If you want to spend a few hours
or a day in the cool air of the woods, then you should
definitely make a trip to the Monte Amiata. Enjoy
your walk in the shade of the woods; admire the beautiful
sight from this 1738 m high mountain.
S. Fiora was the most important towns of the Aldobrandeschi,
afterwards in 1439 it passed to the hands of Senese
people (the Sforza family) and returned property of
Florence in 1633. For visiting the garden Peschiera
di Santa Fiora contact the 0564 977571. Market the
1° and the 3° Thursday of the month.
Montenero and Montegiovi: facing
to the Val d’Orcia. Here you
see the landscape changing from the green Amiata zone
into the clays of Siena.
Who likes art goes to Seggiano where you have the
Garden of Daniel Spoerri: sculptures in a 15 Ha domain.
tel. 0564 950457.
Castell’ Azzara: The oldest
built over area. The Etruscan people from Sovana came
over here to extract the cinnabar of the mines. In
the Middle Ages it was part of Florence posses. Vitozza
is an old fortress of the 12° century inhabited
until the 18th century. A real fortified village;
inside the walls you have the castle, a church and
a lot of typical houses excavated in the stone.
For visiting the natural Monte Penna Park on the Civitella
hill (1107 m.) contact 0564 951032.
Triana, Castle and village dated 1388 constructed
by the Aldobrandeschi became Senese posses of the