Montalcino, the hilltown itself, is pretty, but this is not where you will find Montalcino wine. To do that, you must going around the surrounding area where dozens of family-run wineries are. When we walked through the town, the only place of interest that was open and not under scaffolding was the fortress. Not only that, most shops were closed ...
Cities near Montalcino for Luxury Travelers
- 1Italy31 reviews
This lovely little town is perched on a hillside and surrounded by rolling hills and vineyards. Lovely but explore the nearby rural areas as well. Nothing like a good glass of Montepulciano and a bite of Pecorino.
- 2Italy4 reviews
Tucked away among the rolling Tuscan landscape south of Siena in the heart of the Val d’Orcia is what I consider to be one of the most beautiful Medieval Villages of all Tuscany. Largely overlooked by tourists, which is a good thing, Monticchiello has managed to retain both its physical and cultural history. Perched high on a hill overlooking the ...
- 3Italy113 reviews
If you're in Tuscany definitely visit Siena. The Duomo is one of the most impressive in Italy and it's only half built. The main piazza is concave to allow for the famous Palio (horse race) once a year. And the city center is pedestrian only, allowing for unmolested strolling and shopping.
- 4Italy12 reviews
Love little hillside town. A bit touristy but has fantastic views, lovely architecture and great cheese shops.
- 5Italy2 reviews
Just a few km away from A1 highway, exit Val di Chiana. In Rapolano Terme, a very little village in Toscany but closed to Umbria, there are enjoyable baths. Antica Querciolaia offers 3 outdoor pools at different temperatures and 2 indoor pools. It’s very relaxing and its sulphureous waters regenerats you, even though the smell isn’t so pleasant, but you ...
- 6Italy1 review
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- 10Italy2 reviews
Cute little hillside town with nice views of Montepulciano. La Chiasu makes for a nice base for exploration and has a great restaurant.
- 12Italy1 review
- 14Italy3 reviews
Medieval walled village with unique elliptical plan. For details, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucignano
- 15Italy3 reviews