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Montalcino

tha land of Brunello

Montalcino is the home of one of the most famous Tuscan wines, Brunello di Montalcino. This wine has been decorated with the highest award DOCG designation of controlled and guaranteed "since July 1980. Brunello is a wine that is made with the sangiovese grape, a grape classical Italy. There are three types of brunello wines: Rosso di Montalcino, Brunello di Montalcino and Brunello di Montalcino Riserva.

Montalcino is also rich in history, with its medieval unchanged where you can admire the Abbey of St, Castle Arigato, Castello Poggio alle Mura, the Fortress and the Hermitage of the Holy Church returned. Culture and art are in museums Together, the Civic Museum and the Diocesan Museum, which houses many paintings of the Sienese school of the twelfth and fourteenth centuries. Further to this, tourists can participate in traditional events that bring together historical traditions, such as the opening of hunting tournament, as the surrounding countryside rich in game, festivals and spectacular events with parades, costumes and food festivals.



Accommodations in this area:

La Scala 1572 - San Quirico d'Orcia