress lined road near La Foce

This is an image you will see everywhere in Tuscany on postcards: a beautiful winding road lined with cypress trees on either side. I think it looks beautiful so I set out to take a photo of a road...
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sim1
Feb 03, 2005

Church of San Biagio

Outside the walls of Montipulciano at the foot of the hill stands a remarkable church. It is built in the shape of a Greek cross and has a cupola.Coming from the direction of Pienza, you will have a...
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Helga67
Nov 21, 2004
 
 
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San Biagio

This is a wonderful church close to the city. To go there you have to pass by a street with cypress tree in boyh side .Absolutely to see!!!
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Poda
Sep 16, 2005

err.. my camera's fuel was running out...

...and so this is the only landscape I have from Montepulciano.Nice architecture to stay away from, anyway.
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shivan
Aug 26, 2003

Top Hotels in Montepulciano

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via Talosa 21, Montepulciano, Tuscany, 53045, Italy
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Via di Poggiano, 7, Montepulciano, Tuscany, 53045, Italy
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Via Ricci 25, Montepulciano, 53045, Italy
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Piazza Savonarola 18, Montepulciano, Tuscany, 53045, Italy
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Via dei Fiori 30, Sant'Albino, Montepulciano, Tuscany, 53045, Italy
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Via di Pescaia 5, Montepulciano, Tuscany, 53045, Italy
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Things to Do Near Montepulciano

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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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Pozzo di San Patrizio - St Patrick's Well

Nestled just below the Albonoz Fortress, the Posso de san Patrizio was an important piece of engineering to provide the Pope with additional safety during the Sack of Rome in the early 16th century....
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"Montepulciano"
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"Wonderful Montepulciano"
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"Montepulciano"
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