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Siena Siena is a world famous town thanks to its cathedral, the tower "del Mangia", and its wonderful square "Piazza del campo", where the renowned Palio takes place every year. The territory around Siena is actually the best example of Tuscan regional identity, rich in natural resources and productivity, Vineyards and olive trees characterize the landscape, exalting the local gastronomy. The territory of Siena offers to the tourist a large range of itineraries to discover natural and untouched landscapes, perfectly conserved medieval villages, and archaeological places Museums, Churches, Abbey and Castles can be visited, where you found artistic works of the most famous artists of Siena, which Duccio di Boninsegna are guarded, Jacopo of the Oak, Nicholas Pisano, Lorenzetti, Sodoma and many others. But Siena is also something else. The Siena's territory is vast about 100 Km: the Valdelsa, the Chianti with its wine-yards, Siena with its slopping hills, the Val d'Orcia, the Val di Merse and the Crete Senesi. The famous "Chianti-shire" extends northern from Siena with its precious vineyards. Terraced hills and valleys rich in rivers, castles, churches and wonderful buildings constantly alternate in the countryside. The Val d'Elsa valley is crossed by the historic road Via Francigena,this area has always been a strategic meeting point for merchants and pilgrims going to Rome since the middle ages. To the Val d'Elsa belongs, amongst other centres, the district of San Gimignano, the towered town, as well as Monteriggioni, famous for its intact medieval city walls. The Merse valley is rich in woods and waters, naturalistic routes and small medieval churches and castles by Chiusino, Monticiano, Murlo and Sovicille. A trip to the Crete Senesi has the flavour of a daydream with your feet placed firmly on the ground, because they are the impalpable soul of a fascinating body, expressed in different figures. The Crete Senesi, then, as a voyage of the soul, where sailing through the earth waves of the Crete Senesi, each of us finds places that 'speak' with the breath of the wind and the magic of unpredictable lights. There are no squares, cathedrals or castles that identify this territory but only intimate corners like a cypress, an old country house, the curve of that dirt road, a little grocery, the relaxing warmth of spa waters, and the mystical simplicity of a small Romanesque parish church. The landscape of the Crete Senesi is a triumph of essentialness and harmony, a timeless image, a picture that blends the forms of an Etruscan graffito and a sign of modern art. The neighbouring valley, Val d'Orcia, clashes with the previous scenery thanks to the sweet landscape rich in hills and cypresses. The river Orcia flows through the valley and woods, while many interesting medieval centres are along the medieval route of the road Via Cassia: Radicofani, Castiglione and San Quirico d'Orcia, and then – towards Val di Chiana – Pienza and Montepulciano. This is the home of the famous red wine Brunello di Motalcino, but also a land of water, thanks to the ancient thermal baths by Bagno Vignoni and Bagni San Filippo. Great wines in Montepulciano, salami in Sinalunga and healing waters by Chianciano Terme, Montepulciano and San Casciano dei Bagni: the whole valley Val di Chiana is a cradle for wellbeing and taste. History has always played an important role here: interesting prehistoric finds by the mount Cetona bear witness to a millenarian life in the valley. The mount Amiata (1738 Mt.) overlooks the valley Val d'Orcia (Montepulciano, Pienza e Montalcino) in the southern part of the province, with the hills by Chianciano and Chiusi and the great plain of Maremma. It is a harmony that gets inside you. The territory of Siena is famous all over the world also for its valuable wines that come wise produced from the Company Wine local, than also conserving the ancient tradition handed on from father in son has known to renew itself. Some wines, produced in this splendid earth, we can find: the Chianti, the Brunello di Montalcino, the Vernaccia di San Gimignano, the Nobile Montepulciano, and many other. You can found many Wine Companies on all the territory of Siena that offer to the tourists wine tasting and visits guided to cellars. Although well known throughout the world as an area particularly rich in top class wineries, the countryside around Siena also abounds in water springs, many of which are well hidden deep within the many woods that cover this region the Etruscans and later the Romans were the first inhabitants of the area to really appreciate the properties of thermal bathing :Some small spa village as Bagno Vignoni, San Filippo and the best known Chianciano terme.Good wine , good spa and good food: Siena's gastronomy has preserved simple traditional recipes tied to local products that confer their own stamp compared to general Tuscan cooking