Sarteano


Sarteano, in the province of Siena, is located in one of the most beautiful areas of southern Tuscany on a plateau between the populous Valdichiana and the Val d'Orcia recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Sarteano is dominated by the severe bulk of the Castle built around the eleventh century, visible from kilometers and kilometers away, stands out against the backdrop of the green massif of Monte Cetona. The village of the town develops like an arch around the castle which preserves a medieval layout. In addition to offering historical attractions, Sarteano offers pleasant walks both in the proximity of the city center and in the surrounding hills, offering tourists as well as local inhabitants the opportunity to experience a fascinating and unspoiled nature. How to get there: The easiest way is to follow the Rome Florence motorway exit Chiusi Chianciano Terme, then go up towards Sarteano with a landscape mainly cultivated with olive trees up to the small plateau.