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  • Passeggiata guidata centro storico
  • Passeggiata guidata centro storico
Passeggiata guidata centro storico
Christmas Time: Guided tour in a magic Montepulciano
14,00 € per person

Take the chance of Christmas time to discover Montepulciano! Every Saturday and Sunday of December, including Wednesday 26th December, 5th and 6th January, at 11.30 am, you can enjoy a special guided walking tour through the streets of the historic center of Montepulciano. Starting from Piazza Grande, you will learn about the history of Montepulciano and its buildings, which make Montepulciano a timeless village. You will also discover the deep connection between the town and its Vino Nobile. A guide will take you through the streets of the historic center and into one underground cellar, between tunnels dug into the tufa and spectacular brick vaults. Here you will find the huge oak barrels, which inside the precious Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG and Rosso di Montepulciano DOC rests. Price: € 14.00 per person; children under 12 years old: free Point of meeting: Tourist office in Piazza Grande, 7. Info: booking@valdichianaliving.it -…

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Art and History
Montepulciano
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Sinalunga “The Village You Would Never Expect”
25,00 € per person

Tour of Sinalunga “The Village You Would Never Expect”: The old town center of Sinalunga will amaze you! Find out what is hidden behind each of the 3 doors that will open during the journey. Door No 1: “LARTH: The Etruscan Rooms of Sinalunga” keep an exhibition of finds recovered in the Etruscan necropolis of San Giustino in Sinalunga. Experience the thrill of finding yourself in front of an archaeological discovery, thanks to the installation of an Etruscan tomb, recreated as it was at the time of the discovery. Door No 2: The crenellated tower of the Praetorian Palace watches over the village since the Middle Ages. The Palace was the first seat of the Capitano del Popolo, then a prison and a court, and will reveal one of its ancient cells, used until 1923, and since then kept unaltered. An evocative experience, which will definitely give you strong emotions.…

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Art and History
Sinalunga
  • Perle del Rinascimento in Toscana
  • Perle del Rinascimento in Toscana
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Perle del Rinascimento in Toscana
Pearls of the Renaissance: Montepulciano and Pienza
99,00 € per person

Two villages, which are symbols of Tuscany, between Valdichiana and Val d’Orcia Two Renaissance jewels not to be missed during your trip to Tuscany. Along with a guide, you will visit the main sights of Montepulciano and Pienza. The tour begins in Montepulciano, in Piazza Grande, continues along the main street of the historic center, between the historic buildings and the artisan shops, and culminates at an underground cellar, where you can taste the Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG. After a photo stop at the Temple of San Biagio, it is time to head towards the hills of the Val d'Orcia to reach Pienza, both UNESCO heritage sites. You will walk along the lanes of the ideal Renaissance city, whose urban layout has been defined as an admirable example of architecture. In this village, you will end the tour tasting the local typical product par excellence: the Pecorino cheese from…

tours and activities
Art and History
Montepulciano
  • luoghi segreti di pienza val d'orcia
  • luoghi segreti di pienza val d'orcia
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luoghi segreti di pienza val d'orcia
Secret Pienza: Palazzo Piccolomini and the Hermitage
69,00 € per person

Beyond the normal itinerary, to discover the most secret sites of Pienza. Pienza is a Renaissance village kept in the hills of Val d'Orcia. In 1996 its historic center was named a UNESCO cultural heritage, as the first application of the Renaissance conception of urbanism, as well as an example of an "ideal city". The group of buildings around the central square turns out to be a masterpiece of human genius. However, should this beauty not be enough, discovering the most secret sites of Pienza will astonish you even more. Overlooking Piazza Pio II, Palazzo Piccolomini is one of the jewels of Pienza, with its panoramic garden and its rooms full of history and charm. The visit of the Hermitage, namely an ancient sacred place for meditation just outside the historic center, will give you strong emotions with its particular carvings in the sandstone. End the tour with a tasting…

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Art and History
Pienza
  • Artigiani Montepulciano ramaio
  • Artigiani Montepulciano ramaio
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Artigiani Montepulciano ramaio
Tour of Arts and Crafts Shops
49,00 € per person

Discovering the Tuscan craftsmanship, right at the workshops of the villages.  The history of the link between Tuscany and craftsmanship has ancient origins. In the past, the work of the craftsmen has supported the economy of local communities and has contributed to the notoriety of the territory outside its borders. Today, craftsmanship in Tuscany is still a value, as well as a very strong tradition handed down from generation to generation. On this tour, you will learn about one of the most authentic sides of the Tuscan territory, meeting the craftsmen at work in their small shops. You will discover the working techniques and the stories of the craftsmen in Valdichiana Senese, who will show you the creation of their products in copper, wood, precious metals, leather or ceramics. At the end of the tour, you will enjoy the food and wine excellences, produced by the local artisans of flavor.…

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Art and History
Montepulciano
  • Tomba quadriga infernale
  • Tomba quadriga infernale
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Tomba quadriga infernale
Tour of Etruscan Wonders
119,00 € per person

A charming journey into the Etruscan age A journey into the history of the people who inhabited Tuscany and central Italy from the 7th century B.C. onwards. This interesting cultural tour will surprise you at every stage, giving you strong emotions. You will observe ancient finds related to the daily life of the Etruscan civilization in the Archaeological Museum of Chianciano, which houses the largest collection in the world of Etruscan Canopic jars. You will visit the Archaeological Civic Museum of Sarteano, which displays the treasures found in the nearby necropolis, and a perfect scale-of-1.1 reconstruction of the Tomba della Quadriga Infernale [Tomb of the Infernal Chariot]. Only on Saturdays, as an alternative to the visit of the Civic Museum of Sarteano, you can visit the real Tomba della Quadriga Infernale in Sarteano in the locality of Pianacce, dating back to the 4th century B.C., whose colors are incredibly well…

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Art and History
Chianciano Terme
  • Borgi più belli d'Italia in Toscana
  • Borgi più belli d'Italia in Toscana
Borgi più belli d'Italia in Toscana
Two of the Most Beautiful Italian Villages
129,00 € per person

Excperience the beauty of two ancient villages and taste their typical produce. Cetona and San Casciano dei Bagni: two villages belonging to the circuit of the "most beautiful villages in Italy". The reason for such definition will be immediately clear as soon as you will see them from afar. The first stop on the tour is Cetona, recognizable by its ancient fortress, built during the Middle Ages. After crossing Piazza Garibaldi up to the circular tower, you will walk down the alleys that lead to Piazza della Collegiata, where is a well with a cistern and, besides, a spectacular panoramic view. You will visit a historic artisan shop and taste the excellence typical produce of Cetona: extra virgin olive oil. The second stop is San Casciano dei Bagni, the last Tuscan bulwark before entering Lazio. The tower of the castle, which dominates the old town from above, gives the village…

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Art and History
San Casciano dei Bagni