Val d'Orcia Private Tour

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Val d'Orcia Private Tour

Starting from EUR €97 per person

Duration: 8 hours
Commences: Siena, Tuscany

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Pienza
Pienza
During the Val d'Orcia tour visit Pienza with the Pecorino cheese, the Monte Oliveto Abbey and Montepulciano with the Vino Nobile. This day south of Siena begins with a visit of the Monte Oliveto Maggiore Abbey (1313) with frescoes by Luca Signorelli. Then onto Pienza, the city commissioned by Pope Pius II and designed by Rossellino in the mid-15th century. Walk around this perfect Renaissance urban plan town, including the Cathedral with its numerous Gothic and early Renaissance altarpieces. (Zeffirelli used Pienza as his stage set for the film "Romeo and Juliet". The next stop will be to a castle where local wines, bruschetta and pecorino cheese will be offered together with other local delicacies. You will then be driven to Montepulciano, perched atop a hill at over 600 meters altitude for a walk around this Renaissance village that is also famous for its Noble wine. A visit to the renowned Caffe Poliziano is also included.

 

Product Code: 2698VS 

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