Tag: Monticchiello

Monticchiello

The entrance to Monticchiello is from Porta Sant’Agata, with the two defending towers on the side, which still display the emblem of Siena. The urban structure is unusually spacious, without the usual oppressive narrow alleys, with plenty of large squares paved with stone. Every summer is on stage the “Teatro Povero” (literally: Poor Theatre) written, directed and interpreted by the… Read more →

Pienza

Pienza is located in the Val d’Orcia and is most famous for the cheese made from sheep’s milk: the pecorino cheese. This cheese is possible to test it in the stores that you find in the village and is fantastic and famous around the world. Pecorino is also possible to test it in the local restaurants that combine with pasta… Read more →