Siena is surrounded by wonderful villages and natural landscapes which will immerse you into medieval history and traditions. You can discover and taste the food and wine excellences of our area such as Pecorino di Pienza, Cinta Senese, Brunello di Montalcino, Nobile di Montepulciano.
Abbazia di San Galgano
Colle Val d'Elsa
20 Km from Siena
Hundreds of pilgrims since the Middle Ages walked the via francigena passing through this small village surrounded by centenary walls, where you can immerse yourself in a magical atmosphere that will transport you back in time.
43 km from Siena
Halfway between Florence and Siena it can be seen, almost like a mirage, from a distance. Famous for its towers, today 15 (but in its maximum splendor there were 72!), San Gimignano hosts treasures such as the frescoes of the Duomo, the Church of Sant'Agostino and the masterpieces of the Civic Museum.
33 Km from Siena
It is simply breathtaking! It is an ancient Cistercian abbey with a Latin cross plan with three naves, 72 meters long and 21 meters wide, with the walls intact but with no roof. A few steps away, on the Montesiepi hill, there is the sword in the rock stuck by San Galgano Guidotti.
Colle Val d'Elsa
27 km from Siena
Often ignored perhaps, it hides some corners not to be missed. Birthplace of the famous architect Arnolfo di Cambio, passing the Ponte del Campana you will immerse yourself in the heart of this ancient village with the Palazzo del Capitano, Palazzo Buonaccorsi and Palazzo Giusti.
52 Km from Siena
Its main square is ... a pool of warm thermal water around which the village has developed.
42 km from Siena
Famous for its wines, the city is surrounded by its 13th century walls. It is possible to visit the Fortress. Walking through the streets and alleys you can admire the Palazzo Comunale, the Church of Sant'Agostino and the Palazzo Vescovile, whose museum hosts important Sienese works of art from the XII to the XIX century. A few kilometers from Montalcino there is the Abbey of Sant'Antimo, built in 781 AC by will of Charlemagne.
65 Km from Siena
Walking through its streets you will travel back in time between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance (or even into one of the various films/dramas this town has hosted, such as "A Midsummer Night's Dream", "New Moon" or the more recent "The Medici"). The heart of the village is Piazza Grande, overlooked by the Palazzo Comunale, Palazzo Contucci and Palazzo del Capitano del Popolo. In the Cathedral there are important works by Taddeo di Bartolo and Sano di Pietro.
55 km from Siena
Ordered by Pope Pius II and commission to Matteo Gambardelli known il Rossellino, the project of an ideal Renaissance city, represented by Piazza Pio II with its trapezoidal shape and the fishbone pavement, it is Unesco site since 1996.