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Discovering Montepulciano in Tuscany, expression of beauty

A village, to visit all in one breath in a weekend

Montepulciano is a Tuscan village Renaissance located in Valdichiana, in the province of Siena. Lovers of history, of little places that overlook the Tuscan countryside and maintain the charm of their origins, they cannot do without visiting the country.

To enjoy the preciousness that preserves, you should divide the walk and a visit to the main points of interest in the two days of the weekend.

 

The charm of the Renaissance sources hidden in the streets of the town

Montepulciano was built by famous people who have given him the charm that still retains through its historic and narrow streets. Michelozzo, Baldassarre Peruzzi and Vignola, or Poliziano who was born in the middle ages giving rise to the name of the place: Mons Politianus.

The first day can be chosen to wander through Renaissance streets that intersect with the heart of the village.

The village centre is reached through Porta al Prato, the 12th-century construction and allows you to continue to the via di Gracciano nel Corso, lined with historic buildings such as Palazzo Avignonesi, Tarugi and Bucelli.

 

Village of wineries, taste the wine nobile di Montepulciano

The day continues with a visit to the traditional wineries. For the whole country are in fact spread features wine shops that give the opportunity to taste the excellence of the territory: the vino nobile di Montepulciano.

Inside you get a chance to get lost among the many tours that allow not only to try the best vintages, but also to taste the typical products of Tuscany.

Alternatively, the many restaurants of Montepulciano offer more abundant. The pici with sausage seasoning and truffle shavings. A first course to taste together the different cut of beef accompanied by thin slices of lard or from a special red wine sauce.

The best way to continue the day you will find many views to see the huge Tuscan landscape. A postcard only, that alone is worth the visit to the country.

How to end your visit to the country

Every road leads to the main square of Montepulciano: Piazza Grande. Here, we reveal the Noble Palazzo Tarugi, pozzo dei Grifi e Dei Leoni or well of Piazza Grande, the Duomo of Montepulciano and the fifteenth-century Palazzo del Capitano del Popolo, Palazzo della Signoria in Florence and the Duomo of Montepulciano . A moment to stop and take a break to visit the main attractions of the country.

 

 

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