The most frequent scenario is that of a landscape graced by the clever work of the people, that is in harmony with the natural environment. The rural urbanization coexists with urban centers, full of historical memories and wonderful works of art, all set in an agricultural landscape, often highly specialized. Imagination turn naturally to the rolling hills covered with olive trees and vineyards, the Valdichiana, recovered again by the great works of restoration of the Grand Duke..
The town has the characteristics of a medieval village in the shape of "S" and is enclosed within three rings of walls, all built to the fourteenth century. Of Etruscan origin and founded, according to legend by Porsenna, Lucumone Chiusi; some documents and artefacts found in the Fortress, dates the existence already in IV-III century BC. In Roman times it was the seat of an army built to defend the consular roads. It was evangelized by St. Donatus, bishop of Arezzo in the fourth century.
In the land of "Vino Nobile", set in the hills of the Val d'Orcia and Val di Chiana
At the junction of two valleys, the Val d'Orcia and Val di Chiana, lies Montepulciano. Built along the narrow top of a limestone hill, this beautiful medieval village seems the natural continuation of the survey on which it is built. Arriving by car from the charming but more ideal tourist town of Pienza, just eleven miles away, the landscape that you meet just before reaching the village is in the best way the idea of the classic Tuscany, made up of hills and green waves cultivated fields, as well known in the world.