Giardino di Piero Bonacina

The best museums to visit

If you are passionate about art and culture, the areas of Mount Amiata and Val d’Orcia certainly have a lot to offer. There are in fact many museums, traditional or not, that you can visit. For convenience, in this article we will divide the museums among those found in the province of Grosseto and those…

La fortezza di Montalcino-fortress of Montalcino

Fortress of Montalcino

Moving away a few kilometers from Mount Amiata and plunging into the splendid setting of the Val d’Orcia, the Fortress di Montalcino is definitely worth a visit. Built around 1300, incorporating the ancient city walls, the history of the Rocca is closely connected with the Abbey of Sant ‘Antimo first, and with the wars that…

La fortezza di Radicofani

Fortress of Radicofani

One of the places that we definitely recommend to visit if you are spending a few days on Mount Amiata is the fortress of Radicofani. Located about 30 kilometers from the top of the mountain, the fortress, or Rocca, dominates the homonymous village of Radicofani and the Val d’Orcia itself. The origin of the fortress…

Fortress of Tentennano

Not far from Monte Amiata, about 30 kilometers away, in the middle of the Val d’Orcia, the fortress of Tentennano, in the town of Castiglione d’Orcia, is certainly worth seeing. The fortress, which rises on a rocky spur, has origins that date back to the year 850 and for centuries was one of the most…

Giardino di Daniel Spoerri

Garden of Daniel Spoerri

If the combination of contemporary art and nature fascinates you, one of the places that we definitely suggest you visit is the Garden of Daniel Spoerri, located in Seggiano about 20 kilometers from Monte Amiata and not far from the Val d’Orcia. The garden The garden of Daniel Spoerri owes its name to the homonymous…

Situazione neve sul Monte Amiata

Snow situation on the Mount Amiata

The high temperatures of the month of February contributed not a little to the lowering of the snowpack. In any case, some ski slopes are open and the lifts are in operation. The snow situation on Valdorciamiata is updated every three days. To know the data in real time on the amount of snow available…

Abbadia San Salvatore Mining Museum Park

Abbadia San Salvatore Museum Mining Park

When you arrive in Abbadia San Salvatore, whether for a holiday or a business trip, one of the destinations that should not be missed is the Mining Museum Park. A unique experience that leaves its mark to those who have no knowledge of the underground life that led the inhabitants of the place until the…