Many of Siena’s key attractions are near to Montalcino, making it a great place to base yourself while you are in town. The Tenuta Greppo Franco Biondi Santi and the Abbazia di Sant'Antimo are amongst the many popular destinations in the area. If you have time, don’t miss Castello Banfi and Palazzo Piccolomini.
Montalcino has a number of cultural attractions within easy reach that make great places to visit. Spend part of the day browsing the exhibits at Palazzo Borgia in Pienza.
If the weather is good head outside and enjoy the nearby green spaces. Locals and visitors alike love to visit places like the Garden of Daniel Spoerri in Seggiano. There is a relaxed atmosphere here as well as pretty botanical displays.
To make the most of this fascinating part of the world, think about booking a room close by in one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, it’s hard to go past the Hotel Relais Palazzo del Capitano, San Quirico d'Orcia, the Hotel Relais II Chiostro di Pienza, and the popular Hotel Dei Capitani.