Category: Val d’Elsa

Walls of the Fortress of Poggio Imperiale in Poggibonsi

What to do in Poggibonsi and around

Poggibonsi, a turbulent history and a big unfinished fortress Poggibonsi is a town of the Val d’Elsa located in an area inhabited since ancient times. Lying on the border between the territories of Florence...

Porta Olla in Radicondoli

Things to do in Radicondoli in the province of Siena

Radicondoli, a medieval village of the colline metallifere Radicondoli is a characteristic village located about 40 kilometres west to Siena in an area between the Val d’Elsa and the colline metallifere (the “Metal-bearing Hills”)....

What to see in San Miniato - Panoramic View

Guide to San Miniato in the province of Pisa

San Miniato is just south of the Arno in a historically important position a halfway between Florence and Pisa on the via Francigena. The old town has retained a characteristic tentacular plant, subdivided into...

Casole d'Elsa near Siena

Visit Casole d’Elsa near Siena

Casole d’Elsa is a small village located on a hill in the val d’Elsa near Siena. The town is documented in the 11th century as a castle belonging to the bishop of Volterra, two...

Visit Monteriggioni

Visit Monteriggioni near Siena

Monteriggioni, a small medieval town famous for its walls però che, come in su la cerchia tonda Monteriggion di torri si corona, così la proda che ‘l pozzo circonda torregiavan di mezza la persona...