Discover Val d’Orcia

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Discover Val d’Orcia, Monteoliveto, Pienza, Montalcino. Wine and cheese tasting

Take a drive by private vehicle to the unforgettable Val d’Orcia renowned for its outstanding natural
beauty. You will delight a very special day visiting the real Tuscany between charming villages and cellars
where local authentic wine is produced.
We will pick you up at your hotel/structure around 8.00 am with a private van travelling all along the
famous road of the Crete Senesi (Sienese clay) which resembles a lunar landscape characterized by the
ochre-tinged soil. We will have a stop at the Abbey of Monteoliveto a unique monastic complex still marked
by the schedule of the typical benedictine lifestyle, with rigid opening and closing hours and where you will
taste the monk’s wine of their own making. In the morning we will visit Pienza the most well-known village
of Val d’Orcia recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site there you will taste Pecorino di Pienza one of
the best italian cheese with a long tradition.
In the early afternoon departure to Montalcino with a stop along the way at an ancient castle to taste the
excellent Brunello wine. Explore the medieval village of Montalcino rich in history and breathtaking views
along its narrow streets.
Return to the hotel in the evening