The tour of the Val d’Orcia you will discover the Tuscany that you usually see in postcards. The road that takes you from Montepulciano to Pienza, and then in San Quirico which is one of the most beautiful roads in Italy. enchanted landscapes, roads maintained and surrounded by the most famous Valley of Italy, the Val D’Orcia.
The Val d’Orcia is a beautiful valley located in Tuscany, in Siena and partly in Grosseto, north and east of Mount Amiata. ‘crossed by the river Orcia, in the heart, from which it takes its name, and is characterized by fantastic scenic views and a number of medieval villages, two of them very well known as Pienza and Montalcino, Montepulciano not forgetting, Monticchiello, Bagno Vignoni .. Characteristic cypress trees, foods and wines Pici, Cinta Senese salami, Pecorino Pienza, the Brunello di Montalcino, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano and the new wine DOC Orcia.
Recommended stops, Pienza, San Quirico, Bagno Vignoni (where there are natural hot springs), Monticchiello.
The Sienese Crete are located in the south-east of the Siena area, and includes the towns of Asciano, Buonconvento, Monteroni d’Arbia, Rapolano Terme, San Giovanni d’Asso and Trequanda, all in the province of Siena.Il name “Crete Senesi” Its derived from clay, or clay in the soil, giving the landscape the characteristic bluish-grey color and appearance often described as “lunar landscape.” The clay is mixed with rock salt and gypsum, called mattaione, which represents the sediments of the Pliocene sea that covered the area between 2.5 and 4.5 million years ago.The landscapes are, very scenic and unique, it is characterized with gently rolling hills, enriched by lonely oak and cypress trees, with isolated farms on top of hills, stretches of forest in the valleys, the famous “fontoni” that collect rain water.
With the Tour of the Trasimeno and Cortona, you benefit from a varied landscape. From the streets lining the quaint Lake Trasimeno to the hilly roads that you will find in the path from Montepulciano and Cortona. Forbidden to skip a stop in Cortona and Castiglione del Lago, places not to miss in this particular tour.
The Cetona and Radicofani Tour as well include a truly beautiful landscape like that of the Val D’Orcia, the chance to visit the very beautiful towns and unique in their kind as Pienza, Radicofani and Cetona.
It ‘a fairly long tour, but if you are trained to drive … then it is your ideal tour!