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Southern Tuscany is recognized as one of the most beautiful area in Italy. It is on the border between Umbria and Lazio regions, it is atypical; the perfect place in which to spend time discovering an amazing territory, full of historical, naturalistic and gastronomical highlights. Southern Tuscan Hill Top Towns have really ancient origins, from the etruscan period until the current medieval villages, where it is a pleasure to get lost through the narrow streets and little squares, and to admire the peculiarities and richness of the ancient buildings.
Among the Hill Top Towns, don’t forget to visit Sorano.
58010 Province of Grosseto
Castello di Potentino
Dating from the mid-11th Century, Castello di Potentino is an ancient castle built on an Etruscan site. It lies in a secret valley in one of the last undiscovered corners of Tuscany – Monte Amiata. The medieval building is surrounded by u...
Fattoria San Martino
Sitting at the end of a track surrounded by wild roses, lavender and birds, Fattoria San Martino is soft ochre-hued fattoria (farmhouse), restored with earth-tone pigments and wrapped around by an enchanting garden with a lily pond pool in ...
Il Battistero Siena
Steeped in history and impossibly well located in the epicentre of the gemlike, medieval hill town of Siena, this narrow, elegant four-storey palazzo on Piazza San Giovanni sits right by the gothic Baptistery. Local owners, Giovanni and his moth...
Built on a hilltop, steeped in history and synonymous with elegance, Cortona is a dream destination with a glorious past. The legendary de' Medici family ruled Cortona in the 15th Century and it was during this Renaissance period that&n...