Unmissable tourist sites
Montalcino Travel guide
Montalcino : Michelin's recommendations
Situated approximately 40km south of Siena, this medieval town is dominated by its impressive fortress (rocca) which overlooks the surrounding plain. Montalcino is known throughout Italy for its excellent red wine, Brunello, one of Tuscany's best appellations, and the town offers plenty of opportunities for wine tasting. It’s also worth taking time to explore the picturesque narrow streets of the town.
Tourist attractions Montalcino : Things to see and do
P.za del Popolo 1 I - 53024 Montalcino
The Town Hall, which stands on the aptly named People's Square, consists of a 13C palace, surmounted by a belfry and flanked by a handsome 14C-15C arcaded loggia.
P.za Garibaldi I - 53024 Montalcino
The interior features an original, wainscotted nave, divided by three arches. Near the entrance is a large gilded wooden tabernacle dating from the 16C.
V. Ricasoli I - 53024 Montalcino
The façade of this 14C Romanesque-Gothic church reveals a rose window and an elegant marble doorway. Venture inside and admire the 14C frescoes by the Sienese School, in particular the Scourging of Christ and Scenes from the Passion by unknown ar..
Via Lapini 6 I - 53024 Montalcino
Situated in the historical centre of Montalcino, this 18th- century building is set in the marvelous Tuscan countryside, between the valleys of Arbia and Orcia. The rooms to the rear enjoy breathtaking views of the Orcia and Arbia valleys and look o..
via Soccorso Saloni 5 I - 53024 Montalcino
via Traversa dei Monti 201, località Colombaio Tozzi I - 53024 Montalcino
In a farmhouse on the edges of town, this restaurant has a rustic dining area with modern tables and chairs and a beautiful summer terrace with a view. Authentic local dishes.