Tagged: Historical towns

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,...

San Gimignano Piazza della Cisterna

5 hamlets to visit around Siena in Tuscany

5 hamlets to visit around Siena in Tuscany Tuscany is not only Florence, Siena, Pisa or… wine (admit it!) but also dozens and dozens of small hilltop hamlets located all around these main towns....

Things to do in Trequanda: visit the Chiesa dei Santi Pietro e Andrea

Things to do in Trequanda and around

Trequanda, a place where man lives in balance with nature Trequanda is a town in the province of Siena located in a hilly position between the val di Chiana and the Crete Senesi. Traditionally...

Things to do in Valdarno: visit Il Borro

10 places to visit in Valdarno Superiore

The Valdarno Superiore The Valdarno Superiore, the valley of Arno upstream of Florence, is an area located between the provinces of Florence and Arezzo, well bounded by the Pratomagno to the north-east and by...

What to do in Raggiolo: visit the hamlet and church of San Michele

What to do in Raggiolo, a hamlet in Casentino

Raggiolo, a small hamlet on the mountains of Pratomagno Raggiolo is a small hamlet on the mountains of the Pratomagno, nestled in the green forests of Casentino. Once municipality on its own, since 1873...

Things to do in Montevarchi: visit the Palonteological Museum

Visiting Montevarchi in province of Arezzo

Guide to visit Montevarchi Montevarchi is an important town ioof the Valdarno Superiore located in the valley bottom along the left bank of the Arno. The origin and development of this hamlet can be...

Things to do in Castelfranco di Sopra: visit the Torre di Arnolfo

Things to do in Castelfranco di Sopra in Tuscany

Castelfranco di Sopra, a florentine “terra nuova” and one of the most beautiful hamlets in Italy Castelfranco di Sopra is a beautiful hamlet in province of Arezzo located along the Strada dei Setteponti, about...