The other side of

Val d’Orcia

Meet your driver at your hotel lobby and departure to the Orda Valley, the area south of the province of Siena that s protected at UNESCO World Heritage What you will experience today is an authentic journey to discover the hidden gem of Tuscany, Forget crowd and long lines at the tourist attractions and dive into the real Tuscan atmosphere. Just once you will get through Siena you will be astonished by a unique lunar landscape made of soft grey colored hills: the Crete Senesi. This clay sol is dotted with many little boroughs, like Buonconvento Take your time to discover this charming village surrounded by walls and its amazing comers. Although today it it a very quiet village, the town has been disputed for Its commercial Importance inice 1371, when the wall building started. It is for this reason that the happy place translation of “Buonconvento”) has also been a murit stop on the Vla Francigena. Your day trip will continue to another stop on the Via Francigena in the very heart of Val d’Orcia, San Quirico This ittle hilltop town offers breathtaking views of the countryside and a wide variety of architectural styles that can been seen on many building. After the viit, an enchanting driver along curvy country roads and undulating hilli will lead you to the next destination The rolling hills of Val dOrda will get flattened once you will cro the Valdichiana area, another renowned one of other Tuscany. Since the Etruscan times. this area has been considered fundamental for its soil fertility and agriculture. It is during this activity even in Roman times that we find the first references of the Chianina breeding one of the most ancient and famous cattle breeds of Italy You will visit a typical farm guided by an expert. You get introduced into the history of the farm and all the farming method of the cattle and pig Chianina’s breed. You will then visit the laboratories and learn the meat processing. At the end of the tour you will enjoy a upper tasting lunch of the local farm After lunch, your personal driver will lead you back to your location.

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8 hours including pick up and drop off

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