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10 things not to be missed in Siena
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10 things not to be missed in Siena

Among the many cities of art in Tuscany, Siena is one of the most appreciated by travelers from all over the world. A city on a human scale, rich in art and history that shines in its perfect medieval balance. Visiting Siena is a unique emotion. Walking slowly through its narrow streets you will discover...

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Pienza: a dream of beauty

Pienza is a city of infinite beauty, a village overlooking the rolling hills of Val d’Orcia, rich in history and charm. Pienza is famous in the world for at least three good reasons: – Pienza is known as “the ideal city” desired by Pope Pius II – Its historical center has been declared a UNESCO World...

The most beautiful thermal baths in Tuscany
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The most beautiful thermal baths in Tuscany

Here is another interesting travel-tip for slow travelers… Tuscany is a land full of wonders of nature, art treasures and food and wine delicacies. But did you know that Tuscany is also the Italian region with the most thermal baths and wellness centers? And most of them are in the Siena province. This is thanks...

San Quirico d’Orcia and Bagno Vignoni: among history and thermal baths
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San Quirico d’Orcia and Bagno Vignoni: among history and thermal baths

If you are travelling among the rolling hills of the Val d’Orcia and you are looking for a picturesque village to visit, we suggest San Quirico d’Orcia. An ancient village in a strategic and fantastic position, in the most poetic part of the Val d’Orcia. San Quirico d’Orcia is one of the must-see places once...

5 local specialities to taste in Tuscany
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5 local specialities to taste in Tuscany

Tuscany has a lot to offer from all points of view but above all, a deep love ties this land to food. Food is the most important link between territory and culture. If you are a slow traveler it means that you live a place and not just visit it, and for sure food and wine specialities...

10 must-see places in Val d’Orcia
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10 must-see places in Val d’Orcia

A corner of Tuscany where nature, history and art give life to a landscape unique in the world. Gentle hills, ancient medieval villages, vineyards, cultivated fields, castles and abbeys. Val d’Orcia is a land of rare beauty where human activity and nature perfectly blend to give life to a landscape designed in the Renaissance to...

A hot air balloon flight on the Tuscan hills
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A hot air balloon flight on the Tuscan hills

When we talk about Slow Travel there are means of transport with a special charm that can give strong emotions. In this article we want to recommend the most suggestive way to discover Tuscany from a unique point of view: the sky. A hot air balloon flight on the hills of Tuscany, over the Val...

Visit Buonconvento: inside and around the city walls
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Visit Buonconvento: inside and around the city walls

Buonconvento is one of the most beautiful villages in Italy although little known. A place where the medieval atmosphere has remained intact. A charming historic center surrounded by fourteenth-century walls straddling the Crete Senesi and Val d’Orcia. Imagine a traveler from the Middle Ages who came from Siena to Montalcino. After about 25 kilometers of...

Abbey of Monte Oliveto Maggiore
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Abbey of Monte Oliveto Maggiore

 If you are fleeing the frenetic pace of everyday life and you are looking for peace and quiet, a stop at the Abbey of Monte Oliveto Maggiore is a must. The Abbey of Monte Oliveto Maggiore is located in Asciano in the splendid territory of the Crete Senesi. We are south of Siena, about 10...

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