Things to see and do - San Quirico d'Orcia
San Quirico d'Orcia :
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Still surrounded by ramparts and monumental gateways, San Quirico owed its prosperity in the Middle Ages to its strategic position on the Via Francigena which passed through the Orcia valley, linking Rome to the wealthy regions of Northern Europe. This illustrious past can still be seen in the magnificent Collegiata and the Festa del Barbarosa (third Sunday in June) which commemorates the fact that Emperor Frederick Barbarossa received emissaries from Pope Adrian IV here in 1154.
Tourist attractions San Quirico d'Orcia : Things to see and do
This admirable Romanesque-Gothic collegiate church was built in the 12C-13C. The elegant but simple façade features a magnificent Romanesque portal over which is a rose window. Note the two Gothic portals on the right-hand side of the church and insi..
The River Orcia runs south of San Quirico through a typically Tuscan landscape (the countryside presents a picture of undulating hillsides dotted with clumps of cypress trees). The via Francigena, used by pilgrims and merchants in the Middle Ages, pa..
From the outside, this 13C gate resembles a polygonal tower. It opens into a narrow, medieval street (via Poliziano) off of which lead vaulted passageways.
Hotels San Quirico d'Orcia
Via Cassia 17 I - 53027 San Quirico dʼOrcia
Prix Prices from : 40 €
Il Garibaldi is a 5-minute walk from San Quirico d’Orcia town centre. It offers classic-style accommodation, a traditional restaurant and a bar. WiFi is free in public areas. Rooms at Il Garibaldi have a private bathroom, complete with a bath or sho..
Via Santa Caterina 43 I - 53027 San Quirico dʼOrcia
Offering a Tuscan restaurant and an outdoor pool, Hotel Palazzuolo is located in San Quirico d’Orcia, 24 km from Montepulciano. Set in tree-lined gardens, it has air-conditioned rooms with satellite TV. Some rooms at the Palazzuolo have a balcony wi..
Via Dante Alighieri 119 I - 53027 San Quirico dʼOrcia
La Villa del Capitano is housed in an 18th-century villa in the Val d'Orcia valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It offers panoramic views over the valley, and air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi. Rooms feature a minibar, safe, and a satellite LCD..
Restaurants San Quirico d'Orcia
centro storico I - 53027 San Quirico d'Orcia
A welcoming restaurant with a rustic feel. The owner-chef delights guests with his traditional yet imaginative delicacies, such as pici pasta with Pachino cherry tomatoes, garlic and chilli peppers and the renowned Chianina steak. Fish occasionally f..
via Poliziano 18 I - 53027 SAN QUIRICO D'ORCIA
If you are looking for a place to eat that is centrally located and has good prices, you have found it. Captivating trattoria atmosphere. Pretty summer garden.
piazza del Moretto I - 53027 BAGNO VIGNONI
This traditional old osteria is situated in the heart of Bagno Vignoni in the Orcia valley, and overlooks the thermal pool that dominates the village square. It has three comfortable dining rooms in which to enjoy typical Tuscan cuisine. Meals can be..
via Ara Urcea 43 I - 53027 BAGNO VIGNONI
località Casanova 8 I - 53027 SAN QUIRICO D'ORCIA
This restaurant takes its name from the historical meeting that took place here in 1154 between Papal representatives from Rome and Emperor Frederick II of Swabia, otherwise known as Barbarossa. Today, the restaurant serves regional cuisine, as well ..