Discover the Tuscan Mining Geopark of Unesco

Discover the Tuscan Mining Geopark of Unesco

Podere I Monti Agriturismo is located inside the Tuscan Mining Geopark of Unesco. Guests have many opportunity to visit the area: Biancane’s Park only about 40 minute to drive from Podere I Monti Agriturismo. From the Bowels of the Earth to the sky. Biancane’s park is an extraordinary area, where you will be fascinated by the geothermal surface manifestations. Sulphurous vapours, coming from the bowels of the earth, dominate this mysterious panorama, together with geothermal wells and green power stations, and modified the area’s original environment, making it unique for its geological and climatic features. More info: info@coopcollinemetallifere.it Massa Marittima and the Accesa Lake About 20 minute to drive from Podere I Monti Agriturismo. The tour starts in the upper town, where you will visit either the Sacred Art Museum (once the Friary of San Pietro all’Orto, where works of art by Ambrogio Lorenzetti, Giovanni and Andrea Pisano, Sassetta are exhibited), or the Torre del Candeliere (the medieval tower, from whose top you will admire the city view and the breathtaking landscape). Afterwards, you will go down to the main square, where you will see the most important buildings of the town, and, among them, Saint Cerbone Cathedral. The  Accesa  Lake is a small karst lake, 45 meters deep. It has been awarded for its crystal clear water. By the lakeside, a typically lake vegetation grows: reeds, sedges, rushes, poplars and eucalyptuses. But nature is not the only attraction of the lake: archaeological excavations dug up the remains of an Etruscan village (IX – VI century b.C.). Here, the Etruscans used to mine silver minerals, lead and ferrous minerals....
Hotspring of Petriolo, Val di Merse, Siena

Hotspring of Petriolo, Val di Merse, Siena

The Hotsprings of Petriolo are located in the Natural Reserve Bassa Val di Merse in the province of Siena, between woods and hills in a well-conserved natural environment. In the past, the hotsprings of Petriolo were visited by important members of the Medici family and other members of state and the church. Remains have also been discovered dating back to Roman and Etruscan times both in the direction of Siena and Grosseto. The old spa has been recently renovated into a modern and comfortable spa, equipped with sophisticated equipment for respiratory care, gross motor system and skin care. The thermal pools fed by water at +43 ° C represent the ideal place to regenerate, immersed in a setting of woods and hills, ideal for total relaxation. For guests of I Monti Agriturismo, discounts on hotspring packages! I Monti agriturismo is located about 45 minutes drive from the spa Petriolo ideal for a relaxing...
Siena, the City of the Palio

Siena, the City of the Palio

The city of Siena is one of the most beautiful cities of Tuscany with the highest quality of life, culture and research known throughout the world. Even today you can see many monuments and historical sites. Siena is famous not only for the Palio of Siena but also for the desserts and sweets: ricciarelli, panforte and gingerbread made from old recipes and scents of spices that take you back in time. Siena is one of the most visited and well-known Tuscan cities in the world, situated in the heart of Tuscany, only 40 Km from Podere I Monti Agriturismo,...
Maremma, Tuscany, Agriturismo

Maremma, Tuscany, Agriturismo

The Maremma is a favorite destination for Italian and International tourists as it offers pristine nature, treasure collections of art, cultural activities and is rich in tradition. Traveling through the Maremma, Tuscany on trekking routes or by bicycle or car, you can discover not only medieval villages but also the wonderful natural panorama. Directly from I Monti Farmhouse you can easily access some of the numerous hiking trails. In Maremma, serenity and tranquility will accompany you on your slow journey of discovery of Tuscan life with the natural rhythms of the countryside and the Agriturismo. Slow life The food in Maremma is still made with traditional recipes, using authentic flavors of long ago, enhanced by fine wines and the prestigious Tuscan extra virgin olive oil which is also produced from the Agriturismo I Monti. The Maremma coastline is crystal clear and the pine woods are definitely among the most important of the Tuscan coast. It’s about 160 km of coastline, considered among the 10 cleanest seas in Italy and is easily reachable from I Monti which is located about 40 km from the coast. The area of Tuscany is rich in nature reserves, wildlife sanctuaries and nature parks where you can see all the nuances of the Mediterranean vegetation as well as wildlife that freely populates the area. From Agriturismo I Monti you can quickly reach the departure point for trips within these reserves and parks. The cultural heritage of Tuscany is unique and has ancient roots. In the province of Grosseto there are many sites of archaeological interest, artistic monuments and there is no town or village that...