Many of Siena’s key attractions can be found within easy driving distance of Monticiano, so it is a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Among the most interesting places to see are the marvelous Abbazia di San Galgano and the fantastic Porta Tufi. And if your schedule allows, be sure to visit the Chiesa e Convento di San Niccolo del Carmine and the Orto Botanico dell'Università di Siena.
To really get a feel for Siena, visit one of its many cultural destinations. Wander through the exhibits and savor the quiet atmosphere of Pinacoteca Nazionale, the National Museum of Archaeology and the Siena Museo Civico. Enjoy seeing local and touring artists strut their stuff at the Teatro dei Rozzi and the Teatro dei Rinnovati.
Holiday makers visiting Siena will not want to miss out on the Piazza del Campo, San Martino and Enoteca Italiana. Peer back through the mists of time by visiting historic sites, such as the Torre del Mangia, the Basilica di Santa Maria dei Servi and Monteriggioni Castle in Monteriggioni. See some religious sites such as the Duomo di Siena and the San Cristoforo Church. Relax in the calm atmosphere and get an appreciation of the religious history of the area.
Those travelling without kids will love several hours at Castello Banfi and the Tenuta Greppo Franco Biondi Santi.
Sports fans visiting Monticiano should get tickets for nearby Stadio Artemio Franchi - Montepaschi Arena to see the A.C. Siena taking on visiting rivals. Make sure to wear black and white, the colors of the A.C. Siena.
After enjoying the charms of Monticiano, rest up at one of the area’s hotels or serviced apartments. Check out the rooms, rates and amenities at the Hotel Athena, the NH Excelsior, or the Hotel Chiusarelli.