Category: Val d’Orcia

Rocca d'Orcia Piazza della Cisterna

Guide to visit Rocca d’Orcia, top things to do

Rocca d’Orcia and its impregnable fortress Rocca d’Orcia is a tiny hilltop medieval village, located only a kilometre away from Castiglione d’Orcia. This hamlet, dominated by the remainongs of the imposing Rocca a Tentennano,...

Castiglione and Rocca d'Orcia Rocca Aldobrandesca

Castiglione and Rocca d’Orcia

Castiglione and Rocca d’Orcia: the twin towers of the Val d’Orcia Castiglione d’Orcia rises at an altitude of 540 meters on a hill above the valley of the River Orcia. What to see in...

Abbazia di Sant'Antimo

The Abbey of Sant’Antimo near Siena

The Abbey of Sant’Antimo: from the legend to the gregorian chants The benedictine Abbey of Sant’Antimo is considered one of the most important romanesque monuments in Tuscany. The history of the abbey The origins...

The Castle of Radicofani

The village and the Castle of Radicofani

The Castle of Radicofani, the last stage in Tuscany of the via Francigena The small village of Radicofani is perched in a strategic position on the southern edge of the Val d’Orcia. The castle of...