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Crete Senesi

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Siena, an architectural jewel and art is a town with attention to every detail. The surrounding area offers beautiful scenery between nature, archeology, tradition and gastronomy.



The territory of Siena is a tangle of green hills and Crete Senesi which are ancient farmhouses, cottages and farms. The clays are a rare example of singular, arid territory but at the same time fascinating, where the wind blows strong and the sun never stops beating.

The famous Via Francigena is still a path surrounded by nature and crowded with hikers in search of the most beautiful scenery to see. It joined from Canterbury to Rome, and it was imperative to Siena because in the middle ages passed underneath the Hospital of Santa Maria della Scala, milestone for all pilgrims.



The Sienese district with its soft hills, symbol of Tuscan, has often been used to shoot scenes of movies and commercials. The famous advertisement for "Mulino Bianco", historic brand of cookies has been resumed in the Sienese countryside, near the village of Chiusdino. But Siena and its surroundings are mostly a series of monuments, works, churches, parishes, castles who can't wait to be discovered. If we are staying in these areas, we absolutely cannot miss Monteriggioni with its imposing walls and Buonconvento, ancient medieval treasure.


Tradition and Typical products

Siena in a Word is up for grabs. This medieval heritage dates back to 1200 when you have news about a horse race in "Piazza del Campo", the city's main square which is sprinkled with Tuff. Its extraordinary shape shell hosts the Palio horse race each year in July the 2nd and August the 16th careers which attracting a wave of tourists. Siena in the kitchen is reminiscent of a luxurious East for use that is in her sweet spices such as cinnamon and gingerbread, filled with radman.


The Centre of Siena is the heart of these hills followed the tuscan provinces: Asciano, Buonconvento, Monteroni d'arbia, Murlo, Rapolano Terme, Chiusdino.


Typicality and traditions

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