The Fortressopen to the public every day, from 9,00am till 7,00pm – home of the fierce warrior “GHINO DI TACCO” known as the Robin Hood of Val d’Orcia
named also in the “Divina Commedia” – Inferno Cantico III – last stronghold to defend Siena from the Florentine take over in 1566. On a nice clear day, from the top of the tower you can see the top of the tower in Siena.
The Church of Saint Peterdominating the piazza it is a great and refined Romanesque example of the past civilization, with important frescoes and with fine interior and marble floors
The Medicean Villabuilt by Ferdianndo I° de Medeci. Built as a Postal station, hald way between Roma & Firenze, along the antique Cassia road SSR 2 – in a beautiful position with views over the valley “del Paglia”
La Via FrancigenaRadicofani, along the old pilgrimage road, where the Archbishp of Canterbury walked by in 995/999 – before the supposed “end of the world year 1.000” –
Carlo Magno passed by, with his army, and caught ill – the legend says that he did not die dueto a special herb from Monte Amiata – he continued his conquering up north approx 860 a.C