Siena
Montalcino
Interesting
Montalcino The Essential
Interesting
Situated approximately 40km south of Siena, this medieval town is dominated by its impressive fortress (rocca) which overlooks the surrounding plain. Montalcino is known throughout Italy for its excellent red wine, Brunello, one of Tuscany's best appellations, and the town offers plenty of opportunities for wine tasting. It's also worth taking time to explore the picturesque narrow streets of the town.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Montalcino
Sant'Antimo Abbey
Sant'Antimo Abbey
The Cistercian abbey of Sant'Antimo lies
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Fortress
Fortress
Standing at the entrance to the town,
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Town Hall
Town Hall
The Town Hall, which stands on the aptly
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Civic and Diocesan Museum
Civic and Diocesan Museum
The museum contains not only a number of
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Church of Sant'Agostino
Church of Sant'Agostino
The façade of this 14C Romanesque-Gothic
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Church of Sant'Egidio
Church of Sant'Egidio
The interior features an original,
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