Here is another article for all photography enthusiasts or simply for all Tuscan landscape’s lovers. We have already talked about the 7 most photographed spots in the Crete Senesiarea, here we are again with some tips about the Val d’Orcia.
We suggest you a photo tour surrounded by the most suggestive postcard views between Pienza, San Quirico d’Orcia, Montalcino and Montepulciano. Here are some of the best views of the Tuscan hills and the picturesque alleys of the medieval villages.
At the bottom of the article you will find the map with all the geolocalized spots so that you can reach them easily. Our charming country home Podere Salicotto, is located in a perfect position, between Crete Senesi and Val d’Orcia. The ideal starting point for your photo tour.
Shall we find out together the most photographed spots in the Val d’Orcia? Let’s start!
5 MOST PHOTOGRAPHED SPOTS IN THE VAL D’ORCIA
VIA DELL’AMORE IN PIENZA
In Pienza there are many picture-worth corners. The very best is Via dell’Amore (Love Road): a gorgeous alley overlooking the breathtaking panorama of the Val d’Orcia. From Via del Casello you have the best perspective, the view rolling off over the hills on your left and the cathedral in the background.
CHAPEL OF THE MADONNA DI VITALETA
This is perhaps the postcard par excellence of the Val d’Orcia or at least one of the most suggestive shots. A tiny church at the top of a hill with its characteristic cypress trees. It is located between Pienza and San Quirico d’Orcia and is undoubtedly one of the most photographed spots in the Val d’Orcia.
THE ZIGZAGGING CYPRESS LINED ROADS
Famous throughout the world, the zigzagging cypress lined roads in the Val d’Orcia are one of the most favorite subjects of photographers and travelers who visit this area every day. There are so many cypress-lined roads. We suggest you two famous cypress lined roads in this area of the Val d’Orcia: the zigzagging road southeast of Monticchiello and the la Foce Cypress Lined Road. At the bottom of this article the map to reach them easily.
THE BAGNO VIGNONI SQUARE
This square is one of a kind. This is not a real square but a large pool which collects the thermal waters flowing into Bagno Vignoni. This is a magic, very romantic and picturesque place. Choose the frame you prefer.
WOOD OF CIPRESS TREES
In our ranking of the most photographed spots of the Val d’Orcia, cypress trees have once again won as one of the most photographed subjects in the Val d’Orcia. This time it is the cypress grove near San Quirico d’Orcia.
Podere Salicotto is the perfect base to explore and discover the beauties of Val d’Orcia and the Crete Senesi. We organise several unique experiences to help you enjoy Tuscany off the usual circuits.