Struttura familiare stagionale nel Chianti Classico senese

The surroundings

San Gimignano

San Gimignano, the city of towers, in the Val d'Elsa, thanks to its medieval architecture has become a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and, to the delight of the palate, land of the production of the typical white wine (DOCG) Vernaccia.


Monteriggioni, in the Montagnola, mentioned by Dante Alighieri (Hell Canto XXXI verses 40-45), is a small fortified town surrounded by elliptical walls with 11 towers, that hosts the medieval festival (July) "Monteriggioni crowns itself with towers."

Colle di Val d'Elsa

Colle di Val d'Elsa, located on the "Francigena" route, with Etruscan archaeological sites, three museums, including one of the crystal, many historic buildings both civil and religious, churches of great historical and artistic value and the River Park Upper Elsa Valley.


The town of Buonconvento, crossed by the "Via Francigena", with its walls recently restored, has joined the club "The Most Beautiful Villages of Italy".


The town of Asciano located in the center of the "Crete Senesi", includes the Abbey of Monte Oliveto Maggiore founded by Bernardo Tolomei (14th cent.) with frescoes by Sodoma and Luca Signorelli. Inside the town the gothic church of San Bernardino accommodates the Etruscan museum.

Rapolano Terme

The town of Rapolano Terme, in addition to being surrounded by fortifications (Modanella, Poggio Santa Cecilia) and significant fractions as Armaiolo, hosts two major spas where you can relax and tone the body (Terme di San Giovanni and Spa Complex Antica Querciolaia).


Montalcino, whose territory produces the famous red wine (DOCG) Brunello boasts the beautiful Abbey of St. Antimo at Castelnuovo dell'Abate.

San Quirico

In San Quirico, stage of the "Via Francigena", you will find the Collegiate Church with exceptional inlays in the choir by Antonio Barili (1453-1516) and Horti Leonini made ​​at the end of 1500, classical Italian garden.


Montepulciano has Etruscan origins, is surrounded by three rows of walls (sec. XIV), is rich in monuments and churches, in August hosts the challenge "Il Bravio delle Botti". Its agricultural land is specialized in the production of red wine (DOC) Nobile di Montepulciano.


Pienza, in the Val d'Orcia, is the birthplace of Pope Pius II (Enea Silvio Piccolomini), who in 1400 commissioned the architect Bernardo Rossellino to build the town above the old village (Renaissance architecture). The town is since 1996 the natural, artistic and cultural heritage of the UNESCO. In its territory, is produced the typical cheese (DOP) Pecorino di Pienza.