…and the Robin Hood of the Val d'Orcia!
The Rocca di Radicofani, a majestic fortress rich in history on the southern borders of the Val d'Orcia, has played a great strategic role over time, as well as being a ... ➔
In honor of Women's Day
Women's Day is celebrated on March 8th, to remember and pay homage to important goals achieved by women, such as the struggle for rights, and not to forget the discrimination they have ... ➔
combinations and traditions
Tuscany is a rich territory in the field of culinary history and tradition, a land on which they lay its foundations gastronomic excellence such as Chianina beef and Maremma ... ➔
The biggest oak of Val d'Orcia
The oak "Quercia delle Checche" is located in the Municipality of Pienza, in the province of Siena, in the heart of the Val d’Orcia. A real attraction ... ➔
Between legend and reality
In Castelnuovo dell’Abate, about 10 kilometers by car from the center of Montalcino, is the beautiful abbey of Sant’Antimo.
It is a former Benedictine convent built in Tuscan Romanesque style, dating ... ➔
The most famous wine in the world
One of the musts during a stay in Montalcino is a tour of the cellars. Choose the farm you prefer, and during opening hours, let yourself be guided inside a winery or be accompanied for a visit to the vineyards, ... ➔
What to see and visit
Just over 40 km from our hotel, Montalcino is a truly unmissable destination during a tour of Tuscany.
We are on the western edge of the Val d’Orcia, near Mount Amiata and not far from ... ➔
Rules and History
Another palce connected with il Patriarca, full of tourists from all around the world and Patrimonio dell’Unesco is Pienza. It was built by Enea Silvio Piccolomini, ... ➔
Find out the biggest christmas fair of Central Italy
This year we are eagerly awaiting the arrival of Christmas, to finally pass embracing our loved ones. Here at the ‘Il Patriarca’, the fireplace has been lit for days now and we will soon ... ➔
Between Pecorino and Wine
Pienza is the city of "cacio" (cheese!) Pecorino di Pienza is a very tasty cheese, more or less seasoned, made with sheep's milk, very famous and really ... ➔
"A city born from a thought of love and a dream of beauty"
Pienza, located 40 minutes from our hotel, is a small village in the heart of Val d’Orcia, which is definitely worth a visit during your trip to Southern Tuscany.
The Nobile Wine and its magical places
Montepulciano, just 20 minutes from our hotel, is a medieval town perched on a hill from which you can enjoy a breathtaking view both on the famous Val d'Orcia ... ➔
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