Ashort way from Porta St. Agata, the main gate to the medieval village of Monticchiello, Guido is glad to welcome you in her three Rooms and two Dependance recently refurbished, that belong to an old farmhouse, dating back to the late ’500, overlooking Valdorcia and placed at the foot of the village, with a view of the ancient towers and of the ramparts.
The BB is very attentive to details and offers all the amenities (wifi, fridge, kitchen, etc. ..) in total relaxation. We will prepare for you delicious and genuine breakfasts.
The house offers a large well-tended garden where the guests can relax and enjoy the wonderful view. A private car park is also available.
From Monticchiello you can easily reach Valdorcia and progress up to Mount Amiata and the Rocca Aldobrandesca in Castiglion d’Orcia. Besides relaxing, in the tranquility of small restaurants of the village you can find the best typical products of the valley (olive-oil, cheeses and wines). In summer you can see the plays of “Teatro Povero”, which are world-famous for being written and performed by Monticchiello habitants.
Pienza, the Renaissance town that pope Pious II wanted to rebuild, is also very close. The thermal baths of Bagno Vignoni are another fascinating visit. The nearby town of Montalcino is paticularly well-known for its wine, the “Brunello”. San Quirico is worth a visit for its Collegiata Church. The woods of Amiata. Montepulciano, “pearl” of Cinquecento is famous for its “Nobile” wine and recently has been chosen as a natural “film set” for the second chapter of Twilight Saga, New Moon. Chiusi, with its National Etruscan Museum offers a different point of view.