Siena & Central Tuscany
Beautiful views and mediaeval architecture define Central Tuscany's charm. The city of Siena offers a unique atmosphere. The towers of San Gimignano stand spectacularly in the gentle landscape.
Its mediaeval skyline makes San Gimignano one of the most visited towns in Tuscany. more
The district of Montalcino in the south of the Chianti is today always named in the same breath as the famous Brunello wine. However, there is more to the beautiful town, where the mediaeval centre has been skillfully restored. more
The mediaeval fortress of the magical town Monteriggioni can be seen from far away. Numerous defense towers stand side by side along the massive circular wall, giving it the impression of a crown. more
The beautiful small town of Barberino Val d'Elsa lies in the northwestern area of the Chianti, surrounded by stone fortress walls. Its mediaeval centre was built around a strategically located castle. more
The quiet mediaeval town of Certaldo became famous through the poet Boccaccio. The Cartaldo Castello is connected to the modern lower town by a rack railway. more
The legendary Volterra lies surrounded by large walls on a mountainside. Neither wind nor time seems to have had an effect on the Etruscan city of alabaster. more
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