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Accommodation near San Galgano – Chiusdino

Accommodation near San Galgano – Chiusdino

Podere I Monti agriturismo can be your accommodation near San Galgano, in our holiday apartments or in the suite located between Florence, Siena and the Thyrrenian coast. San Galgano is between the most famous Abbeys in Italy, now in ruins, and one of the most visited medieval monuments in Tuscany. Accommodation near San Galgano at Podere I Monti Agriturismo We are ready to welcome you and your guests for your holidays in Tuscany near San Galgano: we will show you the surroundings and help you out planning your trips in the Maremma along with having you as guests in one of  our Tuscany farm house apartments. Where is San Galgano The Abbey of San Galgano, with the Montesiepi hermitage, rise in the valley of the river Merse, between the medieval villages of Chiusdino and Monticiano, in the province of Siena. The site is easily reachable from our Farm Holidays Podere I Monti Agriturismo, only 8 km away form the ruins of San Galgano, on the road leading to the Gulf of Follonica and the Etruscan Coast. The original nucleus of the monastic Cistercian complex of San Galgano (Sir Galgano Guidotti 1148-1181) is constituted by the hermitage of Montesiepi, built in Roman style as mausoleum of the Saint between the 1182 and the 1185 and the Abbey, built in 1218 by the Cistercian monks in the valley below, one of the best examples of Italian gothic architectures of the beginning of middle age. Who was San Galgano The sword in the rock, that can be seen at the Rotonda at Montesiepi, has attracted many tourists over the decades and the area...
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,...