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Villa il Patriarca - Location for Events

Exclusivity or not?

Villa il Patriarca, an ancient 19th century noble residence, as well as being an elegant 4-star hotel with 22 rooms, is also a splendid bold:|(LOCATION ... ➔
rocca di Radicofani


…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 ... ➔

Sant'Antimo Abbey

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 ... ➔


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 ... ➔

Christmas Markets in Montepulciano

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 ... ➔

Pienza and Montepulciano .. races and competitions

Between Pecorino and Wine

Pienza is the city of "cacio" (cheese!) Pecorino di Pienza is a very tasty cheese, more or less seasoned, ... ➔


"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 ... ➔

Montepulciano and the underground cellars

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 ... ➔

The free thermal pools of Bagni San Filippo

An oasis of natural well-being in Val d'Orcia

Bagni San Filippo is a fraction of the municipality of Castiglione d'Orcia, in the province of Siena and is located within the "Val ... ➔

Theia Thermal Pools

Relax for the whole family in Chianciano Terme

Powered continuously by the thermal water of the Sillene spring, whose beneficial properties were known since the times of the Etruscans and Romans, Theia ... ➔

What to do or not to do in the days of the Palio di Siena

Visitors Vademecum

For people born in Siena, the days of the Palio are days of celebration but also of great tension, so in certain situations it is better to have a little ... ➔

The Palio di Siena

Everything you should know

The Palio di Siena is the most famous historical horse race in Italy, but it is not an event organized for tourism purposes: it is the life of the Sienese ... ➔

5 reasons to visit Tuscany

For your holiday in Siena

If you are planning your next vacation in Italy, surely Tuscany is not to be missed!     5 good reasons to visit our beautiful ... ➔

Chiusi Land of Etruscans

Art and gastronomy

 Clevsi for the Etruscans, Clusium for the Romans: the city of Chiusi certainly has very ancient origins. In fact, the first human settlements in the area ... ➔
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