Montepulciano and Surroundings

Montepulciano is situated in the south of the Sienese territory which includes the Val d’Orcia, Val di Chiana and Crete Senesi.

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So people who spend the night in Montepulciano can reach the must important artistic towns and places such as: Siena, Firenze, Cortona, Pienza, Montalcino, San Quirico d’Orcia, Orvieto and Trasimeno Lake, LIPU’s oasis of Montepulciano lake and some ancient Etruscan tombs in Chiusi in a few minutes.
From an artistic point of view, Montepulciano, called “The pearl of the Renaissance” for the works of the must important architects, painters and sculptors of XVIth Century, offers the possibility of immersing oneself in a rich and powerfull past.
Wonderful countryside surrounds Montepulciano with its hills, vineyards, lakes, olive groves, ancient farm houses and its old and pleasant villages. One of the most famous wines in the world rises from these vineyards, Vino Nobile of Montepulciano.

This wine, together with Brunello of Montalcino, Chianti of Siena and Florence, chianina beef, pecorino cheese of Pienza and olive oil promotes the gastronomic development of this territory.
Tourists can taste the typical dishes and famous red wine in the many restaurants and typical taverns situated in the old town of Montepulciano.
So we are waiting for you in Montepulciano, to discover once again old and lost tastes.