Surroundings

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Surroundings

Siena


Already famous for the Palio race July 2 and August 16, its Duomo, Piazza del Campo unique in the world and the many alleys that run through the city –16 Km from Canto del Sole

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Montalcino


Famous for the production of Brunello, wine appreciated and known all over the mondo.L’abbazia Antimo dominates the valley of Castelnuovo Abbot, definitely worth visiting – 30 Km from Canto del Sole

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Buonconvento


It is the most important center of Val d’Arbia, in the name comes from “Bonus Conventus” that is, of people meeting in a friendly place. Very important in the Middle Ages for the position in Francigena is historically remembered because here died the emperor ‘Arrival XVII – 17 Km from Canto del Sole

Pienza


Pienza was built as a result of a decree issued by Pope Pius II (Enea Silvio de’ Piccolomini), after whom the city was named. Pius II wanted to construct a new city on the site of his birthplace, the village of Corsignano – 43 Km from Canto del Sole

San Gimignano


‘San Gimignano delle belle Torri’ is in Tuscany, 56 km south of Florence. It served as an important relay point for pilgrims travelling to or from Rome on the Via Francigena. The patrician families who controlled the town built around 72 tower-houses (some as high as 50 m) as symbols of their wealth and power – 53 Km from Canto del Sole

Monte Oliveto


The Abbey of Monte Oliveto Maggiore, on a hill covered with cypress trees, dominates the landscape of the Crete tormantate by steep ravines. You can visit the monastery and the beautiful cloister 25 Km from Canto del Sole

Bagno Vignoni


Since the times of the ancient Roman thermal baths of Bagno Vignoni represent an oasis of wellness in the heart of the Orcia Valley. A pearl to visit during your stay in Tuscany. 40 Km from Canto del Sole

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