This site has importance both from a cultural and historical perspective that natural beauty. Located in the “middle ground” on a ridge separating the val di chiana from the val d’Orcia was inhabited since ancient times as evidenced by the many archaeological finds, from the bronze age, go up to the Roman era.
Along the paths of the reserve you can admire several natural caves and among these in order of importance the cave of “Bruco”, situated in the most high of the reserve where you can enjoy a wide panorama across the perugino, including the trasimeno, val di chiana as far as arezzo, chianti, val d’Orcia, Monte amiata and radicofani.
“Il Podere Pietraporciana”,a mountain refuge, currently also serves as a visitor center of the nature reserve of Pietraporciana.
Here you will find the essential services for visitors (refreshments, mini bar, toilet) and the detailed information on the nature reserve.
You will be shown the paths, characteristics and peculiarities of the protected area.
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