Category: 6. Territory and Nature

Pigelletto Nature Reserve

The area is dominated by Poggio Pampagliano (969 m.), Which with Poggio La Roccaccia and Poggio Roccone, slightly lower, forms a curved ridge to the northeast, which is the boundary between the basin of...

Peschiera Park

The springs of the river Fiora fed, before they were destined to a network of aqueducts direct to the whole of southern Tuscany, a peschiera inserted in a highly suggestive tree-lined park, which completed...

Horti Leonini

The Horti leonii are a public garden located in the ancient bastions of San Quirico d’orcia (province of Siena). Sprung around the 1581 on a land that Francis de ‘ Medici had donated to...

Ripa d’Orcia nature Reserve

The River Orcia borders the southern boundary of the reserve, which extends on the reliefs in the right-hand side. The territory is dominated by the presence of hilly hills and the fluvial engraving of...

Bagni San Filippo

Fosso Bianco The area is reachable by a road above the village. The first pools and the first limestone formations are quite close while to see the famous waterfall and swim in the white...

San Casciano Lake

The Lake of San Casciano is an artificial lakeside basin on the border between Tuscany and Lazio, and is also not far from Umbria. Located at the south-eastern limits of the province of Siena,...

Cetona Mountain

Mount Cetona rises at the southeastern end of the province of Siena, closing to the east the Val d’orcia separating from the Val di Chiana. It concerns the towns of Cetona, San Casciano dei...

The oak of the Checche

It is a monumental tree located in Val d’orcia, Localit√† le Queers, in the town of Pienza in the province of Siena. It is a specimen of oak (Quercus petraea). The queer, or Carter,...

Natural Park of the Mills

Situated in Bagno Vignoni, one of the main poles Millers in the territory of Siena in San Quirico d’Orcia. It was defined in 1997, after the mill system was abandoned in the years ‘...