Many of Siena’s highlights are located within easy reach of Piancastagnaio, making it a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. Two attractions that should be at the top of every visitor’s to-do list is the wonderful Abbey of San Salvatore and the iconic Monte Amiata. Two other interesting attractions that are located nearby Piancastagnaio are the Baths of San Filippo and the Garden of Daniel Spoerri.
You’ll find some interesting museums, exhibits and venues in and around Piancastagnaio. Wander through the exhibits and savor the quiet of Palazzo Borgia in Pienza, the Chiusi Cathedral Museum in Chiusi and the Mount Amiata Fauna Park in Arcidosso. There are some interesting galleries to visit near here. In particular, don’t miss the Chianciano Art Museum in Chianciano Terme.
If you have time in and around Piancastagnaio, stop by La Foce in Chianciano Terme, the Citta del Tufo in Sorano and Fortezza Orsini. Those interested in the world's various faiths will appreciate the hallowed atmosphere at the Duomo di Pitigliano in Pitigliano.
For those travelling without kids there are some great places to spend time, such as Castello Banfi, the Tenuta Greppo Franco Biondi Santi and Cantina Contucci in Montepulciano.
To make the most of Piancastagnaio, think about staying close by in one of the area’s many accommodation options. If you’re looking for a warm welcome and a good nights sleep be sure to check out the Grand Hotel Admiral Palace, Chianciano Terme, the Hotel I Due Cigni, Montepulciano, and the popular Hotel Villa Ricci, Chianciano Terme.