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Asciano Travel guide
Asciano : Michelin's recommendations
Asciano, only a few miles from Siena (separated from the latter by a line of hills), is a fortified town which has retained its medieval character. With its Romanesque church, remains of an Etruscan necropolis, paintings by a dynasty of local artists and the matchless harmony of ochres and browns amid a landscape of olive trees and vineyards, the town is quintessentially Tuscan in character.
Tourist attractions Asciano : Things to see and do
P.za Fratelli-Bandiera I - 53041 Asciano
This 12C Romanesque church built entirely of travertine has a gothic façade fronted by a large staircase leading up to it. Inside, a diaphragm arch separates the single, exposed-frame nave from the transept crossing, crowned by a beautiful cupola on ..
V. G.-Mameli 9 bis I - 53041 Asciano
This museum is dedicated to the work of Amos Cassioli (1832-1892) and his son Giuseppe (1865-1942). The premier gained some notoriety as a portraitist and historic painter.
Corso Matteotti 122 I - 53041 Asciano
Set up in the small Church San Bernardino, this museum accommodates objects from Poggio Pinci , a neighbouring Etruscan necropolis.